The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned on the use of migraine drug valproate sodium in pregnant women as it could result in lower IQ scores in the baby.
Baldness may indicate an increased risk for coronary heart disease. The risk is associated only with male pattern baldness, the kind that starts at the top or back of the head, and not with a receding hairline, according to researchers who reviewed six studies that included 37,000 participants.
Source: BMJ Open
Many young teens with type 1 diabetes don't follow the recommended nutritional guidelines for dietary fat, carbohydrate, and fiber.
Source: Pediatric Endocrine Society
Healthcare costs put a big squeeze on retiree pocketbooks, but the grip may be relaxing a bit. A 65-year old couple retiring this year will need 220,000 dollars to pay for healthcare for the rest of their lives, an amount that is eight percent less than a year ago, according to a Fidelity investments report issued Wednesday.
Source: Fidelity Investments
Food allergy bullying is a growing problem in schools across the country. About a third of kids with food allergies report that they have been bullied specifically because of their allergies. FARE's "It's Not a Joke" Campaign can help you learn more about food allergies and how you can prevent food allergy bullying.
Source: Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE)