February 11, 2011
Health Tip: Losing Your Sense of Taste
A food's flavor is produced by a combination
of your senses of taste and smell. If you begin to lose the ability
to distinguish foods that are sweet, salty, sour or bitter, a
number of factors could be at fault.
Skin Infections Can Spread Easily Among
In addition to the
collegiality and competitive spirit that typifies team sports, one
dermatologist cautions that players may be sharing something far
less desirable: contagious skin infections.
Clues May Reveal When a Person Is Faking
When someone is trying to
fake remorse, they display a greater range of emotional
expressions, switching from one emotion to another very quickly,
and speak with more hesitation, researchers have found.
Therapy Can Help Stroke Patients Walk, Even After 6
Stroke patients who do
intense physical therapy at home achieve the same amount of
improvement in their walking ability as those enrolled in a
high-tech training program that uses a body-weight supported
treadmill device, the results of a new study show.
FDA Approves First 3D Mammogram Device
The U.S. Food and Drug
Administration approved on Friday the first X-ray mammography
device that provides three-dimensional images of the breast for
cancer screening and diagnosis.