Recent Health News

Health Tip: Soothing Bug Bites

Remedies to help fight the pain and itch

Health Tip: Working Out at Work

Suggestions to include fitness in your day

Sleepless Nights After Divorce May Be Tied to Blood Pressure Rise

Small study finds delayed reaction among those who had trouble resting for more than 10 weeks

Blood Test Might Help Predict Survival With Lou Gehrig's Disease

Study findings may also help researchers test new ALS drugs, researchers suggest

Parents of Children With Autism Need Help, Too

Study found mothers who were taught stress-reduction skills had less depression, anxiety

Gene Discoveries Could Shed New Light on Schizophrenia

Suspect DNA often tied to neurological 'pathways' centered on brain cell communication, experts say

Technique Used in Some Hysterectomies May Help Spread Cancer: Study

Cutting uterus into smaller fragments for minimally invasive removal can disperse undetected malignancy

Health Highlights: July 22, 2014

Judge Says FDA Can't Use Panel's Report on Menthols

Videotaping Ob/Gyn Costs Hopkins $190 Million

Obamacare Dealt Setback by Federal Appeals Court

Ruling invalidates subsidies for people who bought insurance through HealthCare.gov, the federal website

MERS Virus Found in Air in Camel Barn

Genetic analysis shows viral sample from barn matched strain found in barn owner and camel, study shows

Waistlines of U.S. Kids Seem to Be Holding Steady, Study Finds

But too many children and teens remain obese, experts say

Smoking While Pregnant Linked to ADHD in Children

Expectant moms' use of nicotine-replacement therapy could also spell problems for kids, study suggests

Good Schools May Be Good for a Teen's Health, Too

Study found lower-income kids at challenging high schools less likely to engage in risky behaviors

Scientists Discover New Way to Make Human Platelets

Findings could one day help meet increasing global demand for blood transfusions, researchers say

Animal Experiments Shed Light on HIV's Ability to Hide

Viral 'reservoir' in body develops earlier than thought, thwarting attempts at cure, scientists say

Scientists Snipped HIV Out of Human DNA

Molecular tool might lead to more definitive treatment, but current research didn't treat patients, just cells

Health Highlights: July 21, 2014

Videotaping Ob/Gyn Costs Hopkins $190 Million

Fruit Recalled for Possible Listeria Contamination

FDA Warns Against Use of Powdered Caffeine

Actor James Garner Dies at 86

Asthma Drug May Help Those With Chronic Hives

Xolair found safe, effective for reducing symptoms, study finds

No Change in Heart Attack Rates for Younger U.S. Adults

And women tend to fare worse than men, study finds

Life Skills, Parenting Classes May Cut Inflammation in Poor Kids

That, in turn, may help reduce health ills, such as diabetes and heart disease, researcher says

Health Tip: Using the Web for Health Information

Make sure the information, source are sound

Could Probiotics Help Tame High Blood Pressure?

Study suggests effect from helpful microbes in yogurt, supplements, but more research is needed

Irregular Heart Rhythm Ups Stroke Risk Soon After Heart Surgery

Older age, past stroke among factors that boost short and long-term odds of post-op stroke, study finds

Common Genes Implicated in Autism Study

Findings suggest genetics play a bigger role than environment in risk of disorder