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November 07, 2013
Health Tip: Exercise to Help Prevent Osteoporosis
(HealthDay News) -- Osteoporosis is characterized by thin and brittle bones that are more likely to break.
Health Tip: Enjoy a Healthy Pumpkin Treat
(HealthDay News) -- Pumpkins are a sure sign of fall, but they're good for more than carving on Halloween. Pumpkins add flavor to foods, and they are a good source of potassium and vitamins C and A.
Upping Vegetable Protein Intake May Help People With Kidney Disease
THURSDAY, Nov. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Eating more protein sourced from vegetables might help people with chronic kidney disease live longer, a new study suggests.
Inside the Autistic Brain: New Research Challenges Current Beliefs
THURSDAY, Nov. 7 (HealthDay News) -- The brains of children with autism have a higher-than-normal number of connections, and this may be a reason for these kids' social difficulties, according to two new studies.
For Children of Teen Parents, Most Injuries Due to Falls: Study
THURSDAY, Nov. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Falls are the most common cause of injuries suffered by children of teen parents, a new study finds.
Despite Major Progress, Some Childhood Cancers Are Still Killers
THURSDAY, Nov. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Recent decades have seen huge strides in treating childhood cancer, but certain types of tumors remain difficult to treat and are often deadly.
Metformin Won't Help Heart Patients Without Diabetes: Study
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 6 (HealthDay News) -- A new clinical trial appears to have dashed hopes that the most popular drug for treating type 2 diabetes might also be able to reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke in nondiabetics.
New Ligament Discovered in Human Knee
THURSDAY, Nov. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Orthopedic surgeons say they've confirmed the existence of a new ligament in the human knee.
Health Highlights: Nov. 7, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
FDA to Ban Trans Fats in Foods
THURSDAY, Nov. 7 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. health officials announced Thursday a plan to phase out heart-harmful trans fats in processed foods and restaurant fare.
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