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Heart Disease, Alzheimer's Linked by Common Risk Factors July 28, 2015

Study finds diabetes, smoking and obesity also affect brain areas tied in memory

Health Tip: Offer Support to Seniors July 28, 2015

Particularly when they're dealing with loss or change

Does Facebook Lead Young Women to Dangerous Diets? July 27, 2015

Risk is highest for those who use social media site to compare themselves to friends, study finds

High Blood Sugar May Boost Alzheimer's Risk July 27, 2015

Insulin resistance can inhibit signaling between brain cells and affect memory, study suggests

Many Young Cancer Patients Unaware of Fertility Preservation Options July 27, 2015

Almost 1 in 3 weren't told cancer treatment might affect ability to have a baby later

Teens Using E-Cigs More Prone to Take Up Smoking: Study July 27, 2015

Experts want greater regulation of these nicotine-containing products

School's Out, Fattening Behaviors Are In July 26, 2015

Kids eat more sugar, watch more TV over summer vacation, study says

Transgender Youth Don't Have Hormone Abnormalities July 24, 2015

Levels generally match those of gender assigned at birth, study finds

High School Band Classes May Boost Teen Brains July 24, 2015

Study suggests music instruction can help students do better in school

Medical Marijuana May Pose Risk to Teens, Study Suggests July 24, 2015

Having access to legal source of pot was linked to greater addiction risk than buying drug illegally

FDA Wants to Strengthen Sugar Labeling July 24, 2015

Adding 'percent daily value' would help consumers avoid unneeded, harmful calories, agency says

'Bath Salts' Not Widespread in U.S. High Schools, Survey Finds July 23, 2015

But nearly one in five teens who tried the stimulants are regular users

Healthy Diet May Help Shield the Aging Brain July 23, 2015

Older adults who ate better maintained problem-solving and planning skills, study finds

U.S. Health Officials Examine Pot-Linked Death in Colorado July 23, 2015

Experts aren't clear on cause, but undiagnosed mental illness might have played a part

Health Tip: Get More Nutrients July 23, 2015

Make a few simple adjustments to your menu

Teen Drinking, Smoking on the Decline, U.S. Study Finds July 22, 2015

But, research also notes more teens are trying marijuana

U.S. Teens Waiting Longer to Have Sex: CDC July 22, 2015

Report finds less than half of those aged 15 to 19 have had intercourse

Low Birth Weight Tied to Higher Type 2 Diabetes Risk Decades Later July 22, 2015

Risk was even greater if the person also had an unhealthy adult lifestyle, study found

High Soda Intake May Boost Diabetes Risk, Even Without Obesity July 22, 2015

Daily sugary drink tied to 13 percent increased risk over a decade, study finds

Common Diabetes Meds Tied to Lower Risk for Parkinson's July 21, 2015

Study can't prove cause and effect, but saw dip in odds for people taking drugs such as Actos and Avandia

Study Refutes Notion That Diabetes Drug Actos Raises Bladder Cancer Risk July 21, 2015

Outcome data for more than 200,000 U.S. diabetes patients fails to show a link

Psoriasis Drug May Help Preserve Pancreas Cells in Type 1 Diabetes July 21, 2015

Used early after diagnosis, drug appears to have long-lasting effects, study reports

Mental Illness Afflicts Many Juveniles in Jail July 21, 2015

Problems more common among girls than boys, study finds

Many Older Women Have Active Sex Lives, Study Finds July 20, 2015

Those in committed relationships eight times more likely to engage in sex

Impotence Linked to Risk of Type 2 Diabetes July 20, 2015

Middle-aged men with erectile dysfunction may be at even greater risk, study suggests

As Baby Boomers Age, Alzheimer's Rates Will Soar July 20, 2015

By 2050, half of that generation's survivors will have the mind-wasting disease, study predicts

Could Antibiotics Raise a Child's Risk for Juvenile Arthritis? July 20, 2015

Odds are low, but study points to another downside of overuse

Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Higher Risk of Dementia July 20, 2015

Study found people with blood sugar disorder were about 80 percent more likely to have memory troubles

Time Spent Sitting May Not Affect Diet, Study Suggests July 17, 2015

But that's still no reason to avoid exercise, researchers and experts say

Could That Before-Dinner Drink Make You Eat More? July 17, 2015

In some people, alcohol causes the brain to focus on food aromas, study finds

Many Obese Teens Don't Think They're Fat, Study Shows July 17, 2015

Weight problem has to be recognized before it can be addressed, researchers say

Health Tip: Dig Into Healthier Southern Foods July 17, 2015

Lighten salty dishes with seasonings

Most Obese People Will Never Reach Normal Weight: Study July 16, 2015

Though odds of losing 5 percent of body weight were better, three-quarters gained it back in five years

Insured Americans Up to 3 Times Likelier to Get Preventive Care: CDC July 16, 2015

Type of coverage doesn't matter, researchers say

Vitamin B12 Supplements May Not Help Some Seniors July 16, 2015

They seem to work only when deficiency of the nutrient is severe, study finds

Novel Leg Prosthesis Approved July 16, 2015

For people who can't use conventional device

Childhood Stress May Spur Weight Gain in Women July 16, 2015

Emotion-driven eating might start early, research suggests

More Exercise = More Fat Loss for Older Women, Study Finds July 16, 2015

Doubling the amount of time spent in heart-pumping workouts each week paid off after a year

Health Tip: Say 'Yes' to Yogurt July 16, 2015

Serve it for breakfast and dessert

Most College Students Stressed About Money, Study Finds July 16, 2015

Despite financial strain, they still think education is a good investment

Why Concussion Recovery Takes Longer for Some Kids July 14, 2015

Researchers believe damage to wiring provides explanation

More Evidence a Healthy Diet Can Lower Risks of Heart Disease, Cancer July 14, 2015

Poor adults with good nutrition had 20 percent lower odds of disease-related death during study period

New Drug May Help Diabetic Kidney Disease Patients July 14, 2015

Patiromer appears to keep potassium levels in check, researchers say

More Teen Athletes Undergoing Tommy John Elbow Surgery: Study July 14, 2015

Year-round focus on one sport likely behind the increase, doctors say

Despite Benefits, Few U.S. States Mandate Cervical Cancer Vaccine July 14, 2015

Immunization protects against sexually transmitted disease, certain cancers, health experts say

Fat Cavefish Give Clues to Obesity in People: Study July 13, 2015

Fish binge-eat in response to harsh environment, yet remain healthy

Prenatal Gene Tests Can Sometimes Spot Cancer in Mom-to-Be July 13, 2015

Abnormal findings on early test don't always indicate birth defects, study says

Wild Mushrooms Might Be Your Last Meal July 13, 2015

Wrong choices can lead to liver failure, death, experts warn

U.S. Hospitals May Often Miss Signs of Child Abuse July 13, 2015

Less than half follow up on suspicious fractures among at-risk kids, study finds

Health Tip: Controlling Diabetes During Hot Weather July 13, 2015

Drink lots of water, and check blood sugar often

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