April 10, 2018

The Focus Shifts in Alzheimer's Research

TUESDAY, April 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The way that Alzheimer’s disease is defined for research should be based on brain changes rather than symptoms. That’s […]
April 9, 2018

Diet, Exercise Can Ease Side Effects of Prostate Cancer Treatment

MONDAY, April 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Exercise and healthy eating can counter the harmful side effects of hormone therapy for prostate cancer, a new study […]
April 9, 2018

Common Antidepressants in Pregnancy May Alter Fetal Brain Development

MONDAY, April 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Pregnant women who take certain antidepressants may unknowingly compromise the brain development of their child, researchers suggest. The concern […]
April 9, 2018

AHA: Asthma as Kid, Stiffer Arteries as an Adult?

MONDAY, April 9, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Having asthma as a child is associated with developing stiff arteries earlier in adulthood, according to a new […]
April 9, 2018

Exercise Cuts Heart Risks, Regardless of Your Genes

MONDAY, April 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Staying physically fit can help ward off heart trouble, even if your genetics put you at higher risk for […]
April 9, 2018

COPD Patients May Breathe Easier With Tai Chi

MONDAY, April 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — People struggling with COPD might find some relief in an ancient art. The centuries-old practice of tai chi appears […]
April 6, 2018

COPD Is an Adult Killer, But Its Origins May Lie in Childhood

FRIDAY, April 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — COPD may seem like an adult disease, often tied to smoking. But two new studies suggest it could have […]
April 6, 2018

Kids in Tough Neighborhoods Head to ER More Often

FRIDAY, April 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Growing up in a disadvantaged neighborhood may mean more visits to the emergency room, a new study suggests. When […]
April 5, 2018

Losing Excess Weight in Childhood Cuts Diabetes Risk

THURSDAY, April 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If an overweight child slims down before puberty, the risk of type 2 diabetes seems to slide away with […]
April 4, 2018

AHA: Shedding So-Called 'Protective' Thigh Fat May Help the Heart

WEDNESDAY, April 4, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Although past research has shown that thigh, hip and buttocks fat might actually protect against heart disease, a […]
April 4, 2018

Early Promise for Eye Implant to Fight Macular Degeneration

WEDNESDAY, April 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A new stem cell transplant might help preserve or even restore vision being lost to the dry form of […]
April 4, 2018

Those With Diabetes Less Likely to See Dentist Despite Health Risks

WEDNESDAY, April 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Many adults with diabetes don’t see the dentist often enough, even though they’re at increased risk for gum disease, […]