High-Salt Diets Could Double Risk of Heart Woes for Diabetics

TUESDAY, July 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A diet loaded with salt is associated with double the risk of heart attack or stroke in people with type 2 diabetes. The risk skyrockets even higher among those whose diabetes isn't well-managed, a new Japanese study reports.

Vitamin B No Help for Alzheimer's: Review

WEDNESDAY, July 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Taking B vitamins does not slow age-related mental decline or prevent Alzheimer's disease, a new review says.

Losing Weight May Ease Hot Flashes, Study Finds

THURSDAY, July 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Slimming down may help ease the hot flashes that often accompany menopause, new research suggests.

Health Tip: Debunking Myths About Weight Loss

(HealthDay News) -- If you want to lose weight, it's important to understand what's really needed to shed extra pounds the healthy way.

Change Bad Habits Early, Save Your Heart Later

THURSDAY, July 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Young adults who drop their bad health habits can reduce their risk of heart disease as they age, new research suggests.

Could Dark Chocolate Help Ease Poor Leg Circulation?

WEDNESDAY, July 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The antioxidants contained in dark chocolate might help people suffering from reduced blood flow to their legs, researchers from Italy report.

Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to High Blood Pressure

THURSDAY, June 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Low levels of vitamin D may be a cause of high blood pressure, according to a new study.

Fruits, Veggies Not a Magic Bullet for Weight Loss, Study Finds

WEDNESDAY, June 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Eating lots of fruits and vegetables is often recommended as a way to lose weight, but doing so may not help you shed excess pounds, according to researchers.

Healthy Weight Loss May Bring Better Sleep, Brighter Mood

TUESDAY, June 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Dropping excess pounds may not only improve your physical health, it might also help you feel more awake and happy, a new study shows.

FDA: Bee Pollen Weight Loss Products Pose Health Risks

FRIDAY, June 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Some bee pollen products marketed for weight loss may actually threaten your health, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns.