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Popular heartburn drugs may damage the kidneys silently

Popular heartburn drugs may damage the kidneys silently

More than 15 million Americans suffering from heartburn, ulcers and acid reflux have prescriptions for proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), which bring relief by reducing...
If you have diabetes, try these exercises

If you have diabetes, try these exercises

Regular physical activity plays an important role in diabetes control. Many types of exercise can help you manage the disease, but if you have low...
Weight loss surgery may help type 2 diabetes patients better than lifestyle change

Weight loss surgery may help type 2 diabetes patients better than lifestyle change

People who suffer from type 2 diabetes often put a lot of efforts to change their lifestyles. A healthy diet combined with regular exercise are...
Scientists discover suicide molecules that could kill any cancer cell

Scientists discover suicide molecules that could kill any cancer cell

In a recent study, researchers from Northwestern Medicine find that small RNA molecules originally developed as a tool to study gene function trigger a...
Walking may increase the chance of pregnancy in women with pregnancy loss

Walking may increase the chance of pregnancy in women with pregnancy loss

Pregnancy loss can be a traumatic event to any woman. It is devastating not only to the woman, but also to her partner and others...
The time of first mammogram should be personalized

The time of first mammogram should be personalized

Mammography screening for breast cancer is widely available women in many countries. It is an x-ray imaging method that can examine the breast for early...
Any alcohol during conception and pregnancy may harm the baby

Any alcohol during conception and pregnancy may harm the baby

During pregnancy, women need to keep healthy lifestyle behaviors, because it is very important for baby’s development. Healthy lifestyle behaviors include no smoking, no alcohol...
Why self-monitoring of type 2 diabetes is beneficial

Why self-monitoring of type 2 diabetes is beneficial

In a new study, researchers find that self-monitoring of type 2 diabetes combined with electronic feedback can save health care costs especially in sparsely...
6 important nutrients you need for a healthy pregnancy

6 important nutrients you need for a healthy pregnancy

You know that folic acid is essential for having a healthy baby -  taking recommended 400 micrograms (mcg) of folic acid daily before and...
Are sugar-sweetened and diet beverages bad for people with type 2 diabetes

Are sugar-sweetened and diet beverages bad for people with type 2 diabetes?

People with type 2 diabetes tend to avoid sugar in their diet. This is because type 2 diabetes is associated with high level of blood...