ADHD in Childhood May Raise Risk for Obesity in Adulthood
MONDAY, May 20 (HealthDay News) -- Boys who are diagnosed with
attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are twice as likely
to become obese adults as those who didn't have the disorder when
they were young, a new 30-year study shows.
Sleep Apnea in Seniors Tied to Alzheimer's in Study
SUNDAY, May 19 (HealthDay News) -- Sleep apnea, the condition
that robs sufferers of deep sleep by endlessly and subconsciously
waking them up, becomes more common as people age. Now, a small new
study raises the possibility that it may somehow cause -- or be
caused by -- Alzheimer's disease.
Get Fit in Middle Age to Cut Heart Failure Risk, Study Says
WEDNESDAY, May 15 (HealthDay News) -- People who are obese or out of shape in their 40s or 50s might think it's too late to start getting fit, but new research finds that shaping up in middle age lowers the odds for heart failure later in life.
Yoga May Help Ease High Blood Pressure, Study Finds
WEDNESDAY, May 15 (HealthDay News) -- People who follow the
ancient practice of yoga may be getting an added health boost, with
a new study suggesting it can fight high blood pressure -- also
known as hypertension.
People With High Blood Pressure May Crave Salt
WEDNESDAY, May 15 (HealthDay News) -- High-salt diets have long
been linked to high blood pressure, but new research finds that
those with the condition may have a far greater preference for
salty foods than those with normal blood pressure.