Calcium Supplements Might Raise Older Women's Dementia Risk
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Taking calcium
supplements with the hope of keeping osteoporosis at bay may raise
an older woman's risk of dementia, a new study suggests.
Does 'Cupping' = Success for Olympic Athletes?
MONDAY, Aug. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Eyebrows raised in Rio over the weekend when Olympic athletes like swimmer Michael Phelps started showing up with circular purple bruises on different parts of their bodies.
Acupuncture May Slow Pre-Dementia Memory Loss: Study
THURSDAY, Aug. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Acupuncture may
benefit people who have memory loss, but don't yet have dementia,
suggests a review by Chinese researchers of five earlier
Vitamin D Levels May Fall When Women Stop Taking Birth Control
THURSDAY, Aug. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Vitamin D levels may drop after women stop using birth control pills or other contraceptives with estrogen, researchers report.
Health Tip: Meditating at Bedtime
(HealthDay News) -- A busy mind can keep you from a good night's
sleep. And a relaxing meditation ritual may be just what you need
to wind down.
New Guidelines Issued for Cancer Patients' Post-Treatment Pain
FRIDAY, July 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- More people are
surviving cancer, but many are left with persistent pain after
treatment. New guidelines from the American Society of Clinical
Oncology (ASCO) recommend that doctors routinely screen for such
Healthy Fats Can Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes: Study
TUESDAY, July 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Eating more healthy fats, like nuts, seeds and vegetable oils, while limiting animal fats and refined carbohydrates, can help prevent or control type 2 diabetes, new research suggests.
Health Tip: Toddlers Should Get Vitamins From Diet
(HealthDay News) -- It's disheartening when toddlers skip the
vegetables and fruits you lovingly prepare.
Health Tip: Meditation Can Help You Relax
(HealthDay News) -- Meditation can be a relaxing ritual that
helps ease your mind and body.
Keep Safe When Temperatures Soar
THURSDAY, June 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- With high temperatures moving across the United States this weekend, one emergency medicine specialist warns of the health dangers posed by the heat -- and offers advice on how to keep cool as the mercury rises.