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Younger Women Less Likely to Take Meds After Heart Attack October 13, 2015

This, despite fact they have worse outcomes than men of a similar age, study authors say

Anti-Smoking Drug Chantix May Help Women Sooner Than Men October 13, 2015

Differences in brain's nicotine receptor system may explain gender gap, researchers say

Daily Glass of Wine May Boost Type 2 Diabetics' Heart Health October 12, 2015

People who process alcohol slowly also saw improvements in blood sugar levels, study says

Confirm High Blood Pressure Outside Doctor's Office, U.S. Task Force Says October 12, 2015

Expert group advises ambulatory or home monitoring before starting treatment

Doctors, Nurse Practitioners Offer Comparable Outpatient Heart Care: Study October 12, 2015

While few differences were found, compliance with guidelines is poor overall

Infant Heart Defect May Be Linked to Pre-Diabetic Sugar Levels in Pregnancy October 12, 2015

Moderately increased glucose could be cause for concern, study suggests

New Clues to How Gene Affects Women's Body Shape, Diabetes Risk October 12, 2015

Study found variants determine where body fat is stored, regulation of fat cells

Many Doctors Admit Difficulty in Treating Unexplained Stroke: Poll October 09, 2015

Lack of knowledge can affect outcomes, chances of second strokes, survey authors say

Worse Psoriasis, Less Healthy Arteries, Study Finds October 08, 2015

Chronic skin disorder linked to increase risk for heart attack and stroke

Risk of Bladder Cancer Rising for Workers in Many Industries October 08, 2015

Odds for the disease are also climbing faster among women than men, research shows

Whistle … and Walk … While You Work October 08, 2015

Small study found a short stroll restored blood flow in legs after hours of sitting in a chair

Sensitive Blood Test May Help Rule Out Heart Attack October 08, 2015

Researchers say goal is to reduce hospital admissions, medical costs

Cigarettes May Sabotage Alcoholics' Recovery October 07, 2015

Smokers were twice as likely as nonsmokers to resume drinking, study finds

Parents Can Take Steps to Help Make Homework Less Stressful October 05, 2015

Establish a routine and review assignment directions when kids come home, expert advises

Move More to Prevent Heart Failure October 05, 2015

Study suggests at least 45 minutes of daily activity necessary to lower risk by 20 percent

Short Bursts of Intense Exercise Seems Good for Teen Hearts: Study October 05, 2015

High-power workouts improved blood vessel function, researchers say

Some Blood Pressure Drugs May Be Risky for Certain Surgery Patients October 05, 2015

Study found those without heart problems faced higher chances of heart trouble after non-cardiac operations

Depression Adds to Burden of Alzheimer's Caregivers, Study Finds October 01, 2015

For spouses already depressed when their loved one was diagnosed, their stress only grew

Secondhand Smoke Linked to Behavior Issues in Kids October 01, 2015

Risk is greatest among children exposed both in the womb and at a young age, study suggests

Severely Obese Kids at Higher Risk for Heart Disease, Diabetes September 30, 2015

Study finds heavier boys face even greater odds of future trouble

'Low-Nicotine' Cigarettes May Help Smokers Quit September 30, 2015

Study found those inhaling the lowest levels of the addictive agent were more likely to try to stop

Colds, Flu Up Odds for Stroke in Kids, Though Risk Is Low: Study September 30, 2015

Researchers also found children who had all of their vaccinations were less vulnerable

More Children, Teens Enticed to Smoke With Flavored Tobacco: CDC September 30, 2015

7 out of every 10 kids who said they used tobacco have used flavored varieties, survey shows

Earlier Hormone Therapy May Pose Less Risk for Menopausal Women September 30, 2015

Starting treatment around onset of menopause seems to lower threat to heart, study says

Higher-Protein Diet May Help Some With Type 2 Diabetes September 30, 2015

Study finds benefit for those with gene variant related to vitamin D metabolism

Some More Vulnerable to Nicotine Addiction Than Others: Study September 29, 2015

Finding has implications for prevention and treatment as use of electronic cigarettes grows, researcher says

Implanted Device May Help Ease Sleep Apnea, Small Study Shows September 29, 2015

For some, it might work better than current standard treatment, researcher says

More Evidence High-Fiber, Mediterranean Diet Is Good for You September 29, 2015

Plant-based regimens can boost fatty acids that lower your risk for diabetes, heart disease, study says

Dieters: Don't Replace Saturated Fats With Processed Carbs September 29, 2015

Study found those who turned to whole grains and healthy fats saw a drop in heart risks

Health Tip: Things That Affect Your Heart Rate September 29, 2015

Including weather and strong emotions

Cancer May Be a Hidden Danger to the Heart: Report September 29, 2015

Austrian researchers find telltale signs of heart disease in newly diagnosed cancer patients

Sedentary Behavior Linked to Heart Disease in Hispanics September 28, 2015

Those who are least active face added health risks even if they exercise, study finds

Preschoolers Can Learn Heart-Healthy Lifestyles September 28, 2015

Kids benefit from being taught good food and exercise habits, study reports

Medical Costs Soar for Smokers Who Develop Artery Disease September 28, 2015

More likely to be hospitalized for related leg problems as well as heart disease, heart attack, study finds

More Evidence Daily Aspirin May Fight Colon Cancer, Other Gastro Tumors September 28, 2015

4-year study found survival doubled for gastrointestinal cancer patients who took low-dose pill each day

Childhood Trauma May Boost Heart Disease Risk for a Lifetime September 28, 2015

Learning how to manage stress effectively might help, experts say

Sweetened Drinks May Damage Heart, Review Finds September 28, 2015

Added sugars raise risk of heart troubles, stroke, experts say

Health Tip: Keep a Stress Journal September 28, 2015

It can help you cope with future challenges

Differences Found in Smokers, Nonsmokers Who Develop Lung Cancer September 28, 2015

Nonsmokers with a common form of lung cancer more apt to be women, study finds

Sleep Apnea May Raise Risk of Depression September 25, 2015

Study suggests popular apnea treatment could help ease symptoms of mood disorder

8 of 10 People in Addiction Treatment Smoke, Study Finds September 25, 2015

Helping smokers quit can improve their chance for successful drug and alcohol treatment, researcher says

Secondhand Smoke May Double Risk of Hospitalization for Kids With Asthma September 24, 2015

Exposure can worsen symptoms and make the disease more difficult to manage, researchers say

Later Umbilical Cord Clamping May Help Smallest Preemies September 24, 2015

Study found babies had better blood pressure, less need for transfusions with delayed clamping

Taking Blood Pressure Drugs at Night May Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes September 24, 2015

Study finds taking medication at night cut risk of blood sugar disorder in half

Dizziness After Standing May Hint at Higher Risk of Early Death September 23, 2015

But other conditions, such as dehydration and diabetes, can also make you woozy, experts say

Researchers Pinpoint Brain Region That Manages Multistep Tasks September 23, 2015

Brain injury, diseases can easily disrupt this area that helps control behavior, study finds

Coffee May Not Risk Irregular Heartbeat, Study Claims September 23, 2015

Finds no link between beverage and increased odds of atrial fibrillation

Fidgeting Might Be Good for Your Health September 23, 2015

Having the jitters may undercut some of the negative effects of prolonged sitting, British study contends

Not All Trans Fats Harm the Heart, German Study Contends September 23, 2015

Those found naturally in dairy, meat products may help, while low levels of artificial trans fats might not hurt

Many Critically Ill Patients Lack 'Do Not Resuscitate' Orders September 22, 2015

After surviving cardiac arrest, only one in four let doctors know their wishes, study finds