April 15, 2014: Obesity Linked to Increased Odds of Losing Baby, Study Finds
Weight counseling should start before pregnancy, expert says

April 15, 2014: Too Little Vitamin D May Add to Obesity's Burden
Study suggests severely overweight people are slowed down by low 'sunshine vitamin' levels

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

April 15, 2014: Mother's Pregnancy Weight Gain May Influence Child's Obesity Risk
Study found that either too few or too many added pounds upped child's odds for being overweight

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: Blood Test Aims to Predict Breast Cancer's Return
Study found DNA-based screen was more than 90 percent accurate in predicting recurrence

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: Young People With Epilepsy Face Higher Injury Risk: Study
British researchers found increased odds of fractures, burns, medication poisoning

April 14, 2014: Feed a Spouse, Starve an Argument?
Study using voodoo dolls suggests irritable partners should grab a snack before speaking

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 11, 2014: Binge Drinking May Slow Wound Healing
Heavy alcohol use lowers level of beneficial immune system cells, animal study shows

April 11, 2014: Teens' Indoor Tanning May Be Linked to Unhealthy Dieting
Poor body image behind both behaviors, expert says

April 11, 2014: Vegetables in Childhood May Benefit Breast Health
Girls who ate carotenoid-rich foods less likely to have breast conditions, study finds

April 11, 2014: Time Spent With Grandkids Might Boost Women's Brain Power
But don't overdo it: Study found that too much babysitting was tied to mental decline

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 10, 2014: Booze Brands in Pop Lyrics May Spur Teen Drinking, Study Says
Adolescents hear 8 alcohol products mentioned a day on average, researchers report

April 10, 2014: Girls Suffer Worse Concussions, Study Suggests
Researchers found they had more severe symptoms, longer recovery times than boys

April 10, 2014: More High School Athletes Complying With Concussion Guidelines, Study Finds
Awareness of precautions growing but improvement still needed, experts say

April 10, 2014: Health Tip: Eating Fish During Pregnancy
Avoid types that harbor lots of mercury

April 09, 2014: High-Fat Diet May Boost Breast Cancer Risk
Study found women who ate the most saturated fat were more likely to develop tumors

April 09, 2014: Hearing Loss Might Make Elderly Feel More Isolated
Study found those who had trouble hearing became more socially withdrawn than others their age

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

April 09, 2014: Irregular Periods May Be Risk Factor for Ovarian Cancer, Study Suggests
Preliminary finding might eventually offer clue to which women would benefit from early screening

April 09, 2014: Obesity May Shorten Colon Cancer Survival
Patients' risk of death rises with every 5-point increase in BMI, study suggests

April 09, 2014: Free Drinking Water Available to Most U.S. Kids at School Lunch
Study found Southern schools doing best at meeting USDA rule

April 09, 2014: Men With Eating Disorders Often Ignore Symptoms
British study finds that too many males associate anorexia, bulimia as only a woman's issue

April 08, 2014: Too Many Younger Teens Still Getting Pregnant: CDC
Girls aged 15 to 17 account for about one-quarter of teen births, report shows

April 08, 2014: Just One Season of Hits in High School Football May Alter Brain: Study
Players did not have concussions, still showed changes in white matter

April 08, 2014: Health Tip: Confused About Healthy Eating?
Here's expert advice

April 07, 2014: More U.S. Children Severely Obese, Study Says
Report, which conflicts with recent CDC review, finds growing number of kids likely to suffer serious health problems

April 07, 2014: Stress Hormone May Drive Risk-Taking by Teen Motorists
Study found those with lower cortisol levels were more likely to crash

April 07, 2014: Kids' Concussions Defined by Where They Live, Study Finds
Sports fell more city children; motorized vehicles a danger in the country

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 07, 2014: Drinking Milk May Slow Knee Arthritis in Women, Study Finds
Same effect was not seen in men, and high cheese intake was tied to poorer knee health

April 07, 2014: Could Dads' Obesity Raise Autism Risk for Kids?
Study finds slight increase linked to weight of fathers, not mothers

April 07, 2014: Health Tip: Why Your Body Needs Fat
And which fats are the healthier choices

April 07, 2014: DNA Test May Gauge Risk of Prostate Cancer's Return
New method offers 80 percent accuracy, researchers say

April 04, 2014: Few Good Resources on Self-Harm Exist Online, Study Finds
Misleading information could affect treatment decisions, researchers say

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: Poor Sleep Tied to Mental Decline in Older Men
It isn't how long, but how well, people sleep that matters, study found

April 04, 2014: Teens' Screen Time May Affect Their Bone Health: Study
Researchers in Norway found contrasting bone density results in boys, girls

April 04, 2014: Your Mentally Stimulating Job May Help Keep You Sharp in Retirement
'Use it or lose it' might apply to brainpower, study author says

April 03, 2014: Could Coffee Lower Death Risk From Liver Cirrhosis?
Large study from China suggests 2 daily cups might offer protection in cases of non-viral hepatitis

April 03, 2014: How You Digest Carbs May Influence Weight Gain, Study Says
Researchers focus on saliva-related gene

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: Doctors' Skill at Colonoscopy May Affect Patients' Colon Cancer Risk: Study
You can ask your physician for polyp detection rates, experts say

April 02, 2014: The Morning Light May Help You Stay Slim
Study found people tended to be leaner if they got sun exposure earlier, rather than later, in day