January 9, 2019

Wider Waistlines, Smaller Brains?

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Obese people tend to show shrinkage in their brain tissue by middle age — especially if the extra pounds […]
January 9, 2019

Drug May Delay MS Disability for Some

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — An immune system drug may help prevent or slow complications in a type of multiple sclerosis known as secondary […]
January 9, 2019

AHA: Blood Pressure May Explain Higher Dementia Risk in Blacks

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 9, 2019 (American Heart Association) — Older black adults with high blood pressure, and especially black men, show more severe cognitive declines than white […]
January 8, 2019

Friends' Vaping Could Pose Danger to Kids With Asthma

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Add another danger that e-cigarettes pose to teenagers: A new study finds secondhand exposure to vaping may raise the […]
January 8, 2019

Too Few Women Are Getting Cervical Cancer Screening

TUESDAY, Jan. 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The number of women in the United States who are getting the recommended screenings for cervical cancer is “unacceptably […]
January 8, 2019

As Medical Marketing Soars, Is Regulation Needed?

TUESDAY, Jan. 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Turn on prime-time TV and you’ll likely see a pitch for arthritis or impotence pills, and maybe a cancer […]
January 8, 2019

Even Older Drugs Are Getting Steep Price Hikes, Study Finds

TUESDAY, Jan. 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — It’s a common belief that rising drug prices are due to the high cost of cutting-edge medications, with manufacturers […]
January 8, 2019

U.S. Cancer Deaths Continue to Decline

TUESDAY, Jan. 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Over the past 25 years, the number of Americans who have died from cancer has dropped dramatically, though racial […]
January 7, 2019

Trying Whole30 Diet? Watch Out for Weight Regain

MONDAY, Jan. 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Thinking of eating healthier in 2019? Kickstarting with the Whole30 diet may be a good choice, a dietitian suggests. […]
January 7, 2019

Flu Shot Crucial for Those With COPD

MONDAY, Jan. 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a flu shot can be a lifesaver. But many of […]
January 7, 2019

Suicide Risk Rises Following Cancer Diagnosis

MONDAY, Jan. 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A cancer diagnosis can be tough to take, and a new study finds many patients contemplate suicide. That risk […]
January 7, 2019

Stroke, Heart Events Can Sideline You From Work

MONDAY, Jan. 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — After having a stroke, heart attack or cardiac arrest, people are less likely to be employed than their healthy […]