Posted 5:00 PM 4/3/2013 by By Alan Mozes
WEDNESDAY, April 3 (HealthDay News) -- New research out of Japan shows a potential link between male baldness and an increased risk for coronary heart disease.
But it only affects men who are balding on top. Those with a receding hairline are not at risk, the researchers reported.(More)...
Posted 12:00 PM 3/26/2013 by By Kathleen Doheny
TUESDAY, March 26 (HealthDay News) -- Black men with early hair loss may have a heightened risk of developing prostate cancer, researchers report.
This study of more than 500 black men found that those "who have baldness by age 30 are more likely to develop prostate cancer," said (More)
Posted 12:00 PM 3/15/2013 by Robert Preidt
FRIDAY, March 15 (HealthDay News) -- If people think about their sinuses at all, it's usually because they are blocked or infected. But, according to a new study, the so-called maxillary sinuses play an important role in the shape and function of the nose.
The findings dispel the long-held (More)
Posted 2:00 PM 3/12/2013 by Mary Elizabeth Dallas
TUESDAY, March 12 (HealthDay News) -- Timely brain imaging can detect tiny lesions caused by mild traumatic brain injury or mild concussion, according to a new study.
Researchers noted these tiny lesions are different from other types of lesions associated with more severe brain injuries (More)
Posted 10:00 AM 3/8/2013 by Robert Preidt
FRIDAY, March 8 (HealthDay News) -- Five tests, procedures and treatments that neurologists and their patients should question are outlined in a list released by the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) as part of the Choosing Wisely campaign.
"With one in six (More)
Posted 5:00 AM 3/5/2013 by Diana Kohnle
(HealthDay News) -- An excess volume of blood, combined with an increase in hormone levels, can trigger nosebleeds during pregnancy.
Your nasal passages may become dry and swollen when you are expecting, and sometimes it is severe enough to cause a nosebleed. The Nemours Foundation (More)
Posted 5:00 AM 2/25/2013 by Diana Kohnle
(HealthDay News) -- Headaches can cause big pain in little kids, and parents want to do whatever they can to ease their children's suffering.
The Nemours Foundation lists these tips to ease headache pain in children:
Posted 2:00 PM 2/19/2013 by Robert Preidt
TUESDAY, Feb. 19 (HealthDay News) -- Evidence of the economic upturn can be found in more than housing starts and auto sales: A new report shows that the number of cosmetic procedures grew 5 percent in 2012.
Botox injections and other types of minimally invasive treatments led the way as (More)
Posted 7:00 AM 2/16/2013 by Mary Elizabeth Dallas
SATURDAY, Feb. 16 (HealthDay News) -- It takes more than a specially formulated shampoo or lotion to get rid of head lice, according to an expert from the University of California, San Francisco.
Lice don't fly or jump, so they spread when kids' heads are close together, explained Dr. (More)...
Posted 3:00 PM 2/15/2013
FRIDAY, Feb. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Water-tubing injuries in the United States increased by nearly 250 percent over 19 years, a new study finds.
The number of injuries rose from less than 2,100 in 1991 to more than 7,200 in 2009, according to researchers at the Center for Injury Research (More)