Is a Gluten-Free Diet Right for You?
FRIDAY, July 19 (HealthDay News) -- Chances are you know at
least one person who's given up eating gluten. Maybe you've even
given it up yourself. But who can really benefit from a gluten-free
Gluten-Free and Worry-Free in Georgia
FRIDAY, July 19 (HealthDay News) -- Though giving up gluten has
become somewhat of a fad, some people -- beyond those with celiac
disease -- can reap real benefits from going gluten-free.
Health Tip: Choose Healthier Chinese Food
(HealthDay News) -- Some Chinese dishes are full of fat and
salt, but others may be just as delicious and much healthier.
Health Tip: Fight Stress
(HealthDay News) -- Healthy habits can help combat stress, and
keep you mentally and physically healthier.
Measures to Keep Heart Failure Patients From Returning to the Hospital
FRIDAY, July 19 (HealthDay News) -- Hospital teams can take six
steps to help heart failure patients avoid another hospital stay
within the month after they leave, a new study finds.
Older Black Men Often Fall Short on Post-Cancer Care
FRIDAY, July 19 (HealthDay News) -- Older black and Hispanic
male cancer survivors are less likely than their white peers to see
a specialist or to receive basic preventive care such as
vaccinations, a new study of American men finds.
Diabetes-Linked Amputations Declining, Study Finds
FRIDAY, July 19 (HealthDay News) -- Fewer foot and leg
amputations are being performed on people with diabetes, even as
rates of the disease are rising in the United States, a new study
Long-Distance Relationship May Strengthen Couple's Bond
FRIDAY, July 19 (HealthDay News) -- Does distance really make
the heart grow fonder? Maybe so: According to a new study, people
in long-distance romantic relationships can form stronger bonds
than those in normal relationships.
Missed Diagnoses, Drug Errors Are Major Cause of Malpractice Suits
THURSDAY, July 18 (HealthDay News) -- Most malpractice claims
against primary care doctors are the result of drug errors and
missed diagnoses, particularly of cancer, heart attack and
meningitis, a new review finds.
Weight Loss May Help Thwart Diabetes
FRIDAY, July 19 (HealthDay News) -- Overweight people with
pre-diabetes can reduce their risk of developing type 2 diabetes by
losing a significant amount of weight, according to new
COPD Tied to Tiny Brain Bleeds, Study Finds
FRIDAY, July 19 (HealthDay News) -- People with the lung
condition called chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are
at increased risk for bleeding in the brain, a new study finds.
Researchers Focus on Eczema-Food Allergy Link
FRIDAY, July 19 (HealthDay News) -- The skin disease eczema may
be an important factor in the development of food allergies in
infants, a new British study suggests.
Health Highlights: July 19, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
End of Heat Wave on the Horizon
FRIDAY, July 19 (HealthDay News) -- People living in the Midwest
and Northeast will have to weather one more day of scorching
temperatures and withering humidity before a massive heat wave
finally moves out and cooler air moves in on Saturday, U.S.
meteorologists said Friday.