Healthy Diet, Exercise May Help Keep Alzheimer's at Bay
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A healthy diet and regular exercise might be the keys to keeping your brain free of changes that lead to Alzheimer's disease, a small study suggests.
U.S. Kids Don't Make the Grade on Heart Health
THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Most American children fall short of ideal heart health, a new American Heart Association scientific statement says.
Task Force Calls for More Study Into Risks, Benefits of Kids' Cholesterol Screening
TUESDAY, Aug. 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- There's not enough
evidence to determine the potential benefits or risks of screening
for high cholesterol in children and teens without symptoms, signs
or a known diagnosis, experts say.
Heart Risk Factors Rise Before Menopause
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Heart disease risk factors -- such as abnormal cholesterol levels and high blood pressure -- appear to increase before a woman goes through menopause, not after, new research finds.
Fat May Not Hike Heart Attack Risk: Study
MONDAY, Aug. 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- In a study that challenges a commonly accepted belief, Swedish researchers contend that obesity may not increase the risk of heart attack or premature death.
Lots of Red Meat, an Earlier Grave?
MONDAY, Aug. 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- If you turn to red meat
as your main source of protein, you could be shortening your life,
a new study suggests.
1 in 10 Alzheimer's Patients at Risk for Avoidable Hospital Stays
MONDAY, July 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Some people with
Alzheimer's disease and related dementias may often land in the
hospital simply because of poor management of other health problems
they have, a new study suggests.
Cutting Down on Sweets Can Help Kids' Hearts
TUESDAY, July 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Cutting sugar -- not
calories -- is the key to reducing the risk of heart disease among
obese children, a new study suggests.
9 Out of 10 Strokes Could Be Prevented, Study Finds
FRIDAY, July 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Stroke is a leading
cause of death and disability but the vast majority of strokes are
preventable, according to a new study.
Health Before a Stroke Is Big Predictor of Second Attack
THURSDAY, July 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Stroke survivors who had high blood pressure or other heart risk factors before their stroke may be at greater risk for another stroke and dementia years later, a new Dutch study finds.