Latest DFW Healthwatch
“Lost your appetite for romance? You might not just be getting older. You might have a treatable condition called low testosterone,” the ad says. But lately, doctors say more people are using hormone replacement drugs and some might not need it.
Dr. Crystal Foster talks about some of the latest medical headlines including a jump in diabetes cases, kids drinking energy drinks, and the so-called ‘pregnancy brain’ phenomenon.
Baylor Regional Medical Center at Grapevine welcomed its first-ever set of quadruplets on Monday. The delivery included one boy and three girls. It was also the father’s birthday.
Democrat Wendy Davis is renewing attacks in the Texas governor’s race on Republican rival Greg Abbott over past turmoil at the state’s $3 billion cancer-fighting agency.
One side calls it “bad air.” The other calls it bad science. An energy company is responding to a claim that one of its Denton County gas wells could be putting cancer-causing chemicals into the air.
Researchers say they have developed an experimental technique that has allowed a few patients to regrow new muscle.
The world’s largest retailer is letting shoppers quickly find and buy car insurance policies online in real time. The service is now available in eight states, including Texas.
A Keller church is warning its congregation that it may be at risk of contracting Pertussis, or whooping cough, as it is widely called.
Ten years of U.S. data suggest cholesterol-lowering statins are giving patients a license to pig out. Calorie and fat intake increased among statin users during the decade — an indication many patients might be abandoning heart-healthy lifestyles.
The federal government wants to ban sales of e-cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations proposed by the FDA.
Residents at Windsor Senior Living celebrated Earth Day by practicing horticultural therapy in their garden.