• By Web MD   -   Aug 14, 2018

    LUNG CANCER SCREENING' RISKS NOT DISCUSSED ENOUGH

    Lung cancer screening is recommended for high-risk current and former smokers. But the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force and other...

    Cancer
  • By Web MD   -   Aug 14, 2018

    CAN EATING CRICKETS BOOST YOUR HEALTH?

    Eating crickets may help improve the natural bacteria in your gut and reduce inflammation in your body, according to a small new study...

  • By Web MD   -   Aug 13, 2018

    STUDY LINKS 3 EYE DISEASES, ALZHEIMER'S

    Patients with age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy or glaucoma had a 40 to 50 percent greater risk of Alzheimer's...

    Glaucoma, Eye, Alzheimer, Diabetes
  • By Web MD   -   Aug 13, 2018

    WEAK GRIP MAY SIGNAL HEALTH TROUBLE EVEN IN KIDS

    In a new study followed children from 4th grade through 5th grade, children with weak grips were over three times more likely to remain...

  • By Web MD   -   Aug 13, 2018

    STUDY: TDAP VACCINE DOESN'T BOOST AUTISM RISK

    Children born to women who had a Tdap vaccination during pregnancy had no higher risk of autism than kids whose mothers were not vaccinated,...

    Vaccination, Pregnancy
  • More Drug Makers Tagged as Valsartan Recall Grows By Web MD   -   Aug 13, 2018

    MORE DRUG MAKERS TAGGED AS VALSARTAN RECALL GROWS

    More than 20 European countries, Canada, and the United States have recalled valsartan medications in recent weeks after NDMA was discovered...

    Drugs
  • By Web MD   -   Aug 13, 2018

    LUNG CANCER SCREENING' RISKS NOT DISCUSSED ENOUGH

    Lung cancer screening is recommended for high-risk current and former smokers. But the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force and other...

    Cancer
  • Essential Oils Promise Help, But Beware the Risks By Web MD   -   Aug 13, 2018

    ESSENTIAL OILS PROMISE HELP, BUT BEWARE THE RISKS

    In the past year alone, U.S. retail sales of essential oils soared 14% to $133 million - up from $55 million in 2015 - according to...

  • By Web MD   -   Aug 10, 2018

    EARLY ONSET TYPE 1 DIABETES TIED TO HEART DISEASE

    Compared with the control group, life expectancy averaged 16 years less for people diagnosed with diabetes before age 10. Those diagnosed...

    Diabetes
  • By Web MD   -   Aug 10, 2018

    WOMEN WITH ASTHMA MORE LIKELY TO DEVELOP COPD

    More than 4 in 10 women with asthma developed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease , and heavy smoking and obesity were among the...

    Obesity, Asthma
  • Court Rules EPA Must Ban Sales of Pesticide By Web MD   -   Aug 10, 2018

    COURT RULES EPA MUST BAN SALES OF PESTICIDE

    Even tiny levels of exposure to chlorpyrifos can damage babies' brains, research shows.

    Brain, Baby
  • 'Snapchat Dysmorphia': Seeking Selfie Perfection By Web MD   -   Aug 10, 2018

    'SNAPCHAT DYSMORPHIA': SEEKING SELFIE PERFECTION

    In increasing numbers, people go to cosmetic surgeons requesting “fuller lips, bigger eyes, or a thinner nose” that they see in photo...

    Nose, Lips, Eye
  • This Spirited Toddler Has Rare Brittle Bone Dis By Web MD   -   Aug 10, 2018

    THIS SPIRITED TODDLER HAS RARE BRITTLE BONE DIS

    Three-year-old Byron Baxter has bones that break easily, sometimes with just a wave of his hand, his parents say. But he's inspiring...

    Hands
  • By Web MD   -   Aug 10, 2018

    NEW DADS CAN GET THE BABY BLUES, TOO

    New research confirms that roughly 10 percent of new dads experience postpartum depression, and up to 18 percent have some type of...

    Depression, Child, Baby
  • By Web MD   -   Aug 10, 2018

    BRAIN EVOLUTION MAY PLAY ROLE IN MENTAL ILLNESSES

    Illnesses such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder may be the result of changes in the human brain that took place during evolution,...

    Brain
  • By Web MD   -   Aug 10, 2018

    PRENATAL VITAMIN D PILLS WON'T BOOST BABY'S GROWTH

    Using vitamin D supplements while a woman was pregnant or after her child was born didn't help the baby grow, a new Canadian study...

    Pregnant, Child, Vitamins, Baby
  • By Web MD   -   Aug 10, 2018

    NEW DADS CAN GET THE BABY BLUES, TOO

    New research confirms that roughly 10 percent of new dads experience postpartum depression, and up to 18 percent have some type of...

    Depression, Child, Baby
  • By Web MD   -   Aug 9, 2018

    CHOOSING TO INDUCE LABOR MAY CUT C-SECTION RISK

    Women who chose to have their labor induced were less likely to need a C-section than women who let nature take its course, according...

    Baby
  • By Web MD   -   Aug 9, 2018

    FREQUENT SKIN CANCERS MAY SIGNAL RISK OF OTHERS

    For the study, the researchers analyzed the DNA of 61 patients with frequent basal cell carcinomas, and found 20 percent had mutations...

    Skin, Cancer
  • By Web MD   -   Aug 9, 2018

    EXERCISE CAN CHASE AWAY THE BLUES, TO A POINT

    A new analysis of data from 1.2 million people in the United States found they reported 3.4 days a month of poor mental health on average....