MONDAY, Sept. 4, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Phthalates are commonly used in plastics, and researchers have now tied them to developmental issues in toddler boys who were exposed to the chemical in the womb. The new study links the chemicals to emotional and behavioral development issues in 2-year-old boys whoContinue Reading

MONDAY, July 17, 2023 (HealthDay News) — People with type 2 diabetes could soon have access to convenient once-a-week insulin shots that could replace the daily injections now required. A once-weekly insulin formulation called icodec performed just as well as daily doses of the insulin degludec, phase 3 clinical trialContinue Reading

FRIDAY, June 16, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Testosterone replacement therapy is safe for most men with heart problems who also have been diagnosed with a low testosterone disorder, a new clinical trial has concluded. The trial found that testosterone replacement did not raise these patients’ incidence of heart attack, strokeContinue Reading

TUESDAY, June 6, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Millions of stray cats roam the world over, and surgical sterilization has long been the primary method of population control. But a small new study shows promising results for a one-and-done contraceptive injection. Researchers say this first-of-its-kind approach appears safe and effective. “AContinue Reading

FRIDAY, May 19, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Hysterectomy is the second most common surgery for women in their reproductive years, right after cesarean section. Nearly 68% of these surgeries are done to address non-cancerous conditions such as abnormal uterine bleeding, uterine fibroids and endometriosis, according to Michigan Medicine. The U.S.Continue Reading

TUESDAY, May 2, 2023 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is once again warning consumers to avoid muscle-building “supplements” that are anything but a safe alternative to steroids. In an advisory sent out last week, the agency said it continues to receive reports of serious side effectsContinue Reading

MONDAY, May 1, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Could a one-hour procedure that involves zapping a part of the intestines mean no more insulin for millions of folks with type 2 diabetes? Maybe, according to a small study scheduled for presentation next week at the Digestive Disease Week meeting in Chicago.Continue Reading

MONDAY, March 20, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Do you ever wonder why you typically feel hungry when it’s time for dinner? Researchers say that’s not just a habit, but a physiological drive, with the human body able to predict the timing of regular meals. “We often get hungry around theContinue Reading