Health Highlights: Sept. 7, 2021
Here are some of HealthDay's top stories for Tuesday, Sept. 7:
New COVID-19 cases rose 300% over this past Labor Day weekend compared to last year. With millions of Americans traveling, mingling — often unvaccinated and mask-free —...
Insights Into Genes Driving Epilepsy Could Help With Treatment
MONDAY, Sept. 6, 2021 -- Danish researchers have found genetic causes for epilepsy in half of children they studied and said half of those could be treated with targeted therapies.
That's the upshot of genetic testing of 290 children born between...
Mom's Exercise in Pregnancy May Help Baby's Lungs
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 8, 2021 -- Exercising during pregnancy can benefit babies' lungs, Scandinavian researchers report.
"This study offers a fascinating hint that increased physical activity of mothers is associated with better lung function in their...