ARCHIVE: July 2018

More Evidence That Supplements Won't Help Your Heart

TUESDAY, July 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- There's another study suggesting that the vitamin and mineral supplements bought by millions of Americans do nothing to stave off heart disease. This time...

Diabetes Diagnosis 'Silver Lining'? Other Family...

MONDAY, July 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- When someone is diagnosed with diabetes, other family members seem more likely to adopt health lifestyle changes, too. A new study found that partners of...

Hepatitis-Infected Kidneys May Be Safe New Option for Transplant

MONDAY, July 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- If they're already infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV), patients in need of a kidney transplant might safely receive an organ from an HCV-infected donor, a...

End-of-Life Care Depends on Doctor

MONDAY, July 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The amount spent on end-of-life care for cancer patients varies widely across the United States, and is largely influenced by doctor preferences, new research...

Blacks Have Shorter Life Spans After Surviving Heart Stoppage:...

MONDAY, July 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Black patients who survive cardiac arrest during a U.S. hospital stay have poorer long-term survival odds than their white peers, new research suggests. The...

Red Cross Issues Nationwide Call for Blood Donations

MONDAY, July 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Following a blood shortage triggered by the Fourth of July holiday week, the American Red Cross on Monday called for donations of all blood types, but...

Scientists Target Cellular 'Fountain of Youth' to...

MONDAY, July 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Interested in turning back the hands of time and living a longer, healthier life? Scientists say their work with aged mice might have gotten a small step...

Want Good Sleep for Baby? Food May Be Key

MONDAY, July 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- If there's one thing frazzled new parents crave, it's that their baby sleeps well. Now, research suggests that the odds for good infant slumber rise when...

Parent's Tough Childhood Can Cast Shadow Across Generations

MONDAY, July 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- When a parent has suffered abuse or other adversities as a child, their children may be more prone to mood and behavior problems, a new study suggests. Their...

When Parents Do Time, Kids Pay the Price

MONDAY, July 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Children whose parents spend time in prison are more likely to lead risky lifestyles as young adults, a new study suggests. The findings are important...

Helping Your Child Adjust to College

MONDAY, July 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- College is a unique stage in a young person's development. But newfound independence coupled with the pressures of classwork and the need to fit in can make...

Young Pitchers Should Keep Pitch Counts in Check

SUNDAY, July 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Young pitchers should heed pitch count guidelines if they want their elbows to stay healthy, new research suggests. The Japanese study included 149 pitchers...

A-C-T to Prevent Hot Car Tragedies

SATURDAY, July 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Every nine days, a child dies in a hot car in the United States, but a safety expert says such tragedies can easily be prevented. "Three letters can help...

Experimental HIV Vaccine Shows Promise in Early Trial

FRIDAY, July 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental HIV vaccine was safe and triggered strong immune responses in healthy adults and in monkeys, researchers report. They say it also protected...

Low-Impact Yoga, Pilates Brings Big Health Benefits at All Ages

FRIDAY, July 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Yoga and Pilates are suitable for people of all ages and fitness levels, medical experts say. These low-impact workouts don't require special equipment and,...

The Hidden Danger of Your Wire-Bristle Grill Cleaner

FRIDAY, July 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- If you use a wire-bristle grill brush to clean your grill, beware. Bristles can break off and stick to the grill and cooked food, posing a serious health...

FDA Drops Zika Testing for Blood Donors

FRIDAY, July 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Individual blood donations will no longer need to be tested for the Zika virus, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Friday. "When Zika virus first...

It's Men, Not Careers, That Drive Women to Freeze Their Eggs

FRIDAY, July 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Women who choose to have their eggs frozen aren't necessarily putting off having children because they're laser-focused on their careers, new research...

AHA: Soccer is Healthy for More Than World Cup Pros

FRIDAY, July 6, 2018 (American Heart Association) -- As both a soccer mom and fanatic, Dr. Mercedes Carnethon knows why soccer is the world's favorite sport. It's super easy to play. "All it...

Kids of Gay Parents Don't Struggle More Socially

FRIDAY, July 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Children of same-sex parents are not more likely to suffer behavioral or social problems, Italian researchers say. The new study included children, aged 3 to...

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