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TUESDAY, April 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Think breakfast isn't the most important meal of the day?
Think again, say researchers behind a new study that found the risk of heart-related death rises dramatically for folks who skip the morning repast.
Compared to people who always ate breakfast, those who say they never did ha...
TUESDAY, April 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- As if you needed any more proof that fruits, vegetables and whole grains are good for you, a new study finds they may cut your chances of heart failure by 41%.
Conversely, the so-called Southern diet, which focuses on meats, fried and processed foods and lots of sweet tea, was tied to a 7...
TUESDAY, April 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- For elderly heart attack survivors, how well they perform on a simple mobility test could help predict whether they will be back in the hospital within a month, researchers say.
Nearly one in five of these heart patients are readmitted with complications such as heart failure, bleeding or irr...
MONDAY, April 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Despair runs rampant through Generation X as these Americans struggle through middle age, a new study reports.
So-called indicators of despair -- depression, suicide, drug and alcohol abuse -- are rising among those in their late 30s and early 40s, and it's occurring across-the-board, research...
MONDAY, April 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests a first-line drug for treating type 2 diabetes -- metformin -- may help people with pre-diabetes maintain long-term weight loss.
People who lost weight while taking metformin maintained a loss of about 6% of their body weight for six to 15 years. People who lost weig...
MONDAY, April 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- People at risk for an aortic aneurysm should get screened for the life-threatening condition, an expert says.
Aortic aneurysms are balloon-like bulges that can develop anywhere along the aorta, which runs from your heart through your chest and abdomen. An untreated aneurysm can grow until it r...
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