Posted 12:00 PM 5/16/2013 by Robert Preidt
THURSDAY, May 16 (HealthDay News) -- For those who aren't born with long, fluttery eyelashes, cosmetic extensions can help achieve that often sought-after look. But eye experts warn that the adhesives used to apply these eyelash extensions can cause allergies and infections.
The American (More)
Posted 5:00 PM 5/5/2013 by Robert Preidt
SUNDAY, May 5 (HealthDay News) -- Adding omega-3 fatty acids and other nutrients to standard antioxidant vitamins doesn't give older people any added protection against a leading cause of blindness, a new study finds.
The study looked at age-related macular degeneration (AMD), which (More)
Posted 2:00 PM 5/3/2013 by Robert Preidt
FRIDAY, May 3 (HealthDay News) -- Being outdoors at recess and increased exposure to sunlight both reduce children's risk of nearsightedness (myopia), two new studies suggest.
The first study, published in the May issue of the journal Ophthalmology, included nearly 350 students at (More)
Posted 10:00 AM 4/30/2013 by Robert Preidt
TUESDAY, April 30 (HealthDay News) -- Extremely premature infants are more likely to have mental and physical disabilities than full-term infants, but rates of such disabilities aren't rising, new research says.
The study included almost 500 children in Sweden who were born extremely (More)
Posted 5:00 AM 4/12/2013 by Diana Kohnle
(HealthDay News) -- Pinkeye (conjunctivitis) is a common infection that can cause redness, itching, swelling and discharge.
Typically, pinkeye is not serious, but there are some symptoms that require a doctor's attention.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says (More)
Posted 10:00 AM 4/9/2013 by Mary Elizabeth Dallas
MONDAY, April 9 (HealthDay News) -- Research in vision-challenged pooches might pave the way to helping humans battle similar problems, new research suggests.
A team at Michigan State University (MSU) believes insights into an inherited condition that affects (More)
Posted 12:00 PM 4/5/2013 by Robert Preidt
FRIDAY, April 5 (HealthDay News) -- Baseball is one of the safest sports for children, but even so there are potential risks that can result in serious injury, an expert warns.
"All kids should be involved in physical activity, and baseball is a great, safe way to get kids exercising, help (More)