Swallowing Magnets Can Be Fatal for Children
SATURDAY, May 18 (HealthDay News) -- Children who swallow
high-powered magnets often need surgery and other invasive
procedures to remove the objects, according to a new study.
Extra Vitamin D May Ease Crohn's Symptoms, Study Finds
SATURDAY, May 18 (HealthDay News) -- Vitamin D supplements may
help those with Crohn's disease overcome the fatigue and decreased
muscle strength associated with the inflammatory bowel disease,
according to new research.
ADHD in Childhood May Raise Risk for Obesity in Adulthood
MONDAY, May 20 (HealthDay News) -- Boys who are diagnosed with
attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are twice as likely
to become obese adults as those who didn't have the disorder when
they were young, a new 30-year study shows.
Many Can Blame Family for Their Bunions
MONDAY, May 20 (HealthDay News) -- If you've got bunions,
chances are others in your family suffer from the common foot
disorder, with a new study finding the condition is often passed
down from parents to children.
Sleep Apnea in Seniors Tied to Alzheimer's in Study
SUNDAY, May 19 (HealthDay News) -- Sleep apnea, the condition
that robs sufferers of deep sleep by endlessly and subconsciously
waking them up, becomes more common as people age. Now, a small new
study raises the possibility that it may somehow cause -- or be
caused by -- Alzheimer's disease.
New Device May Show Doctors More of the Colon
SATURDAY, May 18 (HealthDay News) -- A new device that gives
doctors a better view during colonoscopies may help them miss fewer
suspicious growths during those exams, a new study shows.
Favorite Music May Ease Anxiety in ICU Patients
MONDAY, May 20 (HealthDay News) -- Music can help soothe the
fear and anxiety of critically ill patients who have been placed on
ventilators, reducing both their stress and their need for
sedatives, according to a new study.