Health Research


FDA Approves Device for Heart Valve Replacement...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new device, the Lotus Edge, to better assist doctors when replacing aortic valves using a...

May 8, 2019 / 2 min read


How to Recognize Asthma Symptoms in Your...

About 8 percent of adults and 8 percent of children have asthma and it is considered the leading chronic disease in children, according to the...

May 7, 2019 / 2 min read


Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Research Favors Lifestyle Changes...

Can counseling by a medical professional be more effective than medication to treat chronic IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)? Possibly, concludes a major new study that...

May 1, 2019 / 2 min read


World Immunization Week: Outbreaks Are Slowing Progress...

World Immunization Week, running April 24-30, promotes the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease, especially children. In 2017, the number...

April 24, 2019 / 2 min read


Troubling Trend: More Kids Under 6 Taken...

The number of children under the age of 6 rushed to ERs after swallowing small objects — especially such items as button batteries, coins and...

April 17, 2019 / 2 min read


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