CDC Reports Link Between Zika Virus and Microcephaly
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Traces of the Zika virus have been identified in the tissue of two babies who died in Brazil from a birth defect marked by underdeveloped heads and brains, U.S. health officials said Wednesday.
Weight-Loss Surgery May Lengthen Older People's Lives: Study
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Middle-aged and even older people seem to gain a survival boost from gastric bypass surgery -- good news for obese older folks who may wonder if the weight-loss surgery is worth the risk, a new study suggests.
TB Cases Falling for Foreign-Born People in U.S.
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Tuberculosis cases among foreign-born people in the United States fell by one-fifth in recent years, and the reasons for the decline depend on people's country of origin, a new study suggests.
Dogs' IQs Can Vary, Study Shows
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Dogs have different
levels of intelligence that can be measured, and researchers say
this new finding might one day help improve understanding of the
link between health and intelligence in people.
Health Tip: When Is the Right Time for a Nap?
(HealthDay News) -- Naps are essential for a growing baby, and
they offer a needed break for busy parents. But when is the right
time to let baby nap, so it doesn't interfere with bedtime?
Health Tip: If You're Not Hungry
(HealthDay News) -- Watching your calories is important if
you're trying to lose weight. That makes it important to avoid
eating when you're not hungry.