ARCHIVE: June 2019

Coffee Might Be Your Go-to Brew for Weight Loss

MONDAY, June 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Could America's favorite morning drink also help fight one of its biggest health issues, obesity? That's the suggestion from a British study that finds...

Widely Prescribed Class of Meds Might Raise Dementia Risk

MONDAY, June 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors often prescribe anticholinergic drugs for a variety of ills. But a new study suggests they may increase the risk of dementia in older patients....

Hispanic Teens Losing Sleep Over Trump's Immigration...

MONDAY, June 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Hispanic teens are being driven to anxiety and sleeplessness over the Trump Administration's immigration policies, even though they are U.S.-born citizens...

AHA News: Half of U.S. Adults Should Monitor Blood Pressure at...

MONDAY, June 24, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Some people go to the doctor and find the intake so nerve-wracking their blood pressure spikes. Others find the routine relaxing, as they're...

Thanks for the Stinky Memories: Scientists Say Bad Smells Boost...

MONDAY, June 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Bad smells, better memory? A series of experiments with volunteers aged 13 to 25 showed that they were better able to recall images that were associated...

Could 3-D Mammograms Soon Be the Standard for Breast Cancer...

MONDAY, June 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- More women are getting 3-D mammograms, which spot breast anomalies more accurately than traditional mammograms, a new study shows. But there are big...

'Secret Shopper' Study Shows How Easily Teens Can Buy...

MONDAY, June 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Despite federal and state age restrictions on the sale of tobacco and vaping products, a new "secret shopper" study found that IDs were checked only about...

Seafood Offers Vital Nutrient for Expectant Moms and Babies

MONDAY, June 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Omega-3 fatty acids, found in foods including fatty fish and flaxseed, may be best known for their link to heart health, but they're also vital for pregnant...

Just How Harmful Is TV for Your Health?

MONDAY, June 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Cautions about TV viewing are as old as television itself, but how bad is it really? A number of studies cite health risks due to the link between a...

9/11 Dust Linked to Prostate Cancer in First Responders

MONDAY, June 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- A possible link between World Trade Center dust and prostate cancer in first responders has been found by researchers. Exposure to dust at the New York City...

Is Green Tea a Fad or a Real Health Boost?

MONDAY, June 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Green tea is a popular health trend, with many people sipping it in hopes of deriving benefits from the brew. There's nothing wrong with that, dietitians...

5 Ways Men Can Take Charge of Their Health

SUNDAY, June 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Many men need to do a better job of looking after their health, and it only takes a few simple steps, experts say. "It's common for men to avoid going to the...

Ocean Swimming Causes Skin Changes: Study

SATURDAY, June 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The population of bacteria on your skin changes when you swim in the ocean, potentially increasing your risk of infection, researchers report. They...

FDA Approves Second Drug to Help Women With Low Libido

FRIDAY, June 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday gave its approval to Vyleesi, the second medication so far approved to help women with low sexual desire. In...

How to put your nightmares to rest

Even though monsters don’t actually live under our beds, real worries and fears can creep out of our subconscious minds as we sleep. At some point, everyone suffers from nightmares. But why do we...

New Drug Combats Leading Cause of Dwarfism

FRIDAY, June 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental drug increased growth rates in children with dwarfism, according to a new study. The four-year phase 2 trial was conducted at centers in the...

Heart Disease Is Lasting Threat to Breast Cancer Survivors

FRIDAY, June 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Postmenopausal women who survive breast cancer may have a higher risk for developing heart disease, a new study says. Heart problems can appear more than...

Flying Insects in Hospitals Carry 'Superbug' Germs

FRIDAY, June 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Many flies and flying insects in hospitals carry bacteria that could pose an infection risk to patients, and more than half of them carry the types that...

Better Treatments Needed to Boost Brain Cancer Survival: Study

FRIDAY, June 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Glioblastoma brain cancer remains one of deadliest tumors, and new research shows five-year survival rates remain low for patients with the disease. While...

AHA News: What Migraine Sufferers Need to Know About Stroke Risk

FRIDAY, June 21, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Try not to let it give you a headache, but be aware: People who suffer migraines, especially women, seem to have a higher risk of stroke. "...

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