March 30, 2016 RSS feed / Health

Blood test for concussions? Researchers tell of progress

CHICAGO  New research bolsters evidence that a simple blood test may someday be used to detect concussions.  It suggests that a protein linked with head trauma may be present in blood up to a week after injury, which could help diagnose pat More...

Zika landed 2 years before seen

NEW YORK   The worrisome Zika virus apparently has been in Brazil at least a year longer than experts previously thought, according to new research.  More...

Two heads are best when visiting doctor

DEAR DR. ROACH: I always try to accompany my husband when he goes to the doctor. I feel that two sets of ears are always better than one. More...

Diabetes May Raise YOUR Osteoporosis RISK

Osteoporosis is a disease of the skeleton in which the amount of calcium present in the bones slowly decreases to the point where the bones become thinner and more porous. As a result, the bones are brittle and more prone to fracture. More...