Vitamin E, Selenium Supplements Don't Seem to Prevent Cataracts

THURSDAY, Sept. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Daily supplements of selenium or vitamin E don't seem to protect against the development of age-related cataracts among men, a new study indicates.

Golden Retriever Study Sniffs for Cancer Clues

THURSDAY, Sept. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Michael Court is a scientist and a dog lover, so he jumped at the chance to enroll his golden retriever in a nationwide study aimed at fighting cancer and other ills in canines.

Study Links Potassium to Fewer Strokes in Older Women

THURSDAY, Sept. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Could eating foods rich in potassium, such as bananas and potatoes, help lower the risk of stroke and an earlier death for older women?

Melatonin Doesn't Curb Delirium After Surgery

TUESDAY, Sept. 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Melatonin supplements did not reduce delirium in seniors who had surgery for hip fractures, a new study found.

Women's Vitamin D Levels May Play Role in IVF Success

THURSDAY, Aug. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Vitamin D deficiency may lower a woman's chances of getting pregnant through in vitro fertilization (IVF), a small study suggests.

Could Chiropractic Manipulation of Your Neck Trigger a Stroke?

THURSDAY, Aug. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Getting your neck adjusted by a chiropractor or osteopathic doctor may be associated with an increased risk of stroke, according to a scientific statement released Thursday by the American Heart Association.

Low Vitamin D Levels May Boost Alzheimer's Risk, Study Finds

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Older adults with too little vitamin D in their blood may have twice the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease as seniors with sufficient levels of the "sunshine vitamin," a new study finds.

'Immunonutrition' Ill-Advised for ICU Patients on Feeding Tube, Study Says

TUESDAY, Aug. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Enriching the feeding-tube nutrition of intensive care patients on ventilators with agents that boost the immune system might cause more harm than good, researchers say.

Parents of Children With Autism Need Help, Too

TUESDAY, July 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Most therapies for autism focus on the child, but new research suggests the child's stressed-out parents could benefit from treatments designed specifically for them.

Vitamin B No Help for Alzheimer's: Review

WEDNESDAY, July 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Taking B vitamins does not slow age-related mental decline or prevent Alzheimer's disease, a new review says.