July 23, 2018

Many Americans With Dementia Don't Know They Have It: Study

MONDAY, July 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Many older Americans with dementia don’t know they have the disease, a new study indicates. A review of data […]
July 23, 2018

Food Additives a Toxic Mix for Kids

MONDAY, July 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Chemicals used to preserve, package and enhance food can harm children’s health, a leading pediatricians’ group says. A growing […]
July 20, 2018

AHA: ER Visits, Hospitalizations for AFib on the Rise

FRIDAY, July 20, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Emergency room visits for atrial fibrillation are soaring. Added to the number of people admitted to the hospital […]
July 20, 2018

When 'Good' Cholesterol Is Bad for Older Women

FRIDAY, July 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — HDL cholesterol may be known as the “good” kind, but a new study suggests high levels of it are […]
July 20, 2018

Could Diet Soda Help Curb Colon Cancer's Return?

FRIDAY, July 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A new study suggests that colon cancer patients who regularly drink diet sodas have a much lower risk of […]
July 20, 2018

Study Confirms Added Cancer Risk for Diabetics, Especially Women

FRIDAY, July 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The increased risk of cancer in people with diabetes is higher for women than men, a new study finds. […]
July 20, 2018

Later-Life Fractures Up Risk of Early Death

FRIDAY, July 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A broken bone in older age may increase your risk of death for the next 10 years, researchers say. […]
July 20, 2018

Daily Low-Dose Aspirin May Be Weapon Against Ovarian Cancer

FRIDAY, July 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — One low-dose aspirin a day could help women avoid ovarian cancer or boost their survival should it develop, two […]
July 19, 2018

Cancer Survival Drops With Complementary Therapy: Study

THURSDAY, July 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — People with curable cancers who try “complementary therapy” often refuse some part of standard care. And they may die […]
July 19, 2018

U.S. Deaths From Liver Disease Rising Rapidly

THURSDAY, July 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The Great Recession continues to take a grim toll: Since 2009, a growing number of Americans have died from […]
July 19, 2018

Adding or Switching Diabetes Drugs Can Put Patients at Risk: Study

THURSDAY, July 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Using sulfonylurea drugs with or instead of metformin to control blood sugar increases type 2 diabetics’ risk of serious […]
July 18, 2018

Pain, Sleeplessness Often Precede MS: Study

WEDNESDAY, July 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Pain, sleep problems and mental health disorders are common in the five years before someone is diagnosed with multiple […]