November 7, 2018

Home Health-Care Tests: Proceed With Caution

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Home pregnancy tests are commonplace, but that doesn’t mean that every type of self-test for health issues is reliable. […]
November 6, 2018

The Bigger the Brain, the Bigger the Tumor Risk?

TUESDAY, Nov. 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The bigger your brain, the greater your risk for a deadly brain cancer, new research from Norway suggests. It’s […]
November 6, 2018

Over 2 Million Americans Have Hepatitis C; Opioids Help Drive Spread

TUESDAY, Nov. 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — More than 2 million Americans have hepatitis C — and the opioid epidemic is a major contributor to the […]
November 6, 2018

AHA: Stress May Raise Type 2 Diabetes Risk in Women

TUESDAY, Nov. 6, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Traditional risk factors like obesity, high blood pressure and a sedentary lifestyle may not be the only predictors […]
November 5, 2018

Fewer Pregnant U.S. Women Smoke or Drink, But More Are Using Pot

MONDAY, Nov. 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Over the past two decades, the percentage of U.S. women who say they’ve smoked or drank during a pregnancy […]
November 5, 2018

AHA: Postpartum Depression May Raise Heart Risks

MONDAY, Nov. 5, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Otherwise healthy women diagnosed with postpartum depression may be at higher risk of a heart attack, stroke or […]
November 5, 2018

Why Bystanders Are Less Likely to Give CPR to Women

MONDAY, Nov. 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Some bystanders may avoid performing CPR on women because they fear hurting them, or even being accused of sexual […]
November 5, 2018

Noisy Neighborhood? Your Heart May Pay a Price

MONDAY, Nov. 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Living in noise-saturated neighborhoods might be more than simply annoying, with new research suggesting it seems to raise the […]
November 2, 2018

Guns End More Lives by Suicide Than Murder

FRIDAY, Nov. 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Shootings make the headlines, yet the American public doesn’t know that guns take more lives by suicide than by […]
November 2, 2018

How Necessary Is HPV Cervical Cancer Screening for Women After Age 55?

FRIDAY, Nov. 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Testing for human papillomavirus (HPV) has become the standard of care in screening for cervical cancer. But now, Canadian […]
November 2, 2018

Obesity May Harm Kids' Academics, Coping Skills

FRIDAY, Nov. 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Obese kids may have extra difficulty with schoolwork and coping under stress, a preliminary study suggests. In a survey […]
November 1, 2018

Gut Reaction: Immigration May Help Explain Expanding Waistlines

THURSDAY, Nov. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) — For newcomers to the United States, the downside of immigration may be a rapid change in gut bacteria, researchers […]