ARCHIVE: November 2018

AHA: Blood Pressure Guidelines, One Year Later: Monitoring the...

TUESDAY, Nov. 27, 2018 (American Heart Association) -- Tim Landis was a healthy 66-year-old who hiked, biked and jogged, wasn't overweight and watched what he ate. But after he died suddenly of a...

Guys, Avoid 'Rhino' Sexual Enhancement Products, FDA...

TUESDAY, Nov. 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning men that "Rhino" products promising better sex may pose serious health risks. Since 2007, the FDA has...

Next for Disabling Back Pain? New Discs From Patients' Own...

TUESDAY, Nov. 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- People with disabling back pain may one day receive replacement spinal discs grown from their own stem cells, researchers say. Preliminary results in...

Healthy Ways to Deal With Conflict

TUESDAY, Nov. 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Almost every relationship will be affected by conflict at some point. Whether it's with a spouse or a child, a co-worker or friend, there are healthy ways...

Freeze-Dried Vaccine May Help Rid World of Polio

TUESDAY, Nov. 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A freeze-dried polio vaccine that could be used in locations without refrigeration might help doctors conquer the disease, researchers report. For the...

Health Surrogates Often in Dark About Loved One's Wishes

TUESDAY, Nov. 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Few people entrusted with making difficult health care decisions for older loved ones actually know what the patient would want, a new study contends. "...

Just a Little Weightlifting Can Help Your Heart

TUESDAY, Nov. 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- An hour or less of weightlifting each week might significantly cut your risk of heart attack or stroke, new research suggests. Evaluating nearly 12,600...

Nerve Zap Might Ease Pain of Herniated Disk

TUESDAY, Nov. 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) --What if a simple zap to the spine could relieve the debilitating lower back and leg pain brought on by a herniated disk? Such is the promise of "pulse...

It's Safe to Eat Romaine Lettuce Again, But Check Labels:...

TUESDAY, Nov. 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Caesar salad fans, rest easy: It's safe to eat romaine lettuce again. Just be sure to check the label, to avoid any chance of E. coli, the U.S. Food and...

After a Spouse's Death, Sleep Woes Up Health Risks

MONDAY, Nov. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The death of a spouse can understandably bring sleepless nights. Now, research suggests those sleep troubles raise the odds of immune system dysfunction --...

A 'Hypoallergenic' Dog? You May Be Barking Up the...

MONDAY, Nov. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Do so-called hypoallergenic dogs really protect you against asthma? Many dog-lovers believe it, but Swedish researchers found no evidence that "allergy-...

Donated Kidneys From Pot Users Seem Safe: Study

MONDAY, Nov. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Marijuana use by live donors has no effect on kidney transplant outcomes for donors or recipients, a new study finds. National Kidney Registry...

Doctor Not Available for Diabetes Care? Nurse Practitioners Do...

MONDAY, Nov. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- There are many areas of the United States where doctors are in short supply, but the good news for diabetics is that nurse practitioners and physician...

AHA: Autoimmune Response in Type 1 Diabetes May Lead to Heart...

MONDAY, Nov. 26, 2018 (American Heart Association) -- Keeping type 1 diabetes under tight control through medication may help prevent people with the disease from developing an immune reaction to...

Many Patients With Polyps Delay Follow-up Colonoscopy: Study

MONDAY, Nov. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Many people found to have colon polyps (adenomas) that can lead to cancer don't have follow-up colonoscopies at recommended times, a new study finds....

Alzheimer's Vaccine Shows Promise in Mice

MONDAY, Nov. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental Alzheimer's disease vaccine shows promise in animal tests, and researchers say it could have the potential to reduce dementia cases by half...

Brain Changes Seen in MRIs of Young Football Players

MONDAY, Nov. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- High-impact hits may affect the brain development of children and teens after just one season of football, preliminary research suggests. The study...

Newly Mapped Genes May Hold Keys to ADHD

MONDAY, Nov. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of American kids with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may have a genetic vulnerability to the disease, a new study suggests....

6 Common Gym Mistakes to Avoid

MONDAY, Nov. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Once you've taken all the right steps to find a gym suited to your needs, avoiding some common mistakes will ensure maximum results for the time spent...

Are You Better at Remembering Faces or Names? The Surprising...

MONDAY, Nov. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Don't be surprised at holiday parties if you can remember someone's name but not their face. Despite what many believe, people are better at remembering...

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