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January 30, 2013

Health Tip: Is Your Child Being Bullied?

(HealthDay News) -- Many children don't want to admit to being bullied, or ask an adult for help. So it's important to look for typical warning signs.

Health Tip: Wear Your Seat Belt When Pregnant

(HealthDay News) -- Some pregnant women wonder if they should wear a seat belt while they're pregnant. Most experts say "yes," that it helps protect the woman and her unborn baby from injury in the event of an accident.

Non-Drug ADHD Treatments Don't Pan Out in Study

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 30 (HealthDay News) -- Many parents pursue costly and time-consuming treatments to help their children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Now, a new study finds little evidence that non-drug interventions reduce key symptoms of ADHD.

Vegetarianism May Cut Heart Disease Risk By Third: Study

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 30 (HealthDay News) -- Vegetarians, take heart: A new British study finds you may have about a third less risk of hospitalization or death from cardiovascular disease than meat-eaters do.

Antidepressants Celexa, Lexapro Tied to Irregular Heartbeat: Study

TUESDAY, Jan. 29 (HealthDay News) -- People taking certain antidepressants, including Celexa and Lexapro, may have a slightly increased risk of developing an abnormal heart beat.

For Married Men, Does More Housework Mean Less Sex?

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 30 (HealthDay News) -- If you're one of those husbands who thinks taking over some of your wife's household chores will translate into having sex more often, maybe you should think again.

Impotence Drug Cialis Might Have Other Sexual Benefits: Study

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 30 (HealthDay News) -- Cialis, the erectile dysfunction medication known to help men get ready for sex, may also help encourage ejaculation and orgasm, a new study suggests.

Health Highlights: Jan. 30, 2013

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:

Drug OK'd for Deadly Genetic Condition Tied to Cholesterol

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 30 (HealthDay News) -- Kynamro (mipomersen sodium) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat a rare inherited condition in which the body can't remove low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol from the blood.

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