Kidneys From Deceased Diabetics Might Ease Organ Shortage: Study

THURSDAY, May 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Kidneys from deceased diabetic donors can save the lives of patients on the transplant wait-list, researchers say.

Stroke Risk Can Rise With Pregnancy-Linked High Blood Pressure

THURSDAY, May 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Several factors raise the risk of pregnancy-related stroke in women with preeclampsia, a new study suggests.

How Much Water Do You Really Need?

THURSDAY, May 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- You might have heard that drinking 8 glasses of water a day has health benefits that range from weight loss to brighter skin. You might also have heard that's a myth. In fact, there are no national health guidelines on how much water you should be drinking.

E-Cigarettes Linked to Bladder Cancer Risk

MONDAY, May 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Although many people think "vaping" is safer than smoking, research suggests that both e-cigarettes and traditional cigarettes are tied to an increased risk for bladder cancer.

Shift Work May Put Damper on a Man's Sex Life

MONDAY, May 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Male shift workers listen up: Two new studies link sleep disorders common in these men to urinary problems and erectile dysfunction.

Bike Fanatics Shouldn't Worry About Effects on Sexual Health

MONDAY, May 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The groin pain and numbness some serious bicyclists experience isn't harmful to their sexual or urinary health, two new studies suggest.

A 2nd Life for Risky Kidney Transplants?

THURSDAY, May 11, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Philadelphia doctors say they cleared hepatitis C infections in 10 patients who received kidneys from deceased donors who had the virus.

Ick! Synthetic Mucus Could Battle Dangerous Bugs

TUESDAY, April 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Snot, phlegm and other forms of mucus may not be everyone's favorite subject, but scientists say synthetic mucus might help save lives.

Kidney Disease a Big Contributor to Heart-Related Deaths: Study

THURSDAY, April 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Kidney disease is a major cause of heart-related deaths worldwide, a new study reports.

It's Yoga to the Rescue for Prostate Cancer Patients

THURSDAY, April 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Hold that pose: New research suggests yoga may help men deal with the side effects of prostate cancer therapy.