High-Protein Diets May Not Help Fend Off Diabetes: Study

TUESDAY, Oct. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- While many believe that a high-protein diet can help with weight loss, a new study finds it might actually prevent an important health benefit that comes with slimming down.

Kids Make Better Food Choices Online Than in School Lunch Lines

SATURDAY, Sept. 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Kids pick healthier foods when they order their school lunches online and get reminders about good nutrition, a new study suggests.

FDA Recommends All Blood Donations Be Tested for Zika

FRIDAY, Aug. 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommended on Friday that the nation's entire blood supply be routinely screened for the Zika virus.

New Case of Local Zika Infection Reported in Florida

THURSDAY, Aug. 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Yet another case of local Zika infection has been reported in Florida, this time in Palm Beach County.

Blood Test Might Someday Predict Your Stroke Risk

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- In the doctor's office of the future, a simple blood test might gauge a patient's odds of suffering a stroke someday, new research suggests.

Diabetes Drug May Help Kids With Autism Fight Unwanted Pounds

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The diabetes drug metformin may help overweight children and teens with autism slim down, a new study suggests.

Five More Cases of Local Zika Infection Reported in Florida

TUESDAY, Aug. 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Five more cases of locally transmitted Zika infection were confirmed by Florida health officials on Tuesday, including one in the Tampa Bay area.

No More Than 6 Teaspoons of Added Sugars a Day for Kids

MONDAY, Aug. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Children and teens should consume less than six teaspoons of added sugars a day, a new American Heart Association statement advises.

Teen Student-Athletes Often Unfit, Overweight

MONDAY, Aug. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Student-athletes may be more popular than teens who don't play sports, but they're no more fit.

Mouse Study Suggests Antibiotics in Kids Might Help Spur Type 1 Diabetes

MONDAY, Aug. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Repeated treatments with antibiotics were linked to the development of type 1 diabetes in mice, a new study finds.