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October 13, 2015

Health Tip: The Mane Event

(HealthDay News) -- If you want healthy, shiny hair, you may need to change a few of your habits.

Health Tip: Dealing With Back Pain at Work

(HealthDay News) -- If your back aches at work, you may need to adjust your chair or the way you sit.

Minority Women Get Worse Breast Cancer Care, Regardless of Tumor Type: Study

TUESDAY, Oct. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- No matter the type or stage of breast cancer, minority women are more likely to be diagnosed later in the disease than white women, and they are also less likely to receive recommended treatments, a new study shows.

Mixed Martial Arts Fighters May Go to Dangerous Lengths to Shed Pounds

TUESDAY, Oct. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The grueling mixed martial arts known as "cage fighting" may harm participants in ways spectators may not even realize, a new study suggests.

Many Cancer Survivors Eat Poorly, Study Finds

TUESDAY, Oct. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- One might expect cancer survivors to be fanatically healthy eaters, but a new study suggests they eat a little worse than people who never had cancer.

Calcium Supplements Tied to Kidney Stone Risk in Study

TUESDAY, Oct. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with a history of kidney stones may have a higher risk of recurrence if they use calcium supplements, a new study finds.

Health Highlights: Oct. 13, 2015

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

Early Physical Therapy Not a Cure-All for Low Back Pain: Study

TUESDAY, Oct. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Early physical therapy provides only modest benefits for low back pain, and the discomfort usually subsides by itself, a new study has found.

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