Breast Cancer Is Not One Disease, Experts Say

MONDAY, March 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Breast cancer isn't the same for every woman, even at the cellular level, according to a new statement from four major medical groups focused on the disease.

 Equal Numbers of Males, Females Are Conceived: Study

MONDAY, March 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many scientists believe human conception produces more male than female embryos, with male embryos less likely to survive.

 Report Shows Progress in America's War on Cancer

MONDAY, March 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- America is making slow but steady progress against cancer, with a continuing decline in cancer deaths, according to a new report.

 Lots of Leafy Greens Might Shield Aging Brains, Study Finds

MONDAY, March 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A single serving of leafy green vegetables each day may help keep dementia away, new research suggests.

 Gestational Diabetes Drug Might Raise Babies' Complication Risk

MONDAY, March 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When used to treat diabetes that develops during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), the drug glyburide has been linked to a number of complications in the baby, according to a new study.

 Migraine, Carpal Tunnel May Be Linked

MONDAY, March 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Carpal tunnel syndrome appears to increase risk for migraine headaches, and migraines may make it more likely that you'll also have carpal tunnel syndrome, new research suggests.

 Synthetic Pot Linked to Kidney Injury

MONDAY, March 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that synthetic marijuana, also known as K2 or Spice, might harm the kidneys.

 Could an Apple a Day Help Keep the Pharmacist Away?

MONDAY, March 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Munching each day on a McIntosh, Granny Smith or other apple might not keep the doctor at bay, but a new study finds apple eaters are less likely to need a prescription medicine.

 U.S. Kids Getting Fewer Daily Calories From Fast Food

MONDAY, March 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- American children are getting fewer calories a day from fast food restaurants, but one-third still eat ready-to-go pizza, chicken and burgers on a daily basis, a new study finds.

 Milliliter-Only Dosing Recommended for Kids' Meds

MONDAY, March 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Time to toss out the teaspoon and tablespoon when it comes to sick kids: The best way to measure liquid medications for children is in metric milliliters, a leading group of U.S. pediatricians says.

 U.S. Pediatricians Remain Opposed to Random Drug Tests in Schools

MONDAY, March 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Random drug testing in schools may sound like a good way to keep kids off drugs, but there is little evidence it works, the American Academy of Pediatrics says.

 Fecal Transplant Treats Serious, Recurrent Intestinal Infection

MONDAY, March 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Fecal transplants, using stool from a donor, have been successful at treating a serious gut infection, researchers report.

 Health Highlights: March 30, 2015

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:

 Health Tip: Are Wisdom Teeth Causing Problems?

(HealthDay News) -- Wisdom teeth typically emerge in a person's late teens or early 20s, and may cause big problems.

 Health Tip: Develop Healthy Habits for Contact Lenses

(HealthDay News) -- Contact lenses can help you see better, but how you handle them can affect your eye health.