Bones, Joints and Muscles in the News

Living Near a Highway May Be Bad for Your Blood Pressure

10/01/2014 - Traffic pollution, noise might be linked to raised risk, researchers say

Jealous, Moody Women May Face Higher Alzheimer's Risk, Study Says

10/01/2014 - Chronic stress, neuroticism in midlife linked to doubled odds of dementia, researchers suggest

'High-Intensity' Hospitals Save More Elderly After Surgery: Study

10/01/2014 - But downside includes longer hospital stays, fewer days in hospice

Could a Fading Sense of Smell Point to Earlier Death?

10/01/2014 - Study found inability to distinguish odors predicted higher odds of dying over next 5 years

CDC Monitoring Those Who Had Contact With Ebola Patient

10/01/2014 - Now being treated at Dallas hospital, he developed symptoms days after arriving from West Africa

New Clues to How Colds Can Spur Asthma Attacks

10/01/2014 - Finding provides new target for drug development, experts say

Genes May Make Some More Prone to Heart Disease When Under Stress

10/01/2014 - Lifestyle changes could make big difference for people with a genetic risk, researchers say

Oncologists' Group Calls for Measures to Curb Obesity-Related Cancers

10/01/2014 - Better screening and treatments for obesity top to-do list, experts say

Experimental Cervical Cancer Vaccine Looks Promising in Trial

10/01/2014 - Research suggests the HPV shot could prevent 90 percent of malignancies

A Little Booze Does Get Men Smiling, Study Confirms

10/01/2014 - The liquid social lubricant seems to foster 'contagious' grinning among guys

Healthy Lifestyle Before Pregnancy May Cut Gestational Diabetes Risk

10/01/2014 - Factors that appear to lower odds include healthy weight, exercise and no smoking

Preterm Birth, Pneumonia Leading Causes of Death for Children Under 5

10/01/2014 - New global estimates suggest 2 million die each year from these conditions

Health Highlights: Oct. 1, 2014

10/01/2014 -

Health Tip: Plan Ahead for Healthy Dinners

10/01/2014 - And avoid last-minute stress

Health Tip: Help Prevent Acne Scars

10/01/2014 - Wash skin twice daily

CDC Confirms First Patient Diagnosed With Ebola in United States

10/01/2014 - Unidentified man at Dallas hospital developed symptoms days after flying from West Africa

Rat Study Suggests Light at Night Might Hamper Breast Cancer Therapy

10/01/2014 - Tumors in rodents exposed to dim light seemed to develop resistance to a common cancer drug

Gene Study Finds No Proof Vitamin D Guards Against Type 2 Diabetes

10/01/2014 - Some past research had suggested a possible benefit against the disease

Head Injuries May Raise Chances of Risky Behavior by Teens

09/30/2014 - Study found adolescents were more likely to smoke, drink, have poor grades after bad concussion

Spacing Between Sibling Births Tied to Autism Risk in Study

09/30/2014 - But authors, expert stressed that couples shouldn't base family planning on this finding