Exercise Appears Safe, Helpful for Pulmonary Hypertension
FRIDAY, Sept. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Exercise can be beneficial and safe for people with pulmonary hypertension, researchers report.
Antipsychotic Drugs Will Become More Affordable, Study Predicts
FRIDAY, Sept. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Patent expirations on several leading antipsychotic drugs could save Medicaid billions of dollars a year as the medications become available in cheaper generic versions, a new study finds.
Zaps From Electric Device May Prevent Motion Sickness
FRIDAY, Sept. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Motion sickness is a miserable experience, with sufferers having nausea, dizziness and cold sweats from the rocking of a boat, the swaying of a car or the swooping of a roller coaster.
Go Ahead and Cry, You'll Feel Better
FRIDAY, Sept. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A good cry really can help you feel better, a new study says.
Seniors Getting Smarter, Research Shows
FRIDAY, Sept. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Older adults are
getting smarter, but their mental health and physical fitness
levels are falling, new research from Germany suggests.
People Perceive Tall Men in 30s as Most Dominant
FRIDAY, Sept. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Like beauty, dominance
seems to be in the eye of the beholder, with new research
suggesting that taller men in their mid-30s with masculine features
are seen as highly dominant.
Researchers Explore Memory Problems Related to Parkinson's
FRIDAY, Sept. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many people with
Parkinson's disease have memory problems, researchers report.
Health Highlights: Sept. 4, 2015
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Autism Behaviors May Differ in Boys and Girls
FRIDAY, Sept. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The repetitive and
restrictive behaviors common in autism aren't seen as often in
girls as they are in boys with the disorder, a new study says.
She Had Leukemia 7,000 Years Ago
FRIDAY, Sept. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Life in Europe's
Neolithic Age, more than 7,000 years ago, was never easy. But an
examination of the remains of a woman from the period suggests she
battled a foe still prevalent today -- leukemia.
Health Tip: Spot the Signs of Hypothyroidism
(HealthDay News) -- When the thyroid doesn't produce enough
hormone, your metabolism slows, which may lead to dangerous side
Health Tip: Weigh Yourself Regularly
(HealthDay News) -- Self-monitoring is an important part of
losing and maintaining a healthy weight. Weighing yourself
regularly can help you stay on track.
More Evidence Weight-Loss Surgery Helps Fight Type 2 Diabetes
THURSDAY, Sept. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Prior research has
suggested that weight-loss surgery might help people rid themselves
of type 2 diabetes, and a new study finds that the effect might be
X-Rays, Other Scans Generally Safe in Pregnancy: Report
THURSDAY, Sept. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Radiation from X-rays and other medical imaging tests doesn't seem to pose a risk to pregnant women or their fetuses when used properly, researchers report.