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Children with Autism Respond Differently to Smells: Study

Kids with Autism Respond Differently to Smells Kids with ASDs didn’t change their sniff response when odors were unpleasant WebMD News from HealthDay By Tara Haelle HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, July 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Children with autism spectrum disorders appear to respond to stinky smells differently from …

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Yuck! What’s Really in Your Pool?

Yuck! What’s Really in Your Swimming Pool? By Sydney DevineWebMD Health News July 1, 2015 — That sparkling blue water looks cool and inviting on a scorching summer day. But do you really know what you’re getting when you dive in the pool? Let’s try pee and poop for …

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Menopausal Women at Lower Heart Risk Than Men of Similar Age

Menopausal Women: Lower Heart Risk Than These Men? Study found little difference between menopause types, but black women had less advantage than white WebMD News from HealthDay By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Menopause is commonly considered a risk factor for heart …

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Under-the-Tongue Hay Fever Pills Offer Little Benefit: Study

Under-the-Tongue Hay Fever Pills: Little Benefit? For serious grass allergy, shots may be more effective, researcher says WebMD News from HealthDay By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, June 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Under-the-tongue pills for hay fever sufferers provide little symptom relief and often come with bothersome …

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Can Orange Juice, Grapefruit Raise Your Melanoma Risk?

Can OJ, Grapefruit Raise Your Melanoma Risk? Study authors think compounds in citrus may sensitize skin to sunlight, but further study needed WebMD News from HealthDay By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, June 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) — People who enjoy a glass of orange juice or some …

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New Rapid Ebola Test Shows Promise in African Clinics

New Rapid Ebola Test Shows Promise in Clinics Researchers say speedy detection would dramatically improve containment efforts WebMD News from HealthDay By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, June 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) — A new rapid-detection test that diagnoses Ebola within minutes could improve treatment of the …

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