August 2, 2018

AHA: Common Virus Causes Heart Defects in Mice

THURSDAY, Aug. 2, 2018 (American Heart Association) — A virus that infects millions of Americans every year may on occasion cause heart defects during the early […]
August 2, 2018

'Moderate' Drinking May Be a Brain Buffer

THURSDAY, Aug. 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Middle-aged people who drink moderately — no more than a glass of wine a day — may have a […]
August 2, 2018

Can Arthritic Dogs (and Their Owners) Benefit From Stem Cell Injections?

THURSDAY, Aug. 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If dogs with arthritis can gain benefit from stem cell injections, maybe people can, too. That’s the opinion of […]
August 1, 2018

Obesity Could Set Stage for Heart Issues in Pregnancy

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Young pregnant women who are obese may face a higher risk of changes in heart structure and function, a […]
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

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 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 […]