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 […]
October 3, 2018

Sexual Assault Has Long-Term Mental, Physical Impact

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Decades-old allegations of sexual assault have consumed the nation for the past two weeks, as the Senate, the FBI […]
October 3, 2018

Pregnancy Complications Tied to More Menopausal Hot Flashes

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Tough pregnancies might translate into tough times during menopause, new research suggests. Women who developed complications during pregnancy — […]
October 3, 2018

Does Less-Invasive Surgery Make Sense for You?

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Among the most significant advances in surgery has been the development of laparoscopic — or minimally invasive — procedures. […]
October 3, 2018

What Did Americans Eat Today? A Third Would Say Fast Food

TUESDAY, Oct. 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Americans’ love affair with fast food continues, with 1 in every 3 adults chowing down on the fare on […]
October 2, 2018

Severe Infections Rising Among Americans With Diabetes

TUESDAY, Oct. 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The number of Americans with diabetes who wind up in hospitals with serious infections, or who develop them while […]
October 2, 2018

Type 2 Diabetes Tied to Raised Risk of Tumors, Cancer Deaths

TUESDAY, Oct. 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Type 2 diabetes is associated with an increased risk of developing cancer and dying from certain forms of the […]
October 2, 2018

Smoking Seems to Weaken the Immune System: Study

TUESDAY, Oct. 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The list of health risks linked to smoking continues to grow. A small study reports that, aside from lung […]
October 2, 2018

AHA: Lung Scans of COPD Patients Can Reveal Heart Disease — and Death Risk

TUESDAY, Oct. 2, 2018 (American Heart Association) — People with the chronic lung disease known as COPD often get chest CT scans so that doctors can […]
October 2, 2018

Diabetes, Dementia Can Be Deadly Combination

TUESDAY, Oct. 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The risk of death from dangerously low blood sugar is much higher among seniors who have both diabetes and […]
October 2, 2018

For Pain Relief, Why Not Try Drug-Free Alternatives?

TUESDAY, Oct. 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Pain sends more people to the doctor than any other ailment. But if you don’t want relief from a […]