May 20, 2011
Health Tip: Don't Let the Bedbugs Bite
Bedbugs feed on human blood, leaving
annoying itchy bites in their wake. They may hide in places such as
in and around the bed, in crevices behind chair and couch cushions,
and in the folds of curtains.
Driving Skills Do Ebb With Age: Study
Even healthy seniors with
safe driving records and no history of dementia tend to make more
potentially dangerous errors, such as forgetting to check a blind
spot, according to a new study.
Spinal Stimulation Helps Paralyzed Man Regain
A patient completely
paralyzed below the chest after an road accident has been able to
stand up by himself, move his legs and feet and take some assisted
steps on a treadmill, thanks to electrical stimulation of his lower
Study Suggests Supplement May Protect Against
Though a new study suggests
that a dietary supplement could lower the likelihood that high-risk
pregnant women will develop preeclampsia, the jury is still out
over whether it actually works and a specialist recommends that
women not try it yet.
Sleep Disorder Linked to Heart Rhythm Problems
People with an implantable
cardiac defibrillator and a breathing disorder that occurs during
sleep are at greater risk for potentially deadly heart problems
during the night, new research suggests.
Edurant Approved To Treat AIDS Virus
Edurant (rilpivirine), in
combination with other antiretroviral drugs, has been approved by
the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat HIV-1 infection in
adults who haven't taken any prior HIV therapy