Mouse Study Suggests Stem Cells May Reverse Stroke Damage
MONDAY, Aug. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Research in mice shows it may be possible to reverse brain damage after a stroke.
Teen Student-Athletes Often Unfit, Overweight
MONDAY, Aug. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Student-athletes may be more popular than teens who don't play sports, but they're no more fit.
'Business Diet' a Bad Deal for the Heart
FRIDAY, Aug. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The typical "social
business diet" -- heavy on red meats, sweet drinks, processed
snacks and booze -- takes a toll on the heart, a new study
Gallstones Linked to Higher Heart Disease Risk
THURSDAY, Aug. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People who've ever suffered gallstones may have a slightly increased risk of developing heart disease down the road, a large new study suggests.
Calcium Supplements Might Raise Older Women's Dementia Risk
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Taking calcium
supplements with the hope of keeping osteoporosis at bay may raise
an older woman's risk of dementia, a new study suggests.
Anemia Boosts Stroke Death Risk, Study Finds
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Older stroke victims suffering from anemia -- a lack of red blood cells -- may have higher odds of dying, researchers report.
Healthy Diet, Exercise May Help Keep Alzheimer's at Bay
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A healthy diet and regular exercise might be the keys to keeping your brain free of changes that lead to Alzheimer's disease, a small study suggests.
Do Angioplasty Patients Really Need Beta-Blocker Drugs?
TUESDAY, Aug. 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors might be overprescribing beta-blocker medications to heart patients who aren't seriously ill, a new study contends.
Heart Health May Hinge on Easy Access to Fresh Food
TUESDAY, Aug. 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People who can't shop
for fresh food close to home are more likely to have early signs of
heart disease, a new study finds.
Heat Waves Hit Seniors Hardest
MONDAY, Aug. 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- As much of the
Northeast struggles with a heat wave that isn't expected to ease
until the middle of this week, here are some expert tips on how to
spot heat stroke.