Health Tip: Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes
(HealthDay News) -- While you can't control all risk factors for
type 2 diabetes, you can take steps to help ward off the
Health Tip: Being Healthy Doesn't Have to Be Expensive
(HealthDay News) -- If you could make a few changes to improve
your physical and financial health, wouldn't it seem like a
Home Visits May Help Heart Bypass Patients Fare Better
THURSDAY, May 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Heart bypass surgery
patients in a special home care program are less likely to be
readmitted to the hospital or to die within a month after going
home, according to a new study.
Overweight Teens Feel Stigmatized, Bullied: Study
THURSDAY, May 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new British study
finds that overweight teens are likely to feel stigmatized,
isolated and even bullied for their size.
Professional Musicians Face Greater Risk of Hearing Problems
THURSDAY, May 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Professional musicians
face a nearly four times greater risk of developing hearing loss
compared to the rest of the public, according to new research.
Skin Cells of Infertile Men Turned Into Sperm 'Precursors' in Mouse Study
THURSDAY, May 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- In a new attempt to
treat male infertility, animal research shows it may be possible to
take stem cells harvested from a man's skin and coax them into
'In Sickness and In Health' Isn't in the Cards for Many Women
THURSDAY, May 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The marital vows to
stay true "in sickness and in health" seem to apply more to wives
than husbands when one of the spouses becomes seriously ill,
according to novel new research.
Too Much or Too Little Sleep Tied to Memory Problems in Older Women
THURSDAY, May 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Seniors who slept too
little or too much during midlife or after are at increased risk
for memory problems, as are those whose sleep habits changed over
time, a new study suggests.
Low Vitamin D Linked to Aggressive, Advanced Prostate Cancers: Study
THURSDAY, May 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Low blood levels of
vitamin D may be linked to more aggressive and advanced cases of
prostate cancer in men, a new study suggests.
Health Highlights: May 1, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: