Health News

Weight Loss May Relieve Urinary Problems
If you've got metabolic syndrome, you may have a raised risk for urinary tract symptoms like bladder leakage, having to urinate more often, having to get up at night to go and feeling an urgent need to go. And you may be able to fight those symptoms by losing weight.
Antacids May Extend Some Cancer Patients' Lives
Antacids may help with more than just heartburn. They could help some cancer patients live longer.
For Obese Kids, Health Problems May Start Early
As more children become obese, related health problems like nonalcoholic fatty liver disease may be putting their health at risk.
Periodontal Disease May Raise Risk of Kidney Disease
Healthy gums make for a winning smile, but poor gum health may lead to other health problems. A new study suggests that periodontal disease in blacks might increase their risk for chronic kidney disease.
Men With IBS Had More Social Stress Than Women
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can produce painful symptoms like stomach cramping. And while there are many ways to treat IBS and help patients to have normal lives, one gender may feel more social stress from the disorder than the other.
Many Athletes Had Poor Dental Health
Athletes often deal with fatigue, sore joints or pulled muscles from playing sports. But new research found that many athletes also face dental health problems.
Coffee May Protect Liver Health
Coffee drinkers may have a new reason to have an extra cup of joe.
Wearing Dentures Overnight Tied to Pneumonia
Dentures can help the elderly maintain a normal lifestyle and diet in spite of age-related dental health problems. But the false teeth can also pose a risk for serious illness if proper oral hygiene isn’t followed.
Delaying Gluten Didn’t Delay Celiac Disease in At-Risk Infants
Infants who have a parent or sibling with celiac disease are considered to be at risk for developing the condition as well. Could timing the introduction of gluten into the diet of infants at risk for celiac disease prevent or delay their disease?
FDA Approves Rx to Treat Crohn's Disease in Kids
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new treatment for Crohn's disease in children. It is the first treatment for pediatric Crohn's approved to be administered at home.