Gardening, Housework May Help Boost Your Heart Health
TUESDAY, Oct. 29 (HealthDay News) -- Activities such as
gardening, do-it-yourself projects and housework may be as good as
formal exercise when it comes to reducing the risk for heart attack
and stroke, Swedish researchers say.
Some Improvement Seen in U.S. Cholesterol Levels: CDC
THURSDAY, Oct. 24 (HealthDay News) -- Americans' levels of "good" cholesterol are improving, but total cholesterol levels haven't changed one way or the other in the past few years, U.S. health officials reported Thursday.
Stenting of Neck Arteries Tied to Higher Stroke Risk in Seniors
THURSDAY, Oct. 24 (HealthDay News) -- For patients being treated
for a blockage in the artery that supplies blood to the head,
inserting a stent may raise the risk of stroke more in elderly
patients than in younger patients, a large new evidence review
Infections From Tainted Steroids Ranged in Severity: Update
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 23 (HealthDay News) -- The tainted steroid injections that caused a deadly meningitis outbreak last year seem to have triggered a broad range of symptoms in patients, according to a new study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.