Blood Test for Yeast Infections Approved

TUESDAY, Sept. 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The first blood test to detect five strains of yeast that cause rare blood infections in people with weakened immune systems has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Study: Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors May Prevent 80 Percent of Heart Attacks

MONDAY, Sept. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Five recommended health behaviors may prevent four out of five heart attacks in men, a new study suggests.

Health Woes to Worsen Due to Climate Change, Study Warns

MONDAY, Sept. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Coupled with worldwide marches demanding action on climate change, a new study warns that rising temperatures and altered weather patterns in the United States may soon exacerbate many existing health risks.

Noninvasive Devices May Help Migraines, FDA Says

MONDAY, Sept. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Two new prescription devices approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) may provide some relief for people with migraine headaches who don't tolerate migraine medications well, according to a new study.

Health Tip: Don't Fall for Food Safety Myths

(HealthDay News) -- Believing a myth about food safety can leave you with a nasty case of food poisoning.

College Women Can Use Food Strategies, Study Finds

SUNDAY, Sept. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Young women starting college understand the benefits of a healthy diet and know which foods they should eat. But they aren't confident they can follow through on these wise nutritional choices, according to a new study.

Trulicity Approved for Type 2 Diabetes

FRIDAY, Sept. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Trulicity (dulaglutide) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat type 2 diabetes, which accounts for 90 percent of diabetes cases in the United States.

FDA Approves Another Weekly Injectable Drug for Type 2 Diabetes

FRIDAY, Sept. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a new type 2 diabetes drug, Trulicity, on Thursday. Trulicity is part of a class of once-a-week injectable drugs that help manage blood sugar levels in adults with type 2 diabetes.

Health Tip: Getting More Whole Grains

(HealthDay News) -- Whole grains are nutrient-rich foods that are full of fiber to help you feel full.

FDA Panel: Limit Testosterone Drug Use

THURSDAY, Sept. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- There is little evidence that testosterone replacement therapy effectively treats normally sagging levels of the hormone in aging American males, a U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel said Wednesday.