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 […]
May 17, 2018

Anxious Women May Want to Keep an Eye on Their Bone Health

THURSDAY, May 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) — As if older women didn’t already worry enough about their bone health, new research suggests that anxiety may up […]
May 17, 2018

Men May Gain More From Cancer Immunotherapy

THURSDAY, May 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Male cancer patients seem to fare significantly better following immunotherapy treatment than female patients, new research indicates. “Both sex […]
May 16, 2018

Too Few Smokers Get Lifesaving Lung Cancer Tests

WEDNESDAY, May 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Less than 2 percent of the 7 million Americans who are or once were heavy smokers get screened for […]
May 16, 2018

Organs From Opioid OD Victims Are Saving Lives: Study

WEDNESDAY, May 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Another study finds that organ donations from Americans who have died from an opioid overdose have risen dramatically in […]
May 16, 2018

After 'Mini-Stroke,' Drug Combo Could Help Cut Odds for Major Attack

WEDNESDAY, May 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A dual-drug approach after a “mini-stroke” might maximize a person’s odds of avoiding a more major stroke in the […]
May 16, 2018

New Rabies Test Could Save Lives, Maybe Even Minus the Shots

WEDNESDAY, May 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A new rapid rabies test for animals could revolutionize screening and spare humans unnecessary painful treatment, according to researchers […]
May 15, 2018

New Medicare Perk: Diabetes Prevention

TUESDAY, May 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Millions of U.S. seniors can now take part in a Medicare program designed to prevent prediabetes from progressing to […]
May 15, 2018

Colon Polyp Type May Be Key to Cancer Risk

TUESDAY, May 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The type of colon polyp that’s spotted during a colonoscopy may help predict the likelihood of colon cancer, new […]
May 15, 2018

No Evidence Acupuncture Boosts Fertility Treatment

TUESDAY, May 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Although some women may try acupuncture hoping it will help them conceive, new research suggests it won’t. The study […]