October 24, 2018

Lung Cancer Risk Tied to Common Blood Pressure Drug

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Millions of Americans take angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors to lower their blood pressure, but a new study suggests they […]
October 24, 2018

'Stress Hormone' Tied to Worse Memory in Middle Age

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Middle-aged people with higher-than-average levels of the “stress” hormone cortisol may have fuzzier memories, a new study suggests. The […]
October 24, 2018

Don't Blame Just Air Pollution for Asthma in Kids

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Children with asthma who live in areas with dirty air require emergency medical care more often than those with […]
October 24, 2018

FDA Gives OK to First New Flu Drug in 20 Years

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) — For the first time in two decades, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new type of […]
October 24, 2018

What Is the Virus That Has Killed 7 Children in New Jersey?

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) — New Jersey health officials on Wednesday confirmed the deaths of seven children following infection with an adenovirus — a […]
October 24, 2018

Obesity a Painful Reality for 1 in 6 U.S. Youths

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) — One in six American kids struggles with obesity, and minorities struggle the most, a new report shows. “Childhood obesity […]
October 24, 2018

Dirty Air Tied to Millions of Asthma ER Visits Each Year

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Polluted air may trigger as many as 33 million asthma-related emergency room visits globally each year, a new study […]
October 24, 2018

Dirty Air Tied to Millions of Asthma ER Visits Each Year

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Polluted air may trigger as many as 33 million asthma-related emergency room visits globally each year, a new study […]
October 23, 2018

Brisk Walks May Help, Not Harm, Arthritic Knees

TUESDAY, Oct. 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you suffer from knee arthritis and worry that walking will only worsen your damaged joint, a new study […]
October 23, 2018

Kids With Autism, Delays More Likely to Be Overweight by Age 5: Study

TUESDAY, Oct. 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Children with autism or developmental delays may be at increased risk for obesity, a new study finds. The study […]
October 23, 2018

You Probably Have 'Microplastics' in Your Poop: Study

TUESDAY, Oct. 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) — There’s a good chance a dose of tiny plastic particles has taken up residence in your gut, a new, […]
October 22, 2018

Love Organic Foods? Your Odds for Some Cancers May Fall

MONDAY, Oct. 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Paying extra for those pricey organic fruits and vegetables might pay off: New research suggests eating them might help […]