January 16, 2018

Weight-Loss Surgery's Benefits Wane Over Time for Diabetics

TUESDAY, Jan. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — In the relative short-run, weight-loss surgery helped obese people struggling with type 2 diabetes experience marked improvement in diabetes-related […]
January 16, 2018

Breast-Feed Now, Stave Off Diabetes Later

TUESDAY, Jan. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — It’s often said breast-feeding is best for babies, but new research suggests it also might have a significant long-term […]
January 16, 2018

Is Obesity Slowing Gains in U.S. Life Spans?

TUESDAY, Jan. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The death rate in the United States isn’t decreasing as it has in years past, and some experts blame […]
January 15, 2018

For Kids, Chronic Illness May Trigger Mental Health Issues

MONDAY, Jan. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — When children learn they have a long-term illness, such as diabetes or epilepsy, they’re likely to suffer emotionally, too, […]
January 12, 2018

Asthma in America Carries $82 Billion Price Tag

FRIDAY, Jan. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The economic cost of asthma in the United States is nearly $82 billion a year, federal health officials report. […]
January 11, 2018

As CHIP Money Runs Out, Millions of U.S. Kids May Lose Health Care

THURSDAY, Jan. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Time is running out for millions of American kids covered by the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Stopgap funding […]
January 11, 2018

Serena Williams Shares Childbirth Ordeal

THURSDAY, Jan. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Though Serena Williams commands the tennis court with ease when she plays, life-threatening complications following the birth of her […]
January 11, 2018

Having Too Little of This Nutrient Could Harm a Woman's Fertility

THURSDAY, Jan. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Nearly half of U.S. women have at least a mild deficiency in the nutrient iodine, and new research suggests […]
January 11, 2018

'Bone Cement': A Non-Surgical Option for Painful Joints?

THURSDAY, Jan. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Injecting a calcium-based cement into the bones of some people with knee or hip pain could help them avoid […]
January 10, 2018

Those With 'Obesity Genes' May Gain Most From Healthy Eating

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Though healthy eating is good for everyone, those who have genes that put them at high risk for obesity […]
January 10, 2018

Surgery or Antibiotics for Appendicitis? Here's What Patients Chose

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Even though appendicitis often resolves with the use of antibiotics, the overwhelming majority of Americans would opt for surgery […]
January 10, 2018

Many Lung Cancer Patients Aren't Getting Best Treatment: Study

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Chemotherapy and radiation are the standard of care for small-cell lung cancer that hasn’t spread to other parts of […]