Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Moderately Obese, Too
TUESDAY, June 4 (HealthDay News) -- For the extremely obese, the benefits of weight-loss surgery generally outweigh the risks of the procedure. Now, new research suggests that the same might be true for less-obese people as well.
Could Statins Raise Diabetes Risk?
THURSDAY, May 23 (HealthDay News) -- Certain statins -- the
widely used cholesterol-lowering drugs -- may increase your chances
of developing type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests.
Statins May Hamper Workout Results
THURSDAY, May 23 (HealthDay News) -- Statins are proven drugs
taken by millions to lower their cholesterol, but the medications
also could hamper heart patients' ability to improve their
cardiovascular health through exercise, researchers say.
How to Quickly Spot Signs of Stroke: Experts
MONDAY, May 13 (HealthDay News) -- Sudden numbness or weakness in the face, arms or legs on one side of the body, confusion and trouble speaking are among the signs that someone is having a stroke. The sooner a stroke is recognized and treated, the greater the chance of recovery, experts say.
Fish Oil Supplements Don't Protect Against Heart Trouble: Study
WEDNESDAY, May 8 (HealthDay News) -- Although previous research has shown that omega-3 fatty acids may help those who have already had a heart attack or suffer from heart failure, a new study finds that the supplements do little to prevent cardiac trouble in people who have risk factors for heart disease.