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NIH Experts Cast Doubt on Rat Study Linking Cellphones, Tumors May 27, 2016

Rodents exposed to phone radiation actually lived longer than unexposed animals, reviewers point out

Make That Memorial Day BBQ Tasty -- and Safe May 27, 2016

Cooking meat at high temperatures can release harmful chemicals, but a few precautions help, nutritionist says

6 Sun Safety Tips for 'Don't Fry Day' May 27, 2016

National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention reminds you to avoid unprotected sun exposure

Healthy Living May Offset Genetic Breast Cancer Risk May 26, 2016

Lifestyle may matter even more when your DNA is working against you, research shows

Global Recession May Have Contributed to Cancer Deaths May 26, 2016

Health-care cuts, unemployment linked to more than 260,000 additional deaths, study finds

Researchers Find 8 Immune Genes in Aggressive Brain Cancer May 25, 2016

Discovery might eventually lead to better treatment for glioblastoma multiforme

Common Abnormal Heart Rhythm Linked to Cancer Risk May 25, 2016

But study only found an association and doesn't prove that atrial fibrillation causes cancer

Most Americans Wouldn't Join a Clinical Trial, Survey Finds May 24, 2016

Only 40 percent had favorable view of these studies, but number rose when they received more info

Colon Cancer Rising in People Under 50 May 24, 2016

Incidence up more than 10 percent in 10 years among Americans, study finds

Time to Drop the 'No-Eating Rule' Before Colonoscopy? May 24, 2016

Consuming limited amount of low-fiber food day before didn't disrupt procedure, study finds

Too Many Advanced Cancer Patients Lack Info About Their Disease May 23, 2016

In study, just 1 in 20 terminally ill people understood their prognosis, researchers say

Blood Pressure Swings Linked to Faster Decline in Mental Skills May 23, 2016

Study found older adults with wide variations were more likely to show deterioration in thinking abilities

Home Remedy For Skin Cancer May Cause Damage, Mask New Growth May 23, 2016

'Black salve' made FDA's fake cancer cures list

Fertility Info Lacking for Young Women Who Beat Cancer May 23, 2016

Two-thirds said they would've liked more advice on preserving ability to have children, study shows

Newer Drugs Helping Older People With Eye Disease May 20, 2016

Treatments keeping those with macular degeneration reading and driving longer, study finds

Elderly Benefit From Intensive Blood Pressure Treatment May 20, 2016

No greater risk of complications such as falls, fainting, study finds

A Little Excess Weight May Boost Colon Cancer Survival May 19, 2016

Researchers saw an effect, but experts stress that heavier people also have higher odds of getting cancer

Fatty Foods During Teen Years May Influence Later Breast Cancer Risk May 19, 2016

Higher amounts of unhealthy fats tied to greater breast density, researchers suggest

FDA Approves New Drug to Treat Bladder Cancer May 19, 2016

Tecentriq boosted survival in small trial

'Precision' Cancer Treatment May Extend Lives May 19, 2016

Therapy that uses patient DNA to guide drug selection seems superior to standard chemo, study finds

'Sunscreen' Gene May Guard Against Skin Cancer May 19, 2016

Researchers hope their discovery will lead to preventive drugs

Melanoma Drug Boosting Survival for Many, Study Shows May 19, 2016

Keytruda also seen prompting remission in 1 in 6 cases

Early Palliative Care Seems to Help Caregivers, Too May 18, 2016

Such programs improve quality of life for folks caring for terminal cancer patients, study finds

Tumor Location Affects Colon Cancer Survival: Study May 18, 2016

It found that patients with tumors on the left side lived longer than those with malignancies on the right

HIV Patients Less Likely to Get Treatment for Cancer: Study May 17, 2016

But it's not clear what's driving the difference in care, researcher says

Severe, Untreated Sleep Apnea Linked to Aggressive Melanoma May 17, 2016

Study can't prove cause-and-effect, but experts point out that shuteye promotes healthy immune function

Exercise May Cut Risk of 13 Cancers, Study Suggests May 16, 2016

Moderate and vigorous activity includes brisk walking, tennis, jogging, swimming

Devout Women May Enjoy Better Health May 16, 2016

They were one-third less likely to die over 20-year period, study suggests

More Support for Aggressive Blood Pressure Treatment for Elderly May 16, 2016

Latest findings from national trial show it lowers chances of heart failure, even in older adults

Facebook's Lure the Same for Young and Old May 13, 2016

Seniors like to connect with family and friends, too, study finds

Inactive Women May Face Higher Risk for Cervical Cancer May 13, 2016

But study found just 30 minutes of exercise a week might lower chances of disease

Is Ovary Removal Tied to Colon Cancer Risk? May 12, 2016

Loss of female hormones may explain potential association, researchers say

Disabling Falls Don't Have to Happen May 12, 2016

Expert advice on how seniors can lower their risk

How Your Car Side Window May Be Harming Your Skin, Eyes May 12, 2016

Many don't offer enough protection from the sun's damaging UV rays, study finds

Many Breast Cancer Patients Try Alternative Medicine First: Study May 12, 2016

But delay in getting chemotherapy may lower odds of survival, researcher says

Could Canine Research Offer Clues to Human Brain Cancer? May 12, 2016

Scientists identify three genes thought to raise risk for glioma tumors

Teens Who Eat Lots of Fruit May Lower Their Breast Cancer Risk: Study May 12, 2016

But second report found women who drink more alcohol over time might increase chances of disease

Health Tip: Identifying an Ordinary Mole May 11, 2016

Here's how one should look

Could 'Breast Cancer Genes' Play Role in Prostate Cancer, Too? May 09, 2016

Multiple studies suggest they might

Aspirin May Help Protect Against Bile Duct Cancer: Study May 06, 2016

People who took it regularly were three times less likely to develop the disease

Poor Vision and Dangerous Falls Plague Many U.S. Seniors May 05, 2016

Year-long CDC study finds 1.3 million people over 65 with poor eyesight fell at least once

Lung Cancer Surgery Worthwhile for Older Patients May 05, 2016

Study found those 65 and older survived longer when they had operation

Seniors: Pump Iron, Live Longer May 04, 2016

Twice-weekly strength training cut risk of dying during 15-year study

New Guidelines Recommend Inpatient Rehab After Stroke May 04, 2016

American Heart Association and American Stroke Association say this helps patients more than a nursing home

Radon in the Home May Be Linked to Blood Cancers in Women May 03, 2016

Study found no connection with men, further research is needed

Additional Treatments Offer Little Benefit for Pancreatic Cancer: Study May 03, 2016

Neither extra chemotherapy drug nor add-on radiation aided longevity in French trial

Well Water a Suspected Cause of Bladder Cancer in New England May 02, 2016

Researchers believe arsenic exposure might contribute to higher-than-normal rates

Could Talk Therapy Ease Chemo-Related Memory Issues? May 02, 2016

Researchers suggest their approach could improve survivors' quality of life

Seniors' Worsening Depression May Sometimes Predict Dementia April 29, 2016

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

Smog May Boost Risk for Several Cancers April 29, 2016

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