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Health News for 11/11/13

November 11, 2013

Health Tip: Should I Work During Pregnancy?

Some pregnant women worry if it's safe to continue working. The answer, experts say, depends on your health and the type of work you do.
Health Tip: Avoid Mishaps at Restaurants

A restaurant table isn't always designed for kids, so it's important for parents to help little ones enjoy a safe meal.
Can Meditation Help Paralyzed People Sync Their Brains to Computers?

Yoga and meditation may help paralyzed people learn how to link their brain with a computer, according to a new study.
Exercise May Help Ease Depression in Teens: Study

Teens can suffer from depression like everyone else, but a small new study hints that exercise might help ease the condition.
Teens May Have Less Impulse Control When Faced With Danger

Teens react more impulsively to danger than children or adults, which might explain why they're more likely to be involved in crimes, according to a new study.
Exercise in Pregnancy May Boost Baby's Brain, Study Says

Moderate exercise during pregnancy may boost your baby's brain development, according to new research.
Poorer Women Delay Examination of Breast Lumps, Study Suggests

Younger women with limited finances are more likely than others to delay seeking medical attention after finding an abnormality in their breast, according to a new study.
Sugary Soda Habit May Harm Kidneys, Study Suggests

If you have a penchant for drinking sugary sodas, you might be raising your risk for kidney disease, new research suggests.
Signs of Early Kidney Damage Found in Some 9/11 Responders

Some first responders who toiled at the World Trade Center site after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks are now showing signs of early kidney damage, a preliminary study finds.
Estrogen After Menopause May Blunt Stress' Effects on Memory

Estrogen therapy after menopause may help reduce the memory problems associated with stress in some older women, a small new study suggests.
Fewer ER Visits for Kids After Cold Medicine Restrictions

Restrictions placed on cough and cold medicines may be working, with fewer young children ending up in the ER because of bad side effects tied to the drugs, new research shows.
Gun Violence in PG-13 Movies Tripled Since 1985, Study Finds

The amount of gun violence in PG-13 movies has tripled since 1985, the year the film rating category was introduced, a new study shows.
Earlier Onset of Periods May Not Mean Earlier Sex

Girls who start menstruating at a younger-than-average age do not have sex earlier than their peers, according to a new study.
Health Risks, Costs Much Higher With Multiple Births: Study

Multiple pregnancies are a major health issue involving significantly greater health risks for both mothers and babies and much higher medical costs, compared to pregnancies involving only one baby, a new study finds.
Boston Bombing Triggered Flashbacks in Vets With PTSD, Study Finds

Boston-area veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) experienced flashbacks, disturbing memories and other psychological effects after the Boston Marathon bombing, according to a new study.
Health Highlights: Nov. 11, 2013

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Aptiom Approved to Treat Seizures

Aptiom (eslicarbazepine acetate) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as an add-on drug to help treat adults with partial epileptic seizures.



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