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Migraines Often Undiagnosed, Doctor Says
Migraines Often Undiagnosed, Doctor Says FRIDAY, April 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- If you don't know whether or not your headache is just a headache, or if it's actually a migraine, you may be missing out on effective treatments, suggests an expert a...
Medical Groups Issue Guidelines for Treating First Seizure
Medical Groups Issue Guidelines for Treating First Seizure MONDAY, April 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- One in 10 people worldwide will have a seizure in his or her lifetime, experts say. Now, two medical groups have issued a new guideline on how to tre...
Many Smokers Try to Quit After Cancer Diagnosis
Many Smokers Try to Quit After Cancer Diagnosis MONDAY, April 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Cancer survivors are about 50 percent more likely to quit smoking two years after their diagnosis than smokers without cancer, a new study found. While the find...
Mammograms a Personal Decision for Women in Their 40s, Panel Says
Mammograms a Personal Decision for Women in Their 40s, Panel Says MONDAY, April 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women in their 40s should talk with their doctors and then decide for themselves whether they need regular mammograms to screen for breast can...
Mindfulness-Based Therapy as Good as Meds for Depression, Study Says
Mindfulness-Based Therapy as Good as Meds for Depression, Study Says TUESDAY, April 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy might offer an alternative for people with depression who don't want to take antidepressants long-term...
Many Young Adults With Autism Face Unemployment, Isolation
Many Young Adults With Autism Face Unemployment, Isolation TUESDAY, April 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- As children with autism grow older, many approach adulthood without continued access to the kind of special needs services they routinely received a...
More Kids With Type 1 Diabetes Facing Dangerous Complication
More Kids With Type 1 Diabetes Facing Dangerous Complication TUESDAY, April 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A growing number of American children and teens with type 1 diabetes are experiencing a life-threatening complication at the time of their diagnos...
Most Adults Don't Support Medical Marijuana for Kids, Poll Finds
Most Adults Don't Support Medical Marijuana for Kids, Poll Finds WEDNESDAY, April 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Most Americans believe that adults should be allowed to use medical marijuana, but far fewer think it's appropriate for children, a new surv...
Malaria Vaccine Shows Promise in Shielding African Children
Malaria Vaccine Shows Promise in Shielding African Children THURSDAY, April 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- According to the World Health Organization, about 584,000 people, mostly in Africa, die from mosquito-borne malaria each year. Most of those victi...
Moderate Drinking May Be Less Beneficial for Blacks
Moderate Drinking May Be Less Beneficial for Blacks THURSDAY, April 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Moderate drinking appears to offer greater health benefits to whites than to blacks, a new study suggests. Previous research found a link between moderate...