ARCHIVE: September 2019

Many Americans With Rheumatic Disease Face Financial, Lifestyle...

MONDAY, Sept. 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- A new survey shows that rheumatic diseases can be crippling both physically and financially as patients struggle to live with the debilitating conditions....

Carnivores' Comeback: Review Supports Red Meat in Diet

MONDAY, Sept. 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- There's a lurking dread in the back of the minds of many people who love steak, burgers and bacon -- the fear that what they enjoy eating might not be doing...

Could the Female Orgasm Be a Happy Remnant of Evolution?

MONDAY, Sept. 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Have scientists solved the mystery of the female orgasm? As a team of researchers pointed out, during intercourse the male orgasm serves an obvious...

Fish Oil Supplements May Do Your Heart Good

MONDAY, Sept. 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of Americans pop a fish oil supplement each day, hoping to bolster their heart health. Now, research suggests they may be on the right track. The...

Radiation for Head and Neck Cancer May Cause Problems Years Later

MONDAY, Sept. 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Ten years after radiation treatment for head and neck cancer, some patients may develop problems speaking and swallowing, a new study finds. These problems...

Paper Books Beat Tablets for Parent-Child Interactions, Study...

MONDAY, Sept. 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Parents seeking quality reading time with their toddlers would do well to choose an old-fashioned book over a newfangled e-reader, a new study argues....

AHA News: First-Time Pregnancy Complications Could Mean High...

MONDAY, Sept. 30, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Women who have complications during their first pregnancy are more likely to develop high blood pressure within seven years, according to...

Gene-Based Therapy Helps Fight Advanced Prostate Cancer

MONDAY, Sept. 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- A drug that targets faulty gene repair may buy more time for some men with advanced prostate cancer, a new clinical trial finds. Experts called the study "...

Many U.S. Seniors Are Going Hungry, Study Finds

MONDAY, Sept. 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Almost 1 in 10 U.S. seniors doesn't have enough food to eat, a new study shows. And for those under 65 who qualify for Medicare because they're disabled,...

How to Rebalance Your Carb Intake

MONDAY, Sept. 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- There's no doubt that eating a lot of sugar isn't good for your health. What's more, sugar can trigger a chemical reaction that has you craving more and...

How to Get Ready Mentally for Your First Competition

MONDAY, Sept. 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- You've signed up for your first fitness event and you've mapped out your training schedule for success. Now add mental preparation to the plan. It's...

Depressed Moms, More Anxious, Troubled Kids?

MONDAY, Sept. 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- If a mother is depressed, her young children might be at risk for hyperactivity, aggressiveness and anxiety, a new study suggests. Interestingly, a father'...

For Kids With Asthma, Depression Makes ER Visit More Likely

MONDAY, Sept. 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that anxiety and depression can make it hard for some kids to manage their asthma. Young patients with all three conditions ended up...

Pediatric Group Issues Updated ADHD Guidelines

MONDAY, Sept. 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is in the news a lot, and now newer research has prompted a leading pediatricians' group to update its...

Sticking to One Sport Could Up Injuries Among Teen Athletes

SUNDAY, Sept. 29, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Here's a good reason to encourage your teenager to play more than one sport: New research finds kids who concentrate on only one sport may be at risk for...

Close Friendships Boost Your Self-Esteem, and Vice Versa: Study

SATURDAY, Sept. 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- People with strong self-esteem are more likely to develop deep, supportive friendships, and new research suggests that the connection works the other way...

How Safe is Vaginal Delivery After a Cesarean Birth?

FRIDAY, Sept. 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Once a woman gives birth by cesarean section, attempting a vaginal delivery is far riskier for mother and baby alike, a new study finds. Researchers at the...

AHA News: His Heart Stopped. But His Golf Cart Kept Going

FRIDAY, Sept. 27, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- On a sunny April day in 2018, Bill Doss pushed through his exhaustion and met his buddies for their regular round of golf. As he headed to...

THC-Laced Products May Be to Blame for Majority of Vaping-Linked...

FRIDAY, Sept. 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Products containing the marijuana chemical THC appear to be a main driver behind the hundreds of U.S. cases of serious lung illness related to vaping,...

Affordable Care Act Insured Millions of Uninsured Diabetics

FRIDAY, Sept. 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), nearly 2 million diabetics, many of them poor, got health insurance, a new study shows. "Insurance coverage can change...

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