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

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

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

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 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 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 […]
October 8, 2018

One-Third of 'Gluten-Free' Restaurant Foods in U.S. Are Not: Study

MONDAY, Oct. 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you’re gluten-sensitive, watch out: One-third of the “gluten-free” foods sold in U.S. restaurants actually contain trace levels of […]
October 5, 2018

Half of Antibiotics Given Without Infection Diagnosis

FRIDAY, Oct. 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — After years of public health warnings about antibiotic misuse, a new study suggests the problem is far from being […]
October 5, 2018

'Broken Heart Syndrome' Warrants Careful Monitoring

FRIDAY, Oct. 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — It’s not a heart attack, but so-called “broken heart syndrome” still puts patients at high risk for hospital readmission […]
October 5, 2018

AHA: How Many Days of Checks Needed to Diagnose High Blood Pressure?

FRIDAY, Oct. 5, 2018 (American Heart Association) — A routine visit to the doctor’s office typically results in a single blood pressure measurement. But for people […]
October 5, 2018

Does Aspirin Help Prevent Liver Cancer?

FRIDAY, Oct. 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Take two aspirins and reduce your risk of liver cancer? New research suggests this weekly routine might help. The […]