ARCHIVE: May 2019

Take a New View of Aging

WEDNESDAY, May 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The way you view aging can affect how well you manage stress. Older people who see aging negatively have stronger (negative) emotional reactions to day-...

Healthy Food May Boost Mood

WEDNESDAY, May 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The food-mood connection isn't all in your head. In fact, there's even a name for it -- nutritional psychiatry. Scientists in the field are actively...

Women With Sleep Apnea May Have Higher Cancer Odds Than Men

WEDNESDAY, May 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Some people with sleep apnea have an increased risk of cancer, and the odds may be higher for women than men, researchers say. "Recent studies have shown...

Aspirin, Anti-Clotting Meds Safe After Bleeding Stroke: Study

WEDNESDAY, May 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Taking aspirin or anti-clotting medicines like Plavix won't boost the risk of another stroke if you've already survived a bleeding stroke, a new study...

Q Fever? A Bigger Threat to Humans Than Thought

TUESDAY, May 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- You've probably never heard of Q fever, but the bacterial disease may be sickening -- and killing -- more Americans than once believed, a new study suggests...

Where's the Best Place for Your Child's Sports...

TUESDAY, May 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Student athletes usually need a sports physical. And the best place for that exam is at their primary care doctor's office, according to updated guidelines...

Older Dads' Sperm Isn't What It Used to Be

TUESDAY, May 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Just because a guy can make babies later in life doesn't mean it's risk-free. The partners and children of men who become fathers at an older age are at...

AHA News: Potentially Fatal Buildup of Proteins in the Heart...

TUESDAY, May 21, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- A potentially fatal buildup of abnormal proteins in the heart and other organs is being delayed in its diagnosis and undertreated -- despite...

Diet for Blood Pressure May Also Reduce Heart Failure Risk

TUESDAY, May 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The DASH diet's mission is to fight high blood pressure. But a new study suggests that the eating plan may also significantly lower the risk of heart failure...

Your DNA Might Determine Whether You're a Dog Lover

TUESDAY, May 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Could a love for canines be contained in your genes? New research from Europe suggests that's so after comparing the genetic makeup of more than 35,000 twin...

Are DIY Sunscreens Dangerous?

TUESDAY, May 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Interest in homemade sunscreens is hot, but many of these do-it-yourself brews lack effective sun protection, a new study warns. Researchers found that only...

For Many With Mild Asthma, Popular Rx May Not Work: Study

TUESDAY, May 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- A widely used type of asthma medication may not work in more than half of patients who are prescribed it, new research shows. Inhaled corticosteroids, which...

Cleaner Air Linked to Lower Asthma Rates in Kids

TUESDAY, May 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Air pollution levels have been declining for years, and researchers can now show that cleaner air is linked to fewer kids developing asthma. The new study...

Cholesterol Levels Improving Among U.S. Kids

TUESDAY, May 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Despite an epidemic of childhood obesity, the cholesterol levels of American kids have been improving over the past 20 years, a new study shows. Researchers...

Melons Are Powerhouses in Taste, Nutrition

TUESDAY, May 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- If you're looking for a tasty way to hydrate in warm weather, a juicy melon is the ticket. Melons are low-calorie, high-water content foods that also provide...

Earlier Bedtimes Help Kids Fight Obesity

TUESDAY, May 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- With childhood obesity rates high, many studies have investigated lifestyle factors that can make a difference -- which ones increase the risk and which ones...

Could CBD Treat Opioid Addiction?

TUESDAY, May 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Cannabidiol (CBD) has been receiving a lot of attention lately as a potential treatment for everything from epilepsy to anxiety. Now, researchers report it...

Mustaches Are More Than Just Manly, They Guard Against Sun'...

MONDAY, May 20, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- For all of those men who view a mustache as a largely ornamental addition to their masculine appearance, a new study reveals it can also guard against lip...

Why So Many Older Women Develop UTIs

MONDAY, May 20, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Urinary tract infections are one of the indignities many women face as they age. One reason why is because their bladder walls can be invaded by several...

Vaping Habit Might Make You More Prone to Flu

MONDAY, May 20, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Steering clear of folks who are coughing and sneezing is one way to prevent catching the flu. Avoiding e-cigarettes may be another, new research suggests....

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