Quicker Infant Growth Tied to Higher IQ Later
FRIDAY, June 21 (HealthDay News) -- Babies who gained weight and
head circumference more rapidly during the first month of life
scored slightly higher on intelligence tests when they were 6 years
old, according to a large new study.
Potty-Training Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them
FRIDAY, June 21 (HealthDay News) -- Incorrectly toilet training
children can lead to problems ranging from bed-wetting and daytime
accidents to urinary tract infections, so it's important to get it
right, an expert says.
Iron Supplements May Prevent Anemia During Pregnancy
FRIDAY, June 21 (HealthDay News) -- Taking iron supplements
during pregnancy reduces women's risk of anemia and is linked with
an increase in birth weight and a reduced risk of low birth weight,
a new analysis finds.
Mind Over Diet?
FRIDAY, June 21 (HealthDay News) -- People's views about what
causes obesity may influence both their eating habits and their
weight, new research shows.
Helicopter Ambulances May Boost Survival Rates
FRIDAY, June 21 (HealthDay News) -- Despite having more serious
injuries, patients taken to the hospital by helicopter ambulance
had a higher survival rate than those taken by ground ambulance,
according to a new study.
Knee Replacement Often Beneficial for Rheumatoid Arthritis: Study
THURSDAY, June 20 (HealthDay News) -- The common belief that
rheumatoid arthritis patients don't benefit from knee replacement
surgery as much as those with the more common osteoarthritis has
been challenged by the findings from a pair of studies by New York
FDA OKs Sale of 'Morning-After' Pill Without Age Limit
THURSDAY, June 20 (HealthDay News) -- The so-called
morning-after pill is about to go over-the-counter, with the U.S.
Food and Drug Administration announcing Thursday that it has
approved unrestricted sales of Plan B One-Step.