Health News

Glaucoma Research for Women Only
Obesity may be linked to increased eye pressure and a decreased risk of open-angle (chronic) glaucoma in women, according to a new study. The results do not apply to men, however.
Cancel Out Cancer Comorbidities
Cancer survivors die of non-cancer related causes at much higher rates than the rest of the population, which has prompted a reexamination of nutritional recommendations for these patients.
The Truth Won't Set You Free-- from Fatty Foods
Backing up conclusions from a previous study, researchers found that calorie labeling at fast food restaurants does not affect the food purchases of teenagers or parents.
Burden of Obesity Gets Heftier
Obesity has been shown to contribute to fatal coronary artery disease, regardless of other risk factors such as high blood pressure or high cholesterol.
Stayin' Alive, with Fiber!
Dietary fiber intake may be linked to lower death risk from cardiovascular disease, infection and respiratory disease, according to a new study.
A Fat Camp that Works
Children and adolescents who participated in a specific weight-management program were able to lose weight and maintain that healthier weight a year after the program ended, according to a recent study.
Lose Your Lunch
Portable pedal machines could address the health-impairing effects of sedentary jobs, according to a new study.
Make a Superfood More Super
Broccoli's cancer-fighting power is all in how you prepare and eat the vegetable, according to a new study from the University of Illinois.
Sodium Slayers Face Less Stroke Risk
High salt intake, regardless of a diagnosis of hypertension , has been shown to increase risk of ischemic (blood clot) stroke, according to a new study.
Process This: Babies Who Eat Better May Grow Up to be Smarter
A new analysis finds that children who eat primarily processed foods that are high in sugar and fats may have lower subsequent IQs than children whose diets include high vitamin and nutrient-rich content.