April 24, 2018

Common Colon Cancer Screen May Help Men More Than Women

TUESDAY, April 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Sigmoidoscopy, an alternative to colonoscopy, may help one gender more than the other, new research shows. Flexible sigmoidoscopy looks […]
April 24, 2018

Kids Are Naturally as Fit as an 'Iron Man'

TUESDAY, April 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Confirming what many exhausted parents likely already know, scientists say a typical young boy is a sort of super […]
April 23, 2018

Electric Cars Don't Jolt Implanted Heart Devices: Study

MONDAY, April 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) — People who have implanted devices to keep their hearts running smoothly can safely drive an electric car if they […]
April 23, 2018

AHA: New Rules on Saving Kids Stricken With Cardiac Arrest

MONDAY, April 23, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Saving a child with heart disease whose heart has stopped requires a different approach than reviving a child […]
April 23, 2018

Staying Healthy Between MD Visits

MONDAY, April 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Wellness exams are important for monitoring your health and detecting any problems early on. But there are also self-care […]
April 23, 2018

Positioning During Cancer Radiation May Be Key to Heart Risks

MONDAY, April 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you have lung or throat cancer, exactly how you are positioned during your radiation treatments may alter your […]
April 23, 2018

How a False Alarm Affects Future Cancer Screenings

MONDAY, April 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A cancer scare could increase the chances that you’ll be diligent about recommended screenings in the future, a new […]
April 21, 2018

Got Asthma? Avoid Allergens

SATURDAY, April 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you have asthma, it may help to reduce your exposure to allergens. Previous research has shown that roughly […]
April 20, 2018

Mucus Test May Help Doctors Treat Sinusitis Better

FRIDAY, April 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Nasal mucus could provide important clues about chronic sinusitis, researchers say. Chronic sinusitis, a common condition, occurs when the […]
April 20, 2018

AHA: Infections Could Trigger Stroke in Pregnant Women During Delivery

FRIDAY, April 20, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Pregnant women who have an infection when they enter the hospital for delivery might be at higher risk […]
April 20, 2018

Keep Eating Veggies (and Fruits) for Better Health

FRIDAY, April 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Your parents’ advice to eat your vegetables has solid science behind it. Filling half your plate with non-starchy selections, […]
April 19, 2018

Could a Tattoo Someday Spot Your Cancer?

THURSDAY, April 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Tattoos serve many purposes, perhaps expressing artistry, loyalty or love. Now, scientists working with mice say they’ve engineered a […]