November 13, 2018

Exercise Makes Even the 'Still Overweight' Healthier: Study

TUESDAY, Nov. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Heavyset folks who exercise regularly shouldn’t get discouraged if they can’t seem to shed more weight, no matter how […]
November 13, 2018

Heart Failure Patients Shouldn't Stop Meds Even if Condition Improves: Study

TUESDAY, Nov. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — There’s bad news for heart failure patients with dilated cardiomyopathy who’d like to stop taking their meds. Any progress […]
November 13, 2018

Bypass Beats Stents for Diabetics With Heart Trouble: Study

TUESDAY, Nov. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — People with both diabetes and multiple clogged heart arteries live longer if they undergo bypass surgery rather than have […]
November 12, 2018

Cancer May Soon Replace Heart Disease as Leading Killer of Affluent Americans

MONDAY, Nov. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Cancer is expected to overtake heart disease as the leading cause of death for well-off Americans by 2020. The […]
November 12, 2018

U.S. OD Death Rate Worst Among Wealthier Nations

MONDAY, Nov. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — With the rate of drug overdose deaths more than doubling since the turn of the century, the United States […]
November 12, 2018

Could a Natural Protein Help Fight Obesity?

MONDAY, Nov. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — It’s a finding only observed so far in mice, but researchers say that a naturally occurring protein triggered significant […]
November 12, 2018

AHA: 3 Things to Know About Cholesterol

MONDAY, Nov. 12, 2018 (American Heart Association) — With the release of new guidelines for treating and managing cholesterol, there may be questions not only about […]
November 12, 2018

AHA: Heart Attacks More Common Now in Younger People, Especially Women

MONDAY, Nov. 12, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Heart attacks once characterized as a part of “old man’s disease” — are increasingly occurring in younger people, […]
November 12, 2018

Even a 2-Minute Walk Counts in New Physical Activity Guidelines

MONDAY, Nov. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Take the stairs up to your office. Park a little further away from the grocery store. Walk your dog […]
November 10, 2018

Diabetes Drug Might Also Ease Heart Failure Risks

SATURDAY, Nov. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The diabetes drug Farxiga might do double-duty for patients, helping to ward off another killer, heart failure, new research […]
November 10, 2018

Fish, Fish Oil May Lower Your Heart Attack Risk

SATURDAY, Nov. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Eating more fish or taking a fish oil supplement can reduce your risk of a heart attack, according to […]
November 10, 2018

New Cholesterol Guidelines Focus on Personalized Approach

SATURDAY, Nov. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A lifelong approach to lowering cholesterol, starting in some kids as young as 2, is the United States’ best […]