Different Areas of Brain Affected in Autism, Sensory Disorders
WEDNESDAY, July 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) --
Although the vast majority of kids with autism have abnormal sensory behaviors, their brains are still wired very differently from children who have trouble processing sensory stimuli, researchers report.
Gene Mutation May Make Food More Tempting
WEDNESDAY, July 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Some obese people have a genetic mutation that seems to ramp up the reward centers in their brains when they see food, researchers report.
Annual COPD Costs To Hit $49 Billion by 2020: CDC
WEDNESDAY, July 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Medical costs for
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in the United States
are more than $32 billion each year, according to new research from
the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Health Tip: Monitor a Blister
(HealthDay News) -- A blister usually can be managed at home
with careful cleaning. But it's important to watch for signs of
Fruits, Veggies May Have Their Limits in Boosting Lifespan
TUESDAY, July 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The nutrients in
fruits and vegetables are vital to good health and a long life, but
only up to a point. Once you've hit five servings of fruits and
vegetables each day, additional daily servings don't appear to
boost longevity, a new research review suggests.
Protect Your Eyes When Hitting the Pool
TUESDAY, July 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Chlorine helps keep pool water clean, but it can also make swimmers more likely to develop eye infections, doctors say.