Health News

Weighing the Risks
Existing research points to increased risk of heart attack, stroke or death when taking painkillers used to treat inflammation, such as Celebrex and Advil.
Get Up, Stand Up
Too much sitting isn't good for you, as everyone knows. But the amount of time you spend sitting without breaks of activity can also negatively impact your heart health, according to a new study.
This Familial Restriction is Worse than Being Grounded
Familial restrictive cardiomyopathy (FRC) is a genetic heart disease in which the heart muscle stiffens and can't fully relax after each contraction.
Heart and Mind
Recent findings from Michigan State University correlate a strong link between hypertension (high blood pressure) and bipolar disorder, a psychiatric illness.
The Clooney Factor
The University of Colorado at Boulder has pinpointed specific facial features that make men irresistible to fertile women, which would explain why George Clooney is so wildly successful.
Massages for Autism
In the search for alternative treatments for autism, massage has surfaced as favored therapy. However, a new study shows that the evidence supporting the efficacy of massage therapy tends to be unreliable.
Complications of Chlamydia
A new study by researchers at the University of Edinburgh establishes a link between chlamydia and ectopic pregnancy.
Clued In to Lithium
Researchers from Cardiff University may have determined why lithium -- commonly prescribed for bipolar disorder for more than 50 years -- is an effective treatment for the psychiatric illness.
The Emotional Toll of Dialysis
A recent study done in Spain shows the different ways in which people with kidney disease cope with dialysis and view their quality of life, both in and out of hospital.
Veterans at Risk
A new study suggests veterans with any psychiatric illness face an increased risk of suicide and those with bipolar disorder are at an even greater risk.