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Seniors' Worsening Depression May Sometimes Predict DementiaApril 29, 2016

Study suggests a common underlying cause in some, but not all, cases

Smog May Boost Risk for Several CancersApril 29, 2016

Study finds even small increases in pollution raised overall odds of dying from disease by 22 percent

Building Muscle Could Boost the Body's Most Important MuscleApril 28, 2016

People with heart disease should prioritize weight training over weight loss, study says

Some Smart Yet Easy Ways to Shield Yourself From Skin CancerApril 28, 2016

Dermatologist offers advice on how to prevent, detect any abnormalities

'You've Got Cancer' Can Take Devastating Mental TollApril 28, 2016

Study finds higher rates of depression, anxiety, substance abuse just before and after a diagnosis

Hearing Aids May Help Keep Seniors' Minds SharpApril 28, 2016

Ability to stay engaged in conversation could help ward off dementia, study suggests

The 7 Deadliest Emergency General SurgeriesApril 27, 2016

Gastrointestinal and bowel operations top the list because they're often done without planning or preparation, experts say

Statins Might Not Lower Colon Cancer Risk: StudyApril 26, 2016

But cholesterol levels may be associated with reduced chance of disease

Nipple-Preserving Mastectomies Appear Safe for High-Risk Women: StudyApril 25, 2016

Preventive breast surgeries with nipple intact don't raise breast cancer risk, researchers report

Fewer Children May Explain Why More Women Now Outlive MenApril 25, 2016

As number of births started to decline century ago, females began living longer than males, researchers suggest

Low-Dose Aspirin Tied to Better Cancer Survival in StudyApril 25, 2016

Improved odds seen for patients with colon, prostate or breast tumors, but research isn't definitive

Certain Cancers Seem Less Likely for Kids of Hispanic Moms Born Outside U.S.April 25, 2016

Analyzing immigrant population can help identify tumor causes, researcher says

Alcohol, Processed Meats May Raise Stomach Cancer RiskApril 21, 2016

Excess weight also seems to boost chances of disease, and risk increases as three factors increase, researchers report

Study Ties Certain Mouth Germs to Pancreatic Cancer RiskApril 20, 2016

But research can't prove cause-and-effect and more investigation is needed, experts say

Breast Cancer Gene Might Lower Women's Fertility: StudyApril 20, 2016

The BRCA1 mutation may speed the aging of a woman's ovaries, researchers report

Small Study Supports New Stool-Based Colon Cancer TestApril 19, 2016

Cologuard may help spot tumors, but researcher, experts agree that colonoscopy is preferred option

Some Like It Hot! Lab Mice, in ParticularApril 19, 2016

Researchers report lower temperatures in lab studies can impact findings on human diseases

Drug Shows Promise Against Rare, Aggressive Skin CancerApril 19, 2016

Research suggests IV med might benefit patients with Merkel cell carcinoma

Americans' Longer Life = Poorer HealthApril 19, 2016

Life spans increased between 1970 and 2010, but disabilities also rose along the way, researchers say

Many Breast Cancer Patients May Not Need Chemo: StudyApril 18, 2016

Genetic test can help doctors determine who can safely avoid treatment after surgery

Drug Seems to Extend Survival for Advanced Melanoma PatientsApril 18, 2016

One-third of study participants lived 5 years or more after starting treatment

Regular Exercise May Boost Prostate Cancer SurvivalApril 18, 2016

Study found that men who exercised the most had the best outcomes

Sunscreen Delays Melanoma in Mice, Researchers SayApril 18, 2016

Study results suggest scientists can use mice to find better ways to prevent deadly skin cancer in humans

Low-Fat Diets May Help Older Women With Breast Cancer Survive Longer: StudyApril 15, 2016

A decade after diagnosis, there were 20 percent fewer deaths when compared to women in usual diet group

Widely Used Type 2 Diabetes Drug May Reduce Cancer Death RiskApril 15, 2016

Older women taking metformin saw a boost in survival, study suggests

Early Stage Breast Cancer Does Need Treatment, Study FindsApril 15, 2016

Experts say surgery, not observation, is best for cancer confined to milk ducts

Only Half of Rectal Cancer Patients Get Recommended Treatment: StudyApril 15, 2016

Uninsured and minority patients had lower odds of receiving standard therapies, researchers found

About Half of Women May Benefit From Mammograms at 40: AnalysisApril 14, 2016

Study puts new scrutiny on latest guidelines, which recommend screening can begin at age 45 or 50

Radiation May Help After Surgery for 'Soft-Tissue' CancersApril 14, 2016

Biggest benefit was seen in people over 65, research suggests

Thyroid Cancer Cases in U.S. Level Off, Perhaps Reflecting Diagnostic ChangesApril 14, 2016

'Epidemic of diagnosis' caused the increase, not harmful tumors, experts say

Head and Neck Cancers May Be Linked to Hepatitis CApril 13, 2016

Researcher sees need for improved screening, treatment

Lung Ultrasound May Be Best to Spot Pneumonia in Kids: StudyApril 13, 2016

Avoided radiation exposure of standard chest X-rays, and didn't miss any cases

Alzheimer's Can Steal Ability to Know Loved Ones' FacesApril 13, 2016

Loss of visual perception may occur early in course of disease, researchers say

Severe Depression Linked to Dementia in SeniorsApril 12, 2016

As depression worsens, the risk of thinking and memory problems may double, research suggests

Study: Many Vets Struggle With Suicidal Thoughts, Need More Help From VAApril 12, 2016

Survey reveals 65 percent who considered suicide have never received mental health treatment

Expert Panel Reaffirms Daily Aspirin's Use Against Heart Disease, Colon CancerApril 11, 2016

Guideline applies to people in their 50s, many in their 60s, who are already at higher risk for heart disease

Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Tied to DepressionApril 11, 2016

Study found a 23 percent increased risk compared to men who received other treatments, but overall risk relatively low

Venclexta Approved for Specific Genetic Blood CancerApril 11, 2016

A form of chronic lymphocytic leukemia

ER Screenings Could Help Prevent Suicide: StudyApril 11, 2016

Checking patients for risk factors should be part of routine ER care, researcher says

Your Income, Hometown May Be Key to Your LifespanApril 11, 2016

Certain areas in U.S. trend toward shorter lives, and poverty lowers life expectancy across the board, study finds

Marriage May Be a Cancer FighterApril 11, 2016

Study suggests patients with spouses have survival advantage over single people battling disease

Mom's Obesity, Diabetes May Spur Fetus to Grow Too FastApril 08, 2016

Finding suggests doctors might want to screen at-risk women sooner

Happy Marriage May Prompt Men to Get Colonoscopy: StudyApril 07, 2016

Women encourage healthful behaviors in their husbands, but look to others for advice about their own preventive care

Chemo May Prolong Lives of Some Brain Cancer Patients: StudyApril 06, 2016

Those with slow-growing gliomas lived five years longer, on average, than those who got only radiation

High-Dose Radiation May Be No Better for Low-Risk Prostate CancerApril 06, 2016

Study finds no benefits in disease progression, survival

Gene May Raise Melanoma Risk, Even Without Sun ExposureApril 06, 2016

Variant of gene linked to skin pigmentation tied to higher chance of deadly skin cancer in study

Sugary Drinks, 'Bad' Carbs Tied to Breast, Prostate CancersApril 05, 2016

Preliminary study finds more reason to improve your diet

Shorter, Intensive Radiation Works for Prostate Cancer: StudyApril 04, 2016

The trial focused on early-stage disease that hadn't spread beyond the gland

Is Seniors' Dental Health Tied to Mental Health?April 01, 2016

Declines in one seem to mirror declines in the other, but cause-and-effect isn't clear, study says

A New Health Perk for Coffee Drinkers?April 01, 2016

The brew, in any form, might cut colon cancer risk; the more you drink, the lower the risk, study suggests