The 411 on High Triglycerides

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Cholesterol might get all the attention on test results, but triglycerides are also part of the picture of good health. They’re a type of fat that travels through your bloodstream. Your body gets triglycerides from fats in the foods you eat and also makes them from other types…

Timely Tips for First-Degree Burns

TUESDAY, Oct. 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) — First-degree burns are common and many can be treated at home, a dermatologist says. Unlike second- or third-degree burns, first-degree burns involve only the top layer of skin and often occur after contact with hot surfaces, like a curling iron or a stove. Sunburn can also be a…

What You May Not Know About Ovarian Cancer

TUESDAY, Oct. 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) — In a report that will likely surprise many women, researchers say most cases of ovarian cancer originate in the fallopian tubes, not the ovaries. “Based on a better understanding of its origins, our study suggests new strategies for the prevention and early detection of ovarian cancer,” said senior…