Diane Domina

Diane is a Senior Content Producer at Remedy Health Media. She writes the Daily Dose for HealthCentral and is the editorial director at HealthCommunities. Her goal is to contribute to a valuable, trustworthy, and informative experience for people who are searching for health information online.

Conditions Covered:Healthy Living, Food & Nutrition, Fitness & Exercise, Healthy Aging, Mental Health, Brain & Nerve Health

Latest by Diane Domina

Clinical Trials: African American Cancer Patients May Miss Out

Minorities are under-represented in clinical trials for new cancer drugs, even for medications aimed at treating cancers that affect them in high numbers.

A Brain Imaging Technique That’s Better at Diagnosing Alzheimer’s

In an international study, researchers used a new brain imaging method to detect tau protein deposits in the brain that are unique to Alzheimer's disease.

Airway Procedure Improves COPD Symptoms

In a phase II clinical trial, targeted lung denervation, a procedure used to open the airways, was shown to be safe and effective in people with COPD.

Is Your Yogurt Really Good for You? Many Are High in Sugar

Other than natural Greek and “Greek-style” yogurts, most kinds of yogurt are high in added sugar and some contain more than the recommended daily amount.

Another Migraine Drug Wins Approval

The FDA approved fremanezumab (Ajovy) to prevent migraines, the second drug in its class and the first that'll be available in quarterly and monthly dosing.

An Enhanced Strategy to Fight Opioid Addiction

The FDA approved its final Opioid Analgesic Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) as part of the agency’s ongoing efforts to address the opioid crisis.

Silicone Breast Implants Raise the Risk for Rare Health Problems

Women who have silicone implants are at higher risk for adverse, rare, health problems, including Sjogren's syndrome, scleroderma, and rheumatoid arthritis.

U.S. Diabetes Rates: Facts and Figures

Nearly 9 percent of U.S. adults had been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and 0.5 percent with type 1 diabetes in 2016 and 2017, according to a study.

Teens Who Witness Bullying Are Also at Risk

Young teens who witness minor acts of violence like threats and insults, but aren't victims of bullying, are also at increased risk for mental health problems.

Daily Aspirin Doesn't Extend Lifespan in Healthy Seniors

A large study suggests daily, low-dose aspirin does not prolong life or cut disability or dementia risk, and that it can raise the risk of bleeding.