July 16, 20137162013
Health Tip: Prevent Salmonella From Eggs
Salmonella is among the most common causes
of foodborne illness in the United States, the U.S. Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention says. And raw or undercooked eggs
are among the most common sources of salmonella.
U.K. Experts Urge HPV Vaccine for Young Gay Men
Young gay men are 15 times
more likely to develop anal cancer due to human papillomavirus
(HPV) infection compared to straight men, and should be given the
HPV vaccine, British health experts say.
China's Bird Flu's Drug Resistance Worries Experts
Some strains of the new
H7N9 bird flu virus that appeared in China this year are resistant
to antiviral drugs, and tests can fail to identify that resistance,
which could help accelerate their spread, a new study finds.
FDA Approves Brain Wave Test for ADHD
The first brain wave test
that could help diagnose children and teens with
attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has been approved
by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.