Schizophrenia May Raise Dementia Risk in Older Adults
FRIDAY, May 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Older adults who have
schizophrenia appear to face a higher risk of getting dementia, new
Calcium Supplements Don't Raise Women's Heart Risks, Study Says
FRIDAY, May 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- In the wake of concerns
that calcium supplements increase the risk for heart attack or
stroke, a large, new U.S. study offers women and their doctors some
Health Tip: Coping With Chronic Illness
(HealthDay News) -- Learning how to manage your chronic illness
can help make coping easier.
Health Tip: Keep Pool Water Clean
(HealthDay News) -- Keeping pool water clean protects the health
and safety of swimmers by keeping germs and dirt out of the
Could White Bread Be Making You Fat?
FRIDAY, May 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- If you're watching your
weight, you may have to watch your white bread consumption,
Steroids May Not Be Wise Choice for Intensive-Care Patients
FRIDAY, May 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Intensive-care unit
patients who receive steroids seem to be at greater risk of
developing delirium, according to a new study by Johns Hopkins
5 or More Bad Sunburns While Young Tied to Higher Melanoma Risk
FRIDAY, May 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- White women who get
five or more blistering sunburns between the ages of 15 and 20 have
an 80 percent increased risk for melanoma -- the most deadly form
of skin cancer, new study findings indicate.
Richard III's Curved Spine Had Little Impact on His Mobility: Study
THURSDAY, May 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The bones of
England's King Richard III are yielding up more secrets about the
15th century monarch, two years after his remains were excavated
under a parking lot in Leicester, Great Britain.
Diabetes Drug May Spur Weight Loss in Obese Nondiabetics
THURSDAY, May 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A higher dose of the
diabetes drug liraglutide (Victoza) may help obese people without
the disease lose weight, a new study suggests.
Heart Risks Depend on Which Blood Pressure Number Is High: Study
THURSDAY, May 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When you have high
blood pressure, exactly what type of increased heart risk you face
may be determined by which number in your blood pressure reading is
high, new research shows.
Health Highlights: May 30, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
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