January 22-31, 2014 - Original Health Articles

Top Tips to Help Your Child Manage Food Allergies

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4 out of every 100 children under the age of 18 has a food allergy and unfortunately the prevalence is rising. Experiencing anaphylaxis—a severe reaction that can cause breathing and blood-circulation difficulties, such as loss of consciousness—can be extremely scary.

Can Honeybees Detect Cancer?

The highly honed sense of smell that honeybees possess could one day help detect early stage cancer. That's according to new research from Portuguese scientist Susana Soares. Her project, BEE's, New Organs of Perception, explores how bees use their sensitive olfactory systems to detect illness in humans.

Independent Psychological Assessments: What You Need to Know

When a professional is trying to find out if an individual qualifies for a psychological diagnosis such as depression, attention deficit disorder (ADD), or some other psychiatric disorder, a variety of psychological assessments may be carried out. But an independent psychological assessment works a little bit differently.

5 Ways to Fight Fear

Do you sometimes feel so fearful it's hard to get through a day? Is it hard to put your finger on exactly what is making you feel so afraid? Would you say that you're more fearful than your friends? If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, it's time to develop some coping strategies and change things up for the better—and that doesn't necessarily mean that you need to enter cognitive therapy or go on medication.

High Cholesterol May Promote the Growth of Breast Cancer

If you have high cholesterol, your doctor has probably warned you that you're at an increased risk of heart disease. Now it appears that women with high cholesterol may have another health worry: breast cancer. Obesity and high cholesterol are linked to an increased breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women, according to a study published in the journal Science.

Treat Joint Pain With Arthroscopic Surgery

Whether it's an arthritic shoulder, hand, wrist, hip, knee, ankle, or foot that's troubling you, arthroscopic surgery might be recommended to ease the pain and improve the quality of your day-to-day life. Surgeons use a minimally-invasive procedure called...

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