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December 02, 2016
Low-Carb Diet May Aid Your Metabolism
FRIDAY, Dec. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Eating low-carbohydrate meals may lead to healthy changes in a woman's metabolism that don't occur when consuming higher-carbohydrate meals, a small study suggests.
24-Hour Shifts Can Play Havoc With the Heart
FRIDAY, Dec. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Sleep deprivation while working 24-hour shifts affects heart function, a new German study suggests.
Health Tip: At Risk of a Sprained Ankle?
(HealthDay News) -- An ankle sprain occurs when the joint moves from its normal position, stretching and tearing nearby ligaments.
Health Tip: When Your Neck Aches
(HealthDay News) -- An aching, throbbing or shooting pain in your neck could spell trouble.
'Halo' Effect Common After Lasik Eye Surgery
FRIDAY, Dec. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Nine out of 10 Lasik laser eye surgery patients report satisfaction afterwards. But a sizable percentage experience new visual disturbances -- like seeing halos around lights -- up to six months after the procedure, a new study finds.
Mice May Be Key to Kids' Asthma Attacks at School
FRIDAY, Dec. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Research investigating schoolchildren's asthma attacks has pointed to a tiny foe: mice.
Drug Combo Shows Promise Against Some Soft Tissue Tumors
FRIDAY, Dec. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Using a new cancer drug with an existing one appears to work against soft tissue sarcoma cancers, a new study indicates.
Flavored E-Cig Liquids May Contain Toxic Substances
FRIDAY, Dec. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Some of the liquid flavorings heated in e-cigarettes appear to break down into potentially dangerous compounds, researchers say.
Plastic Surgeons Urge Giving Up E-Cigs Before Procedure
FRIDAY, Dec. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Plastic surgery patients should avoid smoking e-cigarettes for at least four weeks before their procedures, two plastic surgeons advise.
Specially Designed Video Game Might Ease 'Phantom Limb' Pain
THURSDAY, Dec. 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Amputees who experience what is known as phantom limb pain may benefit from playing a virtual reality game that simulates the movement of missing limbs, a small study suggests.
2 Out of 3 Depressed Teens Gain Lasting Benefits From Therapy
THURSDAY, Dec. 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- For teens, depression can affect more than their relationships and educational achievement -- it can harm their future prospects. But a new study suggests that many of these young people could reap long-term benefits from psychological counseling.
Brain Harm May Last Long After College Football Players' Final Game
FRIDAY, Dec. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Brain tissue thinning is still evident in former college football players several years after they stop playing, a new study finds.
Attempted Suicide Rates in U.S. Remain Unchanged
FRIDAY, Dec. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The number of Americans who attempted suicide and wound up in the emergency room has remained steady in the past decade, a new report finds.
Health Highlights: Dec. 2, 2016
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Another Miami Neighborhood Now Zika-Free
FRIDAY, Dec. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The Little River section of Miami is no longer an area where local Zika infection is active, Florida health officials reported Friday.
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