What’s good for the heart is also good for the brain

Study finds risk of dementia may drop with each generation as heart health and healthy lifestyles improve.

August 7, 2015 0

Aging with grace

Older Americans are prepared for aging, but show concern for physical and mental challenges.

August 4, 2015 0

Diabetes question of the month

When is it time to see a specialist?

August 1, 2015 3
PATIENT STORY

A thief in the night: Restless legs

Hank Post gets relief—finally—from the relentless sleep disruption of this vascular disorder.

July 31, 2015 1

Make sense of highfalutin’ diets

A high-protein diet is fine for rapid weight loss, but is it sustainable? Nope—and it's also dangerous.

July 29, 2015 2

High soda intake may boost diabetes risk, even without obesity

Study finds daily sugary drink tied to 13 percent increased risk over a decade.

July 27, 2015 0

New drug may help diabetic kidney disease patients

Patiromer appears to keep potassium levels in check, researchers say.

July 25, 2015 1

A man’s life-saving epiphany

Middle-age guys who want to reclaim their health through diet and exercise should expect the unexpected—but anticipate results, too.

July 23, 2015 0

Magnetic cure for ear ringing, buzzing and hissing

Study finds magnetic pulses to the brain helped half of those with tinnitus.

July 23, 2015 0
PATIENT STORY

The jubilant pulmonologist

A bright future is no longer just a fairy tale for patients with cystic fibrosis.

July 22, 2015 1

Daily smartphone use might offer clues to depression

Small study contends that people who use the devices more often are likelier to have the disorder.

July 20, 2015 1

Rx costs wallop wallets

When encountering 400 and 500 percent increases, patients must become more engaged in their care. Here's how.

July 18, 2015 0