February 15, 2018

1 in 10 Worldwide Gets Wound Infection After Abdominal Surgery

THURSDAY, Feb. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Globally, more than one in 10 patients develops a surgical-site infection after a gastrointestinal operation, a new study finds. […]
February 15, 2018

Another Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise In Mice

THURSDAY, Feb. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — In what researchers call a first step toward personalized vaccines for a multitude of cancers, a vaccine made from […]
February 15, 2018

Here's to a Healthy Pregnancy

THURSDAY, Feb. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Take good prenatal care of yourself and not only will you have a healthier baby, you’ll also lower his […]
February 14, 2018

Highly Processed Foods Tied to Higher Cancer Risk

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you worry about ever getting cancer, you might want to pass on the processed foods at your supermarket. […]
February 14, 2018

It's Not Your Imagination: You're Hungrier After Losing Weight

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you find yourself famished after you’ve managed to diet away a sizable number of pounds, you’re not alone. […]
February 14, 2018

One Hidden Culprit Behind Weight Gain: Fruit Juice

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Fruit juice isn’t doing any favors for your waistline, a new study reports. People who drink a small glass […]
February 14, 2018

Asthma Doesn't Have to Ruin Your Valentine's Day

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Asthma and allergies can put on damper on your Valentine’s Day romancing, an expert warns. “Keeping everyone free of […]
February 13, 2018

Vaccines Can Stem Poverty, Not Just Disease, Study Suggests

TUESDAY, Feb. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Vaccines can provide major health and economic benefits for people in low- and middle-income countries, according to a new […]
February 13, 2018

Widely Used COPD Meds Tied to Increased Fracture Risk

TUESDAY, Feb. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Many patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are placed on powerful inhaled corticosteroid therapy to ease symptoms. But […]
February 13, 2018

Depression Common in U.S., Women Hit Hardest

TUESDAY, Feb. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Nearly one in 10 U.S. adults has depression, and the rate is almost twice as high for women as […]
February 13, 2018

Want to Keep the Weight Off? Eat More Slowly

TUESDAY, Feb. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Instead of gulping your food, try eating more slowly. It may help you drop those unwanted pounds, a new […]
February 13, 2018

The Right Way to Weigh Yourself

TUESDAY, Feb. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The scale can be your best friend — or your worst enemy — when you’re on a diet. But […]