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November 20, 2015

Health Tip: End Nail Biting

(HealthDay News) -- Nail biting is anything buthealthy, and it's also unsightly.

Health Tip: Exercising With Diabetes

(HealthDay News) -- Participating in sports or exercising don't have to be dangerous if you're diabetic.

Teasing Girls About Weight May Cause Lasting Harm

FRIDAY, Nov. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teasing overweight girls about their weight can cause lasting harm to their self-image and might increase their risk of eating disorders, a new study suggests.

Exercise Can Reduce Heart Failure Risk, No Matter Your Age

FRIDAY, Nov. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Starting to exercise later in life can still reduce your risk of heart failure, and even modest increases in activity could provide some protection, researchers say.

Child Care Centers Offering Too Little Outdoor Time

FRIDAY, Nov. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Preschool children at child care centers spend too little time outdoors, a new study says.

Yoga May Boost Quality of Life for Prostate Cancer Patients

FRIDAY, Nov. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Yoga may benefit men who are undergoing radiation therapy for prostate cancer, according to a small study.

Motorized Wheelchair Users at Raised Risk for Traffic Deaths: Study

THURSDAY, Nov. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The advent of motorized wheelchairs has given thousands of disabled Americans much more independence and mobility. But along with that freedom comes an increase in traffic-related deaths, a new study suggests.

Depression More Common in Daughters of Older Mothers, Study Suggests

FRIDAY, Nov. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Daughters who were born to older mothers may be at increased risk for stress, anxiety and depression when they reach young adulthood, a new study suggests.

Kids Who Take ADHD Meds More Likely to Be Bullied, Study Finds

FRIDAY, Nov. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teenagers who take drugs like Adderall and Ritalin to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are twice as likely to be bullied as their peers who don't have ADHD, a new study suggests.

Scientists May Have Spotted Happiness' Home in the Brain

FRIDAY, Nov. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists may never figure out why people are happy or not, but they're a bit closer now to figuring out where happiness resides in the brain.

New 'Collar' Aims to Help Shield Brain From Concussion

FRIDAY, Nov. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new type a lightweight and pressurized neck collar may help prevent mild concussions during sports, according to the developers of the device.

Health Highlights: Nov. 20, 2015

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

E-Cigarette Ads Boost Use Among Young Adults, Study Finds

FRIDAY, Nov. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Advertising may boost young adults' use of electronic cigarettes, a new study finds.

Ninlaro Approved for Multiple Myeloma

FRIDAY, Nov. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Ninlaro (ixazomib), in combination with two other drugs, has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat people with multiple myeloma who have had at least one prior treatment with a different therapy.

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