ARCHIVE: June 2019

FDA Approves First Drug for Sinusitis With Nasal Polyps

THURSDAY, June 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- In what specialists say could be a turning point in care, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved the first drug to treat chronic...

Infections, Especially UTIs, May Be Triggers for Strokes

THURSDAY, June 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- A urinary tract infection might be more than just a painful nuisance for some, with new research suggesting it could raise the risk of stroke in vulnerable...

What Are the Most Dangerous Food Groups?

THURSDAY, June 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts and seeds -- we hear a lot about the "best" food groups for health. But what about the worst ones? What foods should...

How to Move Past Life's Inevitable Speed Bumps

THURSDAY, June 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Setbacks are a part of life for everyone, but these stumbling blocks can be extremely difficult, even debilitating, to navigate. Taking certain steps can...

Even Slightly Elevated Blood Pressure Early in Pregnancy a Bad...

THURSDAY, June 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Even a small increase in blood pressure during your first trimester could spell bigger trouble later in your pregnancy, new research suggests. Those...

Forget the Past: Get Moving Now and Live Longer

THURSDAY, June 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Stop agonizing over the decades you spent glued to the couch. New research shows that physically active middle-aged and older adults live longer -- even if...

Alzheimer's Genes Might Show Effects in Your 20s

THURSDAY, June 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Every college student misplaces keys or forgets an appointment from time to time. Usually it's no big deal. But a new study warns that when young people...

Early Risers May Be a Little Less Likely to Get Breast Cancer

THURSDAY, June 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- If you're a woman who greets the early morning with a smile, new research delivers good news -- you have a slightly reduced risk of developing breast...

HPV Vaccine Making Headway Against Cancer-Causing Virus Worldwide

WEDNESDAY, June 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- HPV vaccination programs significantly reduce human papillomavirus infections and precancerous cervical lesions, a new global review finds. Vaccination...

Suicide Rates Soaring Among Black Teens

WEDNESDAY, June 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Tragically, teens can be vulnerable to suicide as they navigate the emotional pitfalls of growing up, and a new U.S. study suggests black teens might be...

A New Way to Spot Consciousness Earlier in Comatose Patients?

WEDNESDAY, June 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors typically test the consciousness of brain-injured patients with verbal commands -- asking them to move a hand or wiggle a toe, for example....

Just 30 Minutes of Light Exercise a Week May Keep Deadly Stroke...

WEDNESDAY, June 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Just a little exercise may help protect you against a type of deadly bleeding stroke, a new study suggests. As many as half of people who suffer a...

Could Heavier Folks Be at Lower Risk for ALS?

WEDNESDAY, June 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- It's not often that anything good is associated with obesity. Yet heavy folks and those who bulk up as they age may have less risk for the deadly disease...

When Traditional Rx Fails, Psoriasis Patients Seek Alternatives

WEDNESDAY, June 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Many Americans with the chronic skin condition psoriasis use complementary or alternative therapies to treat their symptoms, a small survey finds....

Why Your Foot Calluses Might Be Good for You

WEDNESDAY, June 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Before you take a pumice stone to your foot calluses just because they're unsightly, you might want to consider the idea that they are actually nature's...

AHA News: Adjusting BMI Eliminates Lead Asian Americans Hold in...

WEDNESDAY, June 26, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Asian Americans are more likely to have better overall cardiovascular health than white Americans, but they lose that standing when the...

Americans Aware of Antibiotic Resistance, but Don't Always...

WEDNESDAY, June 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Most Americans consider antibiotic resistance a threat to public health, but 45% say they've used antibiotics improperly, a new poll reports. Of...

New Urine Test Might Show Whether Prostate Cancer Needs Treatment

WEDNESDAY, June 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- A man who learns he has prostate cancer faces a difficult choice: whether to immediately treat the cancer despite potential side effects or wait and see...

A Tasty Way to Enjoy More Carrots

WEDNESDAY, June 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Carrot sticks are fine for a snack, but that's far from the only way to get these tasty veggies into your diet. Carrots are naturally high in beta...

What's The Most Effective Way to Tone Your Biceps?

WEDNESDAY, June 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The biceps, the very visible muscles in the front of the upper arms, are a target in every comprehensive strength-training regimen, but what exercise is...

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