Health Research


Roundup: Poor Diets vs. Smoking; Don’t Rely...

Poor Diets Linked to More Deaths Globally Than Smoking, Says Major New Study Unhealthy eating — fueled by a high intake of sodium, sugary foods...

April 12, 2019 / 3 min read


Eggs and Cholesterol: Unscrambling the Latest Data

Another much-hyped study has served up yet more confusion about eggs and their impact on our health, particularly cholesterol — one of the major risk...

April 11, 2019 / 3 min read


Diabetes Alert Day 2019: What’s Your Risk...

The numbers are striking: More than 100 million U.S. adults are living with diabetes or prediabetes, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...

March 26, 2019 / 2 min read


Here’s Why Tuberculosis Can Still Be a...

While tuberculosis (TB) has not been a widespread health issue for Americans for decades, it remains a potentially serious threat here and worldwide, say public...

March 21, 2019 / 3 min read


Most Adults Should Not Take Daily Aspirin...

In an official reversal of long-standing practice, doctors now say that most older adults should not take an aspirin a day to prevent a heart...

March 20, 2019 / 2 min read


Nobel Laureate: We’re Closer to Getting Answers...

Alzheimer’s is a cruel and mysterious disease. There is no cure, and there are many unanswered questions as to its onset and treatment options. A...

March 18, 2019 / 2 min read


Roundup: Cleansing the Brain of Toxins; MMR...

‘Deep Sleep’ Stage Helps Brain Flush Out Toxins, Researchers Find New research indicates that deep sleep can have a positive effect on the brain’s ability...

March 8, 2019 / 4 min read


Roundup: Stronger Flu Strain; Colorectal Cancer Screening;...

Stronger Flu Strain Accounts for Nearly Half of New Cases, CDC States This year’s flu season has not been as severe as last year’s, but...

March 1, 2019 / 4 min read


‘Response Teams’ for Pulmonary Embolisms are Saving...

Imagine a medical “SWAT team” that mobilizes to help patients with a particular condition that can be life-threatening. That’s essentially the function of a Pulmonary...

February 20, 2019 / 3 min read