ARCHIVE: May 2018

Some Women Have Regrets After Freezing Eggs for Later Pregnancy

FRIDAY, May 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Women who want to delay childbearing increasingly opt to freeze their eggs for future use. But some later regret the decision, new research reveals. As the...

Chiropractic Has Role to Play in Easing Lower Back Pain: Study

FRIDAY, May 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Chiropractic care can help ease low back pain when added to a comprehensive treatment plan, a new clinical trial has found. Active-duty military personnel...

Tasty, Healthy Alternatives to Sandwich Bread

FRIDAY, May 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Sandwiches make convenient lunches, but those two slices of bread can really eat into your day's calorie allotment. What's more, typical white bread doesn't...

Conception Tougher for Couples When Male Partner Is Depressed

FRIDAY, May 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Depression in the man may reduce the chances that a couple struggling with infertility will ultimately conceive, new research suggests. Depression among...

When Temperatures Fall, Heart Attack Risk May Rise

FRIDAY, May 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Colder weather may raise the risk for a heart attack, a preliminary study suggests. Researchers in Taiwan found that heart attack rates fluctuated seasonally...

Dilemma for Cancer Patients as Life-Saving Meds Are Tied to...

FRIDAY, May 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A newer type of cancer treatment may offer the chance of longer survival, but the drugs could also trigger new side effects, such as vision problems. New...

FDA Approves First Drug Aimed at Preventing Migraines

FRIDAY, May 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The millions of Americans who suffer from migraine may have a new source of hope -- the first drug aimed at preventing the headaches gained U.S. Food and Drug...

Anxious Women May Want to Keep an Eye on Their Bone Health

THURSDAY, May 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- As if older women didn't already worry enough about their bone health, new research suggests that anxiety may up their risk for fractures. Based on an...

Pools, Hot Tubs Can Harbor Dangerous Germs

THURSDAY, May 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Pools, hot tubs and water playgrounds may be synonymous with summertime fun, but they also can be breeding grounds for dangerous germs that could make you...

AHA: Spotting, Treating Stroke Quickly Was Key to Maine Woman...

THURSDAY, May 17, 2018 (American Heart Association) -- Before her pre-dawn runs, Sarah Belliveau likes fueling herself with a cup of coffee. The morning of June 15, 2017, she couldn't. She forgot...

AHA: 'Ideal' Heart Health Eludes More Americans

THURSDAY, May 17, 2018 (American Heart Association) -- The percentage of Americans with ideal heart health -- measured by scoring seven lifestyle and biological markers -- declined over two decades,...

FDA Approves Non-Opioid Medication to Treat Opioid Withdrawal

THURSDAY, May 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved the non-opioid drug Lucemyra to help adults cope with symptoms of opioid withdrawal. The drug...

Scans Can Tell How Long Ago a Stroke Occurred

THURSDAY, May 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A new MRI scanning technique can help doctors better nail down when a person has suffered a stroke and whether clot-busting drugs will help preserve their...

Severity of E. Coli-Linked Diarrhea May Depend on Blood Type

THURSDAY, May 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Some vacationers may be more lucky than others if they catch a case of "traveler's diarrhea." Researchers found that for people infected with the type of E...

Eat Fish Twice a Week to Ward Off Heart Disease, Experts Say

THURSDAY, May 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- There is more reason than ever for people to make fish a bigger part of their diets, according to the American Heart Association. The heart group has long...

U.S. Fertility Rates Hit Record Low in 2017

THURSDAY, May 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- American women continue to wait longer to have children. Birth rates fell for nearly all age groups of women younger than 40 in 2017, sending overall...

Can Exercise Help Curb Dementia? One Study Says No

THURSDAY, May 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests that moderate or even rigorous exercise won't slow mental decline in older people with dementia. People with early dementia were able...

Want to Give Your Memory a Boost?

THURSDAY, May 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Whether you're studying for an important exam or learning a new language, there's more proof that nonstop cramming sessions may not translate into the long-...

Hookahs Hooking Lots of Young Adults on Tobacco

THURSDAY, May 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- While much attention has been paid to the dangers of e-cigarette use among teens, new research shows that more than half of all tobacco smoked by young...

Men May Gain More From Cancer Immunotherapy

THURSDAY, May 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Male cancer patients seem to fare significantly better following immunotherapy treatment than female patients, new research indicates. "Both sex and gender...

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