Health News

The Vitamin That Can Interfere with Lab Tests
Biotin, also known as vitamin B7, may interfere with lab tests and lead to incorrect results, according to a recent warning from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Obesity in Pregnancy Tied to Bigger Babies
Being obese during pregnancy may raise the likelihood of your infant being apparently bigger, according to a new study.
Antioxidants and Your Diabetes Risk
Here's another reason you may want to eat antioxidant-rich foods: They may lower your risk of type 2 diabetes, according to a new study.
For Kids, Dietary Supplements May Pose Risks
Many kids and teens are using dietary and herbal supplements, but some health experts have questioned the safety of these over-the-counter products.
FDA Questions Soy Protein Benefits
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is calling the heart heath benefits of soy protein into question.
New Food Allergies: Not Just for Kids
Many new food allergies may develop during adulthood, a new study found.
Peanut Allergies May Be on the Rise
More children appear to be developing peanut allergies, a new study found.
Stroke Risk Factors: A Growing Threat
In spite of stroke-prevention efforts in recent years, stroke risk factors appear to be becoming more common, according to a new study.
How Weight Might Affect Cancer Risk
Cancer types associated with being overweight or obese may account for almost half of cancer diagnoses in the United States, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Steady Efforts May Mean Long-Term Weight Loss
The key to long-term weight loss may be losing a consistent number of pounds every week, according to a new study.