Health News

Fruity Tunes and Veggie Tales Aren't Just for Kids
While most know that fruits and vegetables are an important part of a healthy diet, most Americans aren’t eating enough. But California has made progress. What are they doing differently?
Drink Tea to Your Health
Scientists have long believed that green tea is more than just a tasty beverage. Green tea has been suspected of offering a number of health benefits ranging from help lowering cholesterol to fighting cancer and even assisting with heart problems.
Extinguishing Tobacco Deaths Around the World
Did you know that tobacco will kill 6 million people around the world this year? And by 2030, that number will be 8 million. The World Health Organization (WHO) is leading the fight against this epidemic.
Yet Another Reason to Lose Weight
Being overweight or obese carries a number of health risks. Now there's one more health benefit for losing weight.
High Blood Pressure: A Good Sign?
High blood pressure is usually seen as a bad thing. However, high blood pressure may be a good sign for kidney cancer patients being treated with Sunitinib.
ACE Inhibitors May Fuel Breast Cancer Recurrence
If you're a breast cancer survivor and are taking ACE inhibitors for your heart, you may want to talk to your doctor. New findings suggest that ACE inhibitors increase the risk of breast cancer returning.
Disease-Fighting Fruit Juice
While it is known that eating fruits and vegetables is good for us, it is unclear if drinking their juices has the same health benefits. Researchers have found a link between drinking juice and a lower risk of certain chronic diseases.
New Findings on Hormone Replacement Therapy
You may remember some years ago when a large women's study was stopped because one of the therapies being tested was shown to actually increase the risk of breast cancer, heart attacks and strokes.
Fish Oil Saves the Day, Again
Chemotherapy is notoriously brutal on the body, causing nausea, hair loss, muscle loss, and more. But now, 40 lung cancer patients in a study of chemotherapy-induced muscle wasting may have shown that the omega-3 fatty acids in fish oil block the muscle-ravaging effects of chemotherapy.
The Heart of the Matter
A new development from Queens University, Belfast, may save cancer patients from heart failure and thus save lives.