Health News

For Heart Attack Survival, Age Makes a Difference
Your age may affect your chance of survival in the hospital after a heart attack, a new study found.
A Look at Teen Concussion Rates
Many adolescents reported that they have been diagnosed with at least one concussion during their lives, according to a new study.
On the Rise: Lung Disease Deaths
In recent decades, the United States has seen an increase in deaths from chronic respiratory diseases, according to a new study.
The Burden of Postpartum Depression
Many women may deal with postpartum depression and similar disorders for years after giving birth, a new study found.
All Types of Exercise Tied to Benefits
Household chores, washing the dog, taking the stairs and all other kinds of physical activity may reduce your risk of death, according to a new study.
Approved: First Biosimilar Rx for Cancer
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the United States' first biosimilar drug to treat cancer.
New Lymphoma Rx Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new treatment for a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Steady Efforts May Mean Long-Term Weight Loss
The key to long-term weight loss may be losing a consistent number of pounds every week, according to a new study.
The Problem with Delaying Insulin
When their doctors recommend insulin, many patients with diabetes may initially refuse it, according to a new study.
A Roadblock in Stroke Prevention
After 40 years, the United States is seeing stalled progress in preventing stroke deaths, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).