ARCHIVE: June 2019

Type 1 Diabetes Might Affect Young Kids' Brain Development

THURSDAY, June 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Children diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at an early age have slowed growth in brain areas linked to mild cognitive deficits, new research suggests. The...

Later School Start Time Pays Off With More Attentive Students

THURSDAY, June 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- It's a no-brainer -- not getting enough sleep makes it harder for kids to learn. And a new study finds that starting school later in the morning can help...

Exercise Rates Rising for Urban, Rural Americans: CDC

THURSDAY, June 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The trend towards Americans getting off their couches and into gyms is hitting city and country folk alike, according to a new report. Overall, the...

2 Hours/Week in Nature: Your Prescription for Better Health?

THURSDAY, June 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Spending just a couple of hours a week enjoying nature may do your body and mind some good, a new study suggests. The study, of nearly 20,000 adults in...

Male Victims of Domestic Violence Often Suffer in Silence

THURSDAY, June 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Men who are victims of domestic violence find it hard to get help and the support they need, British researchers report. "While both men and women are...

AHA News: Study Provides Rare Look at Stroke Risk, Survival...

THURSDAY, June 13, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Race matters when it comes to who is more likely to have a stroke and to die from one. For American Indians, just how much it matters has...

Epilepsy Drug Tied to Higher Risk of Suicidal Behavior in Young...

THURSDAY, June 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- A new study supports the notion that a drug used to control epilepsy and other disorders could make some young people more prone to suicide. The...

CDC Opens Emergency Operations Center for Congo Ebola Outbreak

THURSDAY, June 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The United States is stepping up its response to a historic outbreak of Ebola in two African nations. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

Drug ODs, Suicides Soaring Among Millennials: Report

THURSDAY, June 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- So-called "deaths of despair" are skyrocketing among millennials, with thousands of 18- to 34-year-olds losing their lives to drugs, alcohol and suicide...

Why You Should Try Rhubarb

THURSDAY, June 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Despite its vibrant green and red stalks, rhubarb might be one of the most overlooked plants in the garden. An acquired taste, it looks like celery and...

How to Get the Jiggle Out: 3 Exercises to Tone Your Upper Arms

THURSDAY, June 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Getting your upper arms in shape is a worthy ambition in any season, and the triceps are the muscles to target for a sleek look. Toning them can be a...

'Double-Edged Sword': Lung Cancer Radiation Rx May...

THURSDAY, June 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Radiation treatment for lung cancer can help extend lives, but it might also raise a patient's odds for heart attacks and heart failure, a new study shows...

Workouts: A Prescription to Ease Severe Chronic Anxiety?

THURSDAY, June 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Everyone experiences anxious moments now and then. But for those with Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), the worry is frequent and overwhelming, often...

Eating More Red Meat May Shorten Your Life

WEDNESDAY, June 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Is that second serving of steak or extra strip of bacon worth shaving time off your life? That's a question researchers want you to ponder, because their...

Scared Safe: Pics of Sun's Damage to Face Boost Sunscreen...

WEDNESDAY, June 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- When all else fails, fear may motivate people to protect themselves from the sun. Researchers found that a photo of a mole being removed and visuals of...

No Needle Prick: Laser-Based Test Hunts Stray Melanoma Cells in...

WEDNESDAY, June 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Monitoring a melanoma patient's progress is challenging. But a laser-based test might allow doctors to quickly screen the patient's blood to spot tumor...

Bats Are Biggest Rabies Danger, CDC Says

WEDNESDAY, June 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The first thing folks think about with rabies is four-legged critters -- dogs, raccoons, skunks or foxes. But the most dangerous rabies threat you'll face...

AHA News: When Dancer Kept Fainting, an EKG Finally Revealed Why

WEDNESDAY, June 12, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Looking back, Daniela Leonhardt's first indication something was amiss with her heart happened in December 2010, when she fainted before...

Foods May Taste Better If You're Sitting

WEDNESDAY, June 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Everybody eats while standing at parties, picnics and food trucks, but science suggests we'd all enjoy our food much more if we sat down. Your posture...

Strobes at Concerts May Cause Epileptic Seizures

WEDNESDAY, June 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- A 20-year-old collapsed at a music festival with a first-time epileptic seizure. While terrifying, his case wasn't unique, according to researchers who...

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