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

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

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

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 […]
December 14, 2017

Zika Babies Facing Increasing Health Problems With Age

THURSDAY, Dec. 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Most children born with brain abnormalities caused by the Zika virus are facing severe health and developmental challenges at […]
December 14, 2017

Race, Age Bias Common in U.S. Medical Care: Survey

THURSDAY, Dec. 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Nearly 20 percent of older people who’ve sought care for chronic illness say they experienced discrimination in the U.S. […]
December 14, 2017

Insights Into Pain Relief From the Family That Can't Feel Pain

THURSDAY, Dec. 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Six members of a family in Italy live a strangely pain-free life, and scientists want to know why. The […]