Health Tip: Eating a Well-Balanced Vegetarian Diet
(HealthDay News) -- Eating a well-balanced diet is important for
everyone, and vegetarians are no exception. Some nutrients may be
more difficult to come by without meat in the diet, requiring some
Screening Guidelines Miss Many Kids With High Cholesterol
MONDAY, July 12 (HealthDay News) -- Although elevated
cholesterol levels are generally considered an adult problem, a new
study suggests that current screening guidelines for cholesterol in
children miss many kids who already have higher cholesterol levels
than they should.
Survey Links Puberty to Violent Behavior
MONDAY, July 12 (HealthDay News) -- A large study by U.S. and
Australian researchers suggests that puberty can be associated with
a substantial increase in violent and socially aggressive
Exercise, Vitamin D Seem to Cut Alzheimer's Risk: Researchers
SUNDAY, July 11 (HealthDay News) -- Physical activity and
adequate levels of vitamin D appear to reduce the risk of cognitive
decline and dementia, according to two large, long-term studies
scheduled to be presented Sunday at the International Conference on
Alzheimer's Disease in Hawaii.
Could Having a Bigger Head Help Slow Alzheimer's?
MONDAY, July 12 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests that
Alzheimer's disease develops slower in people with bigger heads,
perhaps because their larger brains have more cognitive power in
Lifestyle Interventions Needed to Stay Heart-Healthy
MONDAY, July 12 (HealthDay News) -- There's no lack of
scientific evidence proving that staying in shape and eating right
are critical to a long and healthy life, but the fact that over 8
million Americans have histories of heart attack, stroke or heart
failure suggests that too few are taking the message seriously.
Fewer Excess Pounds May Mean Fewer Hot Flashes
MONDAY, July 12 (HealthDay News) -- Weight loss might help
middle-aged women who are overweight or obese reduce bothersome hot
flashes accompanying menopause, according to a new study.
Vitamins D, E Might Help Maintain Brain Health
MONDAY, July 12 (HealthDay News) -- Three new studies suggest
that vitamins D and E might help keep our minds sharper, aid in
warding off dementia, and even offer some protection against
Parkinson's disease, although much more research is needed to
confirm the findings.
Heart Attack Care Is Getting Better, Report Finds
MONDAY, July 12 (HealthDay News) -- Patients who have a heart
attack and undergo procedures to open blocked arteries are getting
proven treatments in U.S. hospitals faster and more safely than
ever before, according to the results of a large-scale study.
Sleep Apnea Could Raise Heart Risks for Older Men
MONDAY, July 12 (HealthDay News) -- The snoring and breathing
disturbances of sleep apnea may be more than just a nuisance, with
a new study linking the condition to higher risks for heart failure
and heart disease in middle-aged and older men.