ARCHIVE: October 2019

None of Top-Selling Kids' Drinks Meet Experts' Health...

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Drinks marketed to children often contain loads of unhealthy sugars and sweeteners, and they come in packages that deliver too-large servings, a new...

Breast Milk Combats Growth of Bad Bacteria

TUESDAY, Oct. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they have identified a compound in breast milk that combats the growth of infection-causing bacteria in infants. The compound is called...

Bladder Drug Can Cause Eye Damage: Study

TUESDAY, Oct. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The widely used bladder drug Elmiron may cause eye damage, a new study claims. A report released last year suggested that the drug -- known as pentosan...

When Baby Makes Four

TUESDAY, Oct. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- When people in non-monogamous relationships decide to have a baby, they may find that hospitals are not ready to handle their childbirth needs, a new study...

AHA News: The Road to Better Exercise Might Be in Your Playlist

TUESDAY, Oct. 15, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Music may be just what you need to stick with an exercise program – and picking the right tunes could even improve performance....

Chlamydia Can Harm Male Fertility

TUESDAY, Oct. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Undiagnosed chlamydia infection can harm male fertility, a new study suggests. "Chlamydia infection has been associated with women's infertility but much...

What Helps Calm Agitated Dementia Patients?

TUESDAY, Oct. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Dealing with the agitation, anxiety and aggression that often come with dementia is one of the most challenging aspects of caring for someone with this...

Shrinking Youth Group Aids Global Decline in Homicides

TUESDAY, Oct. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Aging populations in many countries may explain why the worldwide homicide rate fell 20% between 1990 and 2015, researchers say. They analyzed data...

Good News, Bad News on Concussions in High School Sports

TUESDAY, Oct. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- New research on concussions reports mixed news for kids playing high school sports. The good news? Concussions are down during football practices. And the...

Steroid Shots for Painful Joints May Make Matters Worse

TUESDAY, Oct. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Corticosteroid shots are often used to ease arthritis pain, but a new study suggests they may be riskier than thought. Researchers found that among...

Are You Eating More Calories Than You Think?

TUESDAY, Oct. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- You've worked hard to curb mindless eating by not watching TV with a bag of chips in your lap, and you log everything you do eat in your smartphone app. But...

Happy Spouse, Healthy You

TUESDAY, Oct. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Many studies have shown that a stable and happy marriage is good for the health of both partners, increasing longevity. But did you know that there's also a...

Sleep Apnea Linked to Diabetic Eye Disease

TUESDAY, Oct. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Severe sleep apnea is a risk factor for diabetic eye disease that can lead to vision loss and blindness, researchers report. Poor control of diabetes can...

Childhood Risk Factors Can Predict Adult Obesity

TUESDAY, Oct. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Certain risk factors in childhood can identify those who are more likely to suffer severe obesity in adulthood, a new study finds. The research included...

Beyonce's Dad Puts Spotlight on Male Breast Cancer

TUESDAY, Oct. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Beyonce Knowles' father first suspected something was wrong when he noticed a dot of blood that kept appearing on his shirts and bedsheets. "Imagine a...

Suicide Attempts Rising Among Black Teens

MONDAY, Oct. 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Historically, black teenagers in the United States have had lower suicide rates than whites. But a new study finds that more black teens have been...

Frequent Male Pot Use Linked to Early Miscarriages

MONDAY, Oct. 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Men who use marijuana at least once a week are twice as likely to see their partner's pregnancy end in miscarriage, compared to those who use no pot, new...

Put Safety First When Planning to Pack Food-to-Go

MONDAY, Oct. 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Whether you're tailgating, cooking for a potluck or bringing in a treat for co-workers, keep safety in mind to avoid food-borne illnesses. Safe handling is...

How to Spice Up Everyday Oatmeal

MONDAY, Oct. 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Want to add pizzazz to your morning bowl of oats? Here's how to spice things up and boost the nutrition. Oats are rich in important minerals like manganese...

Don't Let SAD Get the Better of You

SUNDAY, Oct. 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- If you suffer from the winter blues, there are things you can do to make the season less depressing. Clinically known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD),...

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