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High Blood Pressure Might Affect Some Kids' Thinking Ability September 29, 2016

But researchers noted that all of the children still tested within normal ranges

Could Prescribed NSAID Painkillers Raise Heart Failure Risk? September 29, 2016

Study of millions of health records suggests an association, but can't prove cause-and-effect

Nanoparticles Ease Aching Joints in Mice September 27, 2016

Treatment might one day help fight inflammation in human arthritis, scientists suggest

To Help Prevent Colon Cancer, 'Listen to Your Gut' September 27, 2016

Belly pain and black or bloody stools should not be ignored, doctor says

Are There Alternatives to Statins? September 27, 2016

Dietary changes, other meds and even surgery also can help lower cholesterol levels, study finds

Exercise Speeds Seniors' Recovery From Disability September 26, 2016

Walking regimen also curbs risk of injury in the first place, study finds

Can Pregnancy Problems Foretell Future Health Risks? September 26, 2016

Gestational diabetes, high blood pressure might raise odds of same conditions later in life, cardiologist says

'Spare Tire' May Be Tougher on Your Heart Than 'Love Handles' September 26, 2016

Study links deep belly fat to greater odds for cardiovascular risk factors

New Type of Radiation Treatment May Up Survival for Older Lung Cancer Patients September 26, 2016

2 new studies find benefit to using stereotactic body radiation therapy

Smart City Planning Can Cut Deadly Diseases, Improve Air Quality September 26, 2016

Study found big benefit in limiting urban sprawl, encouraging walking and biking

How Older People Can Head Off Dangerous Drug Interactions September 24, 2016

Taking multiple medications and supplements could cause serious problems, FDA warns

Falls a Growing and Deadly Threat for Older Americans September 22, 2016

They cause millions of injuries and soaring health care costs, CDC report shows

Flavorings Boost Toxicity of E-Cigarettes in Lab Study September 22, 2016

Increasing device's voltage, to get bigger hit of nicotine, also inflames air passage cells, researcher says

Around the World, Holidays Bring Added Pounds September 21, 2016

Findings from Germany, Japan and the United States suggest festive seasons spur overeating

Organ Transplants Linked to Higher Skin Cancer Risk September 21, 2016

Experts say all recipients should have full-body skin evaluations after transplant surgery

Stress Might Undercut Benefits of Healthy Diet for Women September 20, 2016

Finding show importance of coping skills in tough times, researcher says

Obamacare Tied to Rise in Mammograms September 20, 2016

Research shows small uptick in Medicare patients who got screened for breast cancer

Sleep Troubles, Heart Troubles? September 19, 2016

American Heart Association says it's too soon to say what's the optimal amount of shut-eye

Severe Obesity and Heart Failure September 16, 2016

Study sees link even without other conditions such as high cholesterol or high blood pressure

Sound Waves: An Rx for High Blood Pressure, Migraine? September 16, 2016

Sound therapy balances brain signals, researcher says

Marriage May Help Diabetics Keep Weight Off September 16, 2016

Study also found it lowered chances of risk factors for heart disease among men, but not women

Extreme Preemies May Be at Risk for High Blood Pressure as Adults September 15, 2016

Smaller kidneys and blood vessel abnormalities more likely as these babies age, researchers say

31 Million Older Americans Aren't Getting Enough Exercise September 15, 2016

Inactivity boosts their risk for falls, broken bones, serious disease and early death, CDC warns

Tighter Blood Pressure Control Could Save 100,000 U.S. Lives: Study September 15, 2016

High-risk adults would benefit from intensive program to lower systolic reading

Diet or Exercise: What's Best for the Middle-Aged Heart September 15, 2016

Study finds each effective, as long as healthy weight loss is the result

Early Menopause Linked to Higher Heart Disease, Death Risks September 15, 2016

Findings highlight need for certain women to discuss hormone therapy with their doctor, researchers say

Minorities Less Likely to Get Clot-Clearing Stroke Drug September 14, 2016

But study couldn't determine why white male patients were more likely to get tPA in hospital

Fruits, Veggies Powerful Rx for Kidney Disease: Study September 14, 2016

Researchers found 3 to 4 extra servings a day lowered blood pressure, cut medication costs

Alcohol May Damage the Heart -- at Least for Some September 14, 2016

Booze linked to atrial fibrillation, a dangerous condition that raises stroke risk

Brains of 'Super-Agers' Look Decades Younger September 14, 2016

Regions of mentally sharp older folks don't shrink like their peers with memory loss do, study finds

Smoking Thickens Heart Wall, Leading to Heart Failure: Study September 13, 2016

The more you smoke and the longer you smoke, the greater the risk of damage

1 in 4 Medicare Patients Uses Blood Pressure Meds Incorrectly September 13, 2016

The lifesaving drugs 'only work if they are taken,' CDC director says

Sugar Companies Shifted Focus to Fat as Heart Harm: Study September 13, 2016

Decades-old documents show researchers were paid to influence scientific thinking, researchers say

Many With Diabetes Missing Out on Statins September 12, 2016

2 in 5 middle-aged patients don't get the cholesterol-cutting drugs, despite recommendations to do so, study finds

Seniors Not Scared of Social Media After All September 12, 2016

Study also finds using it helps them feel less isolated, may boost their health

For Teens With Leukemia, Pregnancy Tests Often Neglected September 12, 2016

Risk of chemo-related birth defects needs to be considered, researchers say

Anti-Inflammatory Agent in Cord Blood Shows Promise in Mice September 09, 2016

Researchers say findings point toward possible new treatments for sepsis

FDA Warns Ovarian Cancer Tests Not Reliable September 09, 2016

May delay preventive therapies for high-risk women, spur unnecessary procedures in some without cancer

New Electrical Stimulation Therapy Can Help Stroke Patients Move Paralyzed Hand September 08, 2016

With help of sensor-laden glove, good hand used to regain some control of inert hand

What's Regular Exercise Worth? Maybe $2,500 Per Year September 08, 2016

That's how much a new study says the average adult with heart disease might save in health care costs

Health Tip: Choosing a Senior Home September 08, 2016

Signs it's a good place for a loved one

Intensive Type 2 Diabetes Treatment Can Extend Survival: Study September 08, 2016

Researchers also found lower risk of complications such as heart and kidney disease, vision problems

Immune-Based Drug May Ease Chronic Eye Condition September 07, 2016

Humira reduced inflammation that can lead to vision loss, researchers say

A Woman's Weight Has Complex Link to Stroke Risk September 07, 2016

Being overweight ups odds for most prevalent form of attack, but may slightly lower chances for another type

Stroke Survivors Often Struggle With Depression September 07, 2016

Risk was 8 times higher for those who suffered a brain attack than for those who didn't, study found

Heart Rhythm Disorder May Be Tied to Wider Range of Ills September 07, 2016

Review links atrial fibrillation to increased risk for heart and kidney problems, not just stroke

Thyroid Levels in High-Normal Range May Be Linked to Cardiac Arrest September 06, 2016

Study isn't cause for alarm, cardiologist says, but hormone could be more 'toxic' than thought

Could Good Sex Be Bad for an Older Man's Heart? September 06, 2016

Once a week or more may take toll, study finds, but at least one cardiologist questions the findings

Fans May Not Be Cool Choice for the Elderly September 06, 2016

Heart rate, core body temperature rose more with fan use than without in 108 degree heat, study finds

Clot Retrieval Device Approval Expanded September 06, 2016

Instruments help avoid disability among stroke patients

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