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Health Tip: Get More Omega-3 Fatty Acids July 29, 2016

Find them in these nutritious foods

Space Travel May Pose Risks to Heart July 28, 2016

Exposure to radiation might explain Apollo astronauts' rate of heart problems, researcher says

Is Pot Harder on the Heart Than Tobacco? July 27, 2016

Damaging effects from marijuana smoke last three times longer than tobacco's, rat study finds

Health Tip: Choose the Right Shoes July 27, 2016

Sturdy footwear helps prevent falls

2 in 10 Alzheimer's Cases May Be Misdiagnosed July 26, 2016

Missed disease identification seems more likely in men, who may develop thinking problems earlier

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

U.S. Panel Says Evidence 'Insufficient' to Recommend Skin Cancer Screenings July 26, 2016

But dermatology experts disagree and worry opportunities to save lives will be missed

Are Stroke Centers Life Savers? July 26, 2016

Study finds small advantage, but only if you get there quickly

Is Binge-Watching Hazardous to Your Health? July 26, 2016

Risk of death from blood clot rises along with TV time, study finds

Even a Little Exercise May Help Younger Women's Hearts July 25, 2016

Those active about 2.5 hours a week had 25 percent lower disease risk than those who weren't, study found

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

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

Women Smokers at Higher Risk for Brain Bleed July 21, 2016

'Devastating' hemorrhage often affects younger people, neurologist says

Cancer Experts Criticize Report on Rising Prostate Cancer Numbers July 21, 2016

American Cancer Society says methodology used for recent study was flawed

Living Past 90 Doesn't Doom You to Disease, Disability July 21, 2016

Study suggests life can be long and healthy, although good genes help a lot

Alzheimer's May Hamper Ability to Perceive Pain July 20, 2016

People with the disease, however, don't have higher tolerance for pain, study shows

Even Your Heart May Benefit From Extra Education July 20, 2016

People with more schooling tend to have less heart failure, study suggests

Cartilage Grown in Lab Might One Day Help Younger Arthritis Sufferers July 19, 2016

Made of patients' stem cells and synthetic 'scaffolding,' it may cut need for hip replacement, scientists say

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

Number of Advanced Prostate Cancer Cases Soars: U.S. Study July 19, 2016

Increase may be due to lax screening or more aggressive disease, experts say

Health Tip: Help Prevent Falls July 19, 2016

What you can do to remain upright

Wide Variation Seen in 'Dense' Breast Diagnoses July 18, 2016

Doctors may misjudge a woman's cancer risks as a result, researchers say

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

Here's what to include

9 Out of 10 Strokes Could Be Prevented, Study Finds July 18, 2016

High blood pressure is the most important controllable risk factor

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

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

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

How to Spot the Warning Signs of Heat Stroke July 13, 2016

Risk of high-temperature trouble rises with age and chronic health issues, experts warn

Rising Blood Sugar Hitting More Obese Adults July 13, 2016

To curb diabetes, researchers urge serious weight-loss efforts

Routine Eye Exams See Vision Problems You Miss July 13, 2016

Older people and those who delay regular check-ups have more unnoticed changes, study finds

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

Nerve Zap Eased Rheumatoid Arthritis in Small Study July 12, 2016

Treatment worked some for patients who weren't responding to drugs

Health Tip: Logging What You Eat July 12, 2016

It can help you lose weight

Heart Failure After Heart Attack Tied to Cancer Risk in Study July 11, 2016

Preliminary finding points to need for careful screening of cardiac patients, researcher says

Antidepressant No Help to Heart Failure Patients: Study July 08, 2016

Depression in these cases may be caused by biological changes from the disease itself, researcher says

Could Statins Help Fight Cancer? July 08, 2016

Study found an association -- but no proof -- of prolonged survival

Researchers Get Closer to Test Predicting Colon Cancer's Return July 07, 2016

DNA-based screen would aid treatment decisions for people with early-stage disease

Gene Test Might One Day Gauge Alzheimer's Risk in Younger Adults July 06, 2016

But doctors say the concept is not ready for clinical use yet

Can an Antibiotic Help You? Quick Test Might Someday Tell July 06, 2016

The screen could provide results in an hour, reducing the unnecessary use of the drugs, developers say

FDA Approves First Fully Dissolvable Stent July 05, 2016

Device is absorbed by the body after about three years

Study Cites the Fats That Could Shorten Your Life July 05, 2016

High levels of animal-based saturated fats were tied to earlier death, unsaturated fats seem healthier

Is U.S. Government Subsidizing Fattening Foods? July 05, 2016

Study found Americans who ate the most grains, dairy and livestock products had more health issues

Regular Doctor Visits Can Help Spot Colon Cancer July 04, 2016

Early detection improves likelihood of survival, researchers note

U.S. Cancer Survivors Living Longer July 01, 2016

Likelihood of other chronic conditions will stress health care system in next two decades, report predicts

Video May Aid End-of-Life Decision-Making June 30, 2016

Brief film helped heart failure patients understand their options, study says

Inherited Cholesterol Disorder Significantly Boosts Heart Risks June 30, 2016

Untreated, the condition also makes arteries age decades faster, study reports

Men Face Greater Risk of Cardiac Arrest: Study June 30, 2016

Heart disease tends to develop earlier than it does in women, researchers say

Testosterone Therapy May Boost Older Men's Sex Lives June 29, 2016

Gel hormone treatment led to improved libido and sexual function, study finds

Has Butter Gotten a Bad Rap? June 29, 2016

Study finds little added health danger for those who love the spread, but some nutritionists remain wary

Progress Against Heart Deaths Starting to Wane, Report Warns June 29, 2016

Obesity, diabetes epidemics may be to blame, doctors say

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