HealthWatch: More Studies Needed To Study Medical Issues Of LGBTQ Youth
HealthWatch: More Studies Needed To Study Medical Issues Of LGBTQ YouthHealthWatch: More Studies Needed To Study Medical Issues Of LGBTQ Youth
HealthWatch: More Than One-Third Of Non-Smoking U.S. Kids, Teens Exposed To Secondhand SmokeNew CDC statistics show more than a third of non-smoking children and teens in the U.S. are exposed to secondhand smoke.
HealthWatch: Panel Recommends Screening All Adults For Illicit Drug UseFor the first time, a panel of medical experts say they have enough evidence to recommend primary care doctors screen all adults for illicit drug use.
HealthWatch: Pediatricians Can Help Parents Quit SmokingA new study suggests pediatricians can help parents quit smoking when they bring their child in for an office visit.
HealthWatch: Drinking A Lot Of Caffeine Could Trigger MigrainesIn health news today, a study finds drinking a lot of caffeine could trigger migraines.
HealthWatch: Most Senior Citizen Dementia Patients Living At HomeA new study at the University of California finds most older adults with advancing dementia do not end up living in a nursing home.
HealthWatch: Study Suggests Link Between Conflicts With Expectant Couples, Behavior Problems In ToddlersBritish research on first-time parents found moms who were stressed out during pregnancy were more likely to see their two-year-olds display temper tantrums, restlessness and spitefulness.
HealthWatch: Too Much Hemoglobin Can Lead To Increased Dementia RiskToo much or too little hemoglobin in your blood can lead to an increased risk of dementia later in life, researchers in the Netherlands found.
HealthWatch: Moving Homes During Pregnancy Linked To Premature BirthA new study found the physical and emotional strain of moving homes during the first three months of pregnancy is linked to a greater risk of premature birth and low birth weight.
HealthWatch: More Doctors Recommend Antihistamines For Respiratory InfectionsMore doctors recommend antihistamines rather than cough and cold medicines for respiratory infections in children.
HealthWatch: Consumer Products Cause Three Quarters Of Kids Brain InjuriesTraumatic brain injuries among children and teens in the United States are most often associated with everyday consumer products and activities, such as home furnishings and fixtures or sports, according to a new study.
HealthWatch: Smartphone Use In Young Adults Could Cause Health IssuesA new study finds young adults who use their smartphones five or more hours a day are at a higher risk of obesity and other health problems.
HealthWatch: Researchers Find Enzyme That Can Help Wounds Heal FasterExperts at the University of Michigan have identified an enzyme that may help wounds to heal faster.
HealthWatch: Exercise Could Offer Protection Against Alzheimer'sA new study shows having higher levels of physical activity may protect against cognitive decline and brain tissue loss from Alzheimer's disease.
HealthWatch: 14 New Cases Of Measles Reported In U.S. Last WeekThe CDC said there were 14 new reported cases of measles last week, bringing the nationwide total for 2019 to 1,123.
HealthWatch: Preventing Sudden Cardiac Arrest In Competitive AthletesHealthWatch: Preventing Sudden Cardiac Arrest In Competitive Athletes
HealthWatch: Flu Vaccine During Pregnancy Not A Health Risk For ChildrenNew research finds no connection between mothers who received the flu vaccine while pregnant and health problems later on in their children.
HealthWatch: Exercise Can Help Increase Blood Flow To The BrainExperts say exercise can help the body and also the brain.
HealthWatch: CDC Confirms 14 More Cases Of Measles In The USHealthWatch: CDC Confirms 14 More Cases Of Measles In The US
HealthWatch: Possible Breakthrough On HIV TreatmentU.S. researchers said they have found a way to effectively eliminate HIV in animals.
HealthWatch: Generic Drugs May Cost More For Certain DiseasesPeople enrolled in Medicare Part D may be paying more for generic drugs than brand names, according to a study from Vanderbilt University.
HealthWatch: Flu Vaccine Ineffective Because It Was A Mismatch To StrainThe CDC said the recent flu vaccine did not work so well because it was a mismatch for the H3N2 strain that popped up after the season was well underway.
HealthWatch: People Who Gain Weight When Older May Lower Risk Of ALSHealthWatch: People Who Gain Weight When Older May Lower Risk Of ALS
HealthWatch: Brain Enzyme Could Be Target To Fight Alzheimer's DiseaseResearchers at the University of Alabama have identified a brain enzyme that could be a future target to battle Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.
HealthWatch: 33 New Measles Cases, Including 4 In Baltimore, Bring Year's Total To 1,077Health officials have confirmed 33 new cases of measles last week, bringing the total to 1,077 in 28 states this year.
HealthWatch: Veterans With PTSD Twice As Likely To Die From SuicideA new study says veterans who are treated for post-traumatic stress disorder are twice as likely to die from suicide, accidental injury or viral hepatitis.
HealthWatch: 1 in 3 Cancer Survivors Suffer From Chronic PainHealthWatch: 1 in 3 Cancer Survivors Suffer From Chronic Pain
HealthWatch: Obesity In Childhood Can Have Long-Term EffectsLondon researchers find people who are obese from childhood through middle age are more than twice as likely to have difficulty with daily tasks by the time they are 50 years old.
HealthWatch: 95 Percent Of Healthcare Workers Worked While SickA new study finds up to 95 percent of people working in healthcare settings have worked while sick.