Measuring these levels might help identify people at risk of heart disease, researcher says.

High Thyroid Hormone Levels Tied to Stiffer Arteries

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 14:00:00

Measuring these levels might help identify people at risk of heart disease, researcher says

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Some folks stay sharp into their 80s, 90s, and brain scans may show why.

Brain Scans May Show Why Some Folks Stay Mentally Sharp Even In 80s, 90s

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 12:00:00

Some folks stay sharp into their 80s, 90s, and brain scans may show why

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Heart disease, cancer, other illnesses start to take a toll, study says.

As Weight Goes Up, So Does Death Risk

Mon, 03 Apr 2017 17:00:00

Heart disease, cancer, other illnesses start to take a toll, study says

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For example, study found higher risk in Hispanics and people of South Asian descent who weren't overweight.

Race Plays Role in Heart, Diabetes Risk, Even at Normal Weight

Mon, 03 Apr 2017 17:00:00

For example, study found higher risk in Hispanics and people of South Asian descent who weren't overweight

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These factors linked to patients' greater use of cholesterol and blood pressure-lowering drugs.

Communications, Trust Linked To Heart Patients' Greater Use Of Cholesterol, BP

Mon, 03 Apr 2017 16:00:00

These factors linked to patients' greater use of cholesterol and blood pressure-lowering drugs

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A minority of women with 'triple-negative' tumors responded to Tecentriq, but they responded well.

Breast Cancer 'Immunotherapy' Helps Some With Tough-to-Treat Disease

Mon, 03 Apr 2017 09:00:00

A minority of women with 'triple-negative' tumors responded to Tecentriq, but they responded well

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Benefit is dramatic for newborns who are too young to be vaccinated, researchers say.

Vaccinating Pregnant Moms Protects Babies From Whooping Cough

Mon, 03 Apr 2017 09:00:00

Benefit is dramatic for newborns who are too young to be vaccinated, researchers say

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Researchers estimate about two-thirds of pediatric deaths could be prevented by  flu shot.

Most U.S. Kids Who Die From Flu Are Unvaccinated

Mon, 03 Apr 2017 09:00:00

Researchers estimate about two-thirds of pediatric deaths could be prevented by flu shot

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Expert offers tips for reducing pollen-related discomfort.

Spring can rain misery on allergy sufferers, here are some ways to ease your agony

Sat, 01 Apr 2017 09:00:00

Expert offers tips for reducing pollen-related discomfort

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New study suggests a true increase, rather than just overdiagnosis.

U.S. Thyroid Cancer Cases Continue to Rise

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 16:00:00

New study suggests a true increase, rather than just overdiagnosis

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Chronic wakefulness might leave its mark on cardiovascular system, study suggests.

Insomnia Appears to be Linked to a Heightened Risk for Heart Attack or Stroke

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 16:00:00

Chronic wakefulness might leave its mark on cardiovascular system, study suggests

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During crucial bone-building years of youth, physical activity is all-important.

During Crucial Bone-Building Years Of Youth, Physical Activity Is All-Important

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 14:00:00

During crucial bone-building years of youth, physical activity is all-important

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Still, more progress is needed and racial disparities remain, U.S. report finds.

Overall Cancer Death Rates in the United States Continue to Fall, But Racial Gaps Persist: Report

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 12:00:00

Still, more progress is needed and racial disparities remain, U.S. report finds

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Even many smokers think these warnings should cover up to 75 percent of the label, researchers find.

Most Americans Favor Larger Health Warnings on Cigarette Packs

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 12:00:00

Even many smokers think these warnings should cover up to 75 percent of the label, researchers find

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People who eat home-cooked meals and don't watch TV while eating less likely to be obese, study finds.

Is Your TV Making You Fat?

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 09:00:00

People who eat home-cooked meals and don't watch TV while eating less likely to be obese, study finds

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