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 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 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 […]
October 5, 2018

Many Young Drug Abusers Not Tested for Hepatitis C, Study Finds

FRIDAY, Oct. 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Too few teens and young adults with an opioid addiction are tested for hepatitis C, even though they’re at […]
October 5, 2018

Working Out When Under the Weather

FRIDAY, Oct. 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Every now and then you might not feel well enough to exercise and decide to skip a workout. But […]
October 4, 2018

Vitamin D Supplements Won't Build Bone Health in Older Adults: Study

THURSDAY, Oct. 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Vitamin D supplements have long been touted as a way to improve bone health and possibly ward off the […]
October 4, 2018

Mediterranean Diet May Help Preserve Your Vision: Study

THURSDAY, Oct. 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A Mediterranean-style diet might significantly reduce your risk of a major cause of blindness, a new study suggests. Poor […]