January 04, 2011
Health Tip: Keep a Headache Diary
If you suffer from migraines, identifying
what you've been eating, drinking or doing can help you keep these
painful headaches under control.
Estrogen May Play Role in Rising Rates of Head, Neck
Rates of head and neck
cancer are rising among some groups of people, including young
women without any known risk factors. Now, a study suggests that
estrogen may help the cancer spread by boosting the movement of
precancerous cells in the mouth.
Obama to Sign Bill to Improve U.S. Food Safety
President Barack Obama was
expected to sign Tuesday sweeping new legislation that gives the
U.S. Food and Drug Administration unprecedented powers to keep the
nation's food supply safe.
U.S. Kids Getting Lots of Radiation Scans, Study
Exposure to radiation from
medical imaging procedures such as X-rays and CT scans has become
common among American children, a new study has found, prompting
researchers to call for steps to be taken to ensure appropriate use
of the tests to protect children.
Study Gauges Best Treatments for Chronic Pelvic Pain in
Three treatments for chronic
pelvic pain syndrome in men -- antibiotics, anti-inflammatories,
and alpha-blockers or nerve inhibitors -- were found to be
effective in curing or reducing symptoms of the often puzzling
condition, according to a recent analysis of published
Six Out of 7 Drivers Use Seat Belts: CDC
Up to 85 percent of American
adults now wear seat belts, an increase that translates into many
fewer injuries and deaths on the road, federal health officials