For people whose hands shake uncontrollably due to a medical condition, just eating can be a frustrating and embarrassing ordeal – enough to keep them from sharing a meal with others. But a small new study suggests that a new handheld electronic device can help such patients overcome the hand shakes caused by essential tremor.
Using simple age cut-offs to guide colorectal screening may contribute to overuse of tests among unhealthy older adults, and result in healthy seniors missing out on the preventative tests that include colonoscopy.
Just 12 percent of parents without insurance coverage take breastfeeding support classes that can offer crucial support and encourage new moms to breastfeed, according to a new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health.
While many college students define success as measured by their GPA, there are other outcomes which may be more important for long-term student well-being. Research shows that symptoms of depression predict retention and graduation rates, and it follows that mentally healthy students are better learners.