ARCHIVE: May 2019

Scientists Develop an Antibiotic Alternative Against '...

WEDNESDAY, May 29, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- "Superbugs" strike fear in the hearts of scientists who are racing to find new drugs to fight these dangerous infections, but British researchers now...

Could You Have a Sensitive Gut?

WEDNESDAY, May 29, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- If you've ever wondered why emotional distress causes stomach cramps or a mad dash to the bathroom, know that there's a direct line of communication that...

3 Exercises With a Speedy Payoff

WEDNESDAY, May 29, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Compound strength-training exercises get fast results, because they work many muscle groups at once. Many of these exercises use just your own bodyweight...

Have Apps, Get in Shape?

WEDNESDAY, May 29, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Exercise apps and fitness trackers are all the rage, and now a new study shows they might actually work. A combination of an exercise app, an activity...

High LDL Cholesterol Tied to Early-Onset Alzheimer's

WEDNESDAY, May 29, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Here's another reason to keep your cholesterol under control: New research suggests that LDL, or "bad," cholesterol may play a role in the development of...

Do You Have the 'Fainting Gene'?

TUESDAY, May 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Some folks are more prone to fainting than others, and the reason might lie in their DNA. Danish researchers who analyzed millions of gene variants in DNA...

Women in Cardiac Arrest Less Likely to Receive Help, Study Finds

MONDAY, May 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Women who suffer a cardiac arrest in public are less likely than men to get resuscitation help from bystanders, and more likely to die, new research shows....

Though 'Donut Hole' Is Shrinking, Medicare Drug Costs...

TUESDAY, May 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Seniors' out-of-pocket costs for cancer drugs continue to rise steadily, with patients paying thousands of dollars each year despite efforts to close the...

For People With Heart Failure, Loneliness Can Mean Worse Care

TUESDAY, May 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Fewer than 1 in 10 heart failure patients follow lifestyle treatment recommendations, and a new study suggests that loneliness is a major reason why. Polish...

AHA News: Report Seeks Answers About Mysterious, Dangerous Heart...

TUESDAY, May 28, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- After an uneventful pregnancy, Amanda Blanchfield thought she had delivered a healthy baby, a boy she and her husband named Cash. A slight...

Doctor Burnout Costly for Patients, Health Care System

TUESDAY, May 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Exhausted, stressed-out doctors are responsible for poorer care, patient dissatisfaction and malpractice lawsuits that carry a huge cost for U.S. health care...

Vaping May Exact a Toll on Blood Vessel Health

TUESDAY, May 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- In yet another sign that electronic cigarettes are far from harmless, a new lab study suggests that vaping damages the cells that line the inside walls of...

Secrets to Picking the Freshest Seafood

TUESDAY, May 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- You know how important it is to eat seafood twice a week, but buying fresh fish and shellfish can seem daunting. You'll find that it's a lot easier if you...

7 Tips to Prevent Accidents at Your Home

TUESDAY, May 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to your home, safety first is a good rule to follow. And there are many steps you can take to limit home accidents. Making sure you have...

Fertility Treatment Tied to Deadly Heart Problem in Pregnancy:...

TUESDAY, May 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The risk of a pregnancy-related type of heart failure is five times higher for women who undergo fertility treatment than those who conceive naturally, a new...

Aggressive Uterine Cancer on the Rise, Especially in Blacks:...

TUESDAY, May 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- There's been a steep uptick in aggressive uterine cancers among American women, especially black women, since 2000, a new study shows. It also found that...

Opioid Prescriptions to Teens, Young Adults Still Common

TUESDAY, May 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Even amid an epidemic of abuse, opioid painkillers are still commonly prescribed to teenagers and young adults for conditions like tooth and back pain, a new...

Does Taking Screens Away Help Sleep-Deprived Teens?

MONDAY, May 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Cutting teens' evening screen time can improve their sleep in just one week, a new study finds. Research shows that exposure to too much light in the evening...

Turn Up the Heat With Healthy Hot Chili Peppers

MONDAY, May 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Red or green, sweet or hot, peppers are a great source of vitamins A, C, E and many of the B vitamins, plus minerals like calcium, iron and potassium. These...

How to Burn Calories During Everyday Tasks

MONDAY, May 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Looking for ways to burn extra calories? Don't just stand there -- these moves allow you to multitask for fitness. Whenever you're stuck in a long line, do...

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