TUESDAY, June 13, 2023 (HealthDay News) — In the first year after a baby is born, it’s common for parents to wonder if their child is hitting key developmental milestones, such as: Cognitive milestones Movement milestones Communication milestones Emotional milestones Social milestones In most cases, there’s no need to worryContinue Reading

More evidence that obesity raises odds for gastrointestinal cancers. Obesity and overweight are linked to at least 13 types of cancer, according to the U.S. National Cancer Institute. Read more Sleep apnea boosts odds for long COVID. People with sleep apnea may be 75% more likely to get long COVIDContinue Reading

Skin patch could help ease peanut allergy in kids. The patch slowly releases minute amounts of peanut proteins, and in a new study 67% of children using it could ingest the equivalent of one to four peanuts without an allergic reaction after 1 year. Read more Insomnia, sleep apnea couldContinue Reading

Surgery beats targeted radiation for early-stage lung cancer. In a new trial, people who had their cancer surgically removed had a 71% five-year survival rate, compared with 56% for patients who were good surgical candidates but chose radiation therapy instead. Read more International group of health experts raise alarm aboutContinue Reading