Do Diet Sodas Pose Health Risks?
THURSDAY, April 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- In the battle to
lose weight, many people switch to diet sodas. But while they cut
calories they might also raise the risk of stroke or dementia, a
new study suggests.
When Oxygen Runs Low, the Naked Mole-Rat Finds a Way
THURSDAY, April 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- When brain cells
are starved of oxygen, people and all other mammals run out of
energy and begin to die.
Want a Longer Life? Try Biking to Work
THURSDAY, April 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Adding a few miles
of biking each day to your commute might add years to your life
span, new research suggests.
4 in 10 Americans Still Breathe Dirty Air
WEDNESDAY, April 19, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Air quality in the
United States is improving overall, but not enough for the nearly
40 percent of Americans who live in counties with unhealthy levels
of air pollution.
Many Heart Attack Patients Fail to Stick With Statins
WEDNESDAY, April 19, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- High doses of
powerful statin drugs have been shown to avert future heart
problems, including heart attack and stroke. Yet many heart attack
patients stop taking these medicines as recommended, a new study
High Blood Pressure: A Silver Lining for Ovarian Cancer Patients?
TUESDAY, April 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A woman's prognosis
after an ovarian cancer diagnosis may be affected by a number of
unexpected factors, new research suggests.
Conflicting Statin Guidelines Leave Millions in 'Gray Zone'
TUESDAY, April 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Conflicting
guidelines on statin use could leave about 9 million Americans
unsure about treatment, a new study suggests.
No Link Between Common Antibiotic, Irregular Heartbeat
TUESDAY, April 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The widely used
antibiotic azithromycin doesn't increase the risk of an abnormal
heart rhythm, a new study finds.
Blood Pressure: Know Your Numbers
TUESDAY, April 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Having high blood
pressure makes you more likely to have heart disease or a stroke.
But because high blood pressure doesn't usually cause warning
symptoms, you could be at risk without even knowing it.
Could a Daily Vitamin Curb Smog's Effect on the Heart?
FRIDAY, April 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- There's a lot of
evidence to show that breathing in dirty air can harm your heart.
But a small new study suggests that daily vitamin B supplements
might counteract that effect.