WebMD Health

An analysis of multiple studies finds going vegan may help people with diabetes lose weight and lower blood sugar — even better than following the Mediterranean diet.
Posted: May 6, 2022, 6:57 pm
Gases excreted by the skin might one day help monitor our health, early lab experiments suggest.
Posted: May 6, 2022, 6:47 pm
To prevent babies from inheriting rare, potentially fatal diseases, a variation of in vitro fertilization (IVF) uses genetic material from three people.
Posted: May 6, 2022, 4:13 pm
About 75% of more than 1,850 sunscreen products evaluated offer inferior sun protection or have worrisome ingredients, according to the Environmental Working Group, a nonprofit research and advocacy group which just issued its 16th annual Guide to Sunscreens.
Posted: May 5, 2022, 10:07 pm
New research shows that a small portion of takotsubo syndrome or “broken heart” heart failure patients actually have “happy heart syndrome,” occurring after joyful life events.
Posted: May 5, 2022, 6:15 pm
A new report reveals two experimental vaccines show promise protecting against the “mono” virus, which also causes cancer and has been implicated as a potential trigger of MS.
Posted: May 5, 2022, 5:27 pm
Three children in Indonesia have died of acute hepatitis, bringing to four the global death toll in the mysterious worldwide outbreak of the liver disease.
Posted: May 5, 2022, 12:38 pm
London Burger King went with a meatless menu for a month at its flagship storefront in Leicester Square, London. An unnamed UK Burger King spokesperson called the experiment a success, with lines wrapped around the block.
Posted: May 4, 2022, 11:04 pm
How realistic is the Grey’s Anatomy episode that shows a Parkinson’s disease cure? A neurosurgery professor weighs in.
Posted: May 4, 2022, 8:40 pm
Is it a club drug or an antidepressant? Ketamine has been available for pain relief for years. Now it may be a breakthrough for treating severe depression.
Posted: May 4, 2022, 8:30 pm

American Heart Association

***Content Warning: The following news release includes descriptions and discussion about child abuse and may be triggering for some readers. Research Highlights: The likelihood of developing high cholesterol – a risk factor for heart disease and …
Posted: April 27, 2022, 9:00 am
DALLAS, Tuesday, April 26, 2022 – Earlier today, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) released its final recommendations on low-dose aspirin therapy for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in adults: people who have a history …
Posted: April 26, 2022, 3:05 pm
DALLAS, martes 26 de abril del 2022 – El martes, el Grupo Especial de Servicios Preventivos de los EE. UU. (USPSTF, del inglés U.S. Preventive Services Task Force) publicó sus recomendaciones finales sobre el tratamiento con dosis bajas de aspirina …
Posted: April 26, 2022, 3:05 pm
DALLAS, April 25, 2022 — Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of maternal death in the U.S. Simply put, heart disease is the No. 1 killer of new moms.[1]  As everyone everywhere s ready to celebrate their mothers, the American Heart …
Posted: April 25, 2022, 1:00 pm
DALLAS, April 25, 2022 — La enfermedad cardiovascular es la causa principal de muerte materna en los EE. UU. La enfermedad cardíaca es, sencillamente, el asesino no. 1 de las madres nuevas. [1]  Mientras la gente por todas partes se prepara para …
Posted: April 25, 2022, 1:00 pm
DALLAS, April 24, 2022 — Scientific research teams in California and Colorado have been awarded nearly $1.4 million in grants to study ways to improve pediatric heart transplant outcomes. These two research awards mark the latest round of funding for a…
Posted: April 25, 2022, 12:00 pm
Research Highlights: An analysis of health and dietary data for more than 8,500 pregnant women found that greater adherence to a Mediterranean-style eating plan was associated with a lower risk of preeclampsia, which is a pregnancy complication…
Posted: April 20, 2022, 9:00 am
Statement Highlights: It is estimated that about one in four adults worldwide has an abnormal build-up of fat in the liver, called non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). NAFLD can lead to permanent liver damage, and heart disease is the leading …
Posted: April 14, 2022, 9:00 am