• By Web MD   -   Dec 14, 2018

    CROHN'S, COLITIS MAY BE TIED TO PROSTATE CANCER

    In a recent study, men with inflammatory bowel disease had higher PSA levels and were four to five times more likely to develop prostate...

    Prostate, Cancer
  • By Web MD   -   Dec 14, 2018

    PT FOR JOINT PAIN CAN HELP YOU AVOID OPIOIDS

    A study,of nearly 89,000 U.S. patients found that people given physical therapy for their pain were 7 percent to 16 percent less likely...

  • By Web MD   -   Dec 14, 2018

    CDC: U.S. FLU ACTIVITY LOW RIGHT NOW, BUT RISING

    Flu activity is still fairly low, but, as expected, has slowly increased over the last few weeks, CDC officials say.

    Flu
  • By Web MD   -   Dec 14, 2018

    DOES DIABETES DAMAGE BRAIN HEALTH?

    Researchers have found that people with diabetes had lower scores on verbal memory and verbal fluency tests.

    Diabetes, Brain
  • By Web MD   -   Dec 14, 2018

    CALIFORNIA FARM LINKED TO E. COLI IN ROMAINE

    So far, 59 people across 15 states have come down with the often severe gastrointestinal illness.

  • U.S. Gun Deaths Reach Record High By Web MD   -   Dec 14, 2018

    U.S. GUN DEATHS REACH RECORD HIGH

    The numbers, which were confirmed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, show that 2017 had the highest number of gun deaths...

  • By Web MD   -   Dec 14, 2018

    OBESITY CAUSES NEARLY 1 IN 25 CANCERS WORLDWIDE

    The study found that in 2015, about 4 million deaths were attributable to excess body weight.

    Obesity, Cancer
  • How the Mediterranean Diet Can Help Women's Hearts By Web MD   -   Dec 14, 2018

    HOW THE MEDITERRANEAN DIET CAN HELP WOMEN'S HEARTS

    Modest changes in known heart disease risk factors, particularly those relating to inflammation, glucose metabolism and insulin resistance,...

    Diet
  • Is Surgery Right For Some Early Prostate Cancers? By Web MD   -   Dec 14, 2018

    IS SURGERY RIGHT FOR SOME EARLY PROSTATE CANCERS?

    A new study that followed men with larger and more aggressive prostate cancer than is usually diagnosed today found that those who...

    Prostate, Cancer
  • By Web MD   -   Dec 14, 2018

    HOLIDAYS HIKE HEART ATTACK RISK

    In the 15-year study of more than 300,000 people who'd had a heart attack, the risk was highest at 10 p.m. on Christmas Eve.

  • By Web MD   -   Dec 14, 2018

    NEW DISEASE-BEARING TICK COULD SPREAD THROUGH U.S

    Huge swaths of land along the Eastern seaboard, the Midwest and the South would provide highly suitable habitat for the bloodsucking...

  • By Web MD   -   Dec 14, 2018

    NEW BRAIN RESEARCH SHEDS LIGHT ON MENTAL ILLNESS

    Researchers looked at specific genes and their regulatory networks to learn more about changes in the brain as it develops, how that...

    Brain
  • By Web MD   -   Dec 13, 2018

    CERTAIN FEMALE VETS MAY FACE HIGHER DEMENTIA RISK

    The study, of more than 100,000 older women veterans, spotlights the risk factors stemming from military service that can lead to thinking...

    Face
  • McDonald's Says It Will Trim Antibiotics in Beef By Web MD   -   Dec 13, 2018

    MCDONALD'S SAYS IT WILL TRIM ANTIBIOTICS IN BEEF

    The company's first step is to partner with its supplying beef producers in the top 10 beef sourcing markets to measure and understand...

  • Del Monte Corn Recalled for Possible Contamination By Web MD   -   Dec 13, 2018

    DEL MONTE CORN RECALLED FOR POSSIBLE CONTAMINATION

    The FDA says the under-processing “could result in contamination by spoilage organisms or pathogens,” which could lead to life-threatening...

  • Aromatherapy: Can You Smell Relief? By Web MD   -   Dec 13, 2018

    AROMATHERAPY: CAN YOU SMELL RELIEF?

    While formal research into the benefits of aromatherapy poses many challenges, some evidence does suggest that the alternative treatment...

    Nausea, Aromatherapy
  • By Web MD   -   Dec 12, 2018

    LATER START TO SCHOOL BRINGS KIDS BETTER GRADES

    After a school district delayed the start time of secondary schools from 7:50 to 8:45, the students gained 35 minutes of daily sleep,...

    Sleep
  • Recalled Kotex Tampons Can Unravel Inside Body By Web MD   -   Dec 12, 2018

    RECALLED KOTEX TAMPONS CAN UNRAVEL INSIDE BODY

    The recall in the United States and Canada involves certain lots of the product made between Oct. 7, 2016, and Oct. 16, 2018, and distributed...

  • Erectile Dysfunction Drugs Found in E-Cig Liquids By Web MD   -   Dec 12, 2018

    ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION DRUGS FOUND IN E-CIG LIQUIDS

    Because the products are not properly labeled, they could pose a risk to people who take nitrates for high blood pressure, diabetes,...

    Drugs, Diabetes, Cholesterol
  • By Web MD   -   Dec 12, 2018

    JUST HOW CLEAN IS THAT STETHOSCOPE?

    All stethoscopes examined were significantly contaminated with a large number and extensive variety of bacteria, including some that...