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

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 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 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 […]
October 4, 2018

Can a 'Noah's Ark' of Microbes Save the World's Health?

THURSDAY, Oct. 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) — To safeguard human health in the future, researchers envision creation of a “Noah’s Ark” of beneficial human microbes. The […]
October 4, 2018

Don't Blame Obamacare for the Opioid Crisis: Study

THURSDAY, Oct. 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A look at past expansions to Medicaid appears to challenge claims that expansion under Obamacare helped fuel the current […]
October 4, 2018

Brain Scans Suggest Pain of Fibromyalgia Isn't Imaginary

THURSDAY, Oct. 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) — People with fibromyalgia have widespread inflammation in their brains, new research reveals. “Finding an objective neurochemical change in the […]
October 3, 2018

Path to Obesity May Start in Preschool

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Preschoolers who quickly pack on pounds may be at particular risk of becoming obese teenagers, a large new study […]
October 3, 2018

How Much He Sleeps May Affect His Stroke Risk

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Getting too little or too much sleep can affect stroke risk, depending on a man’s race, researchers say. “These […]