Date PostedArticle
2 hours ago Adults Over 45 Not Meeting U.S. Muscle Strengthening Guidelines, Study Says
Start by talking to your doctor, experts advise.

Less than one-quarter follow recommendations

2 hours ago Tight Blood Sugar Control Doesn't Prevent Strokes in Diabetics: Study
Patients engaged in their health care do better,

But keeping blood pressure in check does, researchers say

5 hours ago Scientists Studying Sickle Cell Trait
Study found some players still showed brain

Condition has killed 9 collegiate football players since 2000, researchers say

5 hours ago Vitamin E, Selenium Supplements Don't Seem to Prevent Cataracts
Too little evidence that test benefits adults

Nutrients also have little effect on rates of cataract removal, study involving men over 50 finds

5 hours ago More Schools Stocking Shots That Counter Serious Allergic Reactions
Advocates say one in four allergic reactions

Having epinephrine auto-injectors on hand can save lives, advocates say

5 hours ago FDA Approves Another Weekly Injectable Drug for Type 2 Diabetes
Patients who take the product would get no

Trulicity helps lower blood sugar levels when used alone or with other medications, agency says

5 hours ago Scientists Spot How Bacterial Pneumonia Damages the Heart
Researchers also found links between these

A vaccine, and the right antibiotic, may guard against a direct attack on heart cells, researchers say

8 hours ago For Autistic Adults, Coverage Options Are Scarce

For Autistic Adults, Coverage Options Are Scarce

Today New Dads: What to Expect After Baby Arrives
New dad and baby

WebMD discusses what new fathers can expect after their baby arrives.

Today New Dads: How to Bond With Your Baby

WebMD talks to experts about how new fathers can start bonding with their newborn baby.

20 hours ago Helping a Child Who Is Afraid of Shots
mother with child receiving injection

WebMD gives tips for helping a child who is afraid of getting a shot. Learn how parents can make the vaccine process go smoothly.

20 hours ago Are We Too Clean? Letting Kids Get Dirty and Germy

Should you let your kids get dirty and be exposed to germs? WebMD discusses this idea and the benefits and risks associated with it.

23 hours ago Almost Everyone Needs a Flu Shot: CDC
Report shows it only provided 9 percent

Vaccine is safe, effective for those 6 months and older, experts say

Yesterday DNA Blood Test Might Identify Status of Prostate Cancer
Elevated blood glucose may harm the brain, even

May help doctors pinpoint best treatment, researchers say

Yesterday One Dose of Antidepressant Changes Brain Connections, Study Says
High cure rates, few side effects may make this

Researchers eventually hope to predict who will respond to a drug and who won't

Yesterday Obama Administration Tackles Antibiotic Resistance
bacteria culture

The Obama administration on Thursday announced a set of measures aimed at combating the threat of antibiotic resistance, which can happen when these medicines are used too often and lose their power to treat bacterial infections.

Yesterday Most Treatments for Blood Clots Appear Safe, Effective
Analysis of studies shows almost all strategies

Analysis of studies shows almost all strategies have similar outcomes, Canadian researchers report

Yesterday Back-Related Leg Pain: Spine Manipulation Helps
doctor examining xray

In people with back-related leg pain, spinal manipulative therapy plus home exercise and advice provided more short-term improvement in pain and ability to move than home exercise and advice alone, according to a recent study.

Yesterday Major U.S. Food Makers Cut 6.4 Trillion Calories From Products: Report
Those more focused on good nutrition were most

16 companies exceeded pledge, but more work needed, experts say

Yesterday FDA Panel: Limit Testosterone Drug Use
Advocates say AMA's move will boost resources to

Joint committee also calls for drug makers to run heart-risk tests on popular 'Low T' products

Yesterday Are Migraines in Middle Age Tied to Raised Parkinson's Risk Later?
In research involving patients with migraine with

Study sees a connection, but actual risk is small; more study needed, researchers say

Yesterday PTSD Link to Food Addiction Seen in Report
Inflammation may play a role, small study

Study finds women with worst PTSD more likely to be addicted to food, but it's not clear if one causes the other

Sep 17, 2014 Could Artificial Sweeteners Raise Your Blood Sugar?
falling blue crystals

If you’re one of the millions of Americans for whom diet sodas and artificially sweetened desserts play leading roles in the effort to shed pounds and ward off long-term diseases such as diabetes, new research might give you pause.

Sep 17, 2014 U.S. Waistlines Keep Growing, With Women Leading the Way
Study finds higher rates of chronic disease,

Average is nearly 39 inches, CDC researchers find

Sep 17, 2014 Prenatal Exposure to Chemicals in Plastics Linked to Asthma Risk in Kids
Experts list key topics to discuss for optimum

Association between phthalates and lung disorder needs additional research, study authors say

Sep 17, 2014 The 411 on Skin Lighteners
woman applying moisturizer

Want to even out your skin tone? From sun damage to acne scars, these new potions can help.

Sep 17, 2014 FDA to Probe Testosterone Therapy Claims, Safety
Advocates say AMA's move will boost resources to

Joint committee to consider whether 'Low T' products are overprescribed and whether treatment raises heart risks

Sep 17, 2014 1 in 5 U.S. Men Admits to Violence Against Spouse, Partner
Less gratitude seen among those with sleep

Acts include hitting, kicking, biting, choking, threatening with a weapon, survey finds

Sep 17, 2014 Urine Test for HPV Works Well, Analysis Finds
Research started in the late 1990s, first vaccine

It's a less invasive way to spot virus linked to cervical cancer; may increase screening rates, researchers say

Sep 16, 2014 Deaths From Narcotic Painkillers Quadrupled in Past Decade: CDC
High cure rates, few side effects may make this

Increases highest among whites, and people between 55 and 64