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Benefits of Iron Supplements Unclear for Pregnant Women, Young Children March 31, 2015

Task force concludes there's too little information to recommend screening for deficiencies

Scientists Find More Evidence of Breast Milk's Goodness March 31, 2015

It's packed with even a wider level and variety of proteins than that of monkeys, study finds

New Stroke Prevention Efforts May Be Paying Off March 31, 2015

CDC study finds fewer patients treated in ERs for blood clots in the brain

Ob-Gyns: Use Ultrasound to Assess Pelvic Symptoms March 31, 2015

It's safer, cheaper than other types of imaging, doctors say

Face Scans Show How Fast a Person Is Aging March 31, 2015

Study says images more reliable than blood tests in determining the toll of time, lifestyle

Breast Cancer Is Not One Disease, Experts Say March 30, 2015

New focus on tumor subtypes could help patients, according to medical groups

Gestational Diabetes Drug Might Raise Babies' Complication Risk March 30, 2015

Study links glyburide to more infant intensive care and respiratory distress

Lots of Leafy Greens Might Shield Aging Brains, Study Finds March 30, 2015

Vitamin K thought to slow deterioration

People May Grow More Trusting With Age, Study Finds March 27, 2015

And that could mean more happiness, too, researchers say

Painful Knee Arthritis May Be Linked to Premature Death March 27, 2015

Connection is likely due to limited mobility, researcher says

Kidneys From Dead Older Donors May Help Seniors, Study Finds March 26, 2015

Many of these organs would otherwise get thrown away, researcher says

Hope to Live to 100? Check Your Genes March 26, 2015

DNA's role in lifespan rises dramatically in extreme old age, study finds

Midlife Fitness May Be a Real Cancer Fighter for Men March 26, 2015

Study shows lower risk of lung, colon tumors at 65 and older

Obesity, Smoking, Drinking, Depression: All Linked to Low Back Pain March 25, 2015

Researchers say that modifying these factors might help ease condition

Could Smoggy Air Raise Your Anxiety Level? March 25, 2015

Possibly, one study suggests, while another links pollution to increased stroke risk

More Whole Grains May Boost Life Span March 24, 2015

But study found you'll need to eat a lot to gain most benefit

Angelina Jolie's Choice Not Uncommon for Women With Cancer Gene March 24, 2015

Disclosure that she had ovaries removed spotlights issues faced by women with BRCA mutations

In Nursing, Men Still Paid More Than Women: Study March 24, 2015

Female RNs shortchanged more than $5,000 a year, researchers say

More Middle-Aged Americans Are Getting Hips Replaced March 24, 2015

Over 10 years, rate of surgeries nearly doubled for those ages 45 to 64

Why Insulin Resistance May Be More Common in Men March 23, 2015

Researchers say a protein in muscle might be culprit behind type 2 diabetes gender gap

Exercise, But Not Vitamin D, Cuts Injuries From Falls in Older Women: Study March 23, 2015

Neither worked to cut odds for any type of falls, but exercise may help prevent injury if a tumble occurs

A Sense of Purpose May Benefit Your Brain March 19, 2015

Study finds seniors with a positive mental state less likely to have cerebral tissue damage

Study Finds Racial Differences in Choices for Breast Cancer Care March 19, 2015

Blacks, Hispanics more likely to be guided by referrals, health plan limits

Joblessness Triples Odds for Depression in Young Adults March 19, 2015

But researchers don't know if unemployment contributes to depression or depression contributes to unemployment

Yoga May Help Ease Depression in Pregnant Women March 19, 2015

Finding suggests it might sometimes be alternative to antidepressants, talk therapy

2 Factors Greatly Boost New Moms' Odds of Type 2 Diabetes March 19, 2015

Gestational diabetes, followed by weight gain after delivery significantly raise the risk, study finds

Researchers Develop Screening for Early Memory Troubles March 18, 2015

Higher scores on test may indicate need for further evaluation, expert said

Dad's Depression Affects Toddler's Behavior, Too March 18, 2015

Study found a father's moods might increase risk of his youngster's anxiety, sadness

Good Sleep Is Key to Good Sex March 18, 2015

Women who got more rest had greater desire the next day, study found

Could Loneliness Shorten a Life? March 17, 2015

Study says feeling this way raised risk of early death by 26 percent

Workplace Suicides on the Rise, Study Finds March 17, 2015

Police officers, firefighters at high risk, and rates are 15 times greater for men than women

Dietary Dioxins Don't Seem to Increase Breast Cancer Risk: Study March 17, 2015

But, researchers say more study needed to confirm findings

Study Questions Accuracy of Many Breast Cancer Biopsies March 17, 2015

Abnormal cells are misidentified in one-fourth of cases, research suggests

Early Scans for Back Pain May Do Little to Help Seniors March 17, 2015

Researchers saw no difference in outcomes, even though more money was spent on treatments

Obesity Raises Women's Cancer Risk by 40 Percent, Study Finds March 17, 2015

British researchers stress that losing excess weight lowers the odds again, however

Age-Linked Memory Loss May Be Worse for Men, Study Finds March 16, 2015

And, early plaque build-up in brain may not play as strong a role in recall issues as suspected

More Sex, Better Testosterone Levels? March 13, 2015

Contrary to popular belief, study suggests the relationship between the two works the other way

Restraining Order Often Costly for Women March 13, 2015

Lost earnings the first year can exceed $1,000, study finds

Pregnancy Weight Has Lasting Effect on Child, Study Finds March 13, 2015

Kids of obese moms more likely to be too heavy themselves

Kidney Disease Can Pose Problems During Pregnancy, Study Warns March 12, 2015

Careful monitoring necessary, researchers say

Cochlear Implants May Also Boost Seniors' Mood, Thinking: Study March 12, 2015

Older people with severe hearing loss who received the devices had less depression, better mental skills

Healthy Lifestyle May Guard Against Dementia March 12, 2015

Study found seniors who were advised on better eating, exercise scored higher on mental tests

Exercise's Effect on Brain May Boost Mobility in Old Age March 11, 2015

You don't need to run marathons, researcher says

Brainpower Peaks in Different Ways as People Age, Study Finds March 11, 2015

Emotional intelligence best in middle age, overall knowledge base highest for seniors

Many Women Gain Too Much Weight While Pregnant, Study Finds March 11, 2015

This increases risks for baby and mother, experts say

Stress, Depression a 'Perfect Storm' of Trouble for Heart Patients March 10, 2015

Study finds significant risk of heart attack or death in the short term

Good Heart Health May Help Stave Off Dementia, Study Says March 10, 2015

Poorer cardiac function linked to doubled odds for mental decline

Outcomes Vary With Minimally Invasive Heart Valve Replacement March 10, 2015

Transcatheter procedure was designed for patients too frail for open heart surgery

More Evidence That Hormone Therapy Might Not Help Women's Hearts March 10, 2015

Review also found raised risk of stroke for some, although timing of use may be a key factor

Depression May Worsen Problem of Obesity Among the Poor March 10, 2015

Study found link between mental disorder, unhealthy nutritional choices in this high-risk population

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