Carrots Do Help Aging Eyes, Study Shows

THURSDAY, Oct. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Your parents may have told you, "Eat your carrots, they're good for your eyes," and a new study suggests they were on to something.

Sun Exposure in Teen Years May Delay Onset of MS: Study

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with multiple sclerosis tend to develop it later if they had regular sun exposure as teenagers, a new study suggests -- adding to evidence linking the disease to a lack of sunlight and vitamin D.

Added Calcium May Not Help Older Bones: Studies

TUESDAY, Sept. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Extra calcium may not protect your aging bones after all.

Too Little Vitamin D May Hasten Mental Decline

TUESDAY, Sept. 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Mental function may decline faster in older adults with low levels of vitamin D, a new study suggests.

Acupuncture Might Help Ease High Blood Pressure

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

Many Seniors With Cancer Use Alternative Medicines: Study

FRIDAY, Aug. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many elderly cancer patients use alternative medicines, including some that could interfere with their treatment, a new study shows.

Acupuncture Best for Hot Flashes in Breast Cancer Survivors: Study

TUESDAY, Aug. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Needles beat pills for treating hot flashes in breast cancer survivors, according to a new trial that compared acupuncture, "sham" acupuncture, the medication gabapentin and a placebo pill.

Exercise, Supplements Like Fish Oil Won't Keep Elderly Sharper: Studies

TUESDAY, Aug. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Neither exercise nor supplements such as fish oil don't seem to do much to help keep older folks mentally sharp, two new studies found.

25 Million U.S. Adults Struggle With Daily Pain

TUESDAY, Aug. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Pain is widespread in much of America, with more than 25 million adults -- 11 percent -- suffering on a daily basis, a new national survey reveals.

Vitamin D Supplements Little Help for Obese Teens, Study Finds

FRIDAY, Aug. 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Taking vitamin D supplements does not benefit obese teens and may actually harm their health, new research indicates.