Dad Can Pass on Ovarian Cancer Genes, Too

A gene mutation that's passed down from a father is associated with earlier onset of ovarian cancer in daughters and prostate cancer in the father and his sons, a new study suggests. Previous research had shown that sisters of women with Read more

Health Tip:Living with Pulmonary Fibrosis

Pulmonary fibrosis is a disease that can lead to scarring in air sacs within the lungs. This can make breathing difficult. Most cases of the disease have no known cause, and its severity varies from person to person. About 140,000 Americans Read more

Health Tip: Sleep's Effects on Diabetes

Lack of sleep is an often overlooked risk factor for type 2 diabetes, the National Sleep Foundation says. Chronic sleep deprivation leads to less insulin production and increased production of stress hormones, the foundation says. Over time, too much glucose stays Read more

First Blood Test to Evaluate Potential Concussions Approved

The first blood test designed to help doctors evaluate whether a suspected brain injury is a concussion has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Traditional concussion evaluation includes a CT scan of the head to detect any brain Read more

Coronavirus

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Women's Health

Nutrition and Exercise During Pregnancy

Healthy eating is vitally important during pregnancy to provide your baby with what it needs to grow and be healthy. Pregnant women need 300 extra calories per day..


 
 
 
 
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