MONDAY, June 13, 2022 (HealthDay News) — It’s OK to drink coffee soon after taking a liquid thyroid medication, a new study finds. Current product labels and treatment guidelines recommend patients take thyroid hormone replacement therapy on an empty stomach, but this new research shows that absorption of liquid levothyroxineContinue Reading

FRIDAY, June 10, 2022 (HealthDay News) — A degenerative brain condition uncovered in some former professional athletes has been reported in military veterans as well, but a new study suggests it’s uncommon and questions whether service itself confers the risk. At issue is a condition called chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE),Continue Reading

THURSDAY, April 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) — College football players live longer than those who didn’t play, but they suffer more brain-related issues as they age, a new study finds. Among former Notre Dame football players, being physically fit was tied to lower deaths from heart disease and diabetes. ButContinue Reading

TUESDAY, April 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Immune system-triggered inflammation is the likely reason for the loss of smell reported by many COVID-19 patients, a new study finds. “As a neuropathologist, I wondered why smell loss is a very common symptom with COVID-19 but not with other respiratory diseases,” saidContinue Reading

MONDAY, April 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) — As sign-ups for youth football get underway this spring, a new study reveals that Americans may love their football, but half now believe that kids should not play the tackle version of the game. The researchers found that of nearly 4,000 U.S. adultsContinue Reading