September 18, 2018

Does Big Pharma Hike Prices When Meds Are in Short Supply?

TUESDAY, Sept. 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Pharmaceutical companies appear to be engaging in price gouging during drug shortages, with costs rising at double the normal […]
September 18, 2018

Scientists Find 500 More Genes That Influence Blood Pressure

TUESDAY, Sept. 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — In what is being billed as the largest genetic study ever conducted, British scientists report they have spotted more […]
September 18, 2018

AHA: Common Treatment for AFib May Also Lower Anxiety, Depression

TUESDAY, Sept. 18, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Levels of anxiety and depression seen in people who have a common heart rhythm disorder called atrial fibrillation […]
September 18, 2018

AHA: Heart Health Pays Dividends for Businessman Who Survived Cardiac Arrest

TUESDAY, Sept. 18, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Will Treinen has never been one to sit on the sidelines. The 51-year-old entrepreneur sacrificed many nights and […]
September 18, 2018

Zapping Airway Nerves May Help COPD Patients Breathe

TUESDAY, Sept. 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Thousands of Americans struggling with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may have a new treatment option to help them […]
September 18, 2018

Injected Drug May Be New Weapon Against Gout

TUESDAY, Sept. 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A new approach to preventing gout attacks looks promising for people not already helped by existing treatments. Researchers are […]
September 17, 2018

Could Household Cleaners Make Your Kid Fat?

MONDAY, Sept. 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you’re a clean freak, you could be inadvertently fattening your children, a new study suggests. The research can’t […]
September 17, 2018

AHA: Coming Soon, Computers That Will Read Your Heart Tests

MONDAY, Sept. 17, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Tapping into the technology behind facial recognition programs and self-driving cars, researchers in a new study have taught […]
September 16, 2018

Is Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Really Worth It for Seniors?

SUNDAY, Sept. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — There’s disappointing news for seniors: A new trial shows that taking daily low-dose aspirin doesn’t prolong healthy, independent living […]
September 16, 2018

Is Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Really Worth It for Seniors?

SUNDAY, Sept. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — There’s disappointing news for seniors: A new trial shows that taking daily low-dose aspirin doesn’t prolong healthy, independent living […]
September 15, 2018

Look for Early Signs of Thyroid Cancer, Experts Urge

SATURDAY, Sept. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Cases of thyroid cancer are on the rise in the United States, and experts want you to know how […]
September 14, 2018

Asthma-Obesity Link May Cut Both Ways

FRIDAY, Sept. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Doctors have long known that obesity increases the risk for developing asthma, but new research suggests the opposite also […]