Health & Wellness
Got a big belly? You may be at risk for heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, stroke, and cancer.
Device compares favorably to surgically implanted option, researchers say
Study found those on social media sites more than 2 hours a day were more likely to have problems
But those who upped daily intake actually had higher odds for a precursor to dementia, researchers say
Scientists in the U.K. say there are five distinct types of prostate cancer, and they've found a way to distinguish between them.
Initial trials in Guinea show 100 percent effectiveness, larger trials are planned, WHO says
Recently, a couple of leading skin experts took questions from WebMD's Psoriasis Community. Here are highlights from the online chat with Colby Evans, MD, and Mary Ruth Buchness, MD.
4 out of 10 girls, 6 out of 10 boys haven't started series that helps prevent some cancers, survey finds
Study finds no increased risk among nonsmokers
Approach is 'simpler and probably safer' than earlier attempts, expert says
Blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol levels key to managing disease, experts say
Formerly uninsured California residents no longer rank paying for health care as their primary financial concern. But some still see cost and access to care as a problem.
Learn how to get more energy to get through your workday by changing your diet, your habits or making lifestyle changes. WebMD has the details.
Machines could be used for medical testing in remote areas
High levels linked to more leave for mental health problems
Antidepressant, Blood Thinner Name Mix-Up Warning
U.S. specialists say alcohol is the wrong approach
But it's not yet ready for standard care
A new study suggests that people walk more cautiously when they text, and they're no more likely to trip over obstacles than those who don't use their mobile phone while walking.
Tamsulosin is especially helpful with larger stones, while smaller ones may pass on their own, study finds
Researchers stress need for research to find better interventions, treatments, to lower future spending
They focused on telomere length, discovered association
Having ADHD can make you feel paranoid. Explore a personal story of one man's experience with adult ADHD.
Herbal remedy isn't regulated, and can have side effects and serious drug interactions
Inflated with sterile solution and kept in stomach for no more than 6 months, it makes people feel full
Researchers say findings could help identify people at risk for alcholism
Boy, 8, lost limbs because of severe infection
But one stone increases odds for more, study found
Risk remains even for women who get to a healthy size, researchers say
Four Kroger Brand Spices Recalled
WebMD asks a food writer how she deals with a diabetes diagnosis – without derailing her career.
Gains seen in how many adults have medical coverage, a doctor and say they are in better health
WebMD has a diabetes expert answer your questions about prediabetes.
Whether you're on a dinner date or spending a night out with friends, WebMD knows that type 2 diabetes doesn't need to intrude like an unwanted guest.
Sometimes nibbling is better than gorging. Likewise, experts say divvying up your workouts into exercise "snacks" can be a wise idea. WebMD explains.
An 80-year-old British man has become the first person to receive a bionic eye transplant to treat dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD). WebMD has the details.
Diabetes news and statistics from WebMD.
The top ways of keeping your kids from getting sick are washing hands and getting those flu shots.
Experiencing lower-limb muscle fatigue daily may have long-term consequences, study suggests
Study finds diabetes, smoking and obesity also affect brain areas tied in memory
Outbreak Linked to This in Mexican Cilantro Fields
Diabetes can harm one of your most prized assets: your eyesight. But WebMD says vision problems are not inevitable.
Dial back just a few digits on your bathroom scale, and WebMD says you'll likely get your blood sugar levels in check and feel better overall.
WebMD's crash course for parents dealing with a child's diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes.
Form could be filled out during visit to family doctor, and patient could be referred for follow-up care
Wide fluctuations between doctor visits tied to raised odds of heart disease, early death, study says
If you were recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, you'll need to learn all about blood sugar testing. WebMD Magazine has the details.
You can put together healthy meals in minutes when you've got a well-planned pantry and freezer. WebMD Magazine has the details.
Stomach flu isn’t really a ‘flu.’ It’s gastroenteritis and can be caused by bacteria, a virus, or a parasite.
Do you hate to exercise? You might not have tried the right type yet. WebMD tells how to find exercise that you'll enjoy and stick with.
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