Scientists Map DNA of Deadly Fungus
THURSDAY, April 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers who sequenced the genome of a deadly fungus say their achievement offers a genetic map for finding weaknesses in the fungus in order to fight it.
FDA Warns Against Procedure for Uterine Fibroids
THURSDAY, April 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A surgical technique used to grind up uterine growths and remove them through tiny incisions could increase a woman's risk of cancer, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned Thursday.
FDA Approves Under-the-Tongue Hay Fever Pill
THURSDAY, April 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A novel treatment for the hay fever that plagues millions of Americans every fall was approved Thursday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Mouse Study Reveals New Secrets of Fertilization
THURSDAY, April 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists report
they have demystified how a sperm and egg couple, with new research
in mice indicating that egg cells carry a special receptor that
allows sperm to attach to and fertilize eggs.
School Bans on Chocolate Milk May Backfire
THURSDAY, April 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Banning chocolate
milk from schools may sound like a good move for kids' health, but
efforts to do so haven't turned out that way, a small study
Health Tip: Avoid Diaper Rash
(HealthDay News) -- Diaper rash can be sore and painful for your
little one, but there are things you can do to help keep diaper
rash at bay.
Misdiagnoses Common Among U.S. Outpatients: Review
WEDNESDAY, April 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- At least 5 percent
of American adults -- 12 million people -- are misdiagnosed in
outpatient settings every year, and half of these errors could be
harmful, a new study indicates.