Health News

Peanut Allergies May Be on the Rise
More children appear to be developing peanut allergies, a new study found.
Diabetes: Progress and Problems
There's good news and bad news about diabetes in the United States, according to a new study.
A Little Walking, a Lot of Good
Even if you're not meeting the recommended exercise levels, walking a little may still lower your risk of dying, according to a new study.
Why Teens Might Get Too Little Sleep
Teens may be getting less sleep than older generations did when they were adolescents, according to a new study.
Halloween Safety Tips
Halloween is all about cool costumes, tons of candy, spooky haunted houses and trick-or-treating. So don't let potential dangers get in the way of all the fun.
Second US Gene Therapy Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the United States' second gene therapy to treat certain types of lymphoma.
Gestational Diabetes and Your Heart
Pregnant women who experience gestational diabetes may have an increased risk of heart disease later on, a new study found.
The Benefits of Insulin Pumps
Young patients with type 1 diabetes may have a lower risk of complications if they use insulin pumps instead of injections, according to a new study.
Detecting Breast Cancer Early
Performing regular breast self-exams can make all the difference in women's health.
Stroke Risk Factors: A Growing Threat
In spite of stroke-prevention efforts in recent years, stroke risk factors appear to be becoming more common, according to a new study.