Know the Warning Signs of Suicidal Thoughts

MONDAY, Sept. 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Family, friends and acquaintances can play a key role in suicide prevention by being alert for signs and taking action to help someone who may be struggling, a mental health expert says.

Para los temblores descontrolados, ¿ultrasonido en lugar de cirugía del cerebro?

JUEVES, 25 de agosto de 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Los pacientes con unos temblores descontrolados provocados por una afección llamada temblor esencial podrían obtener alivio con un nuevo procedimiento no invasivo de ultrasonido, encuentra un estudio.

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.

U.S. Kids Don't Make the Grade on Heart Health

THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Most American children fall short of ideal heart health, a new American Heart Association scientific statement says.

Even Poorer Nations Not Immune to High Blood Pressure

MONDAY, Aug. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- For the first time ever, high blood pressure rates are higher in low- and middle-income countries than in high-income countries, researchers say.

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: Opt for Healthier Beverages

(HealthDay News) -- Some drinks can be a significant source of unnecessary calories and sugar. But there are healthier ways to quench your thirst.