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Health News for 08/20/14

August 19, 2014

Certain Symptoms Can Delay Lupus Diagnosis, Researchers Report

Lupus and other rheumatic diseases can cause neurological symptoms such as headaches and seizures, which can delay a correct diagnosis for months, a new report says.
Antibiotic Might Raise Heart Risks for Some

Taking the widely used antibiotic clarithromycin may boost some patients' odds of dying from heart-related causes, a new study suggests.
All Pregnant Women Need Flu Shot: Ob/Gyn Group

A group representing U.S. obstetricians is calling for all pregnant women to get a flu shot.
Hospital Discharge a Key Time to Help Smokers Quit

The weeks after a hospital discharge may be a great time to help smokers quit the habit, and one study suggests a particular program might help.
'Bubble Boy' Disease May Be More Common Than Thought

A rare birth disorder that dismantles a baby's immune system is twice as common as once believed, a new study of more than 3 million infants says.
Many With Schizophrenia Say They're Happy: Study

Even though schizophrenia is one of the most severe forms of mental illness, nearly 40 percent of people with the disorder say they're happy, new research contends.
2 Vaccines Help Cut Bacteria That Cause Meningitis, Study Finds

Two new vaccines can reduce the spread of meningitis by reducing the number of meningitis-causing bacteria that people carry, according to a new study.
Certain Antipsychotic Meds Tied to Kidney Problems in Elderly

Kidney injury can be added to the list of possible harms related to use of three antipsychotic medications often prescribed to treat behavioral symptoms of dementia in older adults, a new study finds.
For Kids, Risks of Parental Smoking Persist Long-Term, Study Finds

Smoking while pregnant or around an infant has long been linked to development of asthma and allergies in young children. Now, researchers have found that the risk may persist into the teen years.
Fitness May Boost Kids' Brainpower

Exercise and brainpower in children may not seem closely related, but a small new study hints that fitness may supercharge kids' minds.
When Parents Need Care, Daughters Carry the Burden: Study

It's no secret that daughters seem to bear the brunt of caregiving duties for elderly parents, but a new study suggests that conscientious daughters often fill the gaps left by sons.
Education Linked to Activity Levels During the Week

College-educated Americans tend to be more physically active on weekends, while adults without a high school diploma are more active on weekdays, a new study finds.
Health Highlights: Aug. 19, 2014

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Health Tip: Teach Children Not to Waste Food

Hunger is an unfortunate global problem that kills thousands every year. So, nations that have sufficient food supplies shouldn't take them for granted.
Health Tip: Have Jaw Pain?

Jaw pain can radiate to the ears and teeth, and may even lead to headache.

 

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