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Cholesterol Drugs May Speed Healing After Surgery July 31, 2014

Statin therapy may affect inflammatory response and help wounds recover, researchers say

Big Jump in Doctor's Office Visits for Young Adults With Diabetes July 31, 2014

Overall, 1 in 10 consultations in the U.S. now involves a person with the illness, CDC says

No TV or Obesity, But Ancient People Still Had Heart Disease July 31, 2014

Mummy study shows that, just like today, inflammation spurred blood vessel blockages

Benefits of E-Cigarettes May Outweigh Harms, Study Finds July 31, 2014

Findings run counter to recent calls for strict regulation

Annual COPD Costs To Hit $49 Billion by 2020: CDC July 30, 2014

Each year, almost 135,000 die from smoking-related chronic lung disease, experts say

Heart Attack Patients Treated at Night, Weekends May Have Worse Outcomes July 29, 2014

Timing of arrival at ER affects how quickly an angioplasty is done, research shows

Extra Exercise Could Help Depressed Smokers Quit: Study July 29, 2014

Withdrawal symptoms, cravings are harder on people with mood disorders, researchers say

Healthy Habits May Slow Cellular Signs of Aging, Study Finds July 29, 2014

Pay attention to your lifestyle during stressful times, researcher says

Early Hormone Therapy May Be Safe for Women's Hearts July 28, 2014

Hormone replacement started soon after menopause wasn't linked to hardening of the arteries in study

Inflammatory Muscle Disorder May Raise Risk for Heart Attack, Stroke July 28, 2014

Patients with polymyalgia rheumatica may be more likely to develop vascular disease, study shows

Healthy 'Brown Fat' May Cut Odds for Obesity, Diabetes July 28, 2014

Study confirmed it helps regulate blood sugar levels, increases insulin sensitivity in people with more of it

Healthy Habits May Help Childhood Cancer Survivors Avoid Chronic Ills July 28, 2014

Lifestyle choices influence long-term outcomes, researcher says

Preemies May Have Higher Risk of Blood Clots, Even as Adults July 28, 2014

Odds are small, but family, doctors should keep possibility in mind, researchers say

Tonsillectomy for Sleep Apnea May Trigger Weight Gain July 28, 2014

Study found overweight kids who had surgery were more likely to become obese within seven months

Stroke Rates Declining Among Seniors, Study Shows July 15, 2014

But, rate of brain attacks among those younger than 65 unchanged

Home Blood Pressure Monitoring Likely Saves Money, Study Finds July 15, 2014

American Heart Association recommends self-testing; research says it benefits patients and insurers

Graphic Cigarette-Label Warnings Work, Study Finds July 15, 2014

The bigger, the better, researchers say

Gays, Lesbians Face Certain Health Challenges, U.S. Report Says July 15, 2014

They're more likely to smoke, binge drink, but also more likely to get regular exercise

Even Moderate Drinking Might Raise Odds for Irregular Heartbeat July 14, 2014

But the finding held true for wine and liquor only, not beer, researchers note

High Blood Pressure May Protect the Very Old From Dementia July 14, 2014

But it's too early to recommend any change in treatment, researcher says

Stress May Leave You Heading to the Cookie Jar July 14, 2014

Worried women could be prone to weight gain, study suggests

Poor More Prone to Leg Circulation Trouble July 11, 2014

Focus is needed on treatment and education about condition that limits leg circulation, researchers say

Saliva Test Might Someday Replace Needle Prick for Diabetics July 11, 2014

But device is still a long way from use by people

A Little Alcohol May Not Be Good for Your Heart After All July 11, 2014

New gene-focused review suggests that cutting down on drinking is always heart-healthy

Health Tip: Quit Smoking, Especially While Pregnant July 11, 2014

How smoking can harm a developing baby

Stress, Depression May Boost Stroke Risk, Study Finds July 10, 2014

Anger didn't seem to have an effect, researchers noted

Lung Groups: Governments Should Limit or Ban Use of E-Cigarettes July 10, 2014

Statement says more research needed on health effects of the nicotine-delivery devices

Older Adults Can Safely Donate a Kidney, Study Finds July 09, 2014

No greater risk for heart disease, diabetes or death among donors, researchers say

Combo Approach May Work Best for Smokers Looking to Quit July 08, 2014

Study finds drug Chantix plus nicotine patch beats use of the patch alone

More Painkillers May Raise Heart Risks for Older Women: Review July 08, 2014

Class of drugs that includes naproxen linked to increased chance of heart attack, stroke, but finding not conclusive

Severe Obesity Cuts Up to 14 Years Off Life: Study July 08, 2014

As weight climbs, so do related deaths from heart disease, diabetes and cancer, researchers say

Experts Reject Routine Screening for Narrowed Neck Arteries July 07, 2014

Widespread testing in healthy adults would lead to too many unnecessary follow-up procedures, panel says

Hookah Smoking Popular Among Well-Heeled Teens: Survey July 07, 2014

Survey found one in five high school seniors had tried it; being affluent, well-educated raised risk

Cholesterol Levels May Be Linked to Breast Cancer Risk July 04, 2014

But research is still preliminary, experts say

Ecstasy Use Tied to Rare Spinal Blood Vessel Problem in Teen July 04, 2014

Drug can spike blood pressure, making existing blood vessel conditions worse, study authors say

One in 25 Reports Falling Asleep at the Wheel: CDC Report July 03, 2014

Young adult males and binge drinkers more likely to drive while drowsy, study finds.

Change Bad Habits Early, Save Your Heart Later July 03, 2014

Young adults who adopt healthier lifestyle can cut their heart disease risk, researchers say

Aerobic/Strength Training Combo May Be Best Workout for Diabetics July 03, 2014

In study, people with type 2 disease had better blood sugar control when both modes used

Insulin Pumps May Outperform Daily Injections for Type 2 Diabetes: Study July 03, 2014

6-month blood sugar control was better with the devices compared to needles, researchers say

High Blood Pressure May Up Psoriasis Risk for Women July 02, 2014

Long-term use of certain medications also linked to higher risk, study found

Could Dark Chocolate Help Ease Poor Leg Circulation? July 02, 2014

Perhaps, but experts say there are better ways to obtain beneficial polyphenols

Latest Study Finds No Link Between Testosterone Supplements, Heart Attack July 02, 2014

Finding runs counter to some prior reports; much larger trials are needed, experts say

Health Tip: Recognize Symptoms of Diabetes July 02, 2014

Early detection can help prevent serious complications

Childhood Malnutrition Linked to High Blood Pressure Later in Life: Study June 30, 2014

Preventing childhood hunger might help protect heart health, researchers say

Nursing Home Care May Be Out of Reach for Many Aging 'Boomers': Study June 30, 2014

Price tag for 1 year of institutionalized care is now about $84,000, federal report says

Inhaled Medication Afrezza Approved to Treat Diabetes June 30, 2014

A rapid-acting inhaled insulin

Gut Cells May Be Coaxed to Make Insulin for People With Type 1 Diabetes June 30, 2014

Early study in mouse and human cells shows promise, but more research is needed

FDA Approves Inhaled Diabetes Medication June 30, 2014

Afrezza is taken at mealtimes, along with long-acting insulin or standard diabetes pills

Grief in Pregnancy May Trigger Obesity in Adulthood June 27, 2014

Extreme stress even before conception can affect unborn child's weight, study suggests

After Stroke, Spouse May Also Need Care June 26, 2014

If couple disagrees about recovery rate, partner can become depressed, study finds