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October 16, 2013

Health Tip: If You Get Food Poisoning

(HealthDay News) -- If you get food poisoning -- especially during pregnancy -- it's important to let your doctor know promptly.

Health Tip: Exercising After Breast Cancer

(HealthDay News) -- Getting regular exercise can help breast cancer survivors regain strength and stamina.

IUD Won't Hurt Future Fertility, Study Contends

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 16 (HealthDay News) -- Intrauterine devices, commonly known as IUDs, do not impair women's future fertility, according to a new study.

DMV-Based Campaign Helped Boost Organ Donations

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 16 (HealthDay News) -- An organ-donation campaign based in Illinois Department of Motor Vehicle offices boosted the number of people who registered as donors, according to a new study.

Study Sees Link Between Psoriasis, Kidney Problems

TUESDAY, Oct. 15 (HealthDay News) -- People with moderate to severe psoriasis are at increased risk for chronic kidney disease and need to be closely monitored for kidney problems, a large new study suggests.

Blood Test Shows Promise for Cancer Detection, Study Finds

TUESDAY, Oct. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they've developed a blood test that can detect some cases of early stage lung and prostate cancer.

Cinnamon May Help Ease Common Cause of Infertility, Study Says

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 16 (HealthDay News) -- Cinnamon has long been used to add flavor to sweet and savory foods. Now, preliminary research suggests the spice may also help jump-start irregular menstrual cycles in women affected by a common infertility disorder.

Health Highlights: Oct. 16, 2013

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

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