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Better Sleep Equals Better Grades in College

Better Sleep Equals Better Grades in College

Latest Healthy Kids News MONDAY, Oct. 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — College kids who get good shuteye may stand a better chance of making the Dean’s list, a new study finds. “The fact that there was a correlation between sleep and performance wasn’t surprising, but the extent of it was,” said researcher Jeffrey Grossman. He’s […]

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Aspirin, Antihistamines: Kids Often Use OTC Drugs in Suicide Attempts

Aspirin, Antihistamines: Kids Often Use OTC Drugs in Suicide Attempts

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News MONDAY, Oct. 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — More teens are attempting suicide by overdosing on drugs, and new research suggests they are often turning to over-the-counter (OTC) medications like ibuprofen and aspirin in their efforts. Antidepressants, antipsychotics and antihistamines were also common choices, the researchers added. “What […]

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Cause of Paralyzing Illness in Kids Remains Elusive

Cause of Paralyzing Illness in Kids Remains Elusive

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Infectious Disease News MONDAY, Oct. 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — There is still no clear cause for a mysterious paralytic condition that has been striking U.S. children over the past five years, government health officials report. Researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suspect that a virus […]

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New HIV Prevention Drug Not Approved for Women

New HIV Prevention Drug Not Approved for Women

MONDAY, Oct. 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A new drug to prevent HIV infection has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, but its use is limited to men and transgender women. Latest HIV News That’s because the drug, Descovy, was tested only in those groups, The New York Times reported. Descovy is […]

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High-Fiber Diet Tied to Lower Heart Risk in Diabetes Patients

High-Fiber Diet Tied to Lower Heart Risk in Diabetes Patients

Latest Diabetes News FRIDAY, Oct. 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A fiber-rich diet appears to help people with high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes in multiple ways, lowering their blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels, a new study suggests. High blood pressure (hypertension) and diabetes raise the risk for heart disease, and diet […]

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What Are the Risks of Pain Relief Alternatives to Opioids?

What Are the Risks of Pain Relief Alternatives to Opioids?

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Chronic Pain News MONDAY, Oct. 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — With so much attention focused on the dangers of opioid painkillers, it’s easy to forget that even “safe” over-the-counter products carry some dangers. If you don’t think twice about reaching for a pill to relieve aches and pains, especially medicines […]

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Beyonce’s Dad Reveals His Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Beyonce’s Dad Reveals His Breast Cancer Diagnosis

By Karina Lichtenstein on 10/07/2019 2:59 PM Latest Cancer News Source: MedicineNet Health News Mathew Knowles, father of singers Beyoncé and Solange, revealed on “Good Morning America” Wednesday that he has breast cancer. The 67-year-old music executive told host Michael Strahan he was diagnosed about two months ago after he and his wife noticed blood […]