Mouse Study Suggests Stem Cells May Reverse Stroke Damage
MONDAY, Aug. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Research in mice shows it may be possible to reverse brain damage after a stroke.
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.
'Business Diet' a Bad Deal for the Heart
FRIDAY, Aug. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The typical "social
business diet" -- heavy on red meats, sweet drinks, processed
snacks and booze -- takes a toll on the heart, a new study
Gallstones Linked to Higher Heart Disease Risk
THURSDAY, Aug. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People who've ever suffered gallstones may have a slightly increased risk of developing heart disease down the road, a large new study suggests.
Zika Kills Vital Nervous System Cells in Adult Mice, Study Finds
THURSDAY, Aug. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The Zika virus kills
neural stem cells in the brains of adult mice, giving clues to its
effects on the human brain, researchers say.
Calcium Supplements Might Raise Older Women's Dementia Risk
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Taking calcium
supplements with the hope of keeping osteoporosis at bay may raise
an older woman's risk of dementia, a new study suggests.
7 Ways to Avoid Serious Injury From School Sports
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- School sports play a major role in many lives, and for players and parents alike it's important to know how to reduce the risk of injuries, a sports medicine doctor says.
Anemia Boosts Stroke Death Risk, Study Finds
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Older stroke victims suffering from anemia -- a lack of red blood cells -- may have higher odds of dying, researchers report.
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.
Do Angioplasty Patients Really Need Beta-Blocker Drugs?
TUESDAY, Aug. 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors might be overprescribing beta-blocker medications to heart patients who aren't seriously ill, a new study contends.