October 10, 2018

Major Childbirth Complications More Likely for Black Women

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Black women have the highest risk of life-threatening birth complications in the United States, a new study finds. Compared […]
October 10, 2018

Weight-Loss Surgery Linked to Fewer Delivery Complications

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Obesity makes pregnancy complications more likely. But new research suggests that women who’ve undergone weight-loss surgery might have a […]
October 10, 2018

Can Intermittent Fasting Help Reverse Type 2 Diabetes?

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Occasional fasting may help control type 2 diabetes, a small Canadian study suggests. “The use of a therapeutic fasting […]
October 10, 2018

The Ideal Weight Makes for a Healthier Pregnancy

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you’re overweight and thinking of starting a family, there’s compelling evidence that you should lose the excess pounds […]
October 9, 2018

Storing Insulin in Home Fridges May Lower Effectiveness

TUESDAY, Oct. 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Many diabetes patients store their insulin at the wrong temperature in their fridge and that could reduce its effectiveness, […]
October 9, 2018

AHA: Some Gut Germs May Help Recovery After Heart Attack

TUESDAY, Oct. 9, 2018 (American Heart Association) — The tiny microbes located inside the intestines could play a critical role in heart attack recovery, according to […]
October 9, 2018

Type 1 Diabetes Often Misdiagnosed in Adults

TUESDAY, Oct. 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — It’s not always easy — even for doctors — to tell if someone has type 1 or type 2 […]
October 9, 2018

AHA: Stroke Care Gains in Puerto Rico Falter After Hurricane Maria

TUESDAY, Oct. 9, 2018 (American Heart Association) — A project aimed at improving the inequalities in stroke care between Puerto Rico and the mainland did just […]
October 9, 2018

Early Pushing in Childbirth Won't Hurt Mom or Baby, Study Finds

TUESDAY, Oct. 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Expectant moms will want to read this. Pushing sooner during childbirth is just as safe for most women and […]
October 9, 2018

Weight-Loss Surgery May Raise Gallstone Risk: Study

TUESDAY, Oct. 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The quick weight loss that occurs after bariatric surgery seems to have an unintended consequence — a greater risk […]
October 9, 2018

Lose Excess Pounds, Lower Breast Cancer Risk?

TUESDAY, Oct. 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Dropping weight might do more than make an older woman feel good. New research suggests it could lower her […]
October 8, 2018

Study Sees No Link Between Gout Drug, Kidney Disease

MONDAY, Oct. 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The gout drug allopurinol may offer some protection from kidney disease, according to a new study that upends traditional […]