Can Asthma Protect Men From Prostate Cancer?

FRIDAY, May 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests, but does not prove, that men with asthma may be less likely to develop aggressive prostate cancer or to die from the disease.

Fish Oil Tied to Better Brain Function in Older Adults

FRIDAY, May 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Consuming more omega-3 fatty acids -- found in many types of fish -- may benefit people at risk for Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests.

Diet and Exercise May Not Stave Off Age-Related Muscle Loss

FRIDAY, May 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- It's not clear whether diet and exercise can prevent muscle loss as people age, a new British review finds.

Smoking Rates Continue to Drop in Many States: CDC

THURSDAY, May 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Cigarette smoking continues to decline in about half of American states, according to the latest U.S. government estimates.

Breath-Holding Games Are Killing Swimmers, CDC Warns

THURSDAY, May 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- As more adults and kids head to swimming pools, lakes and the ocean this Memorial Day weekend, U.S. health officials are warning about accidental drownings from underwater breath-holding games and exercises.

Does Botox Actually Rejuvenate Skin?

THURSDAY, May 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Botox injections might do more than simply paralyze facial muscles to create a more youthful appearance. New research suggests the anti-aging treatments may also turn back the clock on facial skin itself, aiding its ability to stretch and recoil.

Cold Weather a Bigger Killer Than Heat, Study Finds

THURSDAY, May 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Cold weather kills 20 times more people worldwide than hot weather, a new study shows.

At-Home Walks Help Those With Clogged Leg Arteries Stay Mobile

WEDNESDAY, May 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Support groups that encourage walking exercises at home can improve the mobility of people with clogged leg arteries, a new study finds.

Depression Tied to Some Risk of Parkinson's Disease

WEDNESDAY, May 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with a history of depression seem to have a higher risk of developing Parkinson's disease, a large new study reports, adding to the growing body of research linking the two conditions.

Fewer Motorcyclists Dying in Crashes: Report

WEDNESDAY, May 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Motorcyclist deaths in the United States dropped for the second straight year in 2014, but they are still higher than they were a decade ago, a new report shows.