RadioMD: Health News

RadioMD Health News

August 16, 20161 min
RadioMD News... I'm John Byrd.Texas has reported the first case of Zika infection traveling across state lines, report health officials. The infected person had visited the Miami area, where numerous cases have developed. Research on a potential vaccine for the Zika virus entered early clinical trials last week. Acetaminophen use during pregnancy may increase the risk of hyperactivity in children, finds a new study. Prenatal exposure to the medication was associated with a higher risk of children who exhibit emotional or behavioral symptoms as well. Acetaminophen is the active ingredient in Tylenol and hundreds of other medicines.And... just swapping one sugary drink per day for water has a huge health benefit. A new study has found that the reduction in calories from added sugar, especially those found in soda and energy drinks and even some juices, can help prevent obesity, cardiovascular disease and other adverse health conditions. In addition, cutting back on the amount of sugar you put in your coffee or t

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