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.
Injury Risk May Rise When Kids Play Just One Sport
FRIDAY, March 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Focusing too much on
playing one favorite sport probably isn't a good idea for kids
under 12, researchers report.
Many College Football Players Lack Vitamin D: Study
THURSDAY, March 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Low vitamin D
levels are common among college football players and may put them
at increased risk for injuries, a new study suggests.
America's Porky Pets Face Health Woes, Too, FDA Says
THURSDAY, March 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- America's weight
problem extends to its pets, with a majority of cats and dogs
dangerously overweight, a federal government veterinarian
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?
Another Obesity Downside: Higher Esophageal Cancer Risk
WEDNESDAY, March 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Overweight
20-somethings dramatically increase their risk of esophageal and
stomach cancer if they become obese later in life, a new study
Which High School Sport Has the Most Concussions?
WEDNESDAY, March 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Female soccer
players suffer the highest rate of concussions among all high
school athletes in the United States, a new study finds.
Obese Moms May Fail to Spot Obesity in Their Own Kids
TUESDAY, March 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Many overweight and
obese mothers may underestimate the weight of their obese children,
a new study finds.
Gene Variant From Africa Linked to Black Obesity
TUESDAY, March 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say
they've identified an Africa-specific gene variant associated with
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.