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Exercise can reduce weight gain in people with a strong genetic risk factor for obesity, study finds.
Energy drinks impact heart health more than other caffeinated beverages, study finds.
Following a low salt diet may not help lower blood pressure in the long-term, study finds.
FRIDAY, April 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Though preventive wellness visits are the cornerstone of good health, a third of American men don't even have a primary care doctor.
You need checkups, even if you feel healthy, because conditions like high blood pressure and high cholesterol don't have symptoms but are serious risk factors fo...
FRIDAY, April 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Children spend a lot of time outside in the summer, so parents need to stay on top of their sun protection, a skin cancer expert advises.
Much of a person's risk for melanoma -- the deadliest form of skin cancer -- comes from their sun exposure as a child.
"Healthy sun-protection hab...
FRIDAY, April 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A new study challenges the view that building supermarkets in so-called "food deserts" will help more Americans eat healthier.
Food deserts are places -- often in poor, urban neighborhoods or rural areas -- without easy access to stores stocked with fresh fruit, vegetables and other healthy fo...
FRIDAY, April 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Spanish artist Francisco Goya's hearing loss may have been caused by the sexually transmitted infection syphilis or a rare autoimmune disorder, a researcher suggests.
"This required real detective work," hearing expert Ronna Hertzano, from the University of Maryland, said in a university news ...
THURSDAY, April 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Previous research has linked type 2 diabetes and memory loss. Now, new research may be closing in on some of the reasons why.
The study found that people with type 2 diabetes -- particularly those who are overweight or obese -- have thinner gray matter in several areas of the brain.
THURSDAY, April 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Family income can take a big hit when a wife or husband cares for a spouse with cancer, researchers report.
Based on data from working-age couples in Canada, average household income declined between 5 percent and 9 percent, the researchers found.
"The average annual household inco...
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