An innovative study that examined hundreds of factors linked to heart failure found one dietary factor that may lower risk: drinking coffee.
By Nicholas Bakalar
An hormonal IUD may work as well as morning-after pills for preventing pregnancy, a new study suggests.
Women who have had a pregnancy loss and are trying to get pregnant again may benefit from a daily low-dose aspirin.
Eating fried foods increased the risk of heart disease, stroke, heart failure and premature death.
Each additional daily cup of coffee was associated with a 1 percent decrease in the risk of prostate cancer.
As alcohol consumption increased, so did the risk of the potentially fatal heart rhythm disorder.
Pregnant women with blood pressure readings above 140/90 had deficits on tests of mental agility 15 years later.
People with knee arthritis were less likely to report pain and stiffness if they wore stable, supportive shoes, versus flat-soled, flexible ones.
Consuming foods high in vitamins C and E may help protect against the onset of Parkinson’s later in life, a Swedish study suggests.
Being overweight may be tied to hormone imbalances that affect a male offspring’s reproductive system, a new study suggests.