October 01, 2010
Most Suicidal Teens Seen in ER Receive Follow-up
FRIDAY, Oct. 1 (HealthDay News) --The majority of suicidal
adolescents who seek care in a hospital emergency room (ER) go on
to receive follow-up care by a mental health professional in the
next 30 days, a new survey of parents and guardians indicates.
Hundreds of Genes May Influence Your Height
Height is determined not by a
single "short" or "tall" gene but by many genes working in concert,
says an international team of scientists that has identified
hundreds of height-influencing genes.
New Clues to Treating Ovarian Cancer Relapse
New research finds that
women with ovarian cancer relapse who start chemotherapy as soon as
levels of a biomarker for the cancer rise don't live significantly
longer than women who wait until symptoms begin to reappear.
Doctors' Health, Well-Being Affect Patient
Doctors who take care of
themselves may be more likely to recommend healthy lifestyle habits
to their patients than doctors who gobble down fast food a couple
of times a week and rarely hit the gym, according to new