October 18, 2011
Health Tip: Why Cough?
Coughing is the body's way of ridding the
respiratory tract of an irritating substance. Allergies, asthma or
inhaling secondhand smoke are common triggers for a cough.
Health Tip: Prenatal Care Is Important
Getting regular checkups and screening tests
-- what doctors call prenatal care -- is key to keeping you and the
developing baby healthy during pregnancy.
Factors Identified That May Raise Risk of Early
Certain factors have been
found to be associated with a raised risk of early menopause,
including having a chronic inflammatory disease or having one of
two genes known to be linked to breast cancer, especially among
those who smoke, according to two new studies.
Link Explored Between Colon Cancer, Bacterium
Colorectal cancers contain
high levels of a bacterium that may contribute to the cancer and
could prove important in diagnosing, treating and preventing it,
according to new research.