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
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.