Type 2 Diabetes Linked to More Alzheimer's Brain 'Tangles'

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with type 2 diabetes may be more prone to developing the brain "tangles" associated with Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests.

Younger Women With Diabetes More Vulnerable to Heart Attack: Study

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Young women with diabetes are much more likely to have a heart attack than those without the blood sugar disease, new research says.

Acupuncture Might Help Ease High Blood Pressure

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Can acupuncture benefit people with mildly or moderately elevated blood pressure?

Heart Doctors May Have Hard Time Spotting Valve Problems

TUESDAY, Sept. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Heart specialists can't always identify heart valve problems through the sound of heart murmurs, but additional training improves their abilities, a new study shows.

Your Heart Is Likely 'Older' Than You Are

TUESDAY, Sept. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Three out of four American adults have a heart that's "older" than their years, raising their risk for heart attack or stroke, federal health officials said Tuesday.

Cutting Calories May Help You Fend Off Age-Linked Disease: Study

TUESDAY, Sept. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Want to enjoy a healthier old age? Try eating a little less each day.

Cutting-Edge Genetic Tests May Improve Management of Autism

TUESDAY, Sept. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A pair of genetic tests could help parents and doctors better understand the numerous challenges that a child newly diagnosed with autism might face throughout life, a new study suggests.

Blood Pressure May Be Key to Brain Hemorrhage Recurrence

TUESDAY, Sept. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who survive a brain hemorrhage, also known as a bleeding stroke, may be at higher risk for another one if they don't control their blood pressure, a new study warns.

Secondhand Smoke in Pregnancy, Youth Tied to Irregular Heartbeat Years Later

TUESDAY, Sept. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People seem more likely to have atrial fibrillation as adults if they were exposed to secondhand cigarette smoke during childhood or while in the womb, new research suggests.

Too Much Weight in Midlife Tied to Earlier Alzheimer's

TUESDAY, Sept. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Avoiding middle-age spread could be one way to delay the onset of dementia, a new study hints.