October 11, 2018

Genes, Not Diet, May Be Key to Gout Flare-Ups

THURSDAY, Oct. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Although many people suffering from painful gout flare-ups point to diet as the culprit, new research suggests DNA plays […]
October 11, 2018

Flu Shot in Pregnancy Lowers Risk of Flu Hospitalization

THURSDAY, Oct. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The flu shot reduces a pregnant woman’s risk of hospitalization for flu by 40 percent, new research shows. “Expecting […]
October 11, 2018

Flooding a Major Health Danger as Michael's Fury Continues

THURSDAY, Oct. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Images of the destruction wrought by Hurricane Michael in the Florida Panhandle are gripping the nation. And with massive […]
October 11, 2018

Could Same-Sex Couples Have Babies With Shared DNA? Study Hints It's Possible

THURSDAY, Oct. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Lesbian and gay couples might one day be able to produce offspring that share genetic traits from both parents, […]
October 11, 2018

Obesity Doubles Odds for Colon Cancer in Younger Women

THURSDAY, Oct. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — While rates of colon cancer have declined among people 50 and older, they’re on the rise for younger Americans. […]
October 11, 2018

Sit-Stand Desks Good for the Mind. What About the Body?

THURSDAY, Oct. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — “Sit-stand” desks can get office workers on their feet more often — and improve their well-being along the way, […]
October 11, 2018

Skip the Cold Meds for Kids Under 6, Experts Say

THURSDAY, Oct. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — School is in full swing, and with it comes a plethora of colds passed back and forth among kids. […]
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, […]