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 […]
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 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 […]
July 30, 2018

Obesity Warps the Shape, Function of Young Hearts

MONDAY, July 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Doctors have long known that obesity raises the risk for heart disease later in life, but new research reveals […]
July 30, 2018

New Drug Reverses Hair Loss in Mice

MONDAY, July 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) — An experimental drug reversed hair loss, hair whitening and skin inflammation in mice that were first fed a diet […]
July 27, 2018

Summers Less Smoggy Now, But Winter Air Hasn't Improved

FRIDAY, July 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Air quality improvements in the United States have been significant but largely limited to summer. Now, researchers say they […]