Health News

Think You're Having a Stroke? Don't Delay
When you're having a stroke, quick response is key. And that counts for blood clot removal, too.
When Patients on Blood Thinners Have a Stroke
Although lifesavers in many cases, anticoagulants can cause dangerous bleeding. Reversing that problem, however, may now be easier than ever before.
Another Reason to Sleep Well and Exercise
There's now even more evidence to help back up the touted health benefits of sleep and exercise.
The Link Between Your Mouth and Your Stroke Risk
Here's a reason to keep your mouth clean that you probably didn't expect: It might lower your risk of stroke.
How Seniors' Sleep Patterns Affect the Brain
Older people need sleep just like younger folks. The National Sleep Foundation notes, however, that the elderly are more likely to have trouble falling asleep and staying asleep, and that may be a problem.
How We Eat: The Salty Truth
Are you eating too much salt? According to new evidence, it's very likely. {C}
Do You Know the Signs of Stroke?
A new national survey suggests the vast majority of young adults may not know the signs of a stroke.
Common Rx Combo Tied to Serious Health Risk
The popular blood thinner warfarin is known for its potentially serious interactions with many drugs. And here may be another.
Life's Simple 7: More Than Heart Health
The American Heart Association (AHA) has identified seven simple steps people can take to reduce their risk of heart disease. But new evidence suggests that the AHA's "Life's Simple 7" may wind up benefiting much more than patients' hearts. {C}
What Men Should Know About Testosterone Therapy
Less than a year after the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) voted for stricter labeling of testosterone drugs, new evidence suggests these drugs may not be as bad for men's hearts as previously thought. {C}