Page 1 of 49, 2437 articles total

Obamacare and the Supreme Court: What's at Stake March 03, 2015

Millions of consumers could lose health insurance subsidies in dispute over language in the law

Nuts May Lengthen Your Life, Study Suggests March 02, 2015

It hints, but doesn't prove, they might reduce risk of death from heart disease, other causes

Heart Valve Repair Surgery May Ease Mental Health Symptoms, Too March 02, 2015

Researchers find procedure leads to reduced depression and anxiety

Health Tip: Recovering From a Run March 02, 2015

Drink fluids and eat a snack

Study Links Recession to Spike in Suicides Among Middle-Aged February 27, 2015

Big jump in rates seen during 2007-2010, when U.S. economy was lagging

Poor Response to Statins May Mean Clogged Arteries February 26, 2015

About 1 in 5 patients taking cholesterol-lowering drugs doesn't benefit, researchers find

Gene Mutations Tied to Leukemia Rise With Age, Study Finds February 26, 2015

But just having cancer-linked DNA doesn't mean the disease will develop, study authors stressed

Good Supermarkets in Poor Areas May Not Prompt Better Eating February 26, 2015

Study found no change in availability of healthy foods for children in low-income homes

Fewer Americans Burdened by Medical Bills: Study February 26, 2015

Health reform, recovering economy may be easing families' financial problems, experts say

Dangerous <i>C. Difficile</i> Germ Infects 500,000 Americans a Year: CDC February 25, 2015

Overuse of antibiotics tied to rise in serious infections

Heart Failure Patients Who Struggle With Daily Tasks at Greatest Risk February 25, 2015

Study finds they are more likely to be hospitalized than those who can handle basic chores

Early Hospital Release May Hurt Broken-Hip Patients February 25, 2015

Survival odds improve with longer stay, study finds

Skin Test for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's Shows Early Promise February 24, 2015

Higher levels of key proteins may point to disease, but more study is needed, experts say

Younger Women Often Ignore Signs of Heart Attack February 24, 2015

Study participants, from 30 to 55 years old, said they were reluctant to trigger false alarm

Certain Painkillers Ill-Advised After Heart Attack: Study February 24, 2015

If you're taking anti-clotting drugs, you should avoid meds like ibuprofen and Celebrex, doctors say

After Blowing Their Stack, a Heart Attack February 24, 2015

Explosive anger increased risk 8-fold, study found

Tropical Virus Symptoms Can Mimic Rheumatoid Arthritis: Study February 20, 2015

Similarities may make diagnosis of chikungunya more difficult, researchers say

Ears May Have Natural Defense Against Loud Noise, Mouse Study Shows February 20, 2015

Researchers suspect humans have a similar system to guard hearing

Generic Eye Drops for Glaucoma Encourage Greater Use February 19, 2015

Non-branded medication may be more than $1,000 cheaper a year, researchers report

Are Too Many Prostate Cancer Patients Receiving Treatment? February 19, 2015

Study also raises concerns about possible overuse of radiation therapy

Americans Still Divided Over Obamacare February 19, 2015

While 30 percent favor repeal, many like provisions such as extended coverage for older children, HealthDay/Harris Poll finds

Health Tip: If Your Child Has Trouble Hearing February 19, 2015

Here are common warning signs

Study Ties Shingles Virus to Dangerous Blood Vessel Disease in Elderly February 18, 2015

Condition causes inflamed vessels in scalp, neck and arms, and can be deadly, researchers say

Light Activity a Boost to Seniors' Hearts February 18, 2015

Low-level movement helps even those with limited mobility, study says

Health Tip: Exercising as a Senior February 18, 2015

Here are answers to help you get moving

Achilles Tendon Can Handle Downhill Running: Study February 17, 2015

The key is to transition gradually, researcher says

Study Refutes Notion That Fans Are Useless in Extreme Heat February 17, 2015

But, air-conditioning is still best option when temperatures soar, experts say

Sleep Group Updates Shuteye Guidelines February 17, 2015

Biggest changes for babies and seniors

Chronic Illness, Loneliness May Go Hand-in-Hand for Some Elderly February 16, 2015

Don't blame yourself for illness and try to find new ways to socialize, experts suggest

Golden Anniversaries May Bring an Added Special Glow February 16, 2015

Study sees slight uptick in sexual activity for couples married 50 years or more

'Mindfulness' May Help Ease Sleep Problems for Seniors February 16, 2015

Small study found meditation improved sleep scores more than lessons on sleep habits

Last Chance to Enroll in Obamacare for 2015 February 15, 2015

Sign up or switch plans by Feb. 15 to avoid penalties

'Superagers' Seem to Have 'Younger' Brains, Researchers Find February 13, 2015

Their sharp memories at 80 and beyond may provide clues for treating dementia

Flu Sending Record Numbers of Elderly to the Hospital: CDC February 13, 2015

But the worst seems to be over as season continues to wind down, officials say

Smoking Linked to Damage in the Brain, Researchers Find February 13, 2015

Cigarette use thins key area for memory, thinking skills and language

Device Approved for Female Fecal Incontinence February 13, 2015

Use of Eclipse System led to 50 percent decrease in episodes

Number of Hip Replacements Has Skyrocketed, U.S. Report Shows February 12, 2015

Procedure becoming more common in younger adults, but hospital stays now a day shorter

Low Vitamin D Levels in Stroke Survivors a Bad Sign, Study Finds February 12, 2015

Tied to raised risk of a severe stroke, poor recovery, researchers say

Motorized Stationary Bike May Help With Stroke Rehabilitation February 12, 2015

Aerobic exercise improved outlook and helped patients regain everyday skills

Dehydration Linked to Greater Stroke Damage February 12, 2015

Thicker blood may be the reason why, study suggests

Some Stroke Survivors May Face Heightened Cancer Risk, Study Shows February 12, 2015

But cancer only affected about 2 percent of those in two-year follow-up period

Lower Blood Pressure Reduces First Stroke Risk: Study February 11, 2015

New research suggests keeping top number below 140

Driving Soon After Stroke May Be Risky, Studies Suggest February 11, 2015

Recent survivors more likely to make errors and have collisions in simulated tests

Mental Health Disorders May Shorten Life Span: Study February 11, 2015

Researchers find people with psychiatric conditions live an average of 10 fewer years

Effectiveness of Implanted Defibrillators May Depend on Patient's Age February 10, 2015

They extended survival in those at high risk for sudden cardiac death, but those over 70 saw less benefit, study found

Donor Hearts Going to Waste, Researchers Report February 10, 2015

Uniform guidelines needed that specify which hearts are acceptable for transplantation, experts say

Smokers May Get Less Benefit From Drugs for Arthritic Back Pain February 10, 2015

Swiss study authors say inflammation or a lack of oxygen among possible reasons

Loved Ones Caring for Brain-Injured Veterans May Face Health Risks February 09, 2015

Study found high levels of substance linked to inflammation in caregivers who felt anger, blame

Researchers Identify 8 Signs of Impending Death February 09, 2015

Findings could help families prepare and aid in end-of-life care choices

Stigma Keeps Employees From Admitting to a Mental Illness: Study February 06, 2015

But half of those surveyed said they'd want to help their co-worker

NAVIGATION WE ARE HERE TO HELP YOU! STAY CONNECTED Like Tweet Share Pin it Follow