Health News

Health News

First-of-Its-Kind Device Treats Birth Defect

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a first-of-its-kind medical device.

How Weight Loss Might Help Your Knees

Losing weight might slow down the degeneration of cartilage in your knees, according to a new study.

A Healthy Heart Can Last a Lifetime

Having a healthy heart in middle age may mean you're set to have a long, healthy life, according to a new study.

Common Diabetes Rx Gets a New Warning

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a safety alert for a common type 2 diabetes medication.

Active Kids Make Healthier Adults

Even a small increase in the number of kids who get regular exercise could help keep kids healthier into adulthood and save billions in medical costs, a new study found.

The Benefits of an Active Commute

Compared to taking a car or bus to work, walking or riding your bike might significantly improve your health, according to a new study.

Energy Drinks and Your Heart

Energy drinks may affect your blood pressure and your heart's electrical activity, a new study found.

Sticking with Statins After Heart Attack

After a heart attack, many patients may have trouble sticking to their high-intensity statin regimen.

What's New: Anesthesia and Sedation Med Labels

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved label changes for anesthesia and sedation medications to be used in young children.

Common Antibiotic Not Tied to Heart Trouble

Some recent studies have linked a common antibiotic to a raised risk for a type of abnormal heartbeat, but a large new study suggests that may not be the case.