April 18, 2014: Stress Tied to Worse Allergy Symptoms
Study found those with hay fever who had high levels of stress suffered more severe symptoms

April 17, 2014: Scientists Find New Way to Observe 'Good' Brown Fat
Information from MRI scans might help in obesity, diabetes research

April 16, 2014: Diabetes Complication Rates Drop Among U.S. Adults
But at the same time, rates of diabetes have more than tripled, researchers report

April 15, 2014: Nonwhites Exposed to More Air Pollution: Study
More nitrogen dioxide from exhaust fumes, power plants could mean increased deaths from heart disease, researchers say

April 15, 2014: Sleep Apnea May Be Linked to Poor Bone Health
Osteoporosis rates rose among people with breathing disorder, study found

April 15, 2014: Tanzeum Approved for Type 2 Diabetes
Along with diet and exercise

April 15, 2014: FDA Approves New Type 2 Diabetes Drug
Tanzeum is injected once a week and appears to help control blood sugar levels, agency says

April 15, 2014: Less Salt Use Tied to Drop in U.K. Heart Deaths
Deaths from stroke also fell in the 8-year study from England

April 14, 2014: Clues to Type 2 Diabetes Discovered on Mount Everest
Study found low oxygen levels in healthy people at high altitudes led to increase in signs of insulin resistance

April 14, 2014: Nearly 10 Percent of U.S. Adults Now Have Diabetes: Study
Researchers found a nationwide rise of the disease since late 1980s, and a parallel rise in obesity

April 14, 2014: Taking Blood Thinners With Certain Painkillers May Raise Bleeding Risk
People using warfarin or Xarelto should avoid aspirin, ibuprofen and other NSAIDs, study finds

April 14, 2014: Health Tip: Secondhand Smoke Puts Babies at Risk
Of early death and other complications

April 10, 2014: A Doctor's 'People Skills' Affects Patients' Health
Comfortable relationship can be as beneficial as statins for heart problems, study finds

April 09, 2014: Heart Failure Drug Might Help Reduce Hospitalizations
But study found spironolactone didn't prevent deaths from common form of heart disease

April 09, 2014: Obesity-Related Enzyme Targeted in Mouse Study
Findings suggest new way to prompt body to burn extra energy

April 09, 2014: Certain Prescription Painkillers Tied to Higher Risk of Irregular Heartbeat: Study
Dutch researchers looked at rates of atrial fibrillation and NSAID use in older adults

April 08, 2014: Aspirin Advised for Women at High Risk for Pregnancy Complication
Low daily dose helps protect against preeclampsia, U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says

April 07, 2014: Stroke Often Missed in ERs, Study Finds
Women, minorities and younger adults most likely to be misdiagnosed

April 07, 2014: Stem Cells Show Promise for Stroke Recovery
Early study found they can be safely transplanted into the brain; 2 patients showed significant improvement

April 07, 2014: Beans, Lentils, Peas: Your Recipe for Lower Cholesterol?
Review of 26 studies finds one serving per day tied to healthier arteries, especially in men

April 07, 2014: Childhood Obesity Adds Nearly $20K to Lifetime Medical Costs: Study
Losing weight while young may help kids lower future health care expenses, researcher says

April 04, 2014: Diabetes Tied to Higher Risk of Pancreatic Cancer in Study
But it's not always clear which disease comes first, researchers say

April 04, 2014: Depression May Be Linked to Heart Failure
Stress hormones likely play contributing role, but more research needed, study says

April 04, 2014: Cutting Cigarette Scenes From TV Shows May Have Helped Reduce Smoking
Study analyzed popular prime-time programs, smoking rates since 1955

April 03, 2014: Insomnia May Raise Stroke Risk, Especially for Younger Adults
Researchers in Taiwan found strongest connection among people younger than 34

April 03, 2014: Liquid Nicotine in E-Cigarettes Rising Cause of Poisonings: CDC
Calls to poison control centers have jumped, ingestion could be deadly for kids, experts report

April 03, 2014: Stroke Risk Spikes Shortly After Shingles Episode: Study
But getting antiviral meds to treat painful rash lowers chances of brain attack, researchers add

April 03, 2014: Heart Disease Haunted Mummies, Too
Thought to be a modern malady, it was as prevalent in ancient times as it is today, study suggests

April 03, 2014: Helping Doctors Spot Who's Not Taking Their Blood Pressure Meds
Simple urine screening could prevent unnecessary procedures, study says

April 03, 2014: Exercise, Diet May Help 'Pre-Diabetics' Dodge Heart Disease Death
Study followed Chinese people with high blood sugar for more than two decades

April 02, 2014: College Football Players Have Stiffer Arteries, Study Finds
But it's unclear what that means for later heart health, researchers say

April 02, 2014: CDC Salt Guidelines Too Low for Good Health, Study Suggests
But agency stands by its recommendations for preventing stroke, heart disease

April 01, 2014: Could Reducing Stress Help Bring On a Migraine?
Small study suggests shifting hormone levels may have an impact, researcher says

April 01, 2014: More Than 1 Million Americans Caring for Injured Veterans: Report
Few public or private programs offer direct support to these caregivers, researchers say

April 01, 2014: Fruits and Veggies May Reduce Death Risk, Study Suggests
Large 12-year review found the more daily portions you eat, the better off you are

March 31, 2014: Study Adds to Signs Linking HIV to Heart Trouble
Coronary artery disease seen in men who were taking meds for advanced HIV infection

March 31, 2014: Certain Colon Cancer Patients Might Benefit From Aspirin, Study Says
Experts divided over whether drug should be added to treatment

March 31, 2014: More Research Links Poor Heart Health With Alzheimer's Risk
Brain plaque builds up as arteries stiffen, study suggests

March 31, 2014: Stem Cells May Rejuvenate Failing Hearts, Study Suggests
Researchers found injecting them into damaged tissue improved organ's ability to pump blood

March 31, 2014: Aspirin May Not Protect Heart After Non-Cardiac Surgeries: Study
Just as many heart attacks, more serious bleeding seen if patients took aspirin around time of operation

March 31, 2014: More Evidence Weight-Loss Surgery Helps People With Diabetes
One-third of gastric-bypass patients kept type 2 diabetes under control without meds during three-year study

March 31, 2014: Preventive Steroids May Not Help Heart Bypass
Common practice might instead cause harm, study finds

March 31, 2014: Diabetes Treatment Falls Short as Heart Failure Drug in Study
Metformin does not have protective effect on left ventricle, researchers say

March 31, 2014: Stronger Muscles May Mean Better Health for Kids
Study of 6th-graders links greater strength to lower risk for heart disease

March 31, 2014: Raised Risk of Heart Trouble Seen in Celiac Disease Patients
Researchers suggest inflammation caused by the digestive disorder may explain the link

March 31, 2014: Study Ties Daylight Saving Time Change to Rise in Heart Attacks
Michigan hospitals had more related admissions the next Monday, researchers found

March 31, 2014: Space Travel Alters Shape of Human Heart, Study Reports
Finding could help scientists protect astronauts, and also might benefit some patients on Earth

March 31, 2014: New Blood Pressure Guidelines May Take Millions of Americans Off Meds
Study estimates impact of controversial changes that raised treatment threshold

March 31, 2014: Blood Test Shows Promise for Gauging Heart Attack Risk After Chest Pain
More study is needed, but the screening method measures levels of a chemical signal tied to heart damage

March 31, 2014: Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs May Boost a Man's Sex Life: Study
But men shouldn't take statins for that effect alone, researcher says