Night Owls Run Higher Risk of Health Problems, Study Finds
WEDNESDAY, April 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Night owls are more likely than early risers to develop diabetes and other health problems, even if they get the same amount of sleep.
More Americans Survive Childhood Cancers, But Health Problems Persist
WEDNESDAY, April 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More Americans are
surviving childhood cancers than ever before, but many suffer
lingering health problems as adults, a new study finds.
'Exploding Head Syndrome' Surprisingly Common Among Young People
WEDNESDAY, April 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly one in five
young people suffers from what's called "exploding head syndrome,"
a new study suggests.
Head Injuries May Prematurely Age the Brain, Study Suggests
WEDNESDAY, April 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Serious head
injuries may lead to premature brain aging, a new British study
Serving in Iraq, Afghanistan Not Behind Rising Suicide Rates in Military: Study
WEDNESDAY, April 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In a study of
almost 4 million American military personnel, serving in Iraq or
Afghanistan was not associated with suicide risk, a new study
Health Highlights: April 1, 2015
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Exercise Beneficial Even in Polluted Air: Study
WEDNESDAY, April 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The health benefits
of exercise appear to outweigh the potential harm of air pollution,
according to a new study from Denmark.
One-Quarter of Narcotic Painkillers Misused, Study Shows
WEDNESDAY, April 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Almost a quarter of
powerful narcotic painkillers that are prescribed for chronic pain
are misused, and the rate of addiction among patients hovers near
10 percent, a new review shows.
Health Tip: Heading to the Beach?
(HealthDay News) -- A swim in the ocean can be refreshing and
great exercise, but it's important to understand the potential
dangers of rip currents before you dive in.
Health Tip: Cook Healthier With a Slow Cooker
(HealthDay News) -- A slow cooker is an easy way to prepare a
variety of healthier dishes that are ready for you at the end of a
Study Casts Doubt on Acetaminophen for Low Back Pain, Arthritis
TUESDAY, March 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Acetaminophen --
best known as Tylenol in the United States -- does not appear to
help ease lower back pain and offers little relief for the most
common form of arthritis, according to a new report.