Trouble with sense of direction linked to Alzheimer’s

Virtual testing may be able to one day predict disease long before symptoms develop.

May 6, 2016 0
PATIENT STORY

‘They get themselves back’

A woman with Parkinson’s raises her voice―and bowling average―with help from the Big and Loud therapy program.

May 5, 2016 3

Early support may help kids manage later

Preschool children given high levels of caring comfort show specific brain changes.

May 5, 2016 0

1st tip: Don’t drink the river water

Learn about the worst culprits behind summertime foodborne illness and practical ways to avoid them.

May 4, 2016 0

Antibody shot protects monkeys from HIV look-alike

New approach could give doctors another treatment option or open doorways to vaccine production.

May 4, 2016 0

Skateboarding mishaps send 176 kids to ERs daily

Protective gear is essential for preventing injuries.

May 3, 2016 0

FDA warns drug may raise miscarriage risk

Agency recommends alternatives to fluconazole for mothers-to-be until its review is complete.

May 2, 2016 0

Reasons why you should throw flip and flop out

Avoid flimsy footwear to keep calluses and injuries at bay this summer.

May 1, 2016 0

Mindfulness therapy eases depression

Review of 9 studies suggests cognitive approach helps patients better cope with troubling thoughts and emotions.

May 1, 2016 0

Jump Jam raises heart rates and spirits

More than 500 kids jump rope for hours to raise awareness of the importance of healthy lifestyles.

April 30, 2016 0

3 top diabetes myths: Learn the truth

A diabetes educator discusses the most common misconceptions she hears and offers two helpful tips.

April 30, 2016 0

U.S. health report: Racial, ethnic disparities persist

Government analysis also reveals improvements in infant death rates and the number of uninsured.

April 30, 2016 0