Low Iron in Brain a Sign of ADHD?
MONDAY, Dec. 2, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- A newer MRI method can detect low iron levels in the brains of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Health Tip: Avoid Holiday Weight Gain
(HealthDay News) -- The edible temptations may be endless during the holiday season. Experts say you should focus on maintaining your current weight, forgetting the notion that the holidays are a good time to lose a few pounds.
Fizzy Drugs May Pose a High-Salt Danger, Study Suggests
TUESDAY, Nov. 26 (HealthDay News) -- The high salt content of fizzy medications like Alka-Seltzer could pose a threat to people with heart disease, according to a new study.
Multivitamins May Help Fight HIV Progression, Study Suggests
TUESDAY, Nov. 26, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- New research from Africa suggests that basic multivitamin and selenium supplements might greatly lower the risk that untreated people with the AIDS virus will get sicker over a two-year period.
Vitamin D Deficiency Might Be Overdiagnosed in Blacks, Study Suggests
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 20, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Black adults typically have low levels of vitamin D in their blood, but they are on par with whites when it comes to the "active" form of vitamin D used by the body's cells, a new study finds.
Health Tip: When Your Child Is Overweight
(HealthDay News) -- If your child is overweight, encouraging him or her to eat healthy foods and get plenty of exercise can help in the child's quest to lose weight. But don't forget to offer loving support.
Weight Loss Can Combat Irregular Heart Beat, Study Says
SUNDAY, Nov. 17, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Overweight or obese people can cut their risk of trouble with a potentially fatal irregular heart beat if they lose a lot of weight, a new study has found.
Health Tip: Cutting Down on Fat
(HealthDay News) -- Cutting back on dietary fat can help you lose weight and improve your heart health.
No Good Data For or Against Taking Vitamins, Experts Say
MONDAY, Nov. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Even though millions of Americans pop a vitamin, mineral or multivitamin supplement every day, an influential government-appointed panel of experts says the jury is still out on whether they help boost health or not.
Sugary Soda Habit May Harm Kidneys, Study Suggests
SATURDAY, Nov. 9 (HealthDay News) -- If you have a penchant for drinking sugary sodas, you might be raising your risk for kidney disease, new research suggests.