U.S. Could Face Shortage of Cancer Doctors
TUESDAY, March 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People fighting cancer might have to wait longer to see a cancer specialist in the coming decades, as demand for treatment outpaces the number of oncologists entering the workforce, a new report released Tuesday warns.
Knee Pain May Not Be Helped by Glucosamine
TUESDAY, March 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The dietary supplement glucosamine does not slow cartilage damage in people with chronic knee pain, according to a new study.
Health Tip: Infested With Bedbugs?
(HealthDay News) -- When bedbugs share your living quarters,
they can cause itching and skin irritation. Knowing their warning
signs can help you treat the infestation and get back to sleeping
tight without letting them bite.
'Senior Moments' Don't Seem to Lead to Dementia for Most
MONDAY, March 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Only about 20 percent of people who experience "senior moments" of forgetfulness, memory lapses and poor judgment will go on to development serious brain-related disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, according to a new German study.
More Evidence That Bullying Raises Kids' Suicide Risk
MONDAY, March 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Children and teens involved in bullying -- victims and perpetrators alike -- are more likely to think about suicide or attempt it. And cyber bullying appears more strongly linked to suicidal thoughts than other forms of bullying, a new research review finds.
Weed Use Up, Cocaine Use Down, U.S. Report Finds
MONDAY, March 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Americans' use of cocaine fell by half from 2006 to 2010, but marijuana use increased by more than 30 percent during that time, according to a new report.