FRIDAY, Nov. 19, 2021 (HealthDay News) — The COVID-19 pandemic, heart-healthy eating, and better ways to treat and prevent heart disease were among the hot topics that emerged during the American Heart Association’s annual meeting this week. “I was at the sessions yesterday, I was actually in clinic this morning,Continue Reading

THURSDAY, Nov. 18, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Most people know that sun-sourced vitamin D is good for their bones. So could avoiding the sun to reduce skin cancer risk weaken your bones? A new study brings a reassuring answer: “Sun-protective” behavior — wearing long sleeves, seeking shade or using sunscreenContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Nov. 16, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Many women dread having to give up coffee during their pregnancy, but new research suggests that consuming a little caffeine while expecting might not necessarily be a bad thing. “While we were not able to study the association of consumption above the recommendedContinue Reading

FRIDAY, Nov. 12, 2021 (HealthDay News) — As many parents know, children can be notoriously picky eaters. In some cases, their chronically fearful approach towards food amounts to what is considered a serious psychiatric condition. But a new survey of adults who were, and continue to be, finicky eaters suggestsContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Nov. 11, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Eating lots of fruits, veggies, beans and other foods with inflammation-cooling properties may lower your odds of developing dementia as you age. But, if your diet is loaded with pro-inflammatory foods, you may be up to three times more likely to experience memoryContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Nov. 11, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Sorry, parents, but giving your babies enriched formula won’t improve their chances of doing well in school when they’re in their teens, a new study shows. The research was prompted by claims that enriched formula promotes brain development. To learn more, researchers analyzedContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Nov. 9, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Young, Black Americans are experiencing significant spikes in obesity, type 2 diabetes and smoking, all risk factors for heart attack and stroke. Between 2007 and 2017 – before the COVID-19 pandemic and the concerns it has created – hospitalized Black Americans aged 18Continue Reading

MONDAY, Nov. 8, 2021 (HealthDay News) — People who get their dietary fat from olive oil rather than steak may help reduce their risk of suffering a stroke, a preliminary study suggests. The study, of more than 100,000 health professionals, found that those who favored vegetable oils and other plantContinue Reading

FRIDAY, Nov. 5, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Feeding eggs to infants could reduce their risk of egg allergy later on, new research suggests. For the study, researchers at the University at Buffalo in New York, analyzed U.S. government data from more than 2,200 parents who were surveyed about their children’sContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 3, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Wine lovers, beer drinkers and those who enjoy a martini now and then have long been told that moderate drinking beats total abstinence. Unfortunately, new German research is throwing some cold water on that advice, finding that premature death among non-drinkers is likelyContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Nov. 2, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Many people pop a zinc supplement at the first sign of a cold, and there’s new evidence supporting the habit. Australian researchers found that the supplements appear to help shorten respiratory tract infections, such as colds, flu, sinusitis and pneumonia. Many over-the-counter coldContinue Reading