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May 11, 2015

Health Tip: Know the Warning Signs of Choking in Children

(HealthDay News) -- Food and small objects including toys are prime choking hazards for young children. It's important to know the warning signs of a choking child so you can take quick action.

Health Tip: Store Diabetes Supplies Safely

(HealthDay News) -- Safe storage of insulin and syringes can help maintain the integrity of medication and reduce the risk of injury.

They Overcame Childhood Cancer, But Now Obesity?

MONDAY, May 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Certain treatments may increase a childhood cancer survivor's risk of obesity later in life, a new study says.

Concussion May Hurt School Performance for a While

MONDAY, May 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children and teens recovering from a concussion may experience difficulty with school work until they fully recover, a new study suggests.

Study Links Celiac Disease to Nerve Damage

MONDAY, May 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with the digestive disorder celiac disease are at increased risk for nerve damage, a new study suggests.

Antibiotic-Resistant Typhoid Spreading Across Asia, Africa

MONDAY, May 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An antibiotic-resistant strain of the bacteria that causes typhoid fever has spread to many countries and reached epidemic levels in Africa, a new study warns.

Health Highlights: May 11, 2015

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

Spinal Stimulation System Relieves Pain Without Tingling

MONDAY, May 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The Senza spinal cord stimulation system has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat chronic back pain without the tingling sensation that characterizes more traditional pain-relieving methods.

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