Worried About Alzheimer’s Later In Life? Stop Smoking Now

By | Tue, 09/16/2014 - 19:00

While you cannot change your age or your genes, you can take four steps to help minimize your risk of developing Alzheimer's: stop smoking, eat healthy foods, exercise, and challenge your brain.


Chiropractic Care May Cure Back-Related Leg Pain

By | Tue, 09/16/2014 - 18:25

A new study finds that chiropractic care, in addition to both exercise and lifestyle advice, could assist in easing back and leg pain.

Blood Test Can Detect Signs Of Depression

Testing For Depression With One Simple Blood Test

By | Tue, 09/16/2014 - 17:12

Depression may be detected through a simple blood test soon and may change the way patients are diagnosed and treated.

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Kegel Exercises For Better Pelvic Health: Yes, They Work

By | Tue, 09/16/2014 - 16:58

New guidelines for urinary incontinence reiterate the importance of daily Kegel exercises.

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Treating COPD And Asthma Means More Than Just Meds

By | Tue, 09/16/2014 - 16:00

Research finds combined therapy treatment is most effective in treating patients with COPD.

Male Pattern Baldness

Male Pattern Baldness' Link To Prostate Cancer Comes With Questions

By | Tue, 09/16/2014 - 11:57

Research adds to existing evidence that suggests a connection between baldness and prostate cancer is due to increased levels of androgens.


The At-Home Anemia Test That Diagnoses In 60 Seconds [PHOTOS]

By | Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:16

A single drop of blood is all that's needed to mix with a chemical reagent so anemia patients can check hemoglobin levels.


Imaging May Be The New Crystal Ball For Predicting Stroke

By | Tue, 09/16/2014 - 00:00

Cerebrovascular reserve testing along with brain imaging may be a cost-effective way to identify patients at risk for stroke.

High-Fat Dairy Products

Go Ahead And Drink Whole Milk, You'll Cut Your Diabetes Risk

By | Mon, 09/15/2014 - 18:00

Consuming around eight or more portions of dairy products high in fat per day can reduce our risk of developing type 2 diabetes by over 20 percent.

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Change Your Pillow Case! 7 Surprising Causes Of Acne

By | Mon, 09/15/2014 - 17:20

Here's what to look out for if prescribed medications and lifestyle changes aren't hacking it.


Parents' Whooping Cough Vaccines May Protect Babies

By | Mon, 09/15/2014 - 16:42

When babies are too young to get the whooping cough vaccine, vaccinating their parents might protect them from the dangerous infection.

Doctors Have A New Heart Health Screening Process

AHA Releases New 14-Step Screening Process To Lower Sudden Deaths

By | Mon, 09/15/2014 - 16:00

A new 14-step screening process will help doctors catch any signs of a possible heart condition in young people before it's too late.


Double Trouble: Researchers Highlight Dangers And Economic Burden Of Multiple Births

By | Mon, 09/15/2014 - 16:00

Giving birth to more than one infant at a time is dangerous, and although multiple births are bound to happen naturally, researchers believe that something can be done to lower the likelihood of their occurrence during in vitro fertilization.


Virus That Landed Hundreds Of Kids In The Hospital Is Now In The Big Apple

By | Mon, 09/15/2014 - 12:20

The serious respiratory virus that's already landed hundreds of U.S. children in the hospital for breathing problems has been confirmed in a dozen New York State cases.

Cancer Immunotherapy Helps Patients With CVID

Cancer Immunotherapy May Help CVID Patients With Leaky Guts

By | Mon, 09/15/2014 - 11:31

Patients with common variable immune deficiency suffer from recurrent bacterial infections due to leaky intestines that cripple bacteria-fighting T-cells.