Skip to content

    Health News

    News Related to Health News

    1. Adult Smoking Rate Sees Largest Drop in 2 Decades

      May 24, 2016 -- The smoking rate among American adults fell from 17 percent in 2014 to 15 percent in 2015, the largest one-year decline in more than 20 years, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday. The smoking rate has been declining for decades, but typically falls one percent

      Read Full Article
    2. Balloon-in-a-Pill May Be New Weight-Loss Tool

      By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, May 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A new ingestible and inflatable balloon system seems to be a noninvasive way to fill up the stomach and curb appetite, researchers report. The balloon system, known as Obalon, helped obese people lose nearly 7 percent of thei

      Read Full Article
    3. Most Americans Wouldn't Join a Clinical Trial

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, May 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Just four in 10 Americans have a positive impression of clinical trials, a new survey finds. And, only about one-third of Americans would be likely to enroll in one, the survey showed. The findings are cause for concern in

      Read Full Article
    4. Time to Drop 'No-Eating Rule' Before Colonoscopy?

      By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, May 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that the grueling process of preparing for a colonoscopy may not have to be endured on an empty stomach. Colonoscopy patients typically have to forgo all solid foods and go on a clear-liquid diet whil

      Read Full Article
    5. Weight-Loss Surgery Helps Treat Type 2 Diabetes

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, May 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Weight-loss surgery quickly improves blood sugar control in people with type 2 diabetes, and should be recommended or considered as a treatment for certain obese people with diabetes. That's the message of a joint statemen

      Read Full Article
    6. After Heart Attack, New Threat: Heart Failure

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, May 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Risk of heart failure appears high within a few years of a first heart attack, a new study finds. "Heart failure is a major medical problem with a high chance of hospitalization and death," said study author Dr. Johannes G

      Read Full Article
    7. High-Salt Diets May Up Kidney Patients' Heart Risk

      By EJ Mundell HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, May 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People with chronic kidney disease face higher odds of heart attack or stroke if they have high-salt diets, a new study suggests. "Moderate sodium reduction among patients with chronic kidney disease and high sodium intake ma

      Read Full Article
    8. What Really Works to Help Baby Sleep

      By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, May 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Common techniques for helping babies -- and parents -- sleep at night seem to carry no long-term harms, a small trial finds. The study tested two methods: "graduated extinction" (also known as "controlled crying") and "bedtim

      Read Full Article
    9. Hormone May Be Linked to Teenage Obesity

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, May 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Obese teens may have lower levels of a weight-regulating hormone than normal-weight teens, a new study says. "Our study is the first to look at levels of spexin in the pediatric population," said Dr. Seema Kumar, of the Ma

      Read Full Article
    10. BP Swings Tied to Faster Decline in Mental Skills

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, May 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Fluctuations in blood pressure may be linked to faster declines in thinking skills among seniors, a new study suggests. Among older patients, those whose systolic blood pressure -- the top number in a blood pressure readi

      Read Full Article
    Displaying 11 - 20 of 30386 Articles << Prev Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next >>

    To help me get to sleep: