July 23, 2014: Good Odds for Those Who Need Bone Marrow Donor, Study Finds
Most blood cancer patients will find an acceptable match through bone marrow registry

July 23, 2014: Painful, Itchy Patches Could Be Sign of Skin Cancer
But it's likely to be the non-melanoma type, dermatologist says

July 23, 2014: Zydelig Approved for Three Types of Blood Cancer
But label warns drug may be toxic to liver

July 22, 2014: Technique Used in Some Hysterectomies May Help Spread Cancer: Study
Cutting uterus into smaller fragments for minimally invasive removal can disperse undetected malignancy

July 22, 2014: Blood Test Might Help Predict Survival With Lou Gehrig's Disease
Study findings may also help researchers test new ALS drugs, researchers suggest

July 18, 2014: HPV Test Beats Pap Smear in Gauging Cervical Cancer Risk, Study Finds
Study of over 1 million women suggests it could be stand-alone screening method

July 18, 2014: Can Bike Riding Up Prostate Cancer Risk?
Experts note study findings aren't definitive, and risk is minimal

July 18, 2014: Those With HIV Living Longer, International Study Finds
Deaths from AIDS-related causes, heart disease and liver disease have all dropped

July 17, 2014: With ERs, the Busier, the Better, Study Finds
Risk of death may be 10 percent lower at high-volume emergency rooms

July 16, 2014: Removing Healthy Breast of Little Benefit to Breast Cancer Patients: Study
Women choosing the procedure gained just one to seven extra months of life over 20 years, researchers say

July 16, 2014: Is Obesity an Advantage After Heart Procedures?
Experts urge caution in interpreting study results

July 16, 2014: Researchers Spot Potential New Culprit Behind Alzheimer's
Abnormal levels of certain protein are more common in affected patients, study reports

July 15, 2014: Stroke Rates Declining Among Seniors, Study Shows
But, rate of brain attacks among those younger than 65 unchanged

July 15, 2014: Home Blood Pressure Monitoring Likely Saves Money, Study Finds
American Heart Association recommends self-testing; research says it benefits patients and insurers

July 15, 2014: Surgery Soon After Stroke Can Be Risky: Study
Best to wait at least nine months after stroke to have elective procedure, researchers advise

July 15, 2014: Alzheimer's Rate Falling in the United States, Studies Show
Improved heart health may be one reason for decline seen in some developed countries

July 14, 2014: Don't Judge a Pill by Its Color
Study finds people may stop taking heart medications if the drug's appearance changes

July 14, 2014: Men With Prostate Cancer May Not Always Get Best Advice
Doctors suggest widely varying treatments; second opinion vital, experts say

July 14, 2014: Testicular Cancer Up Sharply Among Young Hispanics, Study Finds
More research is needed to understand why, authors say

July 14, 2014: High Blood Pressure May Protect the Very Old From Dementia
But it's too early to recommend any change in treatment, researcher says

July 14, 2014: Staying Active May Help Prevent Dementia
Physical activity in middle age might reduce risk of memory disorders, studies suggest

July 14, 2014: Can Games, Puzzles Keep Aging Minds Sharp?
New study says maybe, but the reason why isn't yet clear

July 14, 2014: Widowhood May Delay Dementia in Some Seniors, Study Finds
Social support might be the key, researcher says

July 14, 2014: Eye Tests Might Help ID Alzheimer's, Studies Suggest
Researchers report on two approaches that look for telltale plaques

July 14, 2014: FDA Advisers Weigh Risks of Procedure for Removal of Uterine Fibroids
No guarantee that devices won't increase chances of spreading cancer to other parts of a woman's body, experts say

July 11, 2014: Depression May Make It Harder to Beat Prostate Cancer
Men with both conditions have worse survival odds, study contends

July 10, 2014: Study Links Vasectomy to Aggressive Prostate Cancer
But the finding doesn't prove cause-and-effect; urologists call for more research

July 09, 2014: Breast Cancer Drug Aromasin May Be Option for Some Premenopausal Women
It produced lower 5-year recurrence rates compared to tamoxifen, but didn't boost overall survival, study finds

July 09, 2014: Older Adults Can Safely Donate a Kidney, Study Finds
No greater risk for heart disease, diabetes or death among donors, researchers say

July 08, 2014: Cervical Cancer Vaccine Doesn't Boost Clot Risk: Study
Analysis included more than 500,000 women from Denmark

July 08, 2014: More Painkillers May Raise Heart Risks for Older Women: Review
Class of drugs that includes naproxen linked to increased chance of heart attack, stroke, but finding not conclusive

July 08, 2014: Severe Obesity Cuts Up to 14 Years Off Life: Study
As weight climbs, so do related deaths from heart disease, diabetes and cancer, researchers say

July 07, 2014: Experts Reject Routine Screening for Narrowed Neck Arteries
Widespread testing in healthy adults would lead to too many unnecessary follow-up procedures, panel says

July 07, 2014: Home Nurse Visits May Improve Survival of Moms, Babies
Deaths were far more common when poor women did not receive follow-up care, study finds

July 07, 2014: Men Develop Breast Cancer, Too
But little research is done on male treatments, expert says

July 07, 2014: Possible Advance for Some Late-Stage Lung Cancer Patients
Surgical biopsy could pave way for targeted treatments, study says

July 04, 2014: Cholesterol Levels May Be Linked to Breast Cancer Risk
But research is still preliminary, experts say

July 03, 2014: Beleodaq Approved for Aggressive non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
When lymph nodes become cancerous

July 03, 2014: Grill Safely This Holiday Weekend
Expert offers tips on avoiding food poisoning and reducing cancer risk from barbecued meat

July 02, 2014: 'Generally Reassuring' Findings on Fertility Drugs, Women's Cancers
But researchers still urge long-term monitoring

July 01, 2014: Liver Cancer Drug Fails to Live Up to Early Promise
Everolimus didn't improve survival for people with advanced liver disease, study finds

July 01, 2014: Mammography Costs Soar for Seniors, But Detection Rates the Same: Study
Research hasn't shown expensive technologies benefit women over 65, researcher says

July 01, 2014: HIV Patients Less Likely to Get Cancer Treatment: Study
Challenges in managing side effects may prompt some doctors to treat tumors less aggressively, researchers suggest

July 01, 2014: Childhood Vaccines Vindicated Once More
No link to autism found in large review of previous research on measles, mumps, rubella vaccine

June 30, 2014: Most Women Don't Need Regular Pelvic Exams, New Guidelines State
Review found no evidence they benefit many women, but cervical cancer screening still needed

June 30, 2014: Nursing Home Care May Be Out of Reach for Many Aging 'Boomers': Study
Price tag for 1 year of institutionalized care is now about $84,000, federal report says

June 27, 2014: Teens Who Prefer Menthols Are Heavier Smokers: Study
It's a fallacy that they're safer than other tobacco products, researcher says

June 26, 2014: Many Unaware of Their HIV Status Until It's Advanced
ER study also finds high proportion without health insurance

June 26, 2014: Study: Daily Low-Dose Aspirin May Help Ward Off Pancreatic Cancer
But, finding isn't conclusive, and people shouldn't take the drug just to cut cancer risk, experts say

June 25, 2014: Over Half of Seniors Plagued by Incontinence: CDC
Older men and women prone to urinary and bladder problems, report finds