Heart Docs Don't Recommend Routine ECGs for Young Athletes
MONDAY, Sept. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. heart experts recommend doctors use a 14-point checklist rather than an electrocardiogram (ECG) when evaluating young people for underlying heart disease that could result in sudden cardiac arrest.
Not Everyone With Alzheimer's-Linked Protein Develops Dementia: Study
MONDAY, Sept. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The human brain may
have a way to compensate for the build-up of a destructive protein
associated with Alzheimer's disease. That could help explain why
some older people who have beta-amyloid deposits do not develop
dementia, California researchers report.
Kids' Severe Respiratory Virus Confirmed in Northeast
MONDAY, Sept. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The severe
respiratory virus believed to have sickened hundreds of U.S.
children in Midwestern and Western states has now spread to the
Northeast, health officials report.