October 12, 2018

Bug Behind Stomach Cancer Also Linked to Colon Cancer

FRIDAY, Oct. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The same type of bacteria that causes stomach cancer may also increase colon cancer risk, especially in black Americans, […]
October 12, 2018

AHA: A Child's Eyes May Be a Window Into Later Heart Disease Risk

FRIDAY, Oct. 12, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Having optimal cardiovascular health as a child could predict the health of tiny blood vessels in the eye […]
October 12, 2018

Vaccines Are Critical If You Have Diabetes

FRIDAY, Oct. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you have diabetes, you need all recommended vaccinations, the American Association of Diabetes Educators says. Diabetes reduces the […]
October 11, 2018

Does Breastfeeding Hormone Protect Against Type 2 Diabetes?

THURSDAY, Oct. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The hormone prolactin — most commonly associated with breastfeeding — may play a role in reducing the risk of […]
October 11, 2018

Diabetes Drug Might Help Shield the Heart From Smog's Ill Effects

THURSDAY, Oct. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The diabetes drug metformin may offer protection from heart attacks caused by smog, preliminary research suggests. Working with human […]
October 11, 2018

Genes, Not Diet, May Be Key to Gout Flare-Ups

THURSDAY, Oct. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Although many people suffering from painful gout flare-ups point to diet as the culprit, new research suggests DNA plays […]
October 11, 2018

Flooding a Major Health Danger as Michael's Fury Continues

THURSDAY, Oct. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Images of the destruction wrought by Hurricane Michael in the Florida Panhandle are gripping the nation. And with massive […]
October 11, 2018

Flu Shot in Pregnancy Lowers Risk of Flu Hospitalization

THURSDAY, Oct. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The flu shot reduces a pregnant woman’s risk of hospitalization for flu by 40 percent, new research shows. “Expecting […]
October 11, 2018

Could Same-Sex Couples Have Babies With Shared DNA? Study Hints It's Possible

THURSDAY, Oct. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Lesbian and gay couples might one day be able to produce offspring that share genetic traits from both parents, […]
October 11, 2018

Obesity Doubles Odds for Colon Cancer in Younger Women

THURSDAY, Oct. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — While rates of colon cancer have declined among people 50 and older, they’re on the rise for younger Americans. […]
October 11, 2018

Sit-Stand Desks Good for the Mind. What About the Body?

THURSDAY, Oct. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — “Sit-stand” desks can get office workers on their feet more often — and improve their well-being along the way, […]
October 11, 2018

Skip the Cold Meds for Kids Under 6, Experts Say

THURSDAY, Oct. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — School is in full swing, and with it comes a plethora of colds passed back and forth among kids. […]