Diabetics May Often Fare Poorly in Hospice Care

THURSDAY, Jan. 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Decisions about diabetes care can become harder as people age, and that may be especially true for those needing hospice care. A new study has found that, among people getting hospice care in a…

Diabetics May Often Fare Poorly in Hospice Care

THURSDAY, Jan. 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Decisions about diabetes care can become harder as people age, and that may be especially true for those needing hospice care. A new study has found that, among people getting hospice care in a…

Goodbye, Needles? Patch Might Be the Future for Blood-Sugar Tracking

THURSDAY, Jan. 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Developers of a new patch hope to eliminate a big barrier in type 2 diabetes treatment -- painful finger-sticks and injections. The new patch -- which actually uses an array of tiny needles that…

Most U.S. Babies Start Solid Foods Too Soon

THURSDAY, Jan. 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- More than half the parents in the United States start feeding their babies solid foods before they're 6 months old -- the age now recommended by health experts, a new study indicates. Introducing…

Most U.S. Babies Start Solid Foods Too Soon

THURSDAY, Jan. 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- More than half the parents in the United States start feeding their babies solid foods before they're 6 months old -- the age now recommended by health experts, a new study indicates. Introducing…

Need Motivation to Exercise? Try the Buddy System

THURSDAY, Jan. 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Exercising with a buddy can give you both mental and fitness boosts. In fact, under the right conditions, the intensity and duration of exercise among workout partners can be more than twice that…

Need Motivation to Exercise? Try the Buddy System

THURSDAY, Jan. 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Exercising with a buddy can give you both mental and fitness boosts. In fact, under the right conditions, the intensity and duration of exercise among workout partners can be more than twice that…

Stem Cell Transplant Shows Promise for Immune Disorder Scleroderma

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Stem cell transplants could offer new hope for people with a severe form of scleroderma -- a debilitating and deadly condition that affects the immune system, a new study suggests. "Scleroderma…

Hysterectomy May Have Long-Term Health Risks

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Women who undergo a hysterectomy are at greater risk for heart disease and other health issues -- even if they keep their ovaries, new research suggests. "Hysterectomy is the second most common…

Can Caffeine Levels in Blood Predict Parkinson's?

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The way your body processes your morning cup of coffee might indicate whether or not you have Parkinson's disease, a new study says. Japanese researchers found that low levels of caffeine were…

Millennials Increasingly Strive for Perfection

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Perfectionism has reached new heights among young people, a new study suggests. This intense desire to succeed could take a toll on their mental health, the researchers speculated. The findings…

New Hope for 'Ringing' in the Ears

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- For people with tinnitus, the persistent sense of ringing in the ears is mildly annoying at best and disabling at worst. But a new device may help ease the phantom noises, researchers report. The…