THURSDAY, Oct. 6, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Sometimes allergies can lead to pink, irritated eyes. But allergic conjunctivitis, or “pink eye” may have a simple fix: physical fitness. That’s the conclusion of researchers in Taiwan who tracked health data of more than 1.2 million children. The kids were examined atContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 5, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Yoga, meditation and other mindfulness practices may help people with type 2 diabetes lower their blood sugar — nearly to the degree that standard medications like metformin do, a new analysis suggests. That does not mean people should swap their medication for meditation.Continue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Combining weightlifting with aerobic exercise can significantly lower your odds dying early, especially from heart disease, new research shows. Depending how much weightlifting they did, older adults reduced their risk of premature death by between 9% and 22%, the study found. Moderate orContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Sept. 22, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Climate change could spell trouble for those with heart failure, a new study suggests. When the temperatures soared in France during the summer of 2019, the heat wave appears to have worsened the conditions of heart failure patients, researchers report. “The finding isContinue Reading

SATURDAY, Sept. 17, 2022 (HealthDay News) – Even being young and athletic doesn’t protect against a vascular disorder. People experiencing arm pain may have something called thoracic outlet syndrome, a disease that often strikes patients in their 20s and 30s and has different causes from more typical vascular disease. SomeContinue Reading

FRIDAY, Sept. 16, 2022 (HealthDay News) — While adults typically need steroid medication to treat Bell’s palsy, most children can recover without treatment, a new study finds. Bell’s palsy temporarily causes weakness and paralysis in facial muscles, making half of the face droop. The study — a randomized controlled trialContinue Reading