December 4, 2017

Taking Your Meds? A Digital Pill Can Tell

MONDAY, Dec. 4, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Pairing medication with an ingestible sensor can help clinicians track how often and when patients actually take their prescription […]
December 4, 2017

People With Epilepsy May Gain From Common Sleep Apnea Treatment

SATURDAY, Dec. 2, 2017 (HealthDay News) — It’s been used by many people to help ease sleep apnea, but new research suggests the CPAP mask may […]
December 1, 2017

Can Scrotal Vein Condition Hike Heart Risks?

FRIDAY, Dec. 1, 2017 (HealthDay News) — A common condition in men — enlarged veins in the scrotum — may raise the risk for heart disease […]
December 1, 2017

Lung Cancer Drug Targets 'Hidden' HIV in French Patient

FRIDAY, Dec. 1, 2017 (HealthDay News) — In a case that investigators say is a first, a lung cancer drug unmasked and then attacked the kind […]
November 30, 2017

Could Your Coffee Habit Lengthen Your Life?

THURSDAY, Nov. 30, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Drinking three to four cups of coffee a day is not only safe for most people, it might protect […]
November 30, 2017

Do Receding Hairlines Mean Receding Heart Health in Men?

THURSDAY, Nov. 30, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Preliminary research hints — but cannot prove — that men who lose their hair relatively early in life might […]
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 […]