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Alzheimer’s May Progress Differently in Women, Men

Study found variations in brain matter loss, early mental decline By Denise MannHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Nov. 26 (HealthDay News) — Alzheimer’s disease may look and act differently in men and women, new research suggests. An emerging field known as gender-specific medicine has shown pronounced differences among the sexes in terms of heart disease and other…

Too Much or Too Little Activity Can Spur Knee Problems

High-impact exercise linked to cartilage deterioration, osteoarthritis, researchers say MONDAY, Nov. 26 (HealthDay News) — For middle-aged adults trying to protect their knee health, it may be best to avoid extreme ends of the exercise spectrum, such as too much high-impact exercise or too little physical activity, researchers have found. While playing tennis and running…

Injuries Skyrocket From Inflatable Bounce Houses: Study

Dozens of kids treated daily on average in U.S. emergency rooms By Randy DotingaHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Nov. 26 (HealthDay News) — Inflatable bounce houses and moonwalks are springboards for childhood fun, but they’re also the source of an alarming number of children’s injuries, a new report warns. On average, 31 children a day are transported…

Soy-Rich Diets May Not Prevent Hot Flashes in Most Menopausal Women

Study suggests natural plant estrogens aren’t effective for menopause symptoms By Barbara Bronson GrayHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Nov. 22 (HealthDay News) — Consuming soy products doesn’t prevent hot flashes and night sweats in most women, a large study suggests. Imagine sitting down for a job interview and suddenly feeling very warm and starting to noticeably perspire.…

Health Tip: Preparing Baby Formula

Wash your hands first (HealthDay News) — Proper preparation and handling of baby’s formula can help keep your child from getting sick. The foodsafety.gov website offers this advice: Always wash your hands before preparing formula or handling bottles. Prepare formula in a clean area so there is no risk of cross-contamination from other food. Sterilize…