Posted 2:00 PM 2/11/2013 by By Denise Mann
MONDAY, Feb. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Many vitamin D supplements may not contain what their label says they do, a new study warns.
Some pills may pack a lot more vitamin D than the label states, and others may provide markedly less, according to the findings, published in a research letter (More)
Posted 7:00 AM 2/9/2013 by Robert Preidt
SATURDAY, Feb. 9 (HealthDay News) -- Children with autism are five times more likely than other kids to have feeding issues, such as being especially picky eaters or having ritualistic behaviors or extreme tantrums during meals, new research finds.
These problems can lead to deficiencies (More)
Posted 10:00 AM 2/8/2013 by Robert Preidt
FRIDAY, Feb. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Having an addiction can be stigmatizing, but new research suggests that having a food addiction may be viewed less negatively by others than an addiction to tobacco or alcohol.
For people who are obese, however, being a food (More)
Posted 12:00 PM 2/7/2013 by By Carina Storrs
THURSDAY, Feb. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Deep-fried chicken and other scrumptious Southern fare may taste great, but it's not so great for the heart, a new study finds.
Researchers say that diets that are heavy in fried and salty foods could be the most dangerous in terms of stroke risk.(More)...
Posted 3:00 PM 2/6/2013 by Robert Preidt
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have identified a gene variant that doubles the risk of having calcium deposits on the heart's aortic valve.
Severe aortic valve calcification can cause narrowing or blockage of the aortic valve, a condition called aortic stenosis, which (More)
Posted 3:00 PM 2/5/2013 by Robert Preidt
TUESDAY, Feb. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Obesity can lead to vitamin D deficiency, a new study indicates.
British researchers looked at data from about 165,000 people, and found that a 10 percent rise in body-mass index (BMI) was linked with a 4 percent drop in concentrations of vitamin D in (More)More Stories from 2/5/2013