Gene Study Finds No Proof Vitamin D Guards Against Type 2 Diabetes

TUESDAY, Sept. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- There's no genetic evidence that high levels of vitamin D can prevent type 2 diabetes, a new study says.

Acupuncture May Not Help Chronic Knee Pain, Study Finds

TUESDAY, Sept. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Acupuncture doesn't improve knee pain any more than "sham" acupuncture, according to a new study.

U.S. Pledges Millions to Study Ways to Ease Soldiers' Pain

THURSDAY, Sept. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. government announced Thursday that it will launch a massive research effort to explore alternative ways of managing chronic pain among members of the military.

Health Tip: Relax Daily

(HealthDay News) -- To be healthier mentally, emotionally and physically, take time each day to relax.

Could Low Iron Intake During Pregnancy Raise Autism Risk?

MONDAY, Sept. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- It's something every pregnant woman wonders: What can I do to help ensure a healthy baby?

Vitamin E, Selenium Supplements Don't Seem to Prevent Cataracts

THURSDAY, Sept. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Daily supplements of selenium or vitamin E don't seem to protect against the development of age-related cataracts among men, a new study indicates.

Golden Retriever Study Sniffs for Cancer Clues

THURSDAY, Sept. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Michael Court is a scientist and a dog lover, so he jumped at the chance to enroll his golden retriever in a nationwide study aimed at fighting cancer and other ills in canines.

Study Links Potassium to Fewer Strokes in Older Women

THURSDAY, Sept. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Could eating foods rich in potassium, such as bananas and potatoes, help lower the risk of stroke and an earlier death for older women?

Melatonin Doesn't Curb Delirium After Surgery

TUESDAY, Sept. 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Melatonin supplements did not reduce delirium in seniors who had surgery for hip fractures, a new study found.

Women's Vitamin D Levels May Play Role in IVF Success

THURSDAY, Aug. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Vitamin D deficiency may lower a woman's chances of getting pregnant through in vitro fertilization (IVF), a small study suggests.