November 14, 2010
When Romance and Allergies Don't Mix
The course of true love may
not run smoothly for some people with highly sensitive allergies,
experts say, since kissing or other intimate contact can pose risks
for sometimes serious reactions.
Among Cell-Phone Junkies, Rash on the Rise
If you're an incessant cell
phone user and a mysterious rash appears along your jaw, cheek or
ear, chances are you're allergic to nickel, a metal commonly used
in cell phones.
CPR Guidelines May Lower Out-of-Hospital Death
When implemented, the
American Heart Association's 2005 guidelines on cardiopulmonary
resuscitation (CPR) can dramatically boost survival rates among
people being treated outside a hospital setting, according to an
Death of Loved One May Trigger Elevated Heart
In the months following the
death of a spouse or a child, the surviving spouse or parent may
face a higher risk of heart attack or sudden cardiac death due to
an increased heart rate, new research suggests.
Antibody Linked to Allergies on the Rise
It's a common belief that
as you get older, your allergy symptoms will wane, but a new study
suggests it's possible that even more older people will be
experiencing allergies than ever before.
A Little Alcohol May Help the Heart: Studies
Moderate drinking may be
good for your health -- better, in fact, than not drinking at all,
according to a trio of studies presented Sunday at the American
Heart Association annual meeting in Chicago.