Researchers found that in just the past decade, there has been a shift in the most important modifiable risk factors for dementia in the United States. Found out what they are — and more health news — here.
James Corden only washes his hair once every two months and confessed that he spends just seconds in the shower.
With the U.S. Supreme Court poised to overturn Roe v. Wade, Illinois is preparing for a massive rise in out-of-state patients traveling here to terminate a pregnancy.
THURSDAY, May 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- New evidence suggests that long COVID patients suffer rampant inflammation that wracks the entire body -- and that easing that inflammation could be key to saving their lives.
Northwestern University and the American Lung Association are leading a first-of-its-kind study that aims to enlist 4,000 millennials across the country to better understand why some people develop lung problems.
The CDC is investigating mysterious cases of hepatitis among young children, and doctors don't yet know the cause. Here's what to know.
WEDNESDAY, May 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- In a finding that offers hope to childhood cancer survivors who may want to have children after they beat their disease, research in rodents shows that testicular tissue frozen for more than 20 years can still produce viable sperm.
The autopsy exams could help answer questions about how the three Americans — two from Tennessee and one from Florida — died over the course of one evening. Here's what's known so far.
TUESDAY, May 10, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Certain lifestyle factors can sway the risk of dementia, and a new study points to the top threats to Americans these days: obesity, physical inactivity and lack of a high school diploma.
We’re told calcium makes for stronger bones. Here’s why — and how you can get your fill if dairy’s just not in your diet
MONDAY, May 9, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are common and often easily managed, yet some women are plagued by one infection after another. Now, a new study hints at a culprit: the antibiotics used to treat them.
Meet Isa Slish, from Oklahoma, who is the 2022 Gerber Baby. She was born without a a femur or a fibula in her right leg. Her mom hopes she can bring awareness about “limb differences.”
Pope Francis has arrived at an audience in a wheelchair as his knee pain continues to limit his mobility. Francis was wheeled into the meeting Thursday with nuns and religious superiors from around the world who are meeting in Rome. It was the first time he has been seen using a wheelchair. Francis, 85, has been suffering from strained ligaments in his right knee for several months. He revealed he recently received some injections to try to relieve the pain, but he has continued to struggle to walk and stand.
There's no denying the numbers: Even with spotty reporting, Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations are rising again in the United States.
MONDAY, May 2, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Adults who suffer from asthma often need to take corticosteroids to open up their airways, but the medications may have an unintended side effect: New research shows the treatment, particularly when taken in pill form, raised the risk of patients becoming obese.
Linda Timmer wanted to practice what she preached.
It was only after Mary Lovelace gave Angelo Valenti CPR that she learned they were both from the Chicago area, vacationing in Arizona that week.
Megan Fox would like to clear up what people think about her and fiancé Machine Gun Kelly drinking each other's blood.
When thinking of post-traumatic stress disorder, your mind may go to a movie about war.
The state still requires masks in hospitals, nursing homes, dialysis centers, physician offices, dental offices and outpatient care centers — and it may be some time before that changes.
Transgender medical treatment for children and teens is increasingly under attack in many states, labeled child abuse and subject to criminalizing bans.
Dr. Scott Eggener argues in a paper published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology on Monday that Gleason 6 prostate cancer should no longer be labeled as cancer.
The US saw the highest number of "very unhealthy" and "hazardous" air quality days between 2018 and 2020 than it ever had before, according to a report released Thursday by the American Lung Association.