KYW Medical Reports

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May 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Domestic violence is far too common among adults, and women are often the victims. One of the best developments in the past decade has been raising...
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multiple sclerosis.
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May 02, 2019 - 7:53 pm
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There is a potentially important new development in the battle against multiple sclerosis. According to researchers at the Oregon Health and Science...
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Red meat.
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May 02, 2019 - 7:35 pm
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The more we hear about red meat and its impact on the body, the more concerns that can be raised. We know that red meat increases the risk of coronary...
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May 02, 2019 - 7:29 pm
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Over-the-counter genetic testing has become very popular. A case in point is a product called 23andMe, which has allowed people for the last nine years to...
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Exercise.
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April 29, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Menopause can be a very stressful time for women. Hot flashes, sleep alterations and changes in muscle mass as well as overall weight can be a source of...
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April 26, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A study says over 100,000 new mothers who breast-feed their babies have a lower risk of developing or dying from heart disease than those who don't...
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Type 2 diabetes.
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April 25, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — We are seeing a growing number of people being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes before they turn 40-years-old. This is a problem that most medical experts...
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Porcupine.
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April 24, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It is a strange concept, using poor porcupine quills to help surgeons patch up wounds. A bioengineer at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston has found...
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Food on table.
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April 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It is well known that what we eat can contribute to our development of health conditions that can impact our lives greatly. A new study has taken a look at...
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Stomach pain.
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April 22, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One of the most painful experiences for a person is when they have to deal with passing a kidney stone. If you are not someone who suffers from kidney...
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