In a first of its kind study, researchers have come up with a way to use a simple blood test to predict people who are more at risk for Alzheimer's.
When diet and exercise don’t work for weight-loss, many turn to surgery. But now—there’s a new therapy that may work just as well for some.
In this Healthbeat, the effects of Daylight Savings Time and the benefits of eating fish for children.
24-million Americans suffer from some form of COPD. It’s now the third leading cause of death in the U.S. Now, a new device may help these patients live longer and breathe easier.
In this Healthbeat: New research attributes many more deaths to Alzheimer's disease and students are eating healthier lunches under new program.
Nearly half a million Americans get hip replacements each year. Hundreds of thousands more receive artificial knees.
As many as 18 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea.
A new study from the Journal of Oncology that suggests women who carry the BRCA 1 gene mutation can lower their risk of breast and ovarian cancers by undergoing surgery to remove both ovaries prior to age 35.
The city of San Antonio is taking on a "Million-Pound Challenge" against the City of Houston to fight the obesity epidemic in Texas.
A new laser could cut costs and the number of patient procedures for those living with Chron's Disease and Colitis.
Saturday marked the halfway point of the 14-week HEB Slim Down Showdown contest.
You probably have plenty of questions about the Affordable Care Act. Visit our section that has plenty of information to help you understand the new law and how it affects your health care needs.
Follow KSAT 12 News anchor Leslie Mouton in her fight against breast cancer by reading her online diary entries.
Click here to see which screening tests women should have done to take precautions with their health.
People often talk about taking aspirin to treat minor aches and pains, but other over-the-counter drugs may work better.
Keeping track of your body's statistics can help keep you healthy. But you shouldn't follow the numbers every day.
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We've all heard the term "heart disease," but do you know what it really means? Learn more about the disorder.
Breast cancer patients may go weeks without seeing a doctor. Technology can help them stay in touch.