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

THURSDAY, Feb. 9, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Chemicals found in plastic personal care products, kids’ toys, and food and drink packaging could be raising the risk of type 2 diabetes among women, new research suggests. To study the impact of these chemicals, known as phthalates, researchers followed just over 1,300Continue Reading

TUESDAY, Jan. 31, 2023 (HealthDay News) — The “love hormone” oxytocin might not play the critical role in forming social bonds that scientists have long believed, a new animal study suggests. Prairie voles bred without receptors for oxytocin display the same monogamous mating, attachment and parenting behaviors as regular voles,Continue Reading

THURSDAY, Jan. 19, 2023 (HealthDay News) — As numerous U.S. states move to restrict transgender health care, a new study shows that such care can substantially improve teenagers’ mental health. The study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, followed transgender and nonbinary teenagers who received “gender-affirming” hormones —Continue Reading

THURSDAY, Dec. 8, 2022 (HealthDay News) — With more American men turning to testosterone therapy as a way to boost energy levels, build muscle and tackle erectile dysfunction, it’s no wonder that web-based merchants have stepped into the breach, seeking to grab market share away from doctors and pharmacies. ButContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 16, 2022 (HealthDay News) — California’s plan to manufacture its own insulin could be a huge money-saver for state residents with diabetes — and possibly be a model for other states, according to experts. Earlier this year, California announced an initiative to bring its own insulin products toContinue Reading