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Can a Budget Make You Happier?

Can a Budget Make You Happier?

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News WEDNESDAY, July 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Clever websites and smartphone apps have made creating a household budget easier, though it’s still an unappealing chore for some. But what if using a tool that makes you smarter about money could also make you happier? That would make […]

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How to Help When Your Child Weighs Too Much

How to Help When Your Child Weighs Too Much

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News WEDNESDAY, July 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Seventeen percent of American children and teens are obese and a nearly equal number are overweight, and those who are taunted about their weight tend to gain even more in response, according to a study from the U.S. National Institutes […]

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Niemann-Pick Disease

Niemann-Pick Disease

Niemann-Pick disease facts* *Niemann-Pick disease facts medical author: William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR Niemann-Pick disease is classified into types based upon symptoms and genetic causes. Niemann-Pick disease is a genetic disease that leads to the accumulation of fatty products in cells, eventually causing their death. Symptoms of Niemann-Pick disease are related to the […]

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Lab Tests Show Experimental Ebola Treatments Are Effective: CDC

Lab Tests Show Experimental Ebola Treatments Are Effective: CDC

THURSDAY, July 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Two experimental Ebola treatments being used in the current outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo proved effective in laboratory tests with human cells, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says. Latest Infectious Disease News The tests showed that the treatments — the antiviral remdesivir […]

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Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT, Blood Clot in the Legs)

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT, Blood Clot in the Legs)

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) definition and facts There are both superficial and deep veins in the limbs or extremities (arms and legs). A blood clot in the deep veins is a concern because it can cause life-threatening complications. A blood clot (thrombus) in the deep venous system of the leg becomes dangerous if a piece […]

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No Amount of Running Is Too Hard on Your Heart

No Amount of Running Is Too Hard on Your Heart

Latest Heart News THURSDAY, July 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Ultramarathons are grueling races that typically range anywhere from 30 to 100 miles, but new research suggests that even these distances don’t tax the heart unduly. “The good news is that while experienced runners pushed their heart limits during the ultramarathon, they did not show […]

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More Evidence Fried Food Ups Heart Disease, Stroke Risk

More Evidence Fried Food Ups Heart Disease, Stroke Risk

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Heart News THURSDAY, July 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Check out the menus at any county fair — corn dogs, fried Oreos, even fried butter — and you’ll quickly see that Americans love fried foods. But yet another study suggests that it’s time to put that corn dog down. The […]