January 2008 Headlines

More People Fight Depression in Mid-Life

A new study finds that in mid-life, most people are likely to experience the blues.

New Treatment Can Clear Brain Clots

WASHINGTON -- It's a tiny vacuum cleaner for the brain: A new treatment for stroke victims promises to suction out clogged arteries in hopes of stopping the brain attack before it does permanent harm.

MSG, Cancer, and Your Heart

CBNNews.com - Monosodium glutamate is adding flavor to your food, but many researchers believe it's also subtracting years from your life.

Diabetes Hits Epidemic Proportions

All across the country diabetes rates are soaring -- with more than 4,000 new cases diagnosed every day, according to a new report.

Cold Medicines Not Effective in Adults

It's the cough and cold season but new research say over-the-counter remedies are not effective even for adults.

More Americans Surviving Heart Disease

A new health report says more Americans are surviving heart disease than ever before.

Any Caffeine Could Increase Miscarriage Risk

In the past women were told to limit their caffeine intake, but new research is suggesting that pregnant women should avoid caffeine altogether.

Nintendo Today, Heart Surgery Tomorrow?

CBNNews.com - For those parents regretting buying their kids the Nintendo Wii take heart, those endless hours of video games could be preparing your child to be a world class surgeon.

Lacking Sleep? Your Cell May Be To Blame

If you're not getting enough sleep, your cell phone may be the reason.

FDA: Cold Medicines Too Risky for Tots

The Food and Drug Administration has issued a public health advisory warning parents that over-the-counter cold medicines are too risky for toddlers and infants.

Alli - Wonder Drug or Rip-Off?

Alli is the best-selling diet pill in America. It was billed as a "wonder drug" when it was introduced last June. But now, Alli users are complaining the drug doesn't live up to all its hype. And worse yet, it causes some nasty side effects.

Fiber: A Food Supplement to Swear By

The benefits of fiber are well-known by doctors, but the lack of it in most foods forces some to turn to supplements. PGX appears to be the most powerful fiber in the world.

Academia: Teach Evolution, Not Creation

The debate over evolution and creationism is common in classrooms across the country

Vitamin D: Cancer's Natural Enemy

A recent study is building hope that a miracle substance can prevent most cancers. It's not a drug, it's vitamin D.