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Diabetes Drug Metformin May Affect Thyroid in Some Patients September 22, 2014

Medicine tied to lower thyroid-stimulating hormone levels in those with underactive thyroid

E-Cigarettes Don't Help Cancer Patients Quit Smoking: Study September 22, 2014

Long-term safety, effectiveness of the devices still unclear, researchers caution

Trulicity Approved for Type 2 Diabetes September 19, 2014

New drug helps regulate blood sugar

Tight Blood Sugar Control Doesn't Prevent Strokes in Diabetics: Study September 19, 2014

But keeping blood pressure in check does, researchers say

FDA Approves Another Weekly Injectable Drug for Type 2 Diabetes September 19, 2014

Trulicity helps lower blood sugar levels when used alone or with other medications, agency says

Grief Can Weigh on Immune System in Older Folks, Study Says September 18, 2014

Those who are bereaved may be more likely to develop infections, researchers suggest

FDA Panel: Limit Testosterone Drug Use September 18, 2014

Joint committee also calls for drug makers to run heart-risk tests on popular 'Low T' products

More Than One Kind of Message May Convince Smokers to Quit, Study Says September 17, 2014

Using both positive, negative wording on labels could have the most effect, researchers report

Healthy Lifestyle Changes Linked to Reduced Risk for Dementia September 17, 2014

Never too late to take steps to help avoid the memory-robbing disorder, researchers say

FDA to Probe Testosterone Therapy Claims, Safety September 17, 2014

Joint committee to consider whether 'Low T' products are overprescribed and whether treatment raises heart risks

Fewer U.S. Teens Using Illegal Drugs and Alcohol, Report Finds September 16, 2014

Plus, teen tobacco use fell to new low in 2013, government statistics show

Older Patients More Likely to Fill Prescriptions for Generic Statins: Study September 15, 2014

Higher use of cheaper types of cholesterol-lowering drugs led to a lower risk of heart problems

Heart Docs Don't Recommend Routine ECGs for Young Athletes September 15, 2014

Detailed history, examination can reveal teens' risk for sudden death, experts say

Blood Pressure Seems to Stay Lower Longer in Fitter Men September 15, 2014

Study suggests heart-healthy exercise may keep blood vessels more flexible

Heart Attack Patients Face Greater Death Risk if Any Treatment Step Missed: Study September 15, 2014

British researchers outline 9 critical components of hospital care

Walking, Biking to Work Seems to Have Mental Health Benefits September 15, 2014

Active commuters less stressed, better able to concentrate than those who drive, research shows

Traffic Pollution Linked to Higher Levels of Obesity Hormone September 12, 2014

Findings could help explain association between dirty air, risk for heart disease, researchers say

Study: Undiagnosed Sleep Disorders Common With Multiple Sclerosis September 12, 2014

Lack of shuteye could affect disease progression, researchers caution

Salty Foods May Double Smokers' Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis September 12, 2014

About half of raised risk from tobacco tied to interaction with too much sodium, study finds

Combo Diabetes Therapy Outperforms Other Treatments, Study Finds September 12, 2014

Patients with type 2 disease were less likely to gain weight, suffer dangerous drops in blood sugar levels

Diabetics Face Much Greater Risk of Heart Damage, Study Says September 12, 2014

Ultra-sensitive test detects trouble even with normal cholesterol, researchers find

Scientists Unlock a Key to Cell Stress September 11, 2014

Stressed cells can halt protein production, which could could shed light on diseases like Alzheimer's and ALS

Golden Retriever Study Sniffs for Cancer Clues September 11, 2014

Researchers enrolling 3,000 dogs to learn about risk factors for canine disease

Cutting Calories May Ease Sleep Apnea in Obese, Study Finds September 10, 2014

Brazilian researchers say calorie restrictions also can lower blood pressure in that group of people

Even a Little Excess Weight Can Boost Blood Pressure: Study September 10, 2014

Researchers find, in 8-week span, that those who gain in the abdomen have highest increase

Many U.S. Kids Missing Out on Preventive Care, CDC Says September 10, 2014

Report finds gaps in basic medical care, vaccines, and vision and hearing screenings

Statins May Help Prevent Diabetes-Related Nerve Damage, Study Finds September 10, 2014

Cholesterol-lowering drugs might protect against damage to small blood vessels, researchers report

Statins May Help Kids With Genetic Cholesterol Disorder September 09, 2014

Researchers found the earlier they were given, the less arteries hardened in adulthood

ER Visits Up for High Blood Pressure September 09, 2014

But admissions, deaths are down, U.S. study finds

Nine of 10 American Kids Eat Too Much Salt: CDC September 09, 2014

Almost half of daily intake comes from the 10 foods they eat most

Can Prediabetes Raise Risk of Certain Cancers? September 09, 2014

Study found link to breast, colon, liver and other tumors

Give Aspirin to All Pregnant Women at Risk of Preeclampsia: U.S. Experts September 08, 2014

Daily, low-dose regimen cuts odds of complication by 24 percent

Smoking Before Fatherhood May Raise Asthma Risk in Kids: Study September 08, 2014

But no similar association was found between mother and children

Study Links Potassium to Fewer Strokes in Older Women September 04, 2014

But it's not clear if foods rich in this nutrient actually caused the lower risk

Smoking Banned in More Than 80 Percent of U.S. Homes: CDC September 04, 2014

Researchers cite 'considerable progress' because of changing social norms

Skin Cells Used to Create Heart Valve for Growing Kids September 03, 2014

It's the first time an artificial cardiac valve has been made that grows over time, scientists say

E-Cigarette Vapor May Be Less Toxic Than Tobacco Smoke: Study September 03, 2014

But researcher says the devices should still be regulated

Daily Exercise May Halve Risk for Heart Failure, Study Says September 02, 2014

Higher levels of activity reap greater benefits, researchers find

'Spare Tire' May Be Especially Bad for Your Blood Pressure September 02, 2014

Weight gain around the middle was key to rising risk for hypertension, study found

Obesity Fueling Rise in Diabetes Rates, Study Finds September 02, 2014

Increase was greater for men, yet only about half could be explained by excess weight

Preterm or Small Birth Tied to Long-Term Risks to Heart, Brain September 02, 2014

But researchers say exercise, education may help overcome deficiencies

Study Counters Critics of Plainer Cigarette Packaging August 29, 2014

Tobacco industry claims change would harm small businesses, but Australian experience refutes that

Sleep Apnea Treatment Helps Seniors, Study Finds August 27, 2014

British researchers report it improved slumber, lowered daytime sleepiness

Everest Study Finds High Altitude Affects Blood Pressure August 27, 2014

Researchers also report blood-pressure drug works well at sea level but not at great heights

Heart Studies Don't Reflect Real-World Patients, Study Finds August 26, 2014

Participants are healthier, possibly skewing results

'Sleep Drunkenness' Is Common and Linked to Other Behavior Issues August 26, 2014

But condition remains poorly defined and little understood, researcher says

Study: Aspirin Might Work Instead of Warfarin for Deep Vein Clots August 26, 2014

But heart experts say it's not a preferred or ideal choice

Ban Indoor Use of E-Cigarettes, U.N. Health Agency Says August 26, 2014

Recommendation comes a day after similar calls for regulation by American Heart Association

Diet, Exercise Counseling Urged for Overweight Americans With Heart Risks August 26, 2014

Task force guidelines could apply to half of U.S. adults

Number of Young Non-Smokers Who Tried E-Cigs Tripled in 2 Years August 25, 2014

CDC report also finds that teens who used the devices were more likely to say they would try smoking

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