ARCHIVE: March 2019

Seek Help Fast If You Have Heart Attack Symptoms on Vacation

SATURDAY, March 2, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Headed out on vacation? Beware of heart attack: It's the leading cause of natural death among travelers. If you have heart attack symptoms on the road,...

How Soon Should You Conceive After a Stillbirth?

FRIDAY, March 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Women who get pregnant within a year of stillbirth have no higher risk of another stillbirth or other complications than those who wait at least two years, a...

Small Trial Provides New Hope Against Parkinson's Disease

FRIDAY, March 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- It may be possible to restore brain cells damaged by Parkinson's disease and reverse a patient's condition, something no current treatment can do, according...

Fast Food Delivers Even More Calories Than Decades Ago

FRIDAY, March 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Fast food fans today are ordering off menus that have grown more apt to make them fat. Portion sizes have risen dramatically over the past three decades at...

AHA News: Is Long-Distance Running Good for the Heart?

FRIDAY, March 1, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- As you can tell by all those 26.2-mile bumper stickers popping up around the country, the popularity of marathons and long-distance running...

Major Flooding Can Bring Skin Infection Dangers

FRIDAY, March 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Flooding from hurricanes and other natural disasters increases the risk of skin infections among victims and relief workers, a skin expert warns. "In 2017,...

Scientists Find 5 New Genes That Sway Alzheimer's Risk

FRIDAY, March 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The largest study to date of the genetic underpinnings of Alzheimer's has uncovered five new gene mutations that make people more vulnerable to the memory-...

Is Your Hand Pain Arthritis, Carpal Tunnel or Something Else?

FRIDAY, March 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- You use your hands nearly every minute of the day, so any time they hurt it's important to find out why. Certain conditions can affect people who do the...

Lifestyle Changes Can Lower Your Breast Cancer Risk

FRIDAY, March 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- While genetics, such as carrying BRCA gene mutations, play a role in who is more likely to get breast cancer, everyday lifestyle factors are involved, too...

Bad Reaction From a New Tattoo? Here's What to Do

FRIDAY, March 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The biggest worry a person usually has when they're getting a tattoo is how it will look. But sometimes, getting inked can lead to something worse than bad...

Happiness in Marriage May Rest in Your Genes

FRIDAY, March 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Your long-term happiness in marriage may hinge on the genes you and your partner bring to the union. A Yale University study suggests marital bliss could be...

Coping With Diabetes Is a Family Affair

FRIDAY, March 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- When Giuseppina Miller's 8-year-old son, Peter, was first diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, he necessarily got a lot of his parents' attention. "We tried to...

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