Health Tips

A Triple Threat for HIV

Apr 27, 2018
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to treat HIV. The new approval is for Biktarvy (bictegravir, emtricitabine and tenofovir alafenamide). The FDA approved the triple-drug combination to treat HIV type 1...

Reducing Stress to Reduce Seizures

Apr 20, 2018
Stress-reducing techniques may help reduce seizure frequency in people with epilepsy, a new study found. Although various medications can prevent seizures in people with epilepsy, many patients continue to have these episodes, said the...

Another Reason to Use Your CPAP Machine

Apr 13, 2018
Sticking with your sleep apnea treatment may help keep you out of the hospital, a new study found. In this new study, patients who didn't properly use their continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machines were more likely than those...

Salt and Your Heart

Apr 06, 2018
Other nutrients in your diet may not counteract the harmful effects of sodium (salt) on blood pressure, according to a new study. This new study followed more than 4,600 men and women between 40 and 59 years of age in Japan, China, the...

Teen Drinking May Have Long-Term Effects

Mar 30, 2018
Drinking alcohol in your late teen years could lead to liver problems in your adult years, according to a new study. This new study examined more than 49,000 Swedish men between the ages of 18 and 20 over 39 years of follow-up. It found...

The Benefits of Exercise After Breast Cancer

Mar 23, 2018
Aerobic exercise and resistance training could help women who have survived breast cancer live longer, according to a new study. This research found that exercise among survivors of breast cancer could reduce the risk of heart disease,...