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.

Cancer Survivors More Prone to Obesity, Study Finds

FRIDAY, Aug. 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Obesity is more common among cancer survivors in the United States than in the general population, a new study finds.

Would Weaker Beer Help Reduce Alcohol's Harms?

THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Lowering the alcohol content in beer and other drinks may help reduce their harmful health effects, researchers say.

Serious Infections Tied to Suicide Risk

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People hospitalized for serious infections may face an increased risk of dying by suicide, and researchers suspect there's a biological reason for it.

Regular Exercise: Antidote for Deadly Diseases?

TUESDAY, Aug. 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Getting lots of exercise may reduce your risk for five common diseases, a new report suggests.

Is Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity Real?

FRIDAY, July 29, 2016, (HealthDay News) -- Gluten sensitivity appears to be a real medical problem, and not a figment of the popular imagination conjured up by the gluten-free craze, a new study contends.

Sharing Drug 'Snorting Straws' Spreads Hepatitis C

WEDNESDAY, July 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Sharing straws to snort opioids is a major cause of hepatitis C infection, a new study finds.

Omega-3s in Fish Tied to Better Colon Cancer Outcomes

THURSDAY, July 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Colon cancer patients who take in higher amounts of omega-3 fatty acids, mainly from oily fish, may have better odds of survival, a new study finds.

Cutting Down on Sweets Can Help Kids' Hearts

TUESDAY, July 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Cutting sugar -- not calories -- is the key to reducing the risk of heart disease among obese children, a new study suggests.

Gut Bacteria May Hold Clues to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

FRIDAY, July 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Chronic fatigue syndrome -- a condition that continues to baffle doctors -- may be influenced by a person's intestinal bacteria -- sometimes called gut microbiome, new research finds.