September 21, 2011
Health Tip: Keeping a Food Diary
Keeping a food diary can help you stick to a
healthy diet, develop healthy eating habits and monitor caloric
intake, which are important in maintaining a healthy weight.
Anti-Wrinkle Gel Might Work Like Botox Without
industry-funded research suggests that a gel based on the active
ingredient of the injectable Botox wrinkle treatment could help
reduce the lines around the eyes known as crow's feet -- without
the pain of needles.
Mother-Child Death Rates Down But Still Short of 2015
Mother and child death
rates are declining faster than in the previous decade in more than
half the countries around the world, an indication that
international efforts to improve mother and child health are having
an effect, researchers say.
Quitting Smoking Could Give Memory a Boost
In addition to the many
known health benefits of quitting smoking, researchers have now
discovered another good reason to kick the habit -- it may help
improve your everyday memory.
CDC Moves to Make Organ Transplantation Safer
More thorough donor
screening and more advanced organ testing to help protect
transplant patients from infectious diseases are recommended in a
draft of an updated organ transplant guideline released Wednesday
by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Vaccine for Childhood Diarrhea Helps Kids, Saves
Since the 2006
introduction of routine inoculation against rotavirus -- a leading
cause of diarrhea in infants and young children -- almost 65,000
fewer American children have been hospitalized and about $278
million in healthcare costs have been saved, according to new