January 30, 2018

Brain 'Pacemaker' Might Help Slow Alzheimer's

TUESDAY, Jan. 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Stimulating the brain with an implantable device may be safe — and possibly helpful — for some people with […]
January 30, 2018

Opioids Aren't America's Only Painkiller Problem

TUESDAY, Jan. 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) — There’s a well-known crisis going on with opioid painkiller abuse, but new research reveals a sizeable chunk of Americans […]
January 30, 2018

A Diet to Boost a Woman's Fertility?

TUESDAY, Jan. 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Could the so-called Mediterranean diet boost success of infertility treatment involving in vitro fertilization? Maybe, a very small study […]
January 30, 2018

Weight-Loss Surgery Alone Won't Keep the Pounds Off

TUESDAY, Jan. 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you think your battle against obesity ends on the operating table, you’re mistaken. “Exercise and eating smaller portions […]
January 29, 2018

Memory Loss Hitting Some Fentanyl Abusers

MONDAY, Jan. 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Using fentanyl or other opioids alongside other illicit drugs could trigger possibly permanent amnesia caused by brain damage, doctors […]
January 29, 2018

Kidney Donors Could Face Some Long-Term Health Risks

MONDAY, Jan. 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) — While donating a kidney isn’t likely to shorten your life or increase your odds of heart disease or diabetes, […]
January 29, 2018

Fainting Rarely Tied to Blood Clot, Study Finds

MONDAY, Jan. 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A fainting spell is rarely caused by a blood clot in the lungs, and usually doesn’t warrant extensive testing, […]
January 27, 2018

Death Brings Wisdom to Dying Patients

SATURDAY, Jan. 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) — With terminal illness comes newfound, and profound, wisdom, researchers report. They uncovered this silver lining of terminal illness as […]
January 26, 2018

Flu Season One of the Worst in a Decade: CDC

FRIDAY, Jan. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — This flu season is shaping up as one of the nastiest in years, and it isn’t showing any signs […]
January 26, 2018

Could Smoggy Air Affect a Girl's Periods?

FRIDAY, Jan. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The quality of the air she breathes might have an impact on a teen girl’s menstrual cycle, a new […]
January 26, 2018

Extra Body Fat May Raise Breast Cancer Risk, No Matter Your Weight

FRIDAY, Jan. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Older women who carry some extra body fat may face a heightened risk of breast cancer — even if […]
January 26, 2018

Emergency Services Crews Often Unprepared for Diabetic Crises

FRIDAY, Jan. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you call 911, you expect to get the medical services you need. But new research suggests that when […]