| May 5, 2011
| 4:00 PM
The rupture of a brain aneurysm is a relatively rare event but, as it causes bleeding in the brain, that event is a potentially devastating one. Now researchers have attempted to identify possible triggers for such ruptures, also known as hemorrhagic...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 2:25 PM
These days, it's just good to have a job. But remaining gainfully employed can take a toll on health, especially if your work has you up at odd hours and sleeping irregularly. Shift work, say two studies out this week, poses particular problems for women,...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 12:44 PM
For those lucky enough to have the first signs of a stroke recognized by friends or family, things often get very quiet very quickly as 911 calls are made, gurneys are wheeled in and tests are conducted. University of California Irvine neuroscientist...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 2:07 PM
The first clinical trial to test the effects of resveratrol -- the plant compound plentiful in red wine and grapes -- on humans has found that a small daily dose of a purified resveratrol supplement lowered blood pressure and improved a wide range of...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 4:18 PM
Compared with uncaffeinated women, those who drank the equivalent of four or more cups of coffee a day are more likely to drink alcohol and smoke cigarettes and less likely to volunteer their time in church or community groups. But a new study finds...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 1:43 PM
If your blood pressure spikes when you're in the doctor's office, you probably have what's called white-coat syndrome, a stress response to being in a clinical setting. You're not alone--some greyhound dogs may have it as well.
A study finds that retired...
| Aug 30, 2010
I don't have anything against cosmetic surgery.
No amount of running or iron pumping was going to do anything about the genetically programmed dark circles under my eyes, so I got those things zapped with a nuclear-powered laser that made me twitch and...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 4:36 PM
A 59-year-old employee of the U.S. Postal Service has died of a stroke after being hospitalized with dog bites suffered while she was delivering mail, according to the San Diego County medical examiner....
| Feb 10, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Dietary sodium: About nine of every 10 Americans eat more salt than is recommended, the CDC says, adding that Public Enemy No. 1 is bread, not junk food....
| Nov 19, 2011
| 4:36 AM
Japanese emperor ill: popular Japanese Emperor Akihiro is recovering after a temperature spike to 102 degrees...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Spork Foods' founders share two of their favorite vegan holiday recipes. One is for seitan Wellington with creamy spinach sauce; the other is for pumpkin cheesecake....