Sudden Death Can Occur Even in Well-Controlled Epilepsy
WEDNESDAY, June 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Sudden unexpected
death in epilepsy is rare and thought to mainly affect people with
hard-to-treat seizures, but a new study suggests that even people
with well-controlled epilepsy may be at risk.
Statins May Lower Risk of Stroke After Cancer Radiotherapy
WEDNESDAY, June 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Radiation treatment
for cancer can damage the heart and blood vessels, increasing the
risk for a stroke or heart attack. But a new study suggests
cholesterol-lowering drugs can significantly reduce that risk.
Fitness in Middle Age Cuts Men's Odds for COPD Later
WEDNESDAY, June 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Having good
heart-lung fitness in middle age could lower men's long-term risk
of developing and dying from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
(COPD), a new study finds.
Vitamin D Supplements May Not Help Your Heart
WEDNESDAY, June 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- If you're looking
to improve your heart health, getting regular exercise and eating
healthy foods can definitely help, but new research says popping a
daily vitamin D supplement won't.
AHA News: Couple Knew They Would Face Heart Problems Together -- But Not Like This
WEDNESDAY, June 19, 2019 (American Heart Association News) --
Kelly DiMaggio was used to being the patient. She was the one born
with half a heart. She was the one who went through three
open-heart surgeries before turning 8. She was the one with
irregular heartbeats, blood clots and constant fatigue as an adult.
She was the one who pushed herself to lose 30 pounds through eating
healthier and exercising more.
Summer Suppers Fresh From the Farmers' Market
WEDNESDAY, June 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Summer is the
perfect time to give your stove a rest and kick back with some
fast, no-cook meals made with veggies you can grab at your farmers'
How to Head Off a Pain in the Neck
WEDNESDAY, June 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Neck pain can sneak
up on you over time. While it can be caused by an accident or
injury, your everyday posture and body mechanics can also be to
blame, from the way you carry a shoulder bag, cradle your phone
while multitasking or sit at your desk. These tips will help you
better protect your neck.
Health Tip: Treating OCD
(HealthDay News) -- Obsessive-compulsive disorder is
characterized by repetitive, unwanted thoughts and irrational,
excessive urges to complete certain actions.
Health Tip: Safe Sleep For Babies
(HealthDay News) -- Putting baby in unsafe sleep conditions can
be deadly, but is done all too often, says the Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention.