September 23, 2014
Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs May Help After Certain Strokes
People using cholesterol-lowering drugs while in the hospital for a hemorrhagic stroke -- which causes bleeding in the brain -- were more than four times more likely to survive than people who weren't taking the drugs, according to a new study.
Health Tip: Get Fit With a Buddy
If you're toning up or striving to lose a
few extra pounds, working out with a partner or friend can make the
job easier and more fun.
Screen Women for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Experts Say
All sexually active women should be screened for two of the most common sexually transmitted infections: chlamydia and gonorrhea, according to new recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.
Noninvasive Devices May Help Migraines, FDA Says
Two new prescription devices approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) may provide some relief for people with migraine headaches who don't tolerate migraine medications well, according to a new study.