With Weekly Exercise, Time Trumps Frequency
FRIDAY, July 12 (HealthDay News) -- Good news for weekend
warriors: The number of times you exercise in a week isn't as
important as getting the recommended 150 minutes of physical
activity, a new study finds.
West Nile Spraying Safe in Short Term: Study
THURSDAY, July 11 (HealthDay News) -- California residents
apparently suffered no immediate ill health effects from aerial
pesticide spraying intended to prevent the spread of West Nile
virus in Sacramento County in 2005, a new study shows.
Health Tip: Avoid Bug Bites
(HealthDay News) -- Enjoying the great outdoors can make for
good summer fun, but insect bites can make you itchy to come
Type 1 Diabetes Hope: Animal-to-Human Cell Transplants
FRIDAY, July 12 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. scientists who
successfully transplanted insulin-producing islet cells from rats
to mice say it is the first step toward animal-to-human transplant
of islet cells for people with type 1 diabetes.
Gilotrif Approved for Late-Stage Lung Cancer
FRIDAY, July 12 (HealthDay News) -- The drug Gilotrif (afatinib)
has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat
spreading cases of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) caused by
certain gene mutations, the agency said Friday.