(Getty Images)
A recent report raised questions about the potential risks of using human growth hormone as an anti-aging supplement. But a leading disease prevention expert calls the warnings misleading and argues many studies show HGH is safe and beneficial when prescribed by an experienced physician. [Full Story]
Related Stories
Pot Smoking Linked to Heart Attacks
The number of heart complications attributed to marijuana use increased slightly in France between 2006 and 2010, according to a new study.The number of heart attacks and other cardiovascular problems blamed on marijuana increased from five events in 2006 to 11 events in...... [Full Story]
Treatment targeting specific white blood cells in the immune system known [Full Story]
Health officials are worried about recent U.S. measles outbreaks that so [Full Story]
Feds Lay Down Laws for E-Cigarettes
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed rules on Thursday that would [Full Story]
The FDA is warning that injections of corticosteroids into the spine's [Full Story]
Ever wondered what your doctors might chat about while you're under [Full Story]
Aspirin Stops Colon Cancer - If You Have Right DNA
Cancer is the first disease where physicians have personalized treatment, matching a tumor's genetics to the appropriate chemotherapy, and now it may be the first in which prevention, too, can be personalized. [Full Story]
Wine Helps Kidneys Stay Healthy: Study
An occasional glass of wine might help keep your kidneys healthy, new research suggests. And for those who already have kidney disease, which puts one at higher risk for cardiovascular problems, moderate wine drinking might help the heart. [Full Story]
Natural Compound 'Powerful Treatment for Depression'
A natural compound has been shown to regulate mood - a new scientific finding that could open the door to powerful new antidepressants. The new research is being hailed as a mental-health 'breakthrough.' [Full Story]
Lindsay Lohan Reveals Miscarriage
Actress Lindsay Lohan has revealed she suffered a miscarriage during the filming of Oprah Winfrey's OWN network documentary series chronicling the former child star's life after rehab. [Full Story]
High Altitudes May Aid Weight Control
Living in the mountains may help with weight control. So says a new four-year study of overweight military personnel that found those stationed at high altitudes are less likely to progress to obesity. [Full Story]
Jenny Craig Diet Helps Diabetics: Study
A commercial diet plan that includes prepackaged foods, menu plans and access to counselors was better at helping people with type 2 diabetes shed pounds than a typical diet, according to a new study. [Full Story]
9 Healthy Habits You Can Do in One Minute or Less
Healthy habits don't have to be a challenge, nor do they have to take a big chunk out of your day. Many changes to your daily routine can take less than a minute but can add up to big results. Try these nine healthy habits than you can do in a minute or less. [Full Story]
Scientists Uncover Longevity Secrets of 115-Year-Old Woman
More than 400 mutations were found in the healthy white blood cells of a 115-year-old woman, according to a new study that may advance what is known about limits of the human life span. [Full Story]
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
 
Health Newsletters
 
Find Your Condition
Medical & Wellness Team
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Most Commented

The information presented on this website is not intended as specific medical advice and is not a substitute for professional medical treatment or diagnosis. Read Newsmax Terms and Conditions of Service.

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

NEWSMAXHEALTH.COM
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved