Excess Weight Linked to Worse Prostate Cancer Prognosis

FRIDAY, May 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Radiation therapy for prostate cancer may be less effective for overweight and obese men than for men of normal weight, a new study suggests.

Marriage Before College Graduation Tied to More Weight Gain

THURSDAY, May 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- If you got married before finishing college, you might have an excuse for any extra pounds. A new study suggests that young adults who wed before graduation are about 50 percent more likely to later become obese than those who waited to tie the knot.

Average New Yorker Sits 7 Hours Each Day: Study

THURSDAY, May 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- They may live in the "City That Never Sleeps," but most New Yorkers still sit around a lot -- an average of seven hours every day, a new study shows.

Health Tip: Exercising Despite Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

(HealthDay News) -- While chronic fatigue syndrome zaps your energy, regular exercise can help give you a boost.

Vegan Diet Might Ease Diabetic Nerve Pain

WEDNESDAY, May 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A vegan diet might help people with diabetes-related nerve damage shed weight and find some pain relief, a small pilot study suggests.

More Evidence That High-Fiber Diet May Curb Type 2 Diabetes Risk

WEDNESDAY, May 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who get a lot of fiber in their diet may be lowering their odds for type 2 diabetes, new research shows.

Could a Noisy Neighborhood Make You Fat?

WEDNESDAY, May 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure to noise from traffic, trains and planes may be linked to a burgeoning belly, Swedish researchers report.

Health Tip: Avoiding Overuse Injury

(HealthDay News) -- Doing the same exercises day after day can lead to overuse injury.

Health Tip: Be Safe Around Lawn Mowers

(HealthDay News) -- Thousands of adults and children are hurt each year from lawn mower-related accidents.

Health Tip: Keep Your Child at a Healthy Weight

(HealthDay News) -- Teaching your child about healthy eating and exercise can help reduce the youngster's risk of obesity and associated health problems.