Season of Conception May Affect Fetal Brain Growth

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Children conceived during the winter are more likely to have learning disabilities, and a mother's exposure to sunlight may play a role, a new study suggests.

 Calcium Supplements Might Raise Older Women's Dementia Risk

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Taking calcium supplements with the hope of keeping osteoporosis at bay may raise an older woman's risk of dementia, a new study suggests.

 Does 'Cupping' = Success for Olympic Athletes?

MONDAY, Aug. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Eyebrows raised in Rio over the weekend when Olympic athletes like swimmer Michael Phelps started showing up with circular purple bruises on different parts of their bodies.

 Acupuncture May Slow Pre-Dementia Memory Loss: Study

THURSDAY, Aug. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Acupuncture may benefit people who have memory loss, but don't yet have dementia, suggests a review by Chinese researchers of five earlier studies.

 Vitamin D Levels May Fall When Women Stop Taking Birth Control

THURSDAY, Aug. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Vitamin D levels may drop after women stop using birth control pills or other contraceptives with estrogen, researchers report.

 Health Tip: Meditating at Bedtime

(HealthDay News) -- A busy mind can keep you from a good night's sleep. And a relaxing meditation ritual may be just what you need to wind down.

 New Guidelines Issued for Cancer Patients' Post-Treatment Pain

FRIDAY, July 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- More people are surviving cancer, but many are left with persistent pain after treatment. New guidelines from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) recommend that doctors routinely screen for such pain.

 Healthy Fats Can Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes: Study

TUESDAY, July 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Eating more healthy fats, like nuts, seeds and vegetable oils, while limiting animal fats and refined carbohydrates, can help prevent or control type 2 diabetes, new research suggests.

 Health Tip: Toddlers Should Get Vitamins From Diet

(HealthDay News) -- It's disheartening when toddlers skip the vegetables and fruits you lovingly prepare.

 Health Tip: Meditation Can Help You Relax

(HealthDay News) -- Meditation can be a relaxing ritual that helps ease your mind and body.