West Nile virus is spreading faster than it has in years, and the pace of the mosquito-borne disease is getting worse, health officials report.
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Read More
For kids who get a lot of colds during the winter, a boost in vitamin D levels may be just what the doctor ordered, researchers
Source: Pediatrics Read More
Patients with atrial fibrillation who have chronic kidney disease are at higher risk of stroke or systemic thromboembolism and bleeding, according to a study published in the Aug. 16 issue of the New England
Journal of Medicine.
Source: New England Journal of Medicine Read More
Allergies, or hypersensitivities of the immune system, are more common than ever before. According to the Asthma and Allergies Foundation of America, one in five Americans suffers from an allergy -- from milder forms like hay fever to more severe instances, like peanut allergies which can lead to anaphylactic shock.
Source: The Journal of Immunology Read More
People with diabetes have a heightened risk of dying from heart problems. While certain lifestyle changes can protect your heart, some medications may also lower your risk of dying from diabetes-related heart problems.
Source: British Medical Journal Open Read More