August 1, 2018

Bioengineered Lungs Successfully Transplanted Into Pigs

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Lab-grown lungs have been successfully transplanted into pigs with no apparent medical complication for months after the procedure, researchers […]
August 1, 2018

For Women Worldwide, Lung Cancers Rise as Breast Cancers Decline

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) — As women around the world wage war against cancer, good news on the breast cancer front is tempered by […]
August 1, 2018

Wait Times for Obesity Surgery Are Growing

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) — People who want to have weight-loss surgery are facing much longer wait times now than a decade ago, a […]
July 31, 2018

To Boost Colon Cancer Screening, Use the Mail

TUESDAY, July 31, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Colon cancer is treatable if caught early. And sending screening tests in the mail might boost timely detection, a […]
July 31, 2018

AHA: A Better Way to Predict Heart Attacks and Strokes … in Space

TUESDAY, July 31, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Researchers may have developed a more reliable way to predict the risk of heart attack and stroke in […]
July 31, 2018

Fewer Dialysis Patients Facing Leg Amputations

TUESDAY, July 31, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Losing a leg is one of the most traumatic consequences of advanced kidney disease, but the risk of amputations […]
July 31, 2018

Caffeine Not a Dieter's Friend

TUESDAY, July 31, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you’re trying to control your weight, don’t look to caffeine for help. Caffeine is not an effective appetite […]
July 31, 2018

Big Slice of Red Meat Allergies Tied to Tick Bites

TUESDAY, July 31, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Deer ticks are scary enough. Now, scientists have linked bites from the lone star tick to about one-third of […]
July 31, 2018

Most Seniors Uninformed on Opioid Use

TUESDAY, July 31, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A new survey suggests health care professionals are giving short shrift to their older patients when it comes to […]
July 30, 2018

If You're Tempted to Eat Raw Centipedes, Don't

MONDAY, July 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Eating raw centipedes never sounds like a good idea, but for two people in China it turned out to […]
July 30, 2018

LGBQ Youth More Prone to Obesity

MONDAY, July 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Rates of obesity and inactivity are higher among lesbian, gay, bisexual and questioning (LGBQ) youth than among their heterosexual […]
July 30, 2018

AHA: Limit Diet Sodas and Drinks, Stick to Water Instead

MONDAY, July 30, 2018 (American Heart Association) — People are drinking fewer diet drinks these days, and a panel of health experts agrees that’s a good […]