November 29, 2017

Small Changes Could Keep Seniors Driving Longer

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 29, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Older drivers can easily make their cars safer — but few do, a new study finds. Pedal extensions, for […]
November 29, 2017

Modern Times May Mean Weaker Biceps for Women

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 29, 2017 (HealthDay News) — A life of hard farm work apparently gave ancient women stronger arm bones than modern women, even today’s elite […]
November 29, 2017

Electrical Pulses May Ease Pain From 'Slipped' Disc

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 29, 2017 (HealthDay News) — A new treatment that aims electrical pulses at irritated nerves around the spinal cord appears effective at relieving chronic […]
November 29, 2017

Steroid Injections for Arthritic Hips: More Trouble Than They're Worth?

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 29, 2017 (HealthDay News) — They may temporarily ease pain, but new research suggests that steroid injections to arthritic hips may exacerbate bone trouble […]
November 29, 2017

Patients React Poorly When Docs Say 'No'

TUESDAY, Nov. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Patients used to see doctors as kindly-but-firm professionals — experts who knew what they were talking about and whose […]
November 28, 2017

HIV Diagnoses Occurring More Quickly, CDC Says

TUESDAY, Nov. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) — U.S. health care providers are getting better at detecting new cases of HIV infection, although it still can take […]
November 28, 2017

Don't Delay Hip Fracture Surgery. Here's Why

TUESDAY, Nov. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Seniors with a fractured hip need surgery as soon as possible or they could suffer life-threatening complications, a new […]
November 28, 2017

6 Percent of Cancers Caused by Excess Weight, Diabetes

TUESDAY, Nov. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Here’s a seriously good reason to watch your diet: Excess weight and diabetes cause nearly 6 percent of cancers […]
November 28, 2017

Sniffing Out the Best Allergy Treatment

TUESDAY, Nov. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Seasonal allergies make life miserable for millions of Americans. So, in a bid to ease some of that discomfort, […]
November 28, 2017

This Weight-Loss Strategy May Not Help Your Knees

TUESDAY, Nov. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Weight loss from dieting can slow the progression of knee arthritis in overweight people, according to a new study. […]
November 28, 2017

Arthritis No Longer Just a Disease of the Old

MONDAY, Nov. 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) — More younger Americans experience the aches and pains of arthritis than once thought. Roughly 91 million adults had arthritis […]
November 27, 2017

Is It Time to Scrap the Pap Test?

MONDAY, Nov. 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) — If you’re a woman who’s been given the all-clear after one or more combination tests for cervical cancer, you […]