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FRIDAY, June 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Overweight preschoolers have twice the odds of developing high blood pressure by age 6, putting them at risk of heart attack and stroke later in life.
And those odds begin building as early as age 4, a new study reports.
"The myth that excess weight in children has no consequences ham...
FRIDAY, June 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Father's Day is a once-a-year celebration of the bond between Dad and his kids, but cementing that bond takes a year-round commitment.
A new study suggests the type of involvement (caregiving vs. play) and the timing (workday vs. weekend) make a difference.
University of Georgia research...
FRIDAY, June 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Being smart and highly educated may not prevent Alzheimer's disease, but it appears to delay the disease's impact on everyday life, a new study suggests.
Researchers can't prove that that's the case, but their data suggests it might be.
"Our study was designed to look for trends, not...
FRIDAY, June 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Fecal transplants -- transferring fecal matter from a healthy person into an ill person with a compromised "microbiome" -- is an increasingly used new treatment for a variety of ills.
But on Thursday federal health officials announced that a patient died after such a procedure, highlighting the...
FRIDAY, June 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Could soaking in hot water followed by light exercise work as well on peripheral artery disease (PAD) as a longer bout of exercise does?
The authors of a new study suggest it could, but some PAD experts aren't convinced.
Peripheral artery disease affects about 8.5 million Americans....
FRIDAY, June 14, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- The impact of hormone therapy on the heart health of transgender men and women has been the subject of several studies published within the last year. But medical experts and researchers aren't ready to sound the alarm just yet.
"We have to recognize that hormones can be lifes...
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