February 22, 2018

Too Much TV Could Boost Your Odds for a Blood Clot

THURSDAY, Feb. 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Hours spent binge-watching that hot new series might feel great, but it’s doing no favors for your blood vessels, […]
February 22, 2018

New Version of Nasal Flu Vaccine to Return for Next Season

THURSDAY, Feb. 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Doctors can offer patients a new version of the nasal spray flu vaccine FluMist next winter, a U.S. government […]
February 22, 2018

Take Early Clinical Trials With a Grain of Salt

THURSDAY, Feb. 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — More than one-third of early clinical trials exaggerate positive findings and may give patients false hope, a new study […]
February 22, 2018

Heavy Drinkers Put Themselves at Risk for Dementia

THURSDAY, Feb. 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The ills that are linked to heavy drinking now include dementia, a new study warns. Researchers analyzed data from […]
February 21, 2018

Aspirin as Good a Clot Buster as Pricey Drugs After Joint Replacement

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Good old aspirin is just as effective as newer, expensive drugs at preventing blood clots after hip or knee […]
February 21, 2018

'Burnout' Threatens More Than a Third of Doctors

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — There’s a good chance your doctor is in the middle of a quiet battle with professional burnout, a new […]
February 21, 2018

Some Pain Patients Can Cut Opioid Dose and Still Get Relief

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Some potentially good news for folks taking opioids for chronic pain: It’s possible to slowly reduce the dosage without […]
February 21, 2018

Skipping the Gym, Ladies? Try the Stairs

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Older women don’t have to hit the gym to stay healthy, because a stair-climbing workout appears to do the […]
February 21, 2018

Drug That Eases Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain Won't Help 'Regular' Arthritis

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A malaria drug that’s also shown effectiveness against rheumatoid arthritis pain has failed to help people with the more […]
February 20, 2018

Rotating Night Shifts a Path to Diabetes, Study Suggests

TUESDAY, Feb. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Working the night shift may play havoc with your blood sugar levels, a new study contends. For the study, […]
February 20, 2018

Tobacco Kills, No Matter How It's Smoked: Study

TUESDAY, Feb. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Smokers who think cigars or pipes are somehow safer than cigarettes may want to think again, new research indicates. […]
February 19, 2018

Family History of Breast Cancer Matters, Even for Older Women

MONDAY, Feb. 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Women with a family history of breast cancer remain at higher risk for breast cancer even after age 65, […]