Are You Car Seat Savvy?

WEDNESDAY, July 25, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- You know that wearing seat belts and putting kids in appropriate car seats can save lives, but are you doing all you can to make your car a safe environment for little ones? Hundreds of thousands…

Stress Won't Undermine Fertility Treatment Success: Study

THURSDAY, July 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Struggles with infertility can take an emotional toll. But a new study finds the stress that a woman often experiences during infertility treatment won't limit her chances of success. The analysis…

Treating Depression May Prevent Repeat Heart Attack

TUESDAY, July 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- It's common for heart attack survivors to develop depression. Now a new trial has found that antidepressant treatment may help those patients avoid a second heart attack. The study, of 300 heart…

Blood Sugar Spikes Seen in Seemingly Healthy People

TUESDAY, July 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- You'd expect big blood sugar fluctuations in people with diabetes. But for those without the disorder, blood sugar levels should remain fairly stable, right? Maybe not, says a new study. Researchers…

Almost 1,300 Genes Seem Tied to Academic Success

TUESDAY, July 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- If you ever wonder why you never managed to finish college, some of the explanation may lie in your DNA. Scientists report that they have pinpointed nearly 1,300 genetic variants that appear to…

Could Suicides Rise Along With Global Temperatures?

TUESDAY, July 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Climate change may bring with it a grim harm: Researchers report that rising temperatures might trigger a spike in suicides in the United States and Mexico. "When talking about climate change,…

New Hope in Saving Kids From Blood Infection Sepsis

TUESDAY, July 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- In 2012, Rory Staunton, a 12-year-old living in New York City, became ill after an innocuous scrape to his arm during basketball practice. Five days later Rory was dead, killed after bacteria…

Could Pot-Linked Drug Help Ease Agitation in Alzheimer's?

TUESDAY, July 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The active ingredient in pot that gets you high can calm agitation in people with advanced Alzheimer's disease, a small new study suggests. Canadian researchers found that a form of synthetic THC…

Some Dogs Will Barrel Through Doors to Help Their Human

TUESDAY, July 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Ever wonder what lengths your dog might go to if you were in trouble? New research suggests that depending on the dog, even doors can't stand in the way of a rescue effort. And for those that didn't…

Woman May Have Passed on Ebola a Year After Recovery

TUESDAY, July 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A new report suggests that people can survive Ebola and still possibly infect others up to a year later. The finding could mean that continued monitoring for the disease is still necessary after…

For Dieters, More Protein Equals More Satisfaction

TUESDAY, July 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- If you feel less than satisfied on a restricted-calorie diet, a protein boost just might be the answer. According to numerous studies, a diet with more protein than the typical 15 percent of calories…

How Steroid Abuse Put an Aging Bodybuilder in the Hospital

TUESDAY, July 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- It all started when a 60-year-old bodybuilder ignored his doctor's advice to stop using hazardous anabolic steroids, prior to a weightlifting competition. In addition, he was taking testosterone…