November 19, 2018

AHA: Have Diabetes? Make Sure to Manage Cholesterol, Too

MONDAY, Nov. 19, 2018 (American Heart Association) — For people with diabetes, blood sugar isn’t the only important measurement. New cholesterol guidelines suggest the more than […]
November 19, 2018

Nearly 1 in 12 U.S. Kids Has a Food Allergy

MONDAY, Nov. 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Almost 8 percent of American children have food allergies, and 1 in 5 of those kids suffers an allergic […]
November 18, 2018

Will Peanut Treatment Guard Against Peanut Allergy?

SUNDAY, Nov. 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — People with peanut allergy can protect themselves from an allergic reaction by consuming a small amount of peanut powder […]
November 16, 2018

Cleaning Your Baby's Pacifier By Sucking On It May Do Baby Good

FRIDAY, Nov. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Sucking your baby’s pacifier to clean it may help protect your child against allergies, new research suggests. Researchers interviewed […]
November 16, 2018

AHA: Warm, Wet Weather Linked to Better Outcomes for Stroke Survivors

FRIDAY, Nov. 16, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Rainy days may bring a lot more than relief from summer heat — they also are connected to […]
November 16, 2018

Under New Plan, FDA Hopes to Cut Use of Dogs in Veterinary Drug Trials

FRIDAY, Nov. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — As part of a new effort to cut the use of dogs in drug trials, the U.S. Food and […]
November 16, 2018

Weight-Loss Surgeries Less Common in States With High Obesity Rates

FRIDAY, Nov. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Americans in states with the highest obesity rates are less likely to have weight-loss surgery, researchers say. Why? “None […]
November 16, 2018

Pets Can Double as Asthma Antidote

FRIDAY, Nov. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The “hygiene hypothesis” holds that early exposure to a variety of microorganisms may decrease the risk for chronic inflammatory […]
November 16, 2018

Many Infants With Milk Allergy Seem to Outgrow It

FRIDAY, Nov. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Milk allergy affects more than half of American infants who have food allergies in their first year of life, […]
November 16, 2018

Can EpiPens Still Work After Freezing?

FRIDAY, Nov. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Your EpiPen will still work after being frozen, researchers report. The epinephrine auto-injector can be lifesaving in cases of […]
November 16, 2018

Dining Out With Allergies Is Tough, But These Steps Can Help

FRIDAY, Nov. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — When you have serious food allergies, eating at a restaurant can literally mean risking your life. But new research […]
November 15, 2018

Certain Diabetes Meds Tied to Higher Odds for Amputation

THURSDAY, Nov. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A specific class of diabetes medication appears to double the risk of losing a leg or foot to amputation, […]