Childhood Trauma Tied to Migraine Risk as Adult
FRIDAY, July 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Experiencing a traumatic event during childhood may raise the risk for migraines as an adult, new Canadian research suggests.
Plane Passengers' Near-Death Experience Gives Clues to Trauma's Effect on Brain
FRIDAY, July 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A study involving people who thought they were about to die in a plane crash reveals new clues to the long-term impact that traumatic events have on the brain.
Many New Teen Drivers 'Crash' in Simulated Driving Task
FRIDAY, JULY 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Around four in 10 newly licensed teen drivers "crashed" in a simulated driving test, suggesting that many adolescents lack the skills they need to stay safe on the road, according to a new study.
Noise From Fireworks Threatens Young Ears
FRIDAY, July 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The Fourth of July weekend is a time for celebrations and beautiful fireworks displays. But, parents do need to take steps to protect their children's ears from loud fireworks, a hearing expert cautions.
Health Tip: Should I Bandage a Wound?
(HealthDay News) -- Proper wound care can promote healing and
ward off infection.
Health Tip: Keep Kids Safe Outdoors
(HealthDay News) -- A few rules from parents or guardians can
help keep children safe while they get exercise and enjoy the great
Gene Therapy for Cystic Fibrosis Shows Some Promise in Study
THURSDAY, July 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Gene therapy for cystic fibrosis has for the first time shown slight but significant benefit on lung function, new British research reveals.
Behind Many High-Achieving Children...
THURSDAY, July 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Talented children who reach their potential likely have dedicated parents to thank for their success, a new study found.
Rapid Response Guidelines May Improve Children's Stroke Care
THURSDAY, July 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A rapid response plan for children who visit the emergency room with stroke-like symptoms can help doctors make a faster diagnosis, new research suggests.
Migraine's Link to Higher Heart Disease Risk May Not Be Genetic
THURSDAY, July 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who have migraines have a greater risk for heart disease, but their genes may not be to blame for the connection, new research suggests.
Many Americans Trying to Cut Their Salt Intake: CDC
THURSDAY, July 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Worried about links between high daily salt intake, high blood pressure and stroke, half of American adults questioned in a recent poll say they've tried to cut back on sodium.
Mass Killings, School Shootings in U.S. May Be 'Contagious'
THURSDAY, July 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Mass killings and school shootings in the United States may be "contagious," inspiring similar killing sprees, new research suggests.
Americans' Risk of Dying From Cancer Is Falling, CDC Finds
THURSDAY, July 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The risk that any one American will die from cancer -- the cancer death rate -- is going down, regardless of sex or race, a new government study reports.
Orkambi Approved for Cystic Fibrosis
THURSDAY, July 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Orkambi (lumacaftor and ivacaftor) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat cystic fibrosis in patients who have inherited two copies of a specific gene mutation from their parents.