July 30, 2014
Tip-Over Furniture Can Kill Kids
It can happen in an instant: A small child pulls up on a television, dresser or computer monitor and gets critically injured when the furniture tips over.
Malaria Growing Resistant to Drugs Used to Fight It
The parasite that causes malaria is growing increasingly resistant to the drugs commonly used to fight it, according to new surveillance reports. But several new drugs are in development, and at least one in early clinical trials may offer new hope against this global killer.
Different Areas of Brain Affected in Autism, Sensory Disorders
WEDNESDAY, July 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) --
Although the vast majority of kids with autism have abnormal sensory behaviors, their brains are still wired very differently from children who have trouble processing sensory stimuli, researchers report.
Annual COPD Costs To Hit $49 Billion by 2020: CDC
Medical costs for
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in the United States
are more than $32 billion each year, according to new research from
the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Fruits, Veggies May Have Their Limits in Boosting Lifespan
The nutrients in
fruits and vegetables are vital to good health and a long life, but
only up to a point. Once you've hit five servings of fruits and
vegetables each day, additional daily servings don't appear to
boost longevity, a new research review suggests.