WEDNESDAY, Aug. 9, 2023 (HealthDay News) — It seems obvious that texting and walking can be a dangerous duo, but now a new Australian study offers solid evidence of the dangers. Emergency room doctors Dr. Michael Levine and Dr. Matthew Harris, who were not involved in the study, weren’t surprisedContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 9, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Patients being treated for ovarian cancer often experience peripheral neuropathy, a side effect from their chemotherapy that can cause both pain and numbness for months, or even years. Now, a new study suggests that six months of aerobic exercise may ease this unpleasantContinue Reading

MONDAY, Aug. 7, 2023 (HealthDay News) — In the midst of a childhood obesity epidemic, a new study is pointing to a way to help school kids maintain a healthier weight: clean, accessible drinking water. The decidedly low-tech solution emerged in a study of 18 California elementary schools that serveContinue Reading

FRIDAY, Aug, 4, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Steroids are often unnecessarily prescribed to pregnant women thought to be at risk of preterm birth, a new evidence review contends. As a result, millions of babies are needlessly exposed to long-term health problems associated with steroid use in gestation, such as increasedContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Aug. 3, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Yoga is known for its benefits to both the mind and body. And a gentle form of yoga may be an ideal early intervention technique for older women at risk of Alzheimer’s disease, new research suggests. In a small study involving kundalini yoga,Continue Reading