November 12, 2018

U.S. OD Death Rate Worst Among Wealthier Nations

MONDAY, Nov. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — With the rate of drug overdose deaths more than doubling since the turn of the century, the United States […]
November 12, 2018

Could a Natural Protein Help Fight Obesity?

MONDAY, Nov. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — It’s a finding only observed so far in mice, but researchers say that a naturally occurring protein triggered significant […]
November 12, 2018

AHA: 3 Things to Know About Cholesterol

MONDAY, Nov. 12, 2018 (American Heart Association) — With the release of new guidelines for treating and managing cholesterol, there may be questions not only about […]
November 12, 2018

AHA: Heart Attacks More Common Now in Younger People, Especially Women

MONDAY, Nov. 12, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Heart attacks once characterized as a part of “old man’s disease” — are increasingly occurring in younger people, […]
November 12, 2018

Even a 2-Minute Walk Counts in New Physical Activity Guidelines

MONDAY, Nov. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Take the stairs up to your office. Park a little further away from the grocery store. Walk your dog […]
November 10, 2018

Diabetes Drug Might Also Ease Heart Failure Risks

SATURDAY, Nov. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The diabetes drug Farxiga might do double-duty for patients, helping to ward off another killer, heart failure, new research […]
November 10, 2018

Fish, Fish Oil May Lower Your Heart Attack Risk

SATURDAY, Nov. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Eating more fish or taking a fish oil supplement can reduce your risk of a heart attack, according to […]
November 10, 2018

New Cholesterol Guidelines Focus on Personalized Approach

SATURDAY, Nov. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A lifelong approach to lowering cholesterol, starting in some kids as young as 2, is the United States’ best […]
November 8, 2018

You Naturally Burn More Calories at Certain Time of Day: Study

THURSDAY, Nov. 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) –When it comes to weight gain, what you eat clearly matters. But a small, preliminary study now suggests that when […]
November 8, 2018

Weight-Loss Surgery May Pay Off in the Bedroom, Too

THURSDAY, Nov. 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Weight-loss surgery may have a side benefit that most don’t know about, with new research showing testosterone levels in […]
November 8, 2018

AHA: Traumatic Childhood Could Increase Heart Disease Risk in Adulthood

THURSDAY, Nov. 8, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Children who grow up in distressing or traumatic environments are more likely to have a heart attack or […]
November 8, 2018

AHA: Age, Race Are Leading Predictors of Heart Attacks in Pregnant Women

THURSDAY, Nov. 8, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Heart attacks in pregnant women are rare, but the number is rising, particularly among older expectant mothers, according […]