Even 'Silent' Strokes Can Harm Memory, Thinking
WEDNESDAY, June 19 (HealthDay News) -- People who experience stroke-like symptoms -- so-called "silent strokes" -- but do not have full-blown strokes are still at higher risk for memory and thinking problems, a new study finds.
Day Care May Help Kids of Depressed Moms
WEDNESDAY, June 19 (HealthDay News) -- Young children of depressed mothers may develop fewer emotional problems if they spend time in some kind of day care, a new study suggests.
New Clues to Cancer Resistance From Long-Lived Rodents
WEDNESDAY, June 19 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers interested in
learning how certain rodents manage to live long, cancer-free lives
have stumbled upon a potentially valuable clue: a substance outside
their cells seems to help stop malignancies from spreading.
HPV Vaccine Lowering Infection Rates Among Girls: CDC
WEDNESDAY, June 19 (HealthDay News) -- Vaccination against the
cancer-causing human papillomavirus (HPV) is proving highly
effective in reducing the spread of the sexually transmitted virus
among young women, new research shows.
U.S. Doctors' Group Labels Obesity a Disease
WEDNESDAY, June 19 (HealthDay News) -- In an effort to focus
greater attention on the weight-gain epidemic plaguing the United
States, the American Medical Association has now classified obesity
as a disease.
Health Tip: Surviving With Cancer
(HealthDay News) -- After you've finished cancer treatment, you
may be anxious for life to return to "normal." But "normal" may be
far different than it was before cancer.