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Health News for 11/02/12

November 02, 2012

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Food Allergies Can Make Kids Targets for Bullies

As the mother of a child with a severe peanut allergy, Nicole Smith was vigilant about reading labels and making sure teachers and school administrators understood that ingesting even a trace amount of peanuts could kill her son.
Migraines May Hurt Kids' Grades Too

Migraines may harm children's school performance, a new study finds.
Health Tip: Enlist a Dietician

If you're having trouble making healthy food choices or getting to your ideal weight, a registered dietitian can help.
Health Tip: Keep Pollen Under Control

It's impossible to avoid many types of seasonal pollen, but you can take steps to limit your exposure.
Couples' Sexual Relationships Can Suffer During IVF, Study Finds

A couple's sexual relationship and satisfaction can suffer while attempting to conceive a child through in vitro fertilization (IVF), a new study reports.
Lupus May Be Linked to Serious Pregnancy Complication

A new study suggests that pregnant women with the autoimmune disease lupus may have a twofold increased risk of preeclampsia, a dangerous condition characterized by high blood pressure and protein in the urine.
Stem Cell Therapy Reversed Chemo-Linked Infertility in Male Monkeys

It might be possible one day to restore male fertility after cancer chemotherapy, new research with monkeys suggests.
Acupuncture Might Ease Fatigue Linked to Breast Cancer

Offering breast cancer patients a relatively short regimen of acupuncture alongside standard treatment can help alleviate some of the crippling fatigue that often accompanies the disease, according to a new study.
Bacteria Found in Other Products From Firm Tied to Meningitis Outbreak: FDA

Lab tests have found bacteria in two other medical products made by the Massachusetts-based specialty pharmacy at the center of an ongoing fungal meningitis outbreak, U.S. Food and Drug Administration officials said Thursday.
Eating More Fruits, Veggies May Help Kidney Patients

Some people with kidney disease can improve their health by adding fruits and vegetables to their diet, a new study indicates.
Eating Meat May Raise Breast Cancer Risk in Whites: Study

Investigators have found preliminary evidence that eating red meat and poultry seems to boost the risk of breast cancer in white women -- but not black women.
Health Highlights: Nov. 2, 2012

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Power Slowly Returns to Much of Northeast After Sandy

Millions more in the storm-ravaged Northeast woke up Friday morning to restored electricity as the region slowly recovers from "superstorm" Sandy.

 

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