December 19, 2017

Cervical Device May Help Lower Preemie Birth Risk

TUESDAY, Dec. 19, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Women with a relatively short cervix are at higher risk of preterm delivery, but new research shows that a […]
December 19, 2017

Friendships May Be Your Defense Against Diabetes

TUESDAY, Dec. 19, 2017 (HealthDay News) — You probably lean on your friends in tough times. Now, new research suggests your pals might even help you […]
December 19, 2017

Flu Shot Safe Even With an Egg Allergy

TUESDAY, Dec. 19, 2017 (HealthDay News) — It’s safe for people with an egg allergy to get a flu shot, says a leading U.S. allergists’ group. […]
December 19, 2017

There's Still No Proven Way to Prevent Alzheimer's

MONDAY, Dec. 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Medical science has failed to prove that any treatment, therapy or brain exercise can help prevent dementias such as […]
December 18, 2017

FDA Gets Tough With Homeopathic Medicines

MONDAY, Dec. 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. government plans to crack down on unproven homeopathic remedies, particularly those that pose the greatest risk to […]
December 18, 2017

State Rules Affect Survival of Immigrants With Kidney Failure

MONDAY, Dec. 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) — How states treat undocumented immigrants with kidney failure affects their health — including, in some cases, whether they live […]
December 18, 2017

Childhood Trauma May Harm the Heart Decades Later

MONDAY, Dec. 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Experiencing trauma as a child or teen apparently makes you more susceptible to heart disease. A new scientific statement […]
December 17, 2017

The Holidays Can Pose Hazards to Your Pet's Health

SUNDAY, Dec. 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) — While you revel in the decorations and good food of the holiday season, there are dangers lurking in the […]
December 15, 2017

Excess Weight May Raise Rosacea Risk

FRIDAY, Dec. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) — The skin disorder rosacea should be added to the list of chronic diseases linked to obesity, researchers report. Their […]
December 15, 2017

Too Much Takeout Food Threatens Kids' Health

FRIDAY, Dec. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) — You can’t beat the convenience of ordering out, but a steady diet of takeout food could raise your child’s […]
December 15, 2017

Mom-to-Be's High Blood Sugar May Raise Baby's Odds for Heart Defects

FRIDAY, Dec. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) — It’s long been known that diabetes in pregnancy raises the odds for congenital heart defects. But new research shows […]
December 15, 2017

Could a Hot Cup of Tea Preserve Your Vision?

THURSDAY, Dec. 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) — A spot of hot tea in the afternoon might help you save your sight, new research suggests. The study […]