October 1, 2018

Common Diabetes Meds May Raise Odds for Amputation

MONDAY, Oct. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) — People with type 2 diabetes who are taking common drugs called diuretics may be at a significantly increased risk […]
October 1, 2018

Deep Space Travel May Damage GI Tract, Animal Study Shows

MONDAY, Oct. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Deep space travel has been shown to harm astronauts’ eyes, muscles, hearts and immune systems. Now, new animal research […]
October 1, 2018

Three New Genes Linked to Chronic Back Pain

MONDAY, Oct. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) — New research pinpoints three genes responsible for skeletal development that appear to be connected to chronic back pain. The […]
October 1, 2018

Therapeutic Vaccine Shows Promise Against a Range of Cancers

MONDAY, Oct. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A personalized vaccine held an aggressive group of cancers in check among more than half of patients who received […]
October 1, 2018

Drinking Enough Water Could Be Key to Avoiding UTIs

MONDAY, Oct. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Women plagued by recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs) may look no farther than their kitchen tap for relief, a […]
October 1, 2018

'Yo-Yo' Cardio Readings May Signal Heart Risks

MONDAY, Oct. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If your weight, blood pressure, cholesterol or blood sugar levels fluctuate, you may have a higher risk of heart […]
September 28, 2018

AHA: Is Coffee Good for You?

FRIDAY, Sept. 28, 2018 (American Heart Association) — At just a couple of calories a cup, good old black coffee packs quite a punch. It wakes […]
September 28, 2018

'Hangry' May Be More Than Just a State of Mind

FRIDAY, Sept. 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) — When you’re hungry, everything’s annoying and tempers can get short. Now, animal research might help explain why. Researchers working […]
September 28, 2018

Diet Tips That Go Beyond Calorie Cutting

FRIDAY, Sept. 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Calories in must be less than calories out — that’s the basic rule of dieting. But there’s more to […]
September 27, 2018

AHA: Spotting a Severe Circulation Problem Early Can Prevent Amputations

THURSDAY, Sept. 27, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Having a limb amputated can be traumatic, yet experts say not enough is being done to prevent a […]
September 26, 2018

New Therapy May Control HIV Without Daily Pills

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A combination of two HIV-fighting antibodies can suppress the virus in some patients, even after they stop standard drugs, […]
September 26, 2018

AHA: 8-Year-Old Beats the Odds Against Heart and Brain Birth Defects

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 26, 2018 (American Heart Association) — The day after Maggie Maine was born, doctors told her parents there was a 70 percent chance she’d […]