Brain Scans Yield Clues to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

THURSDAY, Oct. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- There are clear differences in the brains of people with chronic fatigue syndrome and the brains of healthy people, new research indicates.

High-Fat, Low-Carb Diet May Help With Tough-to-Treat Epilepsy

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Eating a low-carb, high-fat diet could help control epilepsy that is difficult to treat, according to new research.

Hormone Therapy May Up Heart-Related Deaths in Some Prostate Cancer Patients

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Giving hormone therapy to men with prostate cancer who also have certain heart problems may increase their odds of dying from a heart-related cause, a new study suggests.

Discovery of 100-Plus Genes Tied to Autism May Improve Treatments

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- More than 100 genes have been identified that appear linked to autism spectrum disorders, two new studies report.

Women Often Ignore Signs of Heart Trouble

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to heart disease, a new study finds women are more likely than men to delay care when they have symptoms that spell trouble.

Stroke Prevention Guidelines Emphasize Healthy Lifestyle

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Want to lower your risk of a first-time stroke? New guidelines from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association reinforce the idea that a healthy lifestyle is crucial.

Is Milk Your Friend or Foe?

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Drinking lots of milk could be bad for your health, a new study reports.

Universal Helmet Laws May Help Save Young Motorcyclists

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests that state laws requiring "universal" motorcycle helmet use -- instead of helmet laws just for certain ages -- may lower the rates of traumatic brain injuries in young riders.

Health Tip: Change Your Diet to Help Lower Blood Pressure

(HealthDay News) -- Diet plays a big role in managing hypertension, and a few simple changes can help improve your blood pressure.

Home Blood Pressure Monitors May Occasionally Miss the Mark

TUESDAY, Oct. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A small new study raises more questions about the accuracy of home blood-pressure monitoring devices.