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Can HIV Drugs Boost Syphilis Risk? January 16, 2017

Meds may raise susceptibility to bacterium that causes the sexually transmitted disease, study suggests

Medical Groups Raise Blood Pressure Rx Threshold for Healthy Adults Over 60 January 16, 2017

Guidelines say therapy should begin after top number in reading meets or exceeds 150 mmHG, not 140

Can Coffee Perk Up Heart Health, Too? January 16, 2017

In lab tests, caffeine blocked inflammatory response, but did not prove cause-and-effect

Could Mom's Pre-Pregnancy Blood Pressure Predict Baby's Gender? January 12, 2017

Higher -- but still normal -- readings may mean a boy, study suggests

Pregnancy OK for Most Women With Congenital Heart Conditions: Report January 12, 2017

Preconception counseling helps moms-to-be understand potential risks, doctors say

Wearable Sensors May Spot Illness Before Symptoms Start January 12, 2017

New technology could help sense infections, type 2 diabetes and other conditions, scientists say

Rural Americans at Higher Risk of 5 Preventable Causes of Death: CDC January 12, 2017

More smoking, obesity and less use of seatbelts are some possible reasons why

'Stress Ball' in Your Brain May Be Key to Heart Risks January 12, 2017

New brain-scan study helps pinpoint a neurological link between anxiety, cardiovascular disease

High Blood Pressure Often Undiagnosed, Untreated January 11, 2017

Half of mobile clinic patients with the condition said they didn't know they had it, study finds

Blood Levels of Meat-Linked Chemical Tied to Odds of Heart Trouble January 11, 2017

Produced when meat, eggs and dairy are digested, TMAO may trigger plaque buildup in vessels, researchers explain

Migraine Linked to Higher Stroke Risk After Surgery January 11, 2017

The risk is small, but concerning, researchers say

Brisk Walk May Help Sidestep Heart Disease January 10, 2017

In just 10 weeks, cholesterol, blood pressure and weight improved among women in study

High Blood Pressure Increasing Worldwide January 10, 2017

And health risks may appear even at levels once considered safe, researchers contend

Obamacare Boosts Breast Cancer Screening, Study Finds January 09, 2017

Waiving costs appears to improve mammography rates, but not colonoscopy, even among the poor

Health Tip: Protecting Your Health January 09, 2017

Ways to remain healthy

Timely Tips for Safe Snow Removal January 07, 2017

The sedentary are most at risk for injury, doctors say

Hour-Long Nap May Boost Brain Function in Older Adults January 06, 2017

Linked to improved memory and ability to think clearly in study

Seniors' Health Can Tumble After ER Visit January 06, 2017

Disability and loss of agility more likely six months after treatment, study finds

'You're Not My Wife, You're an Impostor' January 06, 2017

Brain imaging reveals clues to rare, puzzling delusions

Is Running Bad for Your Knees? January 05, 2017

Study suggests it may slow development of osteoarthritis

Weight Loss May Ease Psoriasis Symptoms, Study Finds January 05, 2017

Quality-of-life boost seen in obese patients who lost significant amounts

More Signs Mediterranean Diet May Boost Your Brain January 04, 2017

Older adults who favored this eating style lost less brain volume, study finds

Many Young Adults With High Cholesterol Not on Statins as Recommended January 04, 2017

Guidelines suggest the meds could help ward off heart trouble, but too many people are missing out, study finds

Plant-Based Diets Score Big for Healthy Weight Loss January 04, 2017

U.S. News & World Report ranks DASH diet No. 1 for 7th year in a row

Health Tip: Order a Healthier Breakfast January 04, 2017

Tips for better eating

Routine Checkup Should Assess Fitness, Too January 03, 2017

Cardiorespiratory test would help gauge patients' heart disease risk, doctor says

Resolve to Reduce Your Cancer Risk This Year January 03, 2017

Healthy habits are key to preventing the disease, cancer experts say

Study Ties Alcohol Abuse to Increased Heart Risks January 03, 2017

Association similar to that from high blood pressure, smoking, obesity and diabetes, researchers say

Make a Healthy Lifestyle Your New Year's Resolution December 31, 2016

The American Medical Association offers seven goals to get you started

Melanoma Rates Rise in Some States, Fall in Others December 29, 2016

Local sun-safety campaigns may be key to progress against the deadly skin cancer, researchers say

Debbie Reynold's Death Puts Spotlight on 'Broken Heart Syndrome' December 29, 2016

The actress, 84, died a day after daughter Carrie Fisher passed away; doctors say stress may have contributed

Diabetes Takes Biggest Bite Out of U.S. Health Care Spending December 28, 2016

Top 5 diseases, conditions accounted for $437 billion in 2013

On Hospital Wards, Patient Crises May Have 'Domino Effect' December 27, 2016

When one patient has an emergency, the odds that a 2nd patient will face trouble also rises, study finds

Heart Failure Drug Shows Promise in First Human Trial December 27, 2016

Cimaglermin appears to strengthen cells and improve heart function, researchers report

Women Chasing Holiday Perfection May Miss Signs of Heart Trouble December 23, 2016

Stress can be damaging, so take time for yourself during the season, cardiologist advises

Head Off 'Holiday Heart Syndrome' December 23, 2016

Eating and drinking too much can increase your risk for cardiac complications, experts advise

Blood Banks Face Seasonal Shortages, New Screening Rules December 23, 2016

Rare complication of transfusions has led to beefed-up testing requirements

Is Season the Reason Why Heart Deaths Spike at Christmas? December 22, 2016

Increase isn't tied to cold temps, but likely due to holiday-related factors, researchers say

Cardiology Still a Man's Field, Survey Finds December 22, 2016

Women less likely to choose that specialty, and they report more discrimination than males

High Pain Tolerance Tied to 'Silent' Heart Attack Risk December 21, 2016

Unusual symptoms include upper back or jaw pain, shortness of breath and nausea, cardiologist says

HIV May Double Odds of Heart Attack December 21, 2016

Study suggests that tools used to predict risk need tweaking for those with AIDS-causing virus

Mothers of Kids With Severe Birth Defects May Have Shorter Lives: Study December 20, 2016

But the overall risk of early death is still quite low

Routine Testing for Genital Herpes of Little Benefit: U.S. Experts December 20, 2016

Early diagnosis won't change course of the STD, which is incurable, advisory panel says

Women Fare Better Than Men After a Heart Valve Replacement December 19, 2016

While women initially have more complications, chances of survival are higher, study says

Female Doctors May Have an Edge: Study December 19, 2016

Older hospital patients treated by a woman were slightly less likely to be readmitted or die within 30 days

Chemo More Damaging to Hearts of Diabetics: Study December 16, 2016

Those with blood sugar disease showed more early warning signs of heart failure

Taking a Holiday Trip? Protect Yourself From Blood Clots December 16, 2016

Sitting for long periods puts you at risk for potentially deadly deep vein thrombosis

Minority Women Less Likely to Get Breast Cancer Screening December 16, 2016

More study is needed to understand the disparity, researchers say

Angelina Jolie's Mastectomies Tied to Rise in Genetic Testing December 15, 2016

But, researchers did not find a corresponding increase in breast removal surgeries

Polar Vortex Tightens Grip on U.S. December 15, 2016

Doctor offers precautions against hypothermia; go easy when shoveling snow

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