Guidelines May Miss Need for Statins in Many U.S. Blacks
SATURDAY, March 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. medical
organizations have conflicting guidelines on the use of
cholesterol-lowering statin drugs in blacks, a new study finds.
Remote Amazon Tribe May Have Healthiest Hearts on Earth
FRIDAY, March 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A primitive Amazonian
tribe appears to have the best heart health in the world, living a
simple existence that inadvertently provides them extraordinary
protection against heart disease, researchers report.
Intensive Treatment Shows Potential Against Type 2 Diabetes
WEDNESDAY, March 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Instead of
managing type 2 diabetes as a chronic condition, what if people
could beat the disease?
Too Much Screen Time May Raise Kids' Diabetes Risk
TUESDAY, March 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Kids who get too
much screen time may be more likely to have risk factors that
increase their chances of type 2 diabetes, new research says.
Heart Disease Kicks in Earlier for Obese People
THURSDAY, March 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Overweight and obese
people tend to develop heart disease at an earlier age, living with
chronic illness for much longer than those of a healthy weight, a
new study shows.
1 in 7 Obese People Has Normal Blood Pressure, Cholesterol
THURSDAY, March 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Can people really be
healthy and obese?
Downside to Gluten-Free Diets: Diabetes Risk?
THURSDAY, March 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- "Gluten-free" may be
the latest diet fad, but new research casts some doubt on its
presumed health benefits.
Eye Exam Might Help Spot Poor Circulation in Legs
WEDNESDAY, March 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Could a routine eye
exam some day point to trouble with circulation in the legs? New
research suggests it might be possible.
Americans With High Blood Pressure Still Eating Too Much Salt
WEDNESDAY, March 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- For Americans with
high blood pressure, cutting back on salt is an important way to
help keep the condition under control. Yet, new research shows that
these patients are getting more salt in their diet than they did in
Cholesterol's Impact on Heart Attack Risk May Change With Age
WEDNESDAY, March 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Cholesterol's
impact on heart attack may differ by age, new research