Health News

Alcohol: A Little Could Do Your Heart Good
An evening libation could be a whole lot more than just an opportunity to relax.
How Walnuts Could Affect Weight Loss
Looking to lose weight? You may want to try going a little nuts.
FDA: Don't Take Diamond 3500
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising consumers not to purchase or use Diamond 3500, a product promoted and sold for sexual enhancement on various websites and in some retail stores.
FDA Warns Against Sex Enhancement Pill
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising consumers not to purchase or use Eros Power Zone 1900, a product promoted and sold for sexual enhancement on various websites and in some retail stores.
ED Supplement May Pose Health Risk
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising consumers not to purchase or use Triple MiracleZen Gold 1750 mg, a product promoted and sold for sexual enhancement on various websites and in some retail stores.
Male Enhancement Product May Pose Health Risk
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising consumers not to purchase or use Xtra Zone 2400, a product promoted and sold for sexual enhancement on various websites and in some retail stores.
Life's Simple 7: More Than Heart Health
The American Heart Association (AHA) has identified seven simple steps people can take to reduce their risk of heart disease. But new evidence suggests that the AHA's "Life's Simple 7" may wind up benefiting much more than patients' hearts. {C}
What Surgical Patients Need to Know About Statins
Despite recent recommendations from heart health experts, many patients may still be discontinuing their cholesterol medications before non-cardiac surgery.
Atrial Fibrillation: What Women Need to Know
Heart rhythm disorders affect more than 2 million Americans. The most common of these disorders is atrial fibrillation (AFib) — and it may affect women differently than men.
Too Many Cholesterol Meds for Elderly Patients?
For patients with heart disease, cholesterol-lowering statins are often the first line of defense. But it seems that many doctors are prescribing statins to elderly patients without heart disease — and that could be a problem.