Diabetes and the Endocrine System in the News

Health Highlights: Sept. 29, 2014

09/29/2014 -

Scientists Detect Early Sign of Pancreatic Cancer

09/29/2014 - Finding might lead one day to test for a disease that's hard to detect before advanced stages

Health Tip: Building a Safe Swing Set

09/29/2014 - Make sure anchors are below ground

Health Tip: What Causes Hives?

09/29/2014 - Most commonly, exposure to an allergen

Avoid the Fall Sports Injury Trap

09/27/2014 - Most common injuries come from overuse, experts say

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Set for Saturday

09/27/2014 - Sites will accept medicines no longer needed that pose risks if accidentally consumed, stolen, misused

Ban Electronics in Kids' Bedrooms, Expert Says

09/26/2014 - Electronic lights, action keep kids up at night and can impact school performance

Daytime May Be Better for Gallbladder Removal

09/26/2014 - Night surgeries linked to more invasive procedures, study finds

Breast-Feeding May Cut Risk for Aggressive Breast Cancer in Black Women

09/26/2014 - Finding was specific to tough-to-treat estrogen receptor-negative tumors, researchers say

ACL Tear Won't Keep Most College Athletes From Returning to Play: Study

09/26/2014 - Recovery actually seems better for college-age players vs. younger peers, researchers say

Better-Informed Women Order Fewer Prenatal Gene Tests, Study Finds

09/26/2014 - Unbiased facts are key to intelligent decision-making, researchers say

Stress Might Be Even More Unhealthy for the Obese

09/26/2014 - Repeated exposure tied to escalation of inflammatory protein levels, but only in overweight people, study finds

Untreated Sleep Apnea May Raise Risk of Surgical Complications: Study

09/26/2014 - Researchers recommend preoperative screening

Obese Teen Boys May Make Less Once They Enter Workforce: Study

09/26/2014 - Bullying may be to blame, but research doesn't prove cause-and-effect

Preemies May Have Stronger Immune Systems Than Suspected

09/26/2014 - Study finds infant's cells can mount inflammatory response to bacteria

Behavioral Therapy Deemed Best for Social Phobia

09/26/2014 - But finding a specialist isn't easy, experts say

Health Highlights: Sept. 26, 2014

09/26/2014 -

Health Tip: Health Tip: Are Your Teeth in a Grind?

09/26/2014 - Suggestions for people who grind teeth

Health Tip: Keep Your Child's Weight Down

09/26/2014 - Or he could become obese later

Nature Walks With Others May Keep Depression at Bay

09/25/2014 - Study found they lowered stress levels, lifted spirits after illness, job loss, divorce, death of loved one


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