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Health News for 04/16/14

April 16, 2014

Crunchy or Smooth? Food's Texture May Sway Perception of Calories

Creamy butter or ice cream versus a crunchy granola bar: A new study suggests that the texture of foods influences people's dieting choices.
Health Highlights: April 16, 2014

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Bleeding Irregularities Common in Menopause, Study Finds

Extended and heavy menstrual bleeding during menopause is common, according to a new study.
Yoga Big on West Coast, Chiropractors Popular in Midwest

Folks on the West Coast are faithful followers of yoga and meditation. Midwesterners turn to chiropractors or osteopathic doctors for their aches and pains.
Health Tip: Preventing Stairway Falls

Stairways and falling down seem to go hand-in-hand, but there are things you can do to help keep you on your toes.
Health Tip: Use a Safe Stroller

Before taking baby for a walk, make sure your stroller is safe and your baby is well protected.
Brain Scans Might Spot Potential for Recovery From Coma

Brain scans could help identify comatose patients who have the potential to wake up, a new study suggests.
Study Links Casual Marijuana Use to Changes in Brain

Young people who occasionally smoke marijuana may be rewiring their brains, with their pot use causing structural changes to brain regions related to motivation, emotion and reward, a small study says.
Nonwhites Exposed to More Air Pollution: Study

Nonwhite Americans are exposed to 38 percent higher levels of nitrogen dioxide air pollution than whites, a new study shows.
Certain Thyroid-Related Diseases May Vary by Race

Race appears to be a factor in determining a person's risk of developing autoimmune thyroid conditions such as Graves' disease or Hashimoto's thyroiditis, a new study says.
Obesity Linked to Increased Odds of Losing Baby, Study Finds

Women who are overweight or obese when they get pregnant may be at increased risk for miscarriage, stillbirth or infant death, researchers say.
Family Dog Can Help Kids With Autism

Children with autism may find the "unconditional" love of the family dog a real help, a small new study finds.
Sleep Apnea May Be Linked to Poor Bone Health

People with sleep apnea, a common sleep disorder, may be at increased risk for the bone-thinning disease osteoporosis, especially women and older people, a new study suggests.
Too Little Vitamin D May Add to Obesity's Burden

Severely obese people with vitamin D deficiency may be less mobile than those with normal levels of the vitamin, a new study says.
Tanzeum Approved for Type 2 Diabetes

Tanzeum (albiglutide) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to help control blood sugar in adults with type 2 diabetes.

 

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