September 19, 2011
Recession Tied to Rise in Child Abuse Injuries
The stress of unemployment,
foreclosures and putting food on the table may have helped drive a
spike up in shaken baby syndrome and other types of abusive head
trauma seen among infants and young children during the recent
More Evidence Links Diabetes, Dementia
People with diabetes are at
significantly higher risk of developing all types of dementia,
including Alzheimer's disease, finds a new study that bolsters
previous research connecting the two illnesses.
Two Varicose Veins Treatments Equally
Although laser treatment
and surgery are both effective in treating varicose veins, it
appears that recurrence of one form of the problem is more common
with the laser treatment, German researchers report.