Today's Health News

Heart Attack Before 50 Ups Early Death Risk

But healthy living can improve those odds, experts say

Researchers Find Another Way Zika Can Harm Babies

Close to 6 percent who were diagnosed with microcephaly also had hearing loss

Fallout From 9/11 May Include Early Dementia

WTC first responders who developed PTSD seem at greater risk of mental decline, study finds

Study Bolsters Role of Angioplasty, Stents in Heart-Attack Survival

Aggressive interventions play big part in improvements after even 'mild' attacks, U.K. report says

Sleep Apnea Mask Treatment Fails to Curb Heart Risks

CPAP helped patients feel better, but didn't cut odds for heart death, heart attack or stroke, study found

Non-addictive Painkiller Shows Promise in Animal Trials

But human studies have yet to be done

Contacts May One Day Be Used to Deliver Glaucoma Medication

Study showed the lenses as effective in monkeys as the standard eye drop treatment

Antibiotic 'Report Card' Drills Guidelines Into Dentists

Seeing their prescription rates leads some to change their ways, study finds

Vitamin A Compound Might Aid in Colon Cancer Fight

Researchers studying connection between retinoic acid and inflammation in gut

Mediterranean Diet Shows Its Protective Powers in Heart Patients

Those who ate more produce, fish, olive oil were less likely to die during study period

iPads Calm Surgery-Bound Kids as Well as Sedatives

Study found equal benefits in easing anxiety

Over 64? Want to Cut Your Heart Disease Risk? Try Exercise

Finnish study finds even moderate exercise lowers odds of early death

Mylan to Offer Generic EpiPen

Manufacturer responds to mounting criticism about price hikes

Many Depressed Adults Not Getting Treatment: Study

Reasons range from dismissal of symptoms to shame or stigma

People With Implanted Defibrillators at Higher Car Accident Risk

Danish study finds 51 percent greater odds, but absolute risk of a crash remains low

Heart Birth Defects Dropped After Folic Acid Was Added to Food

Canadian study found that structural problems saw biggest declines

Just Spraying Adult Mosquitoes Won't Curb Zika: Study

Lab work suggests larvicide also needed to attack eggs and larvae

Study: Trained Experts Can Spot Breast Cancer in 'Blink of an Eye'

Skilled radiologists see abnormalities immediately, and researchers want to learn how they do it

Fewer Drugs in Pipeline to Treat World's No. 1 Killer

While number of cancer drugs rose, development of new heart medicines stalled, study finds

More Parents Believe Vaccines Are Unnecessary

Reasons for refusing shots have changed in recent years, U.S. pediatricians' group finds