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Health Tip: Safe Crafting for Kids

Health Tip: Safe Crafting for Kids

(HealthDay News) — Though arts and crafts are fun activities for children, safety precautions should still be followed, says the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Latest Healthy Kids News Safety rules when children are using art materials include: Keep food and drinks out of the art area. Adults should mix powdered and dusty materials. Wash […]

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An Antibiotic Alternative? Using a Virus to Fight Bacteria

An Antibiotic Alternative? Using a Virus to Fight Bacteria

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Infectious Disease News WEDNESDAY, May 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Viruses and bacteria are the culprits behind the infectious diseases that plague humans. Researchers recently turned one against the other, using viruses to wipe out a potentially life-threatening bacterium in a 15-year-old girl with cystic fibrosis. This old-time approach to […]

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Window for Safe Use of Clot-Buster Widens for Stroke Patients

Window for Safe Use of Clot-Buster Widens for Stroke Patients

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Heart News WEDNESDAY, May 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — For years, many people suffering a stroke have not been able to get a critical drug due to time limits on its use. Now, a new study suggests that treatment time window can be doubled. Experts said the findings could open […]

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Weight-Loss Procedure Works Long-Term, Without Surgery

Weight-Loss Procedure Works Long-Term, Without Surgery

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News THURSDAY, May 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Could people struggling with obesity make headway in their efforts to shed pounds without having to go under the knife? New preliminary research suggests it’s possible: A non-surgical procedure may help moderately obese people lose weight — and […]

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Multiple Myeloma

Multiple Myeloma

Multiple myeloma facts Multiple myeloma is a cancer of the plasma cells in the bone marrow. Seek medical care for unexplained pain, nausea, vomiting, weight loss, vision problems, or chronic tingling or numbness. There is no cure for multiple myeloma. Treatment of multiple myeloma focuses on decreasing the severity of symptoms with medications, stem cell […]

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How do you prevent type 2 diabetes?

How do you prevent type 2 diabetes?

There are steps that people can take to significantly reduce their risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Maintaining a healthy weight, eating well, and exercising often are three very effective preventative measures. According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), over 9% of the population of the United States are living with diabetes. In 2015, the […]

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What to know about abdominal tenderness

What to know about abdominal tenderness

Abdominal tenderness is a type of pain that someone experiences when they apply pressure to their abdomen. It can occur due to various illnesses, or if a person experiences a physical blow to their abdomen. According to an article that features in the International Journal of General Medicine, abdominal pain is the most common reason […]