November 28, 2018

AHA: Infections May Be a Trigger for Heart Attack, Stroke

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 28, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Diabetes, high blood pressure and elevated cholesterol are well-known risk factors for cardiovascular disease. But what about just […]
November 27, 2018

Sugary Drinks: A Big Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

TUESDAY, Nov. 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you’ve got a sweet tooth, but you’re worried about type 2 diabetes, you might want to skip sugary […]
November 27, 2018

AHA: Blood Pressure Guidelines, One Year Later: Monitoring the Change

TUESDAY, Nov. 27, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Tim Landis was a healthy 66-year-old who hiked, biked and jogged, wasn’t overweight and watched what he ate. […]
November 27, 2018

Guys, Avoid 'Rhino' Sexual Enhancement Products, FDA Says

TUESDAY, Nov. 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning men that “Rhino” products promising better sex may pose serious health […]
November 27, 2018

Just a Little Weightlifting Can Help Your Heart

TUESDAY, Nov. 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) — An hour or less of weightlifting each week might significantly cut your risk of heart attack or stroke, new […]
November 27, 2018

Health Surrogates Often in Dark About Loved One's Wishes

TUESDAY, Nov. 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Few people entrusted with making difficult health care decisions for older loved ones actually know what the patient would […]
November 27, 2018

It's Safe to Eat Romaine Lettuce Again, But Check Labels: FDA

TUESDAY, Nov. 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Caesar salad fans, rest easy: It’s safe to eat romaine lettuce again. Just be sure to check the label, […]
November 26, 2018

A 'Hypoallergenic' Dog? You May Be Barking Up the Wrong Tree

MONDAY, Nov. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Do so-called hypoallergenic dogs really protect you against asthma? Many dog-lovers believe it, but Swedish researchers found no evidence […]
November 26, 2018

Doctor Not Available for Diabetes Care? Nurse Practitioners Do Just as Well

MONDAY, Nov. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — There are many areas of the United States where doctors are in short supply, but the good news for […]
November 26, 2018

Many Patients With Polyps Delay Follow-up Colonoscopy: Study

MONDAY, Nov. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Many people found to have colon polyps (adenomas) that can lead to cancer don’t have follow-up colonoscopies at recommended […]
November 26, 2018

AHA: Autoimmune Response in Type 1 Diabetes May Lead to Heart Disease

MONDAY, Nov. 26, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Keeping type 1 diabetes under tight control through medication may help prevent people with the disease from developing […]
November 26, 2018

Obesity Boosts Childhood Asthma Risk by 30 Percent

MONDAY, Nov. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The wheezy lung disease asthma is yet one more problem linked to excess weight in childhood, a new study […]