May 22, 2018

Small World? Not With One-Quarter Obese by 2045

TUESDAY, May 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If current trends continue, nearly one-quarter of the world’s population will be obese by 2045. And one in eight […]
May 22, 2018

U.S. Cancer Death Rate Declines Again, But Prostate Cancer Incidence Rises

TUESDAY, May 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — There’s good news for Americans in the war against cancer. Cancer deaths continue to decline nationwide, according to the […]
May 22, 2018

Blue's Clues: Adding Dye to Colonoscopy May Boost Detection

TUESDAY, May 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — By having patients swallow a blue dye tablet as part of colonoscopy prep, doctors can boost their chances of […]
May 22, 2018

Most Hospitals Aren't Ready for Mass Tragedies, ER Docs Say

TUESDAY, May 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Nine out of 10 ER doctors say their hospitals aren’t fully prepared for major disasters or mass tragedies. The […]
May 22, 2018

How Exercise Helps Your Heart

TUESDAY, May 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — You already know that exercise is good for your health and your heart, both to prevent heart disease and, […]
May 21, 2018

Kidney Docs Worry Over No Dialysis for Undocumented Immigrants

MONDAY, May 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Undocumented immigrants in the United States are often denied treatment for kidney failure until they have a life-threatening emergency. […]
May 21, 2018

AHA: Making America's Doctors Look More Like America

MONDAY, May 21, 2018 (American Heart Association) — When Dr. Luis Castellanos was a resident at UC San Diego School of Medicine, he noticed there weren’t […]
May 21, 2018

Lower Vitamin D levels Linked to More Belly Fat

MONDAY, May 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Obese people who carry much of their excess fat around their waist are at risk of vitamin D deficiency, […]
May 18, 2018

Start Exercising to Cut Your Heart Failure Risk

FRIDAY, May 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Attention, middle-age couch potatoes: There’s still time to lower your risk of heart failure, a condition affecting more than […]
May 18, 2018

AHA: The Link Between HIV and High Blood Pressure

FRIDAY, May 18, 2018 (American Heart Association) — People with HIV are more likely than people without the virus to have high blood pressure, in part […]
May 18, 2018

Dilemma for Cancer Patients as Life-Saving Meds Are Tied to Vision Loss

FRIDAY, May 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A newer type of cancer treatment may offer the chance of longer survival, but the drugs could also trigger […]
May 18, 2018

When Temperatures Fall, Heart Attack Risk May Rise

FRIDAY, May 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Colder weather may raise the risk for a heart attack, a preliminary study suggests. Researchers in Taiwan found that […]