Health

Even the perceived risk of disease prompts intention to act

With so much focus on risk factors for disease, we are living in an era of surveillance medicine, in which the emphasis on risk blurs the lines between health and illness, argue researchers at Yale and Syracuse universities ...

Medications

New diabetes drug seems safe for heart, study finds

(HealthDay)—The new diabetes drug Onglyza has no effect, good or bad, on a patient's risk for heart attacks, a new study finds. However, the researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston did find a surprising ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Exercise effective and safe in patients with moderate kidney disease

A structured exercise and lifestyle program can improve fitness, body composition, and heart function in patients with kidney disease, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American ...

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