Health News

The Universe is Expanding
Obesity rates have almost doubled in the past 30 years, according to a new study that looks at heart-disease risk factors and how those factors have changed during that time.
The Calves Have It
Researchers at Northwestern University School of Medicine find women with peripheral artery disease (PAD) may experience more problems walking and climbing stairs than men with the same condition.
Bypassing Other Heart-Surgery Breakthroughs
Scientists have come together to create a process to make ready-made, easily stored blood vessels to be used in patients undergoing heart surgery or kidney dialysis.
Trim Belly Fat to Remember More?
Older people with metabolic syndrome may be higher risk of memory loss, according to a new study from the French National Institute of Health Research.
You'll Want to Return This Gift from Mother
New research from the University of Oxford, England, shows a mother's stroke can help predict her daughter's heart attack.
The Warning is on the Label
The FDA is notifying the public that information on the cardiovascular risks (including heart attack) of the diabetes drug rosiglitazone has been added to the physician labeling and patient Medication Guide.
ACDC Isn't Just a Rock Band
Researchers from the National Institutes of Health have identified a new, extremely rare vascular disease and its genetic cause.
Belt with a Death-Grip
A new study finds that residents of the nation's so-called stroke belt (southeastern states) also have higher-than-average deaths from heart failure.
Same Drug, Different Recall
Godi International, Corp., located in South Florida is announcing a recall of Fruta Planta weight loss dietary supplements because the products contain sibutramine , an undeclared drug ingredient.
Knock, Knock: It's Nocturia
Nocturia, a condition in which individuals experience the frequent need to urinate throughout the night during sleeping hours, affects one in five U.S. men.