Health News

A Spike in Opioid Overdoses
Opioid overdoses are continuing their rapid upward trend, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Another Reason to Use Your CPAP Machine
Sticking with your sleep apnea treatment may help keep you out of the hospital, a new study found.
Get Your ZZZs Every Day
Many people try to catch up on sleep over the weekend in an effort to offset the negative health effects of too little sleep during the week. But these people may be in for a rude awakening.
On the Horizon: Rx for Alzheimer's Disease Psychosis
A treatment for Alzheimer's disease psychosis may be on the horizon.
Kicking the Habit: 'Every Try Counts'
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has launched a new campaign to encourage cigarette smokers to quit. The campaign's primary message is this: Every try counts.
A Possible Risk of Androgen Deprivation Therapy
Men with prostate cancer who take androgen-lowering medication may have a raised risk of dementia, a new study found.
Men, Sleep and Diabetes Risk
For men, sleeping too much or too little could raise diabetes risk, a new study found.
The Benefits of Testosterone for Older Men
Testosterone therapy has been a controversial subject for some time in the scientific community, likely because of the mixed research results tied to the practice. But that may be about to change.
When 'Low T' Gets You Down
For some men, low testosterone levels may be tied to a common mental health problem.
How Your Gender Could Affect Your Brain Health
In the search for what causes and signals Alzheimer's disease, scientists have often looked to genes. New evidence, however, points to gender.