Studies Link Cold Sore Virus to Alzheimer's Risk
FRIDAY, Oct. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The virus that causes common cold sores -- herpes simplex -- might increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease, two studies by Swedish researchers suggest.
Nurse Nina Pham Declared 'Free' of Ebola Virus
FRIDAY, Oct. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Nina Pham, the first
of two Dallas nurses to be infected with Ebola while caring for a
patient, is now free of the virus, officials at the U.S. National
Institutes of Health announced Friday.
Could Air Pollutants Raise a Child's Autism Risk?
FRIDAY, Oct. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Children exposed to
two air toxins -- chromium and styrene -- while in the womb and
during the first two years of life may have increased odds of
developing autism, according to a new study.
Health Tip: When Your Child Needs to Lose Weight
(HealthDay News) -- If your child is overweight, be sure to
teach him or her about the importance of a nutritious diet and
regular exercise. You also should offer plenty of support and avoid
pressuring your youngster.