THURSDAY, May 23 (HealthDay News) -- Glucosamine supplements that millions of Americans take to help treat hip and knee osteoarthritis may have an unexpected side effect: They may increase risk for developing glaucoma, a small new study of older adults suggests.
THURSDAY, May 23 (HealthDay News) -- Symptoms of borderline personality disorder often mimic traits of other psychiatric disorders, complicating diagnosis and treatment. But researchers in Canada say they have identified a characteristic that may be unique to borderline personality disorder: a tendency to misinterpret emotions expressed by the face.
THURSDAY, May 23 (HealthDay News) -- A shortage of a critical
tuberculosis drug has hampered the efforts of health departments
across the United States to contain the spread of the highly
infectious lung disease, federal officials report.
THURSDAY, May 23 (HealthDay News) -- Although a study in 2012
suggested a cancer drug could reverse the thinking and memory
problems associated with Alzheimer's disease, three groups of
researchers now say they have been unable to duplicate those
THURSDAY, May 23 (HealthDay News) -- The sensation of itching is
hardwired into the nervous system and can be traced back to a small
molecule released in the spinal cord, according to a new study in
THURSDAY, May 23 (HealthDay News) -- Statins are proven drugs
taken by millions to lower their cholesterol, but the medications
also could hamper heart patients' ability to improve their
cardiovascular health through exercise, researchers say.
THURSDAY, May 23 (HealthDay News) -- Schools should ensure that
kids get at least one hour of physical activity each day to support
their health and boost performance in school, according to a new
THURSDAY, May 23 (HealthDay News) -- People who suffer from
frequent heartburn may be at increased risk for cancers of the
throat and vocal cords even if they don't smoke or drink alcohol, a
new study says.
THURSDAY, May 23 (HealthDay News) -- While some fast-food chains
are required to provide calorie and other nutritional information
to help customers make informed choices, kids who eat fast food at
least twice a week are 50 percent less likely to use this
information than kids who eat fast food less often, according to a
new U.S. study.
(HealthDay News) -- Baby's sensitive skin can break out in a
heat rash when exposed to hot, humid weather, as the sweat gland
openings become blocked.
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