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Evening Meals Could Harm the Female Heart, Study Shows

Evening Meals Could Harm the Female Heart, Study Shows

Latest Heart News MONDAY, Nov. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Late dinners and heavy evening snacking do no favors for women’s hearts, a new study suggests. Researchers at New York City’s Columbia University found that those who ate more of their daily calories in the evening had a higher risk of heart disease. One cardiologist […]

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Frequent Pot Smokers Face Twice the Odds for Stroke

Frequent Pot Smokers Face Twice the Odds for Stroke

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Heart News MONDAY, Nov. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Smoking pot doesn’t do your heart or your brain any favors, a pair of new studies shows. Frequent pot smokers are more than twice as likely to suffer a stroke compared with those who don’t partake, the first study found. They’re […]

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Exercise Tweaks to Revitalize Your Workout Regimen

Exercise Tweaks to Revitalize Your Workout Regimen

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News MONDAY, Nov. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Is your workout routine in a slump? To keep challenging your body, it’s important to tweak your regimen every three months or each season. By aligning these changes to seasonal changes, you can also start the right prep for […]

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‘Wheel of Fortune’ Host Pat Sajak Undergoes Emergency Surgery

‘Wheel of Fortune’ Host Pat Sajak Undergoes Emergency Surgery

MONDAY, Nov. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Long-time “Wheel of Fortune” host Pat Sajak is recovering after emergency surgery on Thursday to repair a blocked intestine, CBS News reported. Latest Digestion News A statement issued by the show said the 73-year-old Sajak is resting comfortably after the successful surgery. Taping of the popular game show […]

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The On-Again, Off-Again Weight-Loss Diet

The On-Again, Off-Again Weight-Loss Diet

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News MONDAY, Nov. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Being on a weight-loss diet day in and day out for months on end can be challenging and even discouraging. What’s more, following the same never-ending diet could be the reason you aren’t getting the results you’re looking […]

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Supplements Don’t Prevent Kidney Disease in Type 2 Diabetics

Supplements Don’t Prevent Kidney Disease in Type 2 Diabetics

Latest Diabetes News FRIDAY, Nov. 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Taking vitamin D and fish oil supplements won’t prevent kidney disease in people with type 2 diabetes, a new study finds. Many diabetics use the supplements, hoping they will have a positive effect on their kidneys and heart, the researchers said. “We wanted this study […]

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Common Muscle Relaxant Could Pose Mental Dangers for Seniors

Common Muscle Relaxant Could Pose Mental Dangers for Seniors

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Chronic Pain News SATURDAY, Nov. 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A commonly prescribed muscle relaxant known as baclofen can leave older kidney patients so disoriented that they land in the hospital, a new study warns. “It can present with acute stroke-like symptoms, even though it’s not a stroke,” said senior […]

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Kratom May Cause Liver Damage: Study

Kratom May Cause Liver Damage: Study

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Chronic Pain News FRIDAY, Nov. 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The popular herbal supplement kratom may cause liver damage, researchers warn. Kratom is widely available in smoke shops and online. It’s a botanical product made from Mitragyna speciosa, a tropical evergreen tree found in Southeast Asia. At low doses, it’s […]

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A compound in avocados may reduce type 2 diabetes

A compound in avocados may reduce type 2 diabetes

A fat molecule found only in avocados shows signs of strengthening insulin sensitivity, according to research in mice. Share on PinterestAvocados contain a compound that could be a secret weapon against type 2 diabetes. Avocados aren’t merely a tasty addition to a diet — they contain a fat molecule that may safely reduce insulin resistance. […]