U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Menu

Health News

Today's Headlines

Apathy Might Signal Brain Shrinkage in Old Age: Study

But the findings only show an association; they don't prove cause and effect, experts say.

4/16/2014

Crunchy or Smooth? Food's Texture May Sway Perception of Calories

When study participants were thinking about calories, they ate more of the crunchier items, less of the soft.

4/16/2014

Your 'Healthy' Bacteria Are as Individual as You Are

Study finds helpful microbial communities vary person to person.

4/16/2014

Diabetes Complication Rates Drop Among U.S. Adults

But at the same time, rates of diabetes have more than tripled, researchers report.

4/16/2014

Bleeding Irregularities Common in Menopause, Study Finds

Report should reassure women at this stage of life, researcher says.

4/16/2014

Free Drug Samples for Doctors Might Prove Costly for Patients

Study of dermatologists found those with access to samples from drug makers more likely to prescribe expensive meds.

4/16/2014

Cancer 'Vaccine' for Advanced Disease Passes Early Hurdle

But research is still in preliminary stages and there's no proof it will work.

4/16/2014

E-News & RSS

Sign up to get Today’s Headlines delivered to your inbox!

Healthbeat

HealthBeat logo

HHS HealthBeat provides health promotion and disease prevention tips 5 days a week in audio and text formats. View HHS HealthBeat