October 19, 2018

Hormonal Changes Might Lead to Hernias in Aging Men, Mouse Study Suggests

FRIDAY, Oct. 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Age-related increases in estrogen may be the reason why inguinal hernias are common among older men, new research with […]
October 18, 2018

Test Strips for Fentanyl May Help Prevent ODs

THURSDAY, Oct. 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Fast-acting test strips for fentanyl could reduce drug overdose deaths, a new study suggests. “Test strips could be a […]
October 18, 2018

Brain's 'Self-Control' Center May Be Key to Weight-Loss Success

THURSDAY, Oct. 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A behavioral therapist could be as important as a calorie-cutting diet for folks who want to lose weight, researchers […]
October 18, 2018

3-Drug Therapy Might Be Cystic Fibrosis 'Breakthrough'

THURSDAY, Oct. 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — In what researchers are calling a “breakthrough,” two preliminary trials have found that either of two triple-drug regimens could […]
October 18, 2018

Brain's 'Self-Control' Center May Be Key to Weight-Loss Success

THURSDAY, Oct. 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A behavioral therapist could be as important as a calorie-cutting diet for folks who want to lose weight, researchers […]
October 18, 2018

Common Drug Shows Promise Against Lymphedema

THURSDAY, Oct. 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Lisa Hanson was first diagnosed with the leg swelling and fluid retention of lymphedema when she was just 17. […]
October 18, 2018

Common Drug Shows Promise Against Lymphedema

THURSDAY, Oct. 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Lisa Hanson was first diagnosed with the leg swelling and fluid retention of lymphedema when she was just 17. […]
October 17, 2018

Preeclampsia Tied to Tripling of Dementia in Later Life

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) — High blood pressure during pregnancy can be a sign of preeclampsia — a potentially life-threatening complication. Now, new research […]
October 17, 2018

Pounds Regained After Weight-Loss Op Can Tell Your Doc a Lot

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Tracking pounds regained after weight-loss surgery can help predict a patient’s risk for serious health problems like diabetes, a […]
October 16, 2018

N. Carolina Sees Alarming Spike in Heart Infections Among Opioid Users

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Adding to growing alarm about America’s opioid crisis, cases of a potentially deadly heart infection have jumped 10-fold among […]
October 16, 2018

Obesity Surgery May Cut Heart Attack Risk in Diabetics

TUESDAY, Oct. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Obesity surgery may help prevent heart attacks and strokes in people who are severely overweight and have diabetes, a […]
October 16, 2018

Obesity Surgery May Cut Heart Attack Risk in Diabetics

TUESDAY, Oct. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Obesity surgery may help prevent heart attacks and strokes in people who are severely overweight and have diabetes, a […]