ARCHIVE: September 2019

Just 2 Weeks on the Couch Starts to Damage Your Body

THURSDAY, Sept. 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- A new study proves that the old adage "use it or lose it" is definitely true when it comes to fitness. After just two weeks of sedentary behavior,...

Foods That Will Make You Feel Full Faster

THURSDAY, Sept. 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- When you get the urge for a snack, you might not think that a slice of turkey can have the same lip-smacking effect as a handful of chips. But scientists...

Can You Still Be Healthy If You're Overweight?

THURSDAY, Sept. 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- If you're overweight but have dodged chronic health issues like high cholesterol and high blood pressure, you might not think that losing weight is a...

Parents, Throw the Garden at Your Picky Eater

THURSDAY, Sept. 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to convincing your kids that vegetables taste good, variety might be the key to success. New research suggests that offering children more...

Maker Halts Distribution of Generic Zantac Due to Possible...

THURSDAY, Sept. 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Novartis, the maker of a generic form of the popular heartburn drug Zantac, said Wednesday it will cease distribution of the medicine after investigations...

Intense Gaming Can Trigger Irregular Heartbeat, Fainting in Some...

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Video games that guarantee heart-stopping action might come dangerously close to fulfilling that promise in some players. A handful of video gamers have...

All-in-One Pill Helps Protect Heart

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Could popping just one pill a day keep your heart and blood vessels humming along for years to come? Possibly. Researchers just tested a combo pill...

Tiny Genetic Tweak May Stop Ebola Virus in Its Tracks

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- New experiments in monkeys suggest that one slight alteration to the DNA of the Ebola virus might render it harmless to humans. Changing just a single...

Chemicals From Heat-Not-Burn Tobacco Devices Not Harmless: Study

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Chemical emissions from heat-not-burn tobacco devices are lower than from conventional cigarettes, but they're still high enough to be cause for concern...

C-Section Delivery Might Alter Newborn's 'Microbiome...

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- New research reveals that the bacterial composition of a newborn's gut may be dependent on how the baby is delivered. Gut bacteria found in children...

New Healthy Drinks Guidelines for Kids: Skip the Soy, Avoid...

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Four of America's biggest health organizations are banding together to urge parents to better monitor the drinks their young kids sip each day. The take...

Opioid Epidemic Tied to Doubling of Dangerous Heart Infections

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Addiction and overdose deaths aren't the only consequence of America's opioid epidemic. Cases of a potentially deadly heart infection have risen...

Staying Healthy Now to Work Into Older Age

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- While you can take Social Security benefits at age 62 and get 75% of your maximum, waiting until you reach full retirement age (between age 66 and 67...

Stock up on These Fall Superfoods

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Butternut squash, Brussels sprouts and apples are all amazing fall superfoods and the perfect reason to get cooking. Cheap and versatile, butternut...

Age Often Dampens Narcissists' Self-Love, Study Finds

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Narcissism is not a good look at any age, but new research suggests it fades as people enter their 40s. However, the degree of decline in narcissism...

Four-Legged Friends Help Buffer Loss of a Spouse

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The loss of a loved one is one of life's most stressful events. But new research suggests that having a furry loved one still at home may help ease the...

A Good Night's Sleep Is Key to School Success

TUESDAY, Sept. 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Now that children are back in school, it's important to make sure they get enough shut-eye, sleep experts say. "No matter the age, children report...

Will Feeding Your Pets Raw Food Make You Sick?

TUESDAY, Sept. 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Pet food-related infections in people are rare in households that feed their pets raw food, according to a large international survey. There is ongoing...

A Drink a Day Might Be Good for Diabetics' Health, Study...

TUESDAY, Sept. 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Chinese researchers may deserve a toast for their new findings that suggest light to moderate drinking may be beneficial for people with type 2 diabetes....

Hysterectomy Tied to Depression, Anxiety

TUESDAY, Sept. 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Having a hysterectomy can be a traumatic experience, and new research now shows it may also increase the long-term risk for depression and anxiety. "Our...

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