Blood Pressure Med Tied to Harmful Side Effects

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 18, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Patients taking a common diuretic to help lower blood pressure may be better off with a similarly effective but safer one, a new study suggests. Current guidelines recommend...

Exposure to Cleaners Tied to Baby’s Asthma Risk

Get Help for Your Baby's Eczema By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 18, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- A key to your baby's asthma risk may be as close as your laundry room. Canadian research shows that an infant's exposure...

Doctors Look to Existing Drugs in Coronavirus Fight

Feb. 18, 2020 -- COVID-19, the infection caused by the newly identified coronavirus, is a currently a disease with no pharmaceutical weapons against it. There’s no vaccine to prevent it, and no drugs can treat it. But researchers are racing...

Price Hike Lead Patients to Craigslist for Insulin

Diabetes Medications From Basic to Complex By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 18, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Maybe you've gone to Craigslist to find a used car or a secondhand couch, but imagine having to turn to the internet...

Study Probes Side Effects of Long-Used Methotrexate

Best Tips to Protect Your Joints By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 18, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Many Americans battling autoimmune illnesses such as rheumatoid arthritis or psoriasis turn to a long-used drug, methotrexate, for relief. But until now...

Women Patients Still Missing in Heart Research

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 18, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Women remain underrepresented in heart disease research, even though it's the leading cause of death among women worldwide, researchers say. Women accounted for less than 40% of all...

Melanoma Cases Rising in U.S.

Cancer Treatment & Nutrition Feb. 18, 2020 -- Cases of melanoma in the United States increased 2% a year between 2005 and 2015, and will likely rise from 96,000 cases in 2019 to 151,000 cases in 2030 if the trend...

Late Bedtime in Preschool Could Bring Weight Gain

Slideshow: Taking Care of Yourself When Your Child Has Cancer By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 18, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Little ones who stay up late may have a higher risk of becoming overweight by the time they...

Can light therapies help with bipolar disorder?

Bipolar disorder is a mood disorder characterized by episodes of both depressed and elevated mood. It typically begins in the late teens to early 20s. During depressive episodes, people experience low mood, loss of self-confidence, hopelessness, and impaired sleep and...

This Is Your Body On The Whole30 Diet

It’s hard to go anywhere these days without hearing about the Whole30 diet. You probably know at least one person who has tried it ― or has considered trying it ― as a New Year’s resolution or dietary “reset.”The craze...
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