December 06, 2010
Health Tip: Soothe Shoulder Pain
The shoulder is more mobile than any other
joint, according to the Penn State Hershey Bone and Joint
Institute. So when the shoulder hurts, it can severely limit what
you're able to accomplish with the affected arm.
Health Tip: Choosing Baby's Formula
While infant formula doesn't offer the
nutritional benefit of breast milk, it's invaluable to parents who
can't, or choose not to, breast-feed.
Blood Cancer Advances May Improve Survival
Advances in the treatment
of blood cancers offer new hope for increased survival, according
to two studies scheduled to be presented at the American Society of
Hematology meeting Saturday in Orlando, Fla.
Gene Therapy Corrected Rare Bleeding Disorder:
Using gene therapy, German
researchers report that they managed to "correct" a malfunctioning
gene responsible for Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome, a rare but
devastating childhood disorder that leads to prolonged bleeding
from even minor hits or scrapes, and also leaves these children
vulnerable to certain cancers and dangerous infections.
Teen Dating Violence is Common, Study Finds
Almost one-fifth of
high-school students admit they physically abused someone they were
dating, and those same students were likely to have abused other
students and their siblings, a new study finds.
Could Cell Phones Raise Odds for Behavioral Woes in
Children exposed to cell
phones in the womb and after birth had a higher risk of behavior
problems by their seventh birthday, possibly related to the
electromagnetic fields emitted by the devices, a new study of
nearly 29,000 children suggests.