| Oct 24, 2012
| 5:36 PM
The federal Food and Drug Administration identified 89 medical facilities in Maryland that bought drugs from the Massachusetts manufacturer being investigated for a national fungal meningitis outbreak.
The facilities are among more than 3,000 in numerous...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 3:31 PM
SPRINGFIELD, MO. -- Give Your Metabolism a spicy kick in the pants.
Jodelle Fitzwater writes, "protein shakes are a great way to make a fast, healthy meal that you can take on the go, use after a hard workout to replenish exhausted muscles, and even...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 11:05 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Although trans fats raise your levels of "bad" cholesterol, they don't appear to have lasting impacts on your blood sugar, according to a new review of the medical evidence.
Researchers found that both blood sugar and insulin,...
| Oct 31, 2012
The clocks get turned back Sunday and although that extra hour of snoozing is a treat, don't think it can make a dent in the nation's sleep deficit.
Approximately 1 in 3 Americans get by on six hours or less of slumber, says Dr. Phyllis Zee, director...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 2:50 PM
Though you may not be living with diabetes, your body could be battling against the hormone insulin. The condition, called insulin resistance, occurs when insulin can't effectively do its job.
"People often don't realize that insulin resistance can...
| Nov 12, 2012
American's are becoming extra-large and it's usually our fault: we eat too much then just sit around--but it wasn't Paula DeHavens fault.
"My problem was my testosterone was pretty much gone,” Paula said. “I had double the amount of...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 10:23 AM
Sugar is so harmful to public health it should be controlled, US scientists claimed.
Researchers from the University of California-San Francisco said Wednesday that the public's excessive consumption of sugar not only is contributing to a global obesity...
| Sep 3, 2010
Q: Are there any drugs to help women achieve orgasm after menopause?
A: I wish I could say yes, but there are no specific drugs for this purpose.
Viagra, which helps men maintain erections, has been tried on women. The results in helping women with...
| Sep 28, 2010
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm a 40-year-old woman, and last month I experienced my first migraine headache. Friends have told me that because I've had one migraine, I'll likely get more as I get older, until I reach menopause. Is that true? If so, what can I do...
| Oct 4, 2010
Some researchers – and surely many women – have suspected that stress can exacerbate symptoms of PMS. Some of the most common symptoms of premenstrual syndrome are anger, anxiety, depression, mood swings and decreased concentration – all...
| Sep 9, 2010
A new report from Harvard Medical School says middle-aged and older women need to worry about particular health concerns - osteoporosis, breast cancer, ovarian cancer and microvascular disease, a type of heart disease more common in women.