(HealthDay News) -- Dry, itchy skin can be caused by a number of factors, from health conditions to age.
(HealthDay News) -- A continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) device helps people with sleep apnea breathe easier while they sleep.
MONDAY, April 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- While the sun helps the body make vitamin D, a new study says that too much exposure might actually lower the levels of the essential vitamin.
MONDAY, April 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People with an underactive thyroid, or hypothyroidism, may be at greater risk for type 2 diabetes -- even if their thyroid hormone levels are kept within normal range, a new study finds.
MONDAY, April 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women with bothersome uterine fibroids saw improvements in their sex lives and significant symptom relief a year after undergoing a type of non-surgical treatment called uterine fibroid embolization, a French study finds.
SATURDAY, April 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to heart health, new research adds to the argument that a pear-shaped body, which is heavy in the hips, may be better than an apple-shaped body, which carries more weight around the belly.
SUNDAY, April 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The so-called Paleo diet may help older women lose weight and lower their future risk of diabetes and heart disease, a new study has found.
SUNDAY, April 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A procedure long used to halt stomach bleeding may offer another way to treat severe obesity, a preliminary study suggests.
SATURDAY, April 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- In spray form, the "love hormone" oxytocin might aid weight loss, a small pilot study suggests.
MONDAY, April 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Waking often in the night to urinate is a common problem among men who have an enlarged prostate, but an innovative new treatment has shown some promise in easing the problem, researchers are reporting.
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