Health News

Weight Loss Tips for People with Diabetes
Losing weight can be a challenge for anybody, but it can be especially difficult for people with diabetes, who have to manage medication and blood sugar on top of everything else.
The Ways that Wine Sways Your Health
Many adults enjoy some wine at the end of the day to unwind, but that wine may be doing more than providing relaxation.
What’s Good for Heart Is Good for Brain
While high “good” cholesterol and low “bad” cholesterol levels can stave off heart disease, cholesterol may also affect plaque buildup in the brain, which is linked to Alzheimer’s disease.
Heart Disease and Stroke Remain Leading Health Threats
Heart disease and stroke remain two of the most dangerous health problems in America, according to a recent review of statistics and research.
How Calcium Affects Heart Health
Getting enough calcium is important, especially for older women. But could calcium supplements negatively affect heart health?
Statins Didn't Alter the Mind
There has been some uncertainty about statins potentially causing mental confusion and impairment. Researchers have looked at the relationship again.
Cutting Out Sugary Drinks for Better Health
Cutting down on sugary sodas and energy drinks may not only help you stick to your calorie goal; it also might help reduce your disease risk as well.
Three Big Factors to Beat Heart Disease if Obese
Being overweight or obese can raise the risk for heart disease and stroke. While losing weight may help, shedding pounds can be hard. There may be other ways for overweight people to lower these risks.
“Healthy” Vegetable Oils May Harm Heart
Some “healthy” oils may not be as healthy as advertised. While corn and safflower oils may lower cholesterol, they may not protect against heart disease and, in fact, they may do more harm than good.
Cholesterol Meds May Lower Cancer Deaths
Cholesterol lowering medications called statins are among the most commonly prescribed medicines in the US. New research is suggesting these medications may lower more than cholesterol in prostate cancer patients.