Acid-Reflux Drugs Tied to Lower Levels of Vitamin B-12
TUESDAY, Dec. 10, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- People who take certain acid-reflux medications might have an increased risk of vitamin B-12 deficiency, according to new research.
Switching to Healthier Eating May Cost You More
FRIDAY, Dec. 6, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Does it really cost more to stick to a healthy diet? The answer is yes, but not as much as many people think, according to a new study.
Vitamin D Supplements Won't Help Prevent Disease: Review
THURSDAY, Dec. 5, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Low levels of vitamin D have been implicated as a potential cause of diseases ranging from cancer to diabetes. Now an extensive review suggests it's really the other way around: Low levels of the "sunshine vitamin" are more likely a consequence -- not a cause -- of illness.
Good Body Image Goes Hand in Hand With Happier Relationship
THURSDAY, Dec. 5, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Women who are happy with their bodies are better able to maintain a happy relationship, a new study finds.
Low Iron in Brain a Sign of ADHD?
MONDAY, Dec. 2, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- A newer MRI method can detect low iron levels in the brains of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Health Tip: Avoid Holiday Weight Gain
(HealthDay News) -- The edible temptations may be endless during the holiday season. Experts say you should focus on maintaining your current weight, forgetting the notion that the holidays are a good time to lose a few pounds.
Fizzy Drugs May Pose a High-Salt Danger, Study Suggests
TUESDAY, Nov. 26 (HealthDay News) -- The high salt content of fizzy medications like Alka-Seltzer could pose a threat to people with heart disease, according to a new study.
Multivitamins May Help Fight HIV Progression, Study Suggests
TUESDAY, Nov. 26, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- New research from Africa suggests that basic multivitamin and selenium supplements might greatly lower the risk that untreated people with the AIDS virus will get sicker over a two-year period.
Vitamin D Deficiency Might Be Overdiagnosed in Blacks, Study Suggests
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 20, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Black adults typically have low levels of vitamin D in their blood, but they are on par with whites when it comes to the "active" form of vitamin D used by the body's cells, a new study finds.
Health Tip: When Your Child Is Overweight
(HealthDay News) -- If your child is overweight, encouraging him or her to eat healthy foods and get plenty of exercise can help in the child's quest to lose weight. But don't forget to offer loving support.