June 21, 2012
THURSDAY, June 21 (HealthDay News) -- Antibacterials and preservatives in products such as soap, toothpaste and mouthwash may be linked to an increased risk of allergies in children, according to a new study.
THURSDAY, June 21 (HealthDay News) -- While many long-term cancer survivors return to work, they take more sick leave than their cancer-free colleagues, a new study finds.
THURSDAY, June 21 (HealthDay News) -- Cited in both the Bible and the Quran, the legendary African ruler the Queen of Sheba was said to have had a child with King Solomon of Israel.
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
THURSDAY, June 21 (HealthDay News) -- Although eating disorders are typically thought of as a problem among teenage girls, many women over 50 practice unhealthy eating behaviors, a new study indicates.
(HealthDay News) -- People who constantly care for others with emotional and physical problems often become stressed themselves.
(HealthDay News) -- Taking a few extra minutes to warm up before your workout can offer many health benefits.
WEDNESDAY, June 20 (HealthDay News) -- Women who have surgery to treat pelvic organ prolapse can reduce their risk of incontinence afterward by having a second procedure done simultaneously where surgeons implant a "sling" to support the urethra, new research finds.
WEDNESDAY, June 20 (HealthDay News) -- One in eight heart attack survivors experiences signs of post-traumatic stress disorder, the same condition that disables many combat veterans and assault victims, according to a new analysis.
WEDNESDAY, June 20 (HealthDay News) -- It's common for seniors to struggle to recall a word that's on the tip of their tongue, a new study shows.
WEDNESDAY, June 20 (HealthDay News) -- Deep brain stimulation, a treatment that involves the surgical implantation of wires in the brain that deliver an electrical current, could improve motor functions for at least three years in people with advanced Parkinson's disease, new research suggests.
WEDNESDAY, June 20 (HealthDay News) -- Newer blood-thinning drugs sometimes have one drawback: In cases where they trigger bleeding, their effects can be tough to reverse compared to the standard anticoagulant, warfarin.