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.
Glucosamine Supplements Tied to Risk of Eye Condition
THURSDAY, May 23 (HealthDay News) -- Glucosamine supplements that millions of Americans take to help treat hip and knee osteoarthritis may have an unexpected side effect: They may increase risk for developing glaucoma, a small new study of older adults suggests.
People With Borderline Personality Disorder May Misinterpret Facial Emotions
THURSDAY, May 23 (HealthDay News) -- Symptoms of borderline personality disorder often mimic traits of other psychiatric disorders, complicating diagnosis and treatment. But researchers in Canada say they have identified a characteristic that may be unique to borderline personality disorder: a tendency to misinterpret emotions expressed by the face.
Got an Itch? Mouse Study May Help Explain Why
THURSDAY, May 23 (HealthDay News) -- The sensation of itching is
hardwired into the nervous system and can be traced back to a small
molecule released in the spinal cord, according to a new study in
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.
U.S. Teen Birth Rate Plummets: Report
THURSDAY, May 23 (HealthDay News) -- Teen birth rates in the
United States are dropping sharply, especially among Hispanic
teens, according to a new government report.
Too Few Kids Use Fast-Food Calorie Info, Study Finds
THURSDAY, May 23 (HealthDay News) -- While some fast-food chains
are required to provide calorie and other nutritional information
to help customers make informed choices, kids who eat fast food at
least twice a week are 50 percent less likely to use this
information than kids who eat fast food less often, according to a
new U.S. study.