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FDA OKs New Injectable Type 2 Diabetes Medication July 28, 2016

Drug lowers blood sugar levels, and doesn't boost risk of heart problems, agency says

Tighten Teens' Nighttime Driving Restrictions: CDC July 28, 2016

Midnight cutoff is too late to help, researchers say

Alcohol, Obesity Could Raise Esophageal Cancer Risk July 28, 2016

A third of cases would vanish if people stayed trim and didn't drink, cancer experts say

Adlyxin Approved for Type 2 Diabetes July 28, 2016

Hormone helps control blood sugar

Health Tip: Keep Kitchen Surfaces Clean July 28, 2016

Suggestions to make them sanitary

Exercise May Keep Diabetes in Check During Pregnancy July 27, 2016

Short walks and some strength training each week made a difference for obese women, researchers say

Safer Heads Prevail With New High School Football Rule July 27, 2016

When full-contact practices were limited, blows to the head dropped, study found

Study of Teen Brains Offers Clues to Timing of Mental Illness July 27, 2016

Regions that undergo greatest change also where schizophrenia, depression genes are most strongly expressed

FDA Bolsters Warnings About Class of Antibiotics July 26, 2016

Fluoroquinolones such as Cipro, Levaquin should be reserved for life-threatening infections

Flu Shot Tied to Fewer Hospitalizations, Deaths in Type 2 Diabetes Patients July 26, 2016

Risk of dying dropped almost one-quarter over 7 years in those who got the vaccine

1 in 10 Alzheimer's Patients at Risk for Avoidable Hospital Stays July 25, 2016

Study suggests need for better management of other health problems

Edible Pot Sends Toddlers to Colorado ERs July 25, 2016

Cannabis-laced candy, baked goods look irresistible to kids, doctors warn

Painkillers for Teen Athletes Won't Spur Addiction: Study July 25, 2016

Sports may actually provide protective effect against opioid abuse

FDA Renews Call to Reduce Salt in Processed Foods July 22, 2016

By cutting down on hidden sodium sources, agency hopes to reduce America's overall intake

Menopause: Not All Hot Flashes Are Created Equal July 22, 2016

Weight, race, education and lifestyle all affect timing, duration of symptoms, research indicates

Health Tip: Help Your Underweight Child Gain Safely July 22, 2016

Nutritious foods can help add a few pounds

Coming to a Brew Near You: Calorie Counts, Carbs Info July 22, 2016

Best-selling beers will soon disclose nutrition facts, ingredient list, freshness dates

Omega-3s in Fish Tied to Better Colon Cancer Outcomes July 21, 2016

Study couldn't prove cause-and-effect, however, so experts believe more data is needed

New Treatments Helping Kids With Juvenile Arthritis July 20, 2016

Several biologics have been approved by the FDA for use with certain forms of the disease

New Drug May Treat Rare Obesity Disorder Causing Constant Hunger July 20, 2016

It's also being studied as possible treatment for other genetic causes of obesity

Meningitis B Vaccine Falls Short of Expectations July 20, 2016

1 in 3 students didn't get immunity against outbreak strain after 2 doses of Bexsero, study finds

Health Tip: The Basics of Food Safety July 20, 2016

Ignore this information, and you could get sick

Healthy Fats Can Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes: Study July 19, 2016

A diet rich in nuts, seeds, fish and vegetable oils could lower blood sugar levels, researchers say

U.S. Teen Diabetes Rate Exceeds Prior Estimates July 19, 2016

Most young people unaware they have it, study finds

Which Diabetes Drug Is Best? July 19, 2016

Study calls it a draw, with a slight edge for metformin

Cutting Down on Sweets Can Help Kids' Hearts July 19, 2016

Risk factors improved after just 10 days of sugar restriction, study finds

Even High-Fat Mediterranean Diet Good for You: Review July 19, 2016

Still protected against diabetes, heart disease and breast cancer

College Linemen Larger Than Ever, Study Finds July 19, 2016

These athletes will need help adopting healthy lifestyles after their careers end, researcher says

Obese Teens Take Weight-Loss Surgery in Stride July 18, 2016

Procedure led to better walking, eased pain and improved heart rate, study shows

Concussion Study Shows Player-to-Player Hits Most Damaging July 18, 2016

Running longer before the contact happens also spells more trouble

'Cool' Factor Often Spurs Teens to Try E-Cigarettes July 18, 2016

They're not using these products to try to stop smoking, researchers say

3 Health Issues That Can Threaten Young Female Athletes July 18, 2016

Pediatricians' group urges members to watch out for the 'female triad'

Health Tip: Pack Your Pantry With Heart-Healthy Staples July 18, 2016

Here's what to include

Limit Kids' Exposure to Media Violence, Pediatricians Say July 18, 2016

Parents need to tighten the reins, while media needs to stop glorifying aggression, statement says

Obamacare Paying Off With Improved Health Care: Report July 15, 2016

But gains between 2011 and 2014 were often small, especially in poor communities

Do ADHD Medicines Boost Substance Abuse Risk? July 15, 2016

Chances were actually lower the earlier stimulants were started, and the longer they were taken

Gut Bacteria May Hold Clues to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome July 15, 2016

Intestinal colonies differ in CFS patients, study finds, bolstering notion the disorder isn't a psychological problem

Heavy Moms Likelier to Pile Food on Kids' Plates: Study July 15, 2016

Researcher suggests parents serve normal portions and let kids ask for more if they don't feel full

Too Much Red Meat Might Harm Kidneys, Study Suggests July 14, 2016

Substituting poultry for pork in Chinese diet seemed to reduce risk

Health Before a Stroke Is Big Predictor of Second Attack July 14, 2016

Getting hypertension, cholesterol under control could be key to avoiding later dementia, too, study finds

Normal Weight May Not Protect Against Diabetes July 14, 2016

Rising rates of prediabetes detected in slimmer Americans, study finds

Early Bedtime for Preschoolers, Healthier Weight Later? July 14, 2016

Getting shuteye by 8 p.m. appeared linked with lower obesity risk as teens, researchers say

Weight Loss Might Reduce Cancer Risk: Study July 14, 2016

Corresponding drop seen in proteins that promote tumor growth

Health Tip: Keep Spinach Fresher July 14, 2016

And get more nutrients

Obesity More Deadly for Men Than Women: Study July 14, 2016

Losing even a little weight could cut the risk, researchers say

Rising Blood Sugar Hitting More Obese Adults July 13, 2016

To curb diabetes, researchers urge serious weight-loss efforts

Health Tip: Go Easy on the Condiments July 13, 2016

Make healthier choices

Dietary Mineral Could Be One Key to Blood Pressure Control July 12, 2016

People who didn't get enough daily magnesium had higher BP readings, analysis showed

Pedal Away From Type 2 Diabetes July 12, 2016

Study finds biking may help adults avoid the blood sugar disorder

Xiidra Eyedrops Approved to Treat Dry Eye July 12, 2016

Symptoms more likely as people age

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