Hemorrhoids in the News

Could Probiotics Help Tame High Blood Pressure?

07/21/2014 - Study suggests effect from helpful microbes in yogurt, supplements, but more research is needed

Life Skills, Parenting Classes May Cut Inflammation in Poor Kids

07/21/2014 - That, in turn, may help reduce health ills, such as diabetes and heart disease, researcher says

Scientists Snipped HIV Out of Human DNA

07/21/2014 - Molecular tool might lead to more definitive treatment, but current research didn't treat patients, just cells

No Change in Heart Attack Rates for Younger U.S. Adults

07/21/2014 - And women tend to fare worse than men, study finds

Animal Experiments Shed Light on HIV's Ability to Hide

07/21/2014 - Viral 'reservoir' in body develops earlier than thought, thwarting attempts at cure, scientists say

Asthma Drug May Help Those With Chronic Hives

07/21/2014 - Xolair found safe, effective for reducing symptoms, study finds

Irregular Heart Rhythm Ups Stroke Risk Soon After Heart Surgery

07/21/2014 - Older age, past stroke among factors that boost short and long-term odds of post-op stroke, study finds

Scientists Discover New Way to Make Human Platelets

07/21/2014 - Findings could one day help meet increasing global demand for blood transfusions, researchers say

Health Highlights: July 21, 2014

07/21/2014 -

Smoking While Pregnant Linked to ADHD in Children

07/21/2014 - Expectant moms' use of nicotine-replacement therapy could also spell problems for kids, study suggests

Waistlines of U.S. Kids Seem to Be Holding Steady, Study Finds

07/21/2014 - But too many children and teens remain obese, experts say

Good Schools May Be Good for a Teen's Health, Too

07/21/2014 - Study found lower-income kids at challenging high schools less likely to engage in risky behaviors

Health Tip: Using the Web for Health Information

07/21/2014 - Make sure the information, source are sound

Health Tip: Take Kids for a Nature Walk

07/21/2014 - And get some exercise

HIV Diagnoses Down in U.S., Except for Young Gay Males: CDC

07/21/2014 - Messages about safe sex may be falling on deaf ears, researcher notes

Common Genes Implicated in Autism Study

07/21/2014 - Findings suggest genetics play a bigger role than environment in risk of disorder

Many Young Adults Misinformed About Hookahs' Harms

07/19/2014 - More than half surveyed said the water pipes weren't dangerous

HPV Test Beats Pap Smear in Gauging Cervical Cancer Risk, Study Finds

07/18/2014 - Study of over 1 million women suggests it could be stand-alone screening method

Food Safety Tips for the Summer

07/18/2014 - Clean hands, proper food temperatures are key to preventing foodborne illnesses, expert says

Antipsychotics Linked to Lower Brain Volume in Schizophrenia Patients

07/18/2014 - But mental function, symptoms of illness were not worsened, researchers say