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HealthDay News - February 08, 2016

Health Tip: Restrict Your Diet Before Colonoscopy

(HealthDay News) -- Preparing for a colonoscopy may not be pleasant, but it's worth the effort.

Health Tip: Protect Against Group B Strep During Pregnancy

(HealthDay News) -- One of the first steps expectant moms should take is to protect a growing fetus from harmful infections, including group B strep.

Adult Survivors of Childhood Brain Tumors May Have Lingering Troubles: Study

MONDAY, Feb. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Adults who survived childhood brain tumors may have significant treatment-related thinking, attention and memory problems, a new study suggests.

PSA Testing Differs Among Primary Care Doctors, Urologists

MONDAY, Feb. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Urologists are far more likely than primary care doctors to do prostate cancer screenings known as prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing, a new study reports.

Health Highlights: Feb. 8, 2016

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

White House Seeks $1.8 Billion to Fight Zika Virus

MONDAY, Feb. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The Obama administration is seeking $1.8 billion in emergency funds from Congress to combat the threat of the mosquito-borne Zika virus, the White House announced Monday.