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October 28, 2016

Health Tip: Dress Kids in Safe Costumes

(HealthDay News) -- It's a thrill for kids to don costumes that are sweet, silly or scary. But it's most important that children are kept safe.

Health Tip: Sleeping When You're Pregnant

(HealthDay News) -- Sleep eludes many women during pregnancy for a variety of reasons.

Weight-Loss Surgery May Lower Risk of Pregnancy Complications

FRIDAY, Oct. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women who undergo weight-loss surgery gain major benefits when it comes to pregnancy, a new study suggests.

Poorer Heart Attack Victims, Especially Women, Fare Worse: Study

THURSDAY, Oct. 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Younger heart attack survivors who struggle to afford health care and medications have worse outcomes than those who don't, a new study finds.

Stressful Jobs With Little Control/Shorter Life Spans?

THURSDAY, Oct. 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- It can be very frustrating to be in a high-demand job where your boss allows you little control, and a new study suggests such constant stress might even shorten your life.

Join the Teal Pumpkin Project on Halloween

FRIDAY, Oct. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Halloween can be ver-r-r-r-y frightful for kids with food allergies, but the Teal Pumpkin Project aims to make their trick-or-treating safer and more fun.

Breast Reconstruction Worthwhile for Older Women: Study

FRIDAY, Oct. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Older women who have had a breast removed due to cancer benefit as much as younger women from breast reconstruction, a new study shows.

Nearly 3 Percent of U.S. Adults Have Weakened Immunity: Study

FRIDAY, Oct. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A new study reports that about 3 percent of people surveyed in the United States have a suppressed, or weakened, immune system.

Report: More Americans Getting Health Care Under Obamacare

FRIDAY, Oct. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Even as double-digit hikes in the cost of health plans offered under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) loom for many Americans, a new federal study finds that gaps in access to medical care have been shrinking since the landmark law was passed.

Researchers: We Found Area of Brain That Responds to Placebo

FRIDAY, Oct. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists say they've pinpointed the brain region linked to the placebo effect.

Deadly Measles Complication May Be More Common Than Believed

FRIDAY, Oct. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A deadly complication of measles infection may be more common than thought, researchers report.

Experimental Medicine Might Rescue People With Drug-Resistant HIV

FRIDAY, Oct. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers report that a new medication might revolutionize the treatment of HIV patients who don't respond to existing drugs.

Skin Patch May Help With Peanut Allergy

FRIDAY, Oct. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A skin patch that delivers small amounts of peanut protein may help treat children and young adults with peanut allergy, researchers report.

Health Highlights: Oct. 28, 2016

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

Acne Yields Up Secret That Points to New Treatments

FRIDAY, Oct. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- In a finding that could lead to new treatments for acne, scientists say they've discovered a previously unrecognized way in which bacteria trigger inflammation in the skin.

Device Approved to Prevent Second Strokes in Certain Heart Patients

FRIDAY, Oct. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The Amplatzer PFO Occluder device has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to prevent another stroke among people who had at least one prior stroke involving a PFO (patent foramen avale).

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