Health & Wellness

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:20:17 EST Routine Pulse Check May Prevent Second Stroke, Study Says

Patients, relatives can get reliable results, researchers find

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:14:17 EST New HIV Guidelines Released by WHO

Five groups of people are driving the global HIV epidemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) says in its new guidelines.

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:57:13 EST Will 3-D Printing Revolutionize Medicine?

A video and article about 3-D printing and how it's being used in medicine.

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:15:17 EST HIV Meds May Also Help Control Hepatitis C, Study Finds

For people infected with both viruses, early treatment is critical, researchers report

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:15:12 EST Cystic Fibrosis Drug Combo May Be Less Effective Than Hoped

One medication seems to partly counteract the other, suggests study on human cells

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:44:29 EST Is Butter Back? The Truth About Saturated Fats

What’s the real story on saturated fat? Can you eat red meat and butter again? WebMD tells you what you need to know.

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:17:40 EST Parent's Death May Raise Risk of Early Death for Grown Children, Study Suggests

Odds of dying prematurely 50 percent higher in adults who'd lost a parent in childhood, researchers report

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:15:13 EST Many Obese U.S. Kids Think They're Thinner Than They Are

They won't take steps to reach a healthy weight if they don't see the problem, experts note

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:15:10 EST Weight Loss Surgery May Help Ease Urinary Incontinence

Nearly two-thirds of women had significant improvement of their symptoms, researchers report

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:25:52 EST Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in Kids

Threat of respiratory disease may be up to 30 percent higher, study suggests

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:45:12 EST Obamacare Court Decisions: FAQ

Obamacare Court Decisions: FAQ

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:15:12 EST Study Casts Doubt on Costly Treatment for Leg Clots

Catheter-directed thrombolysis may carry higher risk of bleeding than conventional treatment, researchers say

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:05:39 EST Appeals Courts Split On Legality Of ACA Subsidies

Appeals Courts Rule Differently on ACA Provision

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:28:52 EST Caffeine Powder: FAQ

The story of an 18-year-old prom king, who according to media reports died from an irregular heartbeat and seizures brought on by a caffeine overdose, has raised questions about caffeine -- particularly the powdered form used by the teen.

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:15:12 EST Gene Discoveries Could Shed New Light on Schizophrenia

Suspect DNA often tied to neurological 'pathways' centered on brain cell communication, experts say

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:15:17 EST Blood Test Might Help Predict Survival With Lou Gehrig's Disease

Study findings may also help researchers test new ALS drugs, researchers suggest

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:15:11 EST MERS Virus Found in Air in Camel Barn

Genetic analysis shows viral sample from barn matched strain found in barn owner and camel, study shows

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:23:45 EST Could Probiotics Help Tame High Blood Pressure?

Study suggests effect from helpful microbes in yogurt, supplements, but more research is needed

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:20:27 EST No Change in Heart Attack Rates for Younger U.S. Adults

And women tend to fare worse than men, study finds

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:20:42 EST Guns and Dementia

A new survey on access to guns by people with dementia finds that caregivers and family members of people being evaluated for cognitive problems did not consistently remove guns from their homes or keep them locked up.

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:15:11 EST Asthma Drug May Help Those With Chronic Hives

Xolair found safe, effective for reducing symptoms, study finds

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:15:12 EST Fruit Recalled for Possible Listeria Contamination

Fruit Recalled for Possible Listeria Contamination

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:15:08 EST Irregular Heart Rhythm Ups Stroke Risk Soon After Heart Surgery

Older age, past stroke among factors that boost short and long-term odds of post-op stroke, study finds

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:15:14 EST Waistlines of U.S. Kids Seem to Be Holding Steady, Study Finds

But too many children and teens remain obese, experts say

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:15:12 EST Smoking While Pregnant Linked to ADHD in Children

Expectant moms' use of nicotine-replacement therapy could also spell problems for kids, study suggests

Sun, 20 Jul 2014 15:15:10 EST Common Genes Implicated in Autism Study

Findings suggest genetics play a bigger role than environment in risk of disorder

Sat, 19 Jul 2014 13:15:12 EST HIV Diagnoses Down in U.S., Except for Young Gay Males: CDC

Messages about safe sex may be falling on deaf ears, researcher notes

Sat, 19 Jul 2014 09:19:06 EST Many Young Adults Misinformed About Hookahs' Harms

More than half surveyed said the water pipes weren't dangerous

Fri, 18 Jul 2014 17:20:10 EST HPV Test Beats Pap Smear in Gauging Cervical Cancer Risk, Study Finds

Study of over 1 million women suggests it could be stand-alone screening method

Fri, 18 Jul 2014 17:09:49 EST Middle-Age Weight Gain: How to Lose It

Gaining weight as you head into middle age? It happens to a lot of people. But you can outsmart middle-age weight gain. Find out how at WebMD.

Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:50:34 EST Medicare Modifies Controversial Hospice Drug Rule

Medicare Modifies Controversial Hospice Drug Rule

Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:15:17 EST EPA Unveils New Bug Repellent Labeling

Should work much like sunscreen SPF labels, telling users how much protection they will get, agency says

Fri, 18 Jul 2014 10:53:23 EST Eating on the Go With Type 2 Diabetes

WebMD offers tips for eating on the go with type 2 diabetes.

Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:19:19 EST Full-Time Job May Disrupt Breast-Feeding Plans

Study found moms who returned to part-time work were better able to meet their goals

Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:15:16 EST Drug-Resistant Superbug Increasing in Southeast U.S. Hospitals

Fivefold rise in cases reported at community hospitals over five years, study finds

Fri, 18 Jul 2014 07:45:11 EST Texas Abortion Clinics Close Due To State Law

Half Of Texas Abortion Clinics Close Due To State Law

Thu, 17 Jul 2014 19:15:17 EST Those With HIV Living Longer, International Study Finds

Deaths from AIDS-related causes, heart disease and liver disease have all dropped

Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:21:43 EST 12 Tips to Lose the Weight for Good

WebMD offers advice to help lose weight for good this time.

Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:20:19 EST Energy Drink 'Cocktails' May Boost Desire to Drink More

Alcohol plus Red Bull-type beverages might lead to binge-drinking, researcher suggests

Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:00:57 EST Cereal for Breakfast: 7 Ways to Make It Healthy

WebMD offers tips for choosing a healthy breakfast cereal.

Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:45:11 EST Biggest Insurer Drops Caution, Embraces Obamacare

Biggest Insurer Drops Caution, Embraces Obamacare

Thu, 17 Jul 2014 12:16:25 EST Do You Need to Fast Before a Cholesterol Test?

New research suggests checking your cholesterol even if you’ve eaten gives you similar information.

Thu, 17 Jul 2014 10:45:40 EST Study Sheds Light on Marijuana and Paranoia

An in-depth investigation has concluded that people who smoke marijuana are much more likely to have paranoia than people who don't use the drug.

Thu, 17 Jul 2014 01:15:13 EST Niacin Doesn't Reduce Heart Problems, May Create Some, Research Finds

Talk with your doctor about whether or not you should keep taking it, expert advises

Wed, 16 Jul 2014 17:20:20 EST Removing Healthy Breast of Little Benefit to Breast Cancer Patients: Study

Women choosing the procedure gained just one to seven extra months of life over 20 years, researchers say

Wed, 16 Jul 2014 17:20:18 EST Vitamin B No Help for Alzheimer's: Review

Though it lowered levels of compound associated with mental decline, no difference seen in thinking skills

Wed, 16 Jul 2014 17:20:14 EST Even Mild Concussion Can Cause Thinking, Memory Problems: Study

Finding suggests damage may be present even after obvious symptoms are gone.

Wed, 16 Jul 2014 16:45:12 EST Specialty Care Is A Challenge In Some ACA Plans

Specialty Care Is A Challenge In Some ACA Plans

Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:15:24 EST Is Obesity an Advantage After Heart Procedures?

Experts urge caution in interpreting study results

Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:15:19 EST Potassium Supplements May Help Some Heart Failure Patients

Study finds they seem to improve survival for people taking 'water pill' diuretics

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