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Study: Blood tests can predict Alzheimer's risk
Date: 2009-11-10 22:16:09
Middle-aged women with high levels of a certain amino acid in their blood could eventually require Alzheimer's care, according to a study conducted by Swedish researchers.... Full Story

Study: Smoking during pregnancy may cause psychosis in kids
Date: 2009-10-01 22:22:00
According to new research, tobacco use by pregnant women may raise the likelihood that their children will develop some psychotic symptoms.... Full Story

Doctors seek better lab tests for stroke indicators
Date: 2009-10-01 22:20:33
One out of every eight acute strokes is preceded by a milder stroke, according to a new study.... Full Story

Study: Urinary tract infection vaccine forthcoming
Date: 2009-09-21 22:22:30
Medical testing by researchers at the University of Michigan shows that a preventative vaccine for urinary tract infections (UTIs) may be forthcoming.... Full Story

Study: Fewer Americans at low risk for heart disease
Date: 2009-09-16 22:34:06
In the reversal of a two-decade old trend, the percentage of U.S. citizens who are considered at a low risk for heart disease and stroke dropped significantly, a new study suggests. ... Full Story

Report shows importance of lead blood test
Date: 2009-08-27 17:12:27
Parents may have a new reason to worry about their children being exposed to lead poisoning, according to a recent report.... Full Story

Vitamin A deficiency can lead to bad skin
Date: 2009-08-25 19:18:15
With so much attention being put on the benefits of a certain sunshine vitamin, it may be easy to forget about how other vitamins are necessary for a person to achieve optimal health.... Full Story

Celiac disease testing can provide answers
Date: 2009-08-24 16:30:39
Though many people may think celiac disease is mainly a digestive disorder, there are serious consequences for a person who lives without the condition being diagnosed.... Full Story

Iron testing could benefit child's health
Date: 2009-08-21 18:07:10
Part of a child's healthy diet could be summed up with a popular advertising phrase from the past: Beef, it's what's for dinner.... Full Story

Study: Vitamins do not increase risk of melanoma
Date: 2009-08-21 18:02:34
A new study into the effects of vitamins and the risk of a type of skin cancer has a finding that runs counter to previous research.... Full Story

Kidney stone analysis extra line of defense
Date: 2009-08-18 22:02:24
While a new study has surfaced touting a diet to reduce the risk of developing kidney stones, those who have already passed their own stone may want to get a kidney stone analysis as an extra line of defense.... Full Story

Non-traditional stroke symptoms more common in women
Date: 2009-05-07 21:14:40
The traditional stroke symptoms: sudden onset of weakness in one side, coordination problems, trouble talking and loss of vision, may not be the only ones to watch out for in the case of women, who may display signs of a stroke in a different way, according to research presented at the 2009 International Stroke Conference.... Full Story

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