Rehydration: How Much Is Too Much?

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Staying hydrated is a mantra not only when exercising, but throughout the day for optimal health. Yet it’s possible to get too much of a good thing. In recent years, a number of athletes have died from a condition called exercise-associated hyponatremia, or EAH, which results from overwhelming…

Cellphone Use Puts Pedestrians Off-Balance

TUESDAY, Aug. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Cellphone users blundering into signs, lampposts, other people and traffic have become a recurring sidewalk sight in many places. And now, new video analysis reveals the extent to which cellphones interfere with a person’s ability to hoof it from here to there. Cellphone use drastically alters a pedestrian’s…

Dialysis Linked to Dementia in Seniors

TUESDAY, Aug. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Older kidney failure patients on hemodialysis have high rates of dementia, which is associated with an increased risk of early death, a new study shows. Researchers analyzed data from nearly 357,000 dialysis patients aged 66 and older and found their risk of being diagnosed with dementia one and…