Copyright Associated Press
Simple Pulse Check May Prevent Stroke: Study
Regularly checking the pulse of a stroke survivor may help prevent another stroke, researchers report. Screening pulse is the method of choice for checking for irregular heartbeat for people over age 65 who have never had a stroke. ... [Full Story]
Seniors are more easily distracted during thinking and memory tasks than [Full Story]
Unlike children, the vast majority of adults finish all of the food they [Full Story]
Healthy Brown Fat Regulates Blood Sugar: Researchers
Studies building the case for brown fat by focusing on its role in [Full Story]
Almost 570 people in India have died after contracting encephalitis, [Full Story]
Manhunt for TB Patient Who May Be Spreading Disease
Prosecutors in Northern California said Thursday that they have obtained [Full Story]
Sleeping in Total Darkness Boosts Breast Cancer Therapy: Study
Tulane University researchers have found dim light at night can compromise the effectiveness of the breast cancer drug tamoxifen, while sleeping in total darkness can enhance its impact. [Full Story]
Study Casts Doubt on Expensive Leg Clot Treatment
Two treatments that break up blood clots deep in the veins of the legs appear no different in terms of death risk. But one results in a greater risk of bleeding and average hospitalization bills that are three times the cost of the other, a new study finds. [Full Story]
Young Readers, Tomorrow's Leaders?
Young children with strong reading skills may be on a fast track to a brighter future, a new study suggests. Children with above average reading skills may have higher intelligence levels as they get older, according to British researchers. [Full Story]
Surgeons Remove 232 Teeth From Teenager
Surgeons in Mumbai have removed 232 teeth from the mouth of an Indian teenager in what they believe maybe a world-record operation, the hospital said. [Full Story]
Can Americans Be Convinced Eating Salad is Cool?
Having turned his trendy chain of New York-based salad restaurants into a success, Chop't Chief Executive Officer Nick Marsh is determined to go national. The trick will be convincing middle America that salad is cool again. [Full Story]
Shift Work Linked to Diabetes
Shift workers, especially men, may be at higher risk for Type 2 diabetes compared to people not on such schedules, a new study suggests. Also at special risk are shift workers who don't work on a set schedule, with shifts moving around at various times of the day. [Full Story]
Natural Supplement Fights Depression Effectively as Drugs
Depression, osteoarthritis, and liver disease are distinctly different conditions, so it may seem odd that one dietary supplement, SAMe (pronounced "sam-EE") can help all three. But it does - and research proves it. [Full Story]
Coffee Worsens Hot Flashes: Mayo Clinic Study
Drinking caffeine may worsen the hot flashes and night sweats that affect roughly two-thirds of women as they go through menopause, new survey data suggests. The study suggests that limiting caffeine intake may be useful for some women. [Full Story]
Retype Email:
Zip Code:
Find Your Condition
Medical & Wellness Team
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
    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.

    © Newsmax Media, Inc.
    All Rights Reserved