Health Tip: Monitoring Your Weight

(HealthDay News) -- Even if you've successfully lost weight, a few slip-ups here and there may put you on a road back to weight gain.

Storing Cocoa Pods Longer May Make Chocolate Healthier

TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they have found a way that might make chocolate healthier and more delicious.

Exercise, But Not Vitamin D, Cuts Injuries From Falls in Older Women: Study

MONDAY, March 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Neither routine exercise nor vitamin D supplementation does anything to lower the overall risk for accidental falls among older women, a new Finnish study says.

Vitamin D Supplements Might Slow Prostate Cancer, Study Suggests

MONDAY, March 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Vitamin D supplements may slow or prevent low-grade prostate cancer from progressing, a small new study suggests.

Blood Fats Hold Vitamin E Captive, Study Shows

FRIDAY, March 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High levels of blood fats such as cholesterol and triglycerides can hold vitamin E in the blood and prevent it from reaching the tissues that require it, a small study says.

Health Tip: Evaluating a Weight-Loss Program

(HealthDay News) -- While a weight-loss program can help you shed pounds, it's important to make sure the program is safe and effective.

Diet Sodas Linked to Widening Waistlines in Seniors: Study

TUESDAY, March 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study has linked drinking diet sodas to increasing waistlines in seniors.

Tackling Obesity May Ease a Dangerous Irregular Heartbeat

MONDAY, March 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There's good news for people who are obese and have atrial fibrillation, a common form of irregular heartbeat: Losing weight may help restore healthy heart rhythm.

Vitamin D Won't Help Fight High Blood Pressure, Researchers Say

MONDAY, March 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Vitamin D may help the body in many ways, but a new data review suggests it won't do much to lower high blood pressure.

Folic Acid May Help Ward Off Stroke in People With High Blood Pressure

SUNDAY, March 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Folic acid -- the same nutrient women take in pregnancy to help ward off birth defects -- may also help lower stroke risk in people with high blood pressure, a new Chinese study finds.