What It Takes to Get Teens Moving

SATURDAY, Nov. 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Teens with friends are active teens, a new study suggests. “You can build beautiful parks and facilities; but if children don’t have friends to play with, these facilities won’t be enough to increase their physical activity,” said study lead author Sarah-Jeanne Salvy. “Peers and friends are the catalyst…

Details

Poor Prognosis for Diabetic Foot Sores

FRIDAY, Nov. 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) — New research underscores the need for early treatment of diabetic foot ulcers to guard against infection. Foot ulcers are open wounds that develop because of diabetes-related damage to the nerves of blood vessels in the feet. They’re prone to infection and heal slowly. Researchers at the University of…

Details