ARCHIVE: April 2019

Is a New Remedy for Body Odor on the Horizon?

MONDAY, April 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Danish researchers have sniffed out a potential new weapon to fight armpit odor. It's zinc oxide, or ZnO. The strategy was inspired by hospital wound...

Celebrity 'Fat-Shaming' Affects All Women, Study Finds

MONDAY, April 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- You've probably seen headlines screaming that a favorite star is packing on the pounds. Tyra Banks, Jessica Simpson, Jennifer Lawrence -- no matter how thin...

Good Smells May Help Ease Tobacco Cravings

MONDAY, April 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Could quitting tobacco involve something as simple as a pleasant scent? New research suggests it's possible. U.S. smoking rates have fallen over the...

Helping the Young Mind Grow

MONDAY, April 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Whether you call it snowplow, bulldozer or helicopter parenting, these child-rearing styles have gotten a lot of attention recently, and the acknowledgment...

Is Your Inner Critic Ruining Your Love Life?

MONDAY, April 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Many people are plagued by self-criticism, that inner voice that questions every decision and every move. It can keep you from reaching goals and erode self...

Don't Prosecute Sexting Teens as Child Pornographers,...

MONDAY, April 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- In many U.S. states, teenagers who send "sext" messages to each other can be prosecuted as child pornographers -- and that should end, researchers argue...

'Added Sugars' Label on Foods Could Save Many Lives

MONDAY, April 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- A new Nutrition Facts label that highlights the amount of added sugars in food could prevent nearly 1 million cases of heart disease and type 2 diabetes, a...

CPAP Brings Longer Life for Obese People With Sleep Apnea: Study

MONDAY, April 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- There's good news for the millions of obese Americans with sleep apnea: Researchers report the use of the CPAP mask may greatly increase their chances for a...

Pre-Cut Melons at Kroger, Walmart, Other Stores May Carry...

SATURDAY, April 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Pre-cut, packaged melon distributed by major grocery chains across 16 states have been tied to an outbreak of salmonella illness, the U.S. Food and Drug...

Young Athletes Need to Be Sidelined After Bout of Mono

SUNDAY, April 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Young sports buffs recovering from mononucleosis may be itching to return to the game they love. But one expert says the risk of suffering a burst spleen...

Get Back to Nature to Put Stress at Bay

SATURDAY, April 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- A small daily dose of nature may be the perfect prescription for stress. An eight-week study found that people who spent at least 20 minutes a day in...

Newborn's 'Microbiome' Could Give Clues to Weight...

FRIDAY, April 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- A newborn's first stool holds telltale clues about his risk for becoming an overweight 3-year-old, according to a European study. The clues come from the...

CDC Says Ground Beef Is Source of E. coli Outbreak, Cases Rise...

FRIDAY, April 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- An outbreak of E. coli illness that's sickened more than a hundred people across six states appears linked to tainted ground beef, although no specific...

Caregiving May Not Be as Taxing to Your Health as Feared

FRIDAY, April 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Being a family caregiver may not be as hazardous to your health as most people think, researchers say. Decades of research papers and media reports have...

AHA News: Is Yoga Heart-Healthy? It's No Stretch to See...

FRIDAY, April 12, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- For years, aerobic exercise has been touted for its numerous health benefits, including improved cardiovascular health, better mood,...

Muscle Power Might Be Key to Long Life

FRIDAY, April 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- If you want to celebrate many more birthdays, new research suggests you should speed up your weight-lifting routine. Boosting muscle power, which is...

FDA Orders Label Warning on Alcohol Use With 'Female Viagra...

FRIDAY, April 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- A drug touted as a "female Viagra" can cause severe low blood pressure and fainting when used with alcohol, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns....

Could Treating Gut Bacteria Help Ease Autism Symptoms?

FRIDAY, April 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists suspect that your gut microbiome -- the mix of bacteria that inhabit your intestines -- affects your health in many ways, but a surprising new...

Why the HPV Vaccine Is More Important Than Ever

FRIDAY, April 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- HPV, the human papillomavirus, is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States, with 14 million new cases each year. While most...

Faith-Based Fitness Programs: What's in It for You?

FRIDAY, April 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Faith-based fitness is on the rise, according to trend-watchers at the American Council on Exercise, with many churches, mosques, synagogues and temples...

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