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Athletic Trainers' Group Advises Heart Tests for Young Athletes October 17, 2014

Identifying problems may prevent sudden cardiac arrest, new guidelines suggest

Healthy Lifestyle May Boost Breast Cancer Survival October 16, 2014

Proper diet, exercise, weight control among factors that may help, experts say

Immune Therapy Induces Remission for Many With a Tough-to-Treat Blood Cancer October 15, 2014

But, some advanced acute lymphoblastic leukemia patients relapsed, study finds

Parenthood May Push Cancer Patients to Seek More Treatment October 15, 2014

They may choose aggressive therapy in attempt to have more time with children, study finds

Medicare Subsidy Helps Breast Cancer Patients Afford Treatment October 15, 2014

'Extra Help' program leads to more women on hormone therapy, study reports

Nearly 1 in 20 Cancer Patients Die Within Month of Surgery: Study October 14, 2014

Lack of access to quality care a major factor in these deaths, researchers say

Allergy to Some Metal Implants Linked to Rare Skin Cancer, Study Says October 14, 2014

Researchers say testing patients for adverse reaction may be needed

Smoking-Related Illnesses in U.S. Total 14 Million, Report Finds October 13, 2014

Many Americans suffer from multiple conditions related to cigarettes

Anesthetic During Breast-Removal Surgery May Reduce Long-Term Pain October 13, 2014

Mastectomy patients benefit from lidocaine, study says

Akynzeo Approved for Side Effects of Chemotherapy October 10, 2014

Drug helps ease nausea, vomiting

Healthy Habits Might Reduce Your Colon Cancer Risk October 10, 2014

Men in particular would benefit from 5 lifestyle practices, researchers say

High Cholesterol Tied to Prostate Cancer's Return in Study October 10, 2014

But expert doesn't recommend taking statins to prevent recurrence

Lung Cancer May Lie Dormant for 2 Decades October 09, 2014

Additional genetic mistakes eventually trigger aggressive growth, study finds

Woman's Thyroid Tumor Yields Clues on How to Battle Cancer October 08, 2014

Researchers discover two gene mutations that worked at cross purposes in responding to treatment

Gene Therapy Shows Potential for 'Bubble Boy' Disease October 08, 2014

Newer treatment seems to have less risk of certain cancer, researchers say

Laxative Type Might Influence Colon Cancer Risk, Study Finds October 08, 2014

Fiber-based formulations seem to lower chances for the disease, non-fiber products seem to raise them

U.S. Life Expectancy Hits Record High of Nearly 79 Years: CDC October 08, 2014

Lifestyle changes cited as reason for gains, researchers say

Ovarian Cancer DNA Detected in Vaginal Fluid, Researchers Report October 07, 2014

Preliminary finding may bring doctors one step closer to test that could catch the disease in early stages

Tobacco Tied to Higher Risk of Oral HPV Infection, Study Finds October 07, 2014

Researchers say smoking and 'chew' raised odds for the virus, which is linked to mouth, throat cancer

As Culture Changed, So Did Melanoma Risk, Study Finds October 07, 2014

New fashions led to more revealing clothing -- and tans

U.S. Traffic Accidents Send 2.5 Million to ERs Each Year, CDC Says October 07, 2014

Medical costs of those collisions top $18 billion, U.S. government estimates

Health Risks After Stroke May Linger for at Least 5 Years: Study October 07, 2014

Canadian study suggests patients may need to be more closely monitored over the long term

Taller People May Have Lower Risk of Esophageal Cancer: Study October 06, 2014

But researchers aren't sure why there is an association between the two

Cancer Diagnosis Can Take Toll on Mental Health, Study Finds October 06, 2014

Breast cancer particularly troubling, researchers report

More Women Having Reconstruction Surgery After Breast Cancer Treatment October 03, 2014

Study finds notable rise in number of women once considered at high risk for the procedure

Bro Alert: Too Much Booze May Harm Your Sperm October 03, 2014

And the risk of sexually transmitted infection climbs with more drinking, research suggests

Cancer Treatments in Pregnancy Safe for Offspring, Small Studies Find October 02, 2014

Chemo, radiation given after first trimester did not raise health risks for children

'High-Intensity' Hospitals Save More Elderly After Surgery: Study October 01, 2014

But downside includes longer hospital stays, fewer days in hospice

Oncologists' Group Calls for Measures to Curb Obesity-Related Cancers October 01, 2014

Better screening and treatments for obesity top to-do list, experts say

Experimental Cervical Cancer Vaccine Looks Promising in Trial October 01, 2014

Research suggests the HPV shot could prevent 90 percent of malignancies

Preterm Birth, Pneumonia Leading Causes of Death for Children Under 5 October 01, 2014

New global estimates suggest 2 million die each year from these conditions

Rat Study Suggests Light at Night Might Hamper Breast Cancer Therapy October 01, 2014

Tumors in rodents exposed to dim light seemed to develop resistance to a common cancer drug

Social Support May Be Key to Heart Attack Recovery September 30, 2014

Study found younger patients fared worse if they did not have family, friends to help afterwards

Obesity Tied to Higher Cancer Risk for Colon Cancer Survivors September 30, 2014

Finding is yet another reason to maintain a healthy weight, experts say

Groups Call for Medicare Coverage of Lung Cancer Screening September 30, 2014

CT scans for high-risk seniors covered by private insurers, but Medicare not required to do so

Herceptin Best for Certain Breast Cancer Patients, Study Says September 30, 2014

Drug should remain standard of care for HER2-positive tumors, doctors say

Too Many Heart Scans May Pose Radiation Risks, Cardiologists Say September 29, 2014

American Heart Association urges doctors to make sure patient understands dangers, test is appropriate

Obese in Adolescence, Colon Cancer in Later Life? September 29, 2014

Study doesn't prove cause-and-effect, but suggests the need for healthy habits in childhood

Drug Gives Big Survival Boost Against Type of Advanced Breast Cancer September 29, 2014

Women with HER2-positive tumors gained an average 16 more months of life with Perjeta, study finds

Scientists Detect Early Sign of Pancreatic Cancer September 29, 2014

Finding might lead one day to test for a disease that's hard to detect before advanced stages

Breast-Feeding May Cut Risk for Aggressive Breast Cancer in Black Women September 26, 2014

Finding was specific to tough-to-treat estrogen receptor-negative tumors, researchers say

Better-Informed Women Order Fewer Prenatal Gene Tests, Study Finds September 26, 2014

Unbiased facts are key to intelligent decision-making, researchers say

Increasing Skirt Sizes May Hike Your Breast Cancer Risk: Study September 25, 2014

British researchers suggest that going up a size every 10 years raised chances of disease by 33 percent

Memory Slips in Senior Years May Signal Dementia Risk September 24, 2014

Study found 80 percent of those who complained of forgetting things had Alzheimer's 12 years later

Lung Infections May Hamper Ability to Detect Lung Cancer September 23, 2014

Certain conditions make it harder to reliably detect tumors, study says

Some Women Need Tests for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Experts Say September 23, 2014

Guidelines include all sexually active females 24 and younger, plus older women deemed at higher risk

E-Cigarettes Don't Help Cancer Patients Quit Smoking: Study September 22, 2014

Long-term safety, effectiveness of the devices still unclear, researchers caution

Some U.S. Troops May Face Greater Skin Cancer Risk September 19, 2014

Soldiers might not have regular access to sunscreen, research reveals

Family Squabbles Can Derail Recovery From Cancer Surgery September 19, 2014

Study finds infection, other complications more likely for patients with difficult lives

Grief Can Weigh on Immune System in Older Folks, Study Says September 18, 2014

Those who are bereaved may be more likely to develop infections, researchers suggest

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