FRIDAY, Oct. 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Just a few hours a week of moderate exercise may reduce your risk of cancer, a new study suggests. If Americans got the recommended five hours a week of moderate-intensity physical activity, more than 46,000 cancer cases could be prevented in the United
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 20, 2021 (HealthDay News) — With all of the fear, grief and isolation the pandemic has brought, it would stand to reason that there would be a big jump in the number of Americans seeking treatment for anxiety, depression and other mental health issues. But that doesn’t seem
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 20, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Dust mites and smoke are known triggers of asthma in children. Now, scientists have identified previously unknown combinations of air pollutants that appear tied to the respiratory disorder. “Asthma is one the most prevalent diseases affecting children in the United States. In this
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 20, 2021 (HealthDay News) — It is a fear that millions of parents have been harboring since the pandemic began: Will their children fall behind in school due to disruptions caused by lockdowns, closings and social distancing? A new U.S. poll finds that fear is widespread, with just
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 20, 2021 (HealthDay News) — The number of Americans seeking treatment for anxiety and depression has soared during the COVID-19 pandemic, creating what a leading medical association terms a “mental health tsunami.” That’s the key takeaway from a nationwide survey of psychologists by the American Psychological Association (APA).
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 20, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Researchers have created a six-stage process to help families of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) deal with the disorder. “This framework is family-centered, focused on breaking down the barriers that families face from before diagnosis to preparing children with ADHD for
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 20, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Gender-affirming breast removal (mastectomy) can greatly enhance a patients’ mental well-being, a new study finds. Gender-affirming mastectomy is the most common type of gender-confirming surgery, but there’s “not a lot of information out there about how exactly these types of surgeries help people,”