Reviewed by Nieca Goldberg, M.D.In 1994, iconic singer Patti LaBelle lived every performer’s worst nightmare — she collapsed on stage in front of thousands of fans. LaBelle attributed her fall to exhaustion until she learned she had Type 2 diabetes.
By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 19, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Heart damage was found in more than half of a group of hospitalized COVID-19 patients after they were discharged, according to a new British study.
“Also, women who go through menopause early, before age 45, are at increased risk of heart disease,” she added. Doctors also need to take young women’s heart health seriously, Michos noted. “There’s still this misconception that women are
As told to Kimberly RexIn October 2015, I had a busy life with a demanding career as a deputy head teacher at a high school in England and two daughters, ages 6 and 10. At 43, I was an active
As the most common form of arthritis, osteoarthritis affects more than 32 million adults. The disease is characterized by a gradual breakdown of the cushions between bones, which can lead to joint pain and stiffness in the hands, knees, hips,
By Ernie Mundell and Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporters TUESDAY, Feb. 9, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Fill up that mug: Having one or more cups of caffeinated coffee a day may reduce your risk of heart failure,
At the outset, the participants completed questionnaires on their diets and other lifestyle habits. By the end of the study, 9,253 people had died. In general, the researchers found, people who drank moderate amounts of coffee were less likely
Before the pandemic surge, the mid-Atlantic and New England regions had excellent outcomes, with lower-than-expected death rates, Nguyen’s team noted. That changed during the pandemic surge: Instead, there was a significant increase for fatal outcomes for all adult heart
FRIDAY, Jan. 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) — The harmful effects of obesity on the heart can’t be undone by exercise, and it’s not possible to be “fat but healthy,” Spanish researchers warn. “Exercise does not seem to compensate for
TUESDAY, Jan. 19, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Delicious but deadly: Eating fried food is tied to an increased risk of heart disease and stroke, a new study suggests. The risk rises with each additional 4-ounce serving per week,