Health News

These Factors May Raise Your Back Pain Risk
Lower back pain can be irritating at best and debilitating at worse. For some, simple lifestyle changes may make a huge difference.
Coffee Could Help Keep This Disease Away
The cause of multiple sclerosis (MS) is unknown, but new evidence suggests that coffee could lower your risk for it.
Cholesterol, Sugar Guidelines May Change
No cholesterol, yes cholesterol. No coffee, yes coffee. What to eat can get pretty confusing for the average eater. New recommendations may clear up some of that confusion.
MS Patients May Need More of These Nutrients
Women with multiple sclerosis may need to pay extra attention to what they eat to address a possible gap in their diets.
How Fish Might Affect Your Immune Health
Seafood is always a great choice for protein if you’re young and female, right? Not so fast.
Coffee Buzz May Keep Minds Sharp
Reducing your risk for Alzheimer’s may be as simple as enjoying a few cups of coffee each day.
Jury Still Out on Vitamin D Screening
Knowing which medical screenings and tests are worthwhile can be difficult. The jury is still out on one such screening for a vitamin deficiency.
Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet May Trim Epileptic Seizures
Medication can keep many adults with epilepsy from having seizures. For some, though, medication doesn't work. But new research suggests that diets low in carbs and high in fat may help.
Milk May Not Protect Against Fractures, Death
Past research and advertising campaigns suggested that milk made bones stronger and improved overall health. But new research suggests that may not be true.
Fracture Was Hard to Predict in Some Postmenopausal Women
Screening tools can help doctors predict which postmenopausal women may have a broken bone due to osteoporosis in the next few years. But those tools may not accurately predict fracture risk in younger postmenopausal women.