Carrots Do Help Aging Eyes, Study Shows

THURSDAY, Oct. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Your parents may have told you, "Eat your carrots, they're good for your eyes," and a new study suggests they were on to something.

Sun Exposure in Teen Years May Delay Onset of MS: Study

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with multiple sclerosis tend to develop it later if they had regular sun exposure as teenagers, a new study suggests -- adding to evidence linking the disease to a lack of sunlight and vitamin D.

Popular Antioxidant Seems to Spread Skin Cancer Cells in Mouse Research

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A man-made antioxidant appears to accelerate the spread of skin cancer in mice, raising questions about its safety in humans, researchers say.

Health Tip: Talking to Your Doctor About Weight

(HealthDay News) -- If you're ready to lose weight, a conversation with your doctor is a great place to start. But before you meet, make sure you're fully prepared.

Added Calcium May Not Help Older Bones: Studies

TUESDAY, Sept. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Extra calcium may not protect your aging bones after all.

Dieters: Don't Replace Saturated Fats With Processed Carbs

TUESDAY, Sept. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When trimming saturated fat from your diet, subbing in whole-grain foods helps your heart, but turning to white bread doesn't, a new study shows.

Fruits, Veggies May Be Key to Keeping Unwanted Weight Off

TUESDAY, Sept. 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Want to eat healthy and keep your waistline trim? Try reaching for more fruits and non-starchy vegetables, new research suggests.

A High Salt and Potassium Diet May Accelerate Chronic Kidney Disease

THURSDAY, Sept. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A diet high in sodium and potassium can make chronic kidney disease (CKD) worse, a new study claims.

Too Little Vitamin D May Hasten Mental Decline

TUESDAY, Sept. 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Mental function may decline faster in older adults with low levels of vitamin D, a new study suggests.

Mediterranean Diet With Olive Oil Might Cut Breast Cancer Risk: Study

MONDAY, Sept. 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Eating a Mediterranean diet, rich with plant foods, fish and olive oil, has been found to be good for the heart, the brain and overall health. Now, a new study out of Spain suggests the diet supplemented with olive oil may also reduce the risk of breast cancer.