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.
Lots of Red Meat, an Earlier Grave?
MONDAY, Aug. 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- If you turn to red meat
as your main source of protein, you could be shortening your life,
a new study suggests.
FDA Renews Call to Reduce Salt in Processed Foods
FRIDAY, July 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Americans eat way too
much salt, and one reason why is that processed and prepared foods
have a lot of hidden salt, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration
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.
Cutting Down on Sweets Can Help Kids' Hearts
TUESDAY, July 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Cutting sugar -- not
calories -- is the key to reducing the risk of heart disease among
obese children, a new study suggests.
Health Tip: Go Easy on the Condiments
(HealthDay News) -- Condiments can quickly add fat, calories,
sugar and salt to your diet without providing much nutritional