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Diabetes Drug Metformin May Affect Thyroid in Some Patients
Medicine tied to lower thyroid-stimulating hormone levels in those with underactive thyroid
Study: Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors May Prevent 80 Percent of Heart Attacks
Men who follow 5 guidelines dramatically cut their risk, researchers say
Screen Women for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Experts Say
Task force cautions most women don't have symptoms from these infections
Study Suggests Why Pregnant Women Get Sicker From Flu
An aggressive immune system response may worsen symptoms, researchers say
Behavioral Counseling Urged for Teens, Young Adults at Risk for STDs
'Intensive' instruction most effective for curbing dangerous practices, U.S. health experts say
Health Woes to Worsen Due to Climate Change, Study Warns
Experts predict surge in breathing problems, infections and food shortages
Could Low Iron Intake During Pregnancy Raise Autism Risk?
Study reinforces benefits of taking supplements as recommended
Newborn ICUs With Private Family Rooms Benefit Preemies: Study
More close contact with mothers may explain greater weight gains, fewer procedures, less stress
E-Cigarettes Don't Help Cancer Patients Quit Smoking: Study
Long-term safety, effectiveness of the devices still unclear, researchers caution
Can Brain Scans Help Predict Young Children's Reading Abilities?
Imaging might detect early reading troubles like dyslexia, researchers say
Many Parents Use Online Ratings to Pick a Pediatrician, Study Finds
Reliability of the reviews is a concern, experts say
Pediatricians Urge Flu Vaccine for All Kids 6 Months and Older
Nasal spray vaccine can be considered for many kids 2 to 8, doctors say
Brainwaves May Help Gauge Autism Severity: Study
Seeing how fast a child processes sounds might lead to earlier diagnosis, too, researchers say
Noninvasive Devices May Help Migraines, FDA Says
New treatments might aid those who can't tolerate medications
College Women Can Use Food Strategies, Study Finds
Freshmen unsure that they'll make the right choices
Get a Flu Shot During Checkup, Doctor Says
Vaccination in October may give you the best chance of avoiding influenza this season
Avian Flu In Harbor Seals Could Infect People
Mutations to the virus might allow it to spread, researchers say.
Tight Blood Sugar Control Doesn't Prevent Strokes in Diabetics: Study
But keeping blood pressure in check does, researchers say
FDA Approves Another Weekly Injectable Drug for Type 2 Diabetes
Trulicity helps lower blood sugar levels when used alone or with other medications, agency says
Trulicity Approved for Type 2 Diabetes
New drug helps regulate blood sugar
Adults Over 45 Not Meeting U.S. Muscle Strengthening Guidelines, Study Says
Less than one-quarter follow recommendations
Scientists Spot How Bacterial Pneumonia Damages the Heart
A vaccine, and the right antibiotic, may guard against a direct attack on heart cells, researchers say
Do Greener Neighborhoods Produce Healthier Babies?
Fewer preemies and small babies delivered when moms live near trees, grass, study says
Oral Health in Women of Childbearing Age Needs Improvement
Large disparity in dental care, U.S. government research shows
Brain Structure Might Help Predict Risky Behavior
Study finds people with greater volume in one brain region are more likely to take risks involving money
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