Posted 12:00 PM 5/22/2013 by Mary Elizabeth Dallas
WEDNESDAY, May 22 (HealthDay News) -- Fish oil supplements could help reduce the risk for type 2 diabetes, new research suggests.
The supplements, also known as omega-3 fatty acids, increase levels of a hormone called adiponectin that's linked to insulin sensitivity, Harvard researchers (More)
Posted 12:00 PM 5/20/2013 by By Dennis Thompson
MONDAY, May 20 (HealthDay News) -- Music can help soothe the fear and anxiety of critically ill patients who have been placed on ventilators, reducing both their stress and their need for sedatives, according to a new study.
Intensive care unit (ICU) patients allowed to listen to music of (More)
Posted 10:00 AM 5/15/2013 by Robert Preidt
WEDNESDAY, May 15 (HealthDay News) -- People who follow the ancient practice of yoga may be getting an added health boost, with a new study suggesting it can fight high blood pressure -- also known as hypertension.
"This study confirms many people's feelings that exercise may be useful in (More)
Posted 7:00 AM 5/2/2013 by By Kathleen Doheny
THURSDAY, May 2 (HealthDay News) -- Lipsticks and lip glosses apparently give you more than colorful kissers, according to a new study by California scientists that contends the products contain lead, cadmium, chromium, aluminum and five other toxic metals.
The research team tested 32 (More)
Posted 2:00 PM 4/22/2013 by By Randy Dotinga
MONDAY, April 22 (HealthDay News) -- Alternative treatments like transcendental meditation, biofeedback and guided breathing appear to reduce high blood pressure in some people, a new report suggests.
But only one method that does not involve medication -- aerobic exercise -- is both (More)