| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is nonalcoholic fatty liver disease treatable?
ANSWER: Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) -- a condition in which excess fat accumulates in the liver of people who drink little or no alcohol -- has become one of the most common...
| Nov 10, 2008
Rob Nevins is the "Fat Loss Guru" you have been hearing people talking about.
Featured on national television programs and recognized as a "weight loss " expert, Nevins is nicknamed "The Fat Loss Guru". Rob has shared his in-depth knowledge of fat loss...
| Apr 10, 2009
The strangest thing happens this time of year. Bags of little chocolate eggs suddenly appear in my grocery basket. And by the time I get home, at least one of the bags is mysteriously opened...with a few eggs missing. It's a mystery I don't understand....
| May 24, 2008
John McCain is in good health despite a 15-year history of skin cancers, including a minor case as recently as February, and bouts with precancerous polyps in his colon, cysts in his kidney and stones in his bladder, his doctors said Friday.
| Nov 7, 2009
Teenagers and young adults suffering from severe, scarring acne may ultimately lose the most effective treatment for the condition.
FOR THE RECORD:
Accutane's side effects: An article in Saturday's Section A about the possibility of...
| Dec 1, 2009
The grocery store, aisle after aisle of foods, a confusing array of products and ingredients, but now researchers say that foods fortified with plant sterols can produce amazing results. Dr. Rebecca Reeves says they can be amazingly healthful.
| Jun 29, 2010
A simmering scientific dispute over statins, the cholesterol-lowering prescription drugs that rake in some $26 billion a year for their makers, heated up Monday with an exchange of published volleys that drove back the reputation of the widely...
| Dec 16, 2009
Peripheral arterial disease - also known as P.A.D. - is a common, yet serious, disease that raises the risk of heart attack and stroke. P.A.D. develops when arteries in your legs become clogged with plaque - fatty deposits that limit blood flow to your...
| Aug 27, 2009
People may be able to reduce their risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, according to two recently published studies that are the latest in a long line of research. But does that hold for everyone? And by how much can you lower the risk? Here's a look...
| Apr 7, 2008
The cholesterol drug did absolutely everything it was supposed to do -- except for demonstrably improving the health of the people who took it.
That was the conclusion reached about the popular drug Vytorin in a study published online last week in the...
| Feb 11, 2010
When you think about high cholesterol and heart problems, a teenager usually doesn't come to mind. But more and more often, an unhealthy lifestyle as a teenager can lead to serious problems down the road.
"Yeah, he's tall and very thin," said Jackie...