THURSDAY, Sept. 29, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Eating well and exercising can make for a longer life, and that holds true for former smokers, too, a new study shows. Researchers found that of nearly 160,000 former smokers, those who exercised, ate healthfully and limited their drinking were less likely toContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Sept. 22, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Climate change could spell trouble for those with heart failure, a new study suggests. When the temperatures soared in France during the summer of 2019, the heat wave appears to have worsened the conditions of heart failure patients, researchers report. “The finding isContinue Reading

SATURDAY, Sept. 17, 2022 (HealthDay News) – Even being young and athletic doesn’t protect against a vascular disorder. People experiencing arm pain may have something called thoracic outlet syndrome, a disease that often strikes patients in their 20s and 30s and has different causes from more typical vascular disease. SomeContinue Reading

FRIDAY, Sept. 16, 2022 (HealthDay News) — While adults typically need steroid medication to treat Bell’s palsy, most children can recover without treatment, a new study finds. Bell’s palsy temporarily causes weakness and paralysis in facial muscles, making half of the face droop. The study — a randomized controlled trialContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Sept. 1, 2022 (HealthDay News) — The COVID-19 pandemic stopped people in their tracks, reducing their physical activity. And daily “step counts” still haven’t reached previous numbers, according to a new study. Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco examined worldwide trends in physical activity by measuring stepContinue Reading