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Could a Lung Cancer Drug Work Better With Coke?February 12, 2016

Study finds cola boosts effectiveness of Tarceva for patients who are also taking a heartburn medicine

Overactive Thyroid Linked to Breast Cancer RiskFebruary 11, 2016

But researchers added that their study did not prove cause-and-effect

More Young Breast Cancer Patients Getting Gene TestFebruary 11, 2016

New study finds nearly all women under 40 at diagnosis are opting for BRCA evaluation

Health Tip: Eat Wisely During Cancer TreatmentFebruary 11, 2016

The immune system is weaker

U.S. Dementia Rates Seem to Be Falling, Study FindsFebruary 10, 2016

Decades-long review revealed risk of brain disease is dropping, while age at diagnosis is going up

Weight-Loss Surgery May Lengthen Older People's Lives: StudyFebruary 10, 2016

But those under 35, and especially women, may not reap as much benefit

Why Americans Have Shorter Lifespans Than People in Similar NationsFebruary 09, 2016

Study finds shootings, crashes and drug overdoses contribute to a 2-year gap in life expectancy

Allergy Shots Still Effective for SeniorsFebruary 09, 2016

Researchers say aging immune system doesn't significantly reduce injections' usefulness

Is Fat From Another Area of Body Safe for Breast Reconstruction?February 08, 2016

Research shows this practice doesn't increase risk for new cancers or recurrence

PSA Testing Differs Among Primary Care Doctors, UrologistsFebruary 08, 2016

Researchers examine falloff after change in prostate cancer screening recommendations

Adult Survivors of Childhood Brain Tumors May Have Lingering Troubles: StudyFebruary 08, 2016

Intelligence, memory and attention can be affected by treatments, researchers say

Health Tip: Restrict Your Diet Before ColonoscopyFebruary 08, 2016

Limit fiber several days in advance of the exam

Breast Cancer Survivors Vulnerable for Thyroid Tumors, and Vice Versa: StudyFebruary 05, 2016

Doctors, patients should know of increased risk, expert says

Allergies, Asthma Tied to Lower Risk of Brain CancerFebruary 05, 2016

Researchers found 30 percent lower odds for those with respiratory allergies and eczema

Racial Disparity in Kidney Transplant Outcomes Narrows: StudyFebruary 04, 2016

Rejections, early deaths on the decline among black organ recipients

Depression May Boost Seniors' Risk for Heart Disease, StrokeFebruary 04, 2016

Doctors should monitor older adults for low mood, researchers say

Majority of Americans and Canadians Expects Cancer Cure in Their LifetimeFebruary 04, 2016

And, about two-thirds don't see cancer diagnosis as inevitably fatal, Harris Poll finds

Exercise May Prevent Harmful Falls in MenFebruary 04, 2016

Males made greater gains than women, study says

Meditation May Ease Pain, Anxiety From Breast Cancer Biopsy: StudyFebruary 04, 2016

Researchers also found music helps during the procedure

Could IVF Raise Children's Odds for Blood Cancer?February 04, 2016

Study of in vitro fertilization shows slightly elevated risk, but experts aren't sounding alarms

Young Black, Hispanic Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients Face Worse Outcomes: StudyFebruary 03, 2016

Early stage disease can be cured about 90 percent of the time, researchers note

When Seniors Stop Driving, Poorer Health May Be a PassengerFebruary 03, 2016

Depression and mental, physical declines stood out in research review

Time to Follow-Up After a Positive Colon Cancer Test Varies by HospitalFebruary 03, 2016

Patients at one health care system waited almost 6 months for colonoscopy after stool sample results

Girls Who Eat More Fiber May Face Lower Breast Cancer Risk Later: StudyFebruary 01, 2016

Start eating vegetables, fruits, beans and whole grains early in life, experts say

Older, Sicker Patients Admitted to Hospitals on Weekends, Study SaysFebruary 01, 2016

This could contribute to higher death rate between Friday, Monday

Newer Treatment May Be Easier on Children With Brain TumorsFebruary 01, 2016

Study finds fewer long-term side effects from proton radiotherapy

Poorer Black Patients Have Lower Survival From Esophageal CancerJanuary 29, 2016

Affluence seems key, since death rates didn't vary by race at higher income levels, study found

Worldwide Boost in Breast-Feeding Could Save 800,000 Lives: StudyJanuary 29, 2016

Global economy would also benefit from more mothers nursing their babies, study contends

Halaven Approved for Advanced Soft Tissue CancerJanuary 28, 2016

FDA says it's first liposarcoma drug to improve survival

Hepatitis C Reported at 19 Dialysis Clinics: CDCJanuary 28, 2016

Health officials blame lapses in infection control practices

Health Tip: Getting Healthier After CancerJanuary 28, 2016

Diet and exercise are key

New Kidney Transplant Drug Cuts Risk of Earlier Death: StudyJanuary 27, 2016

Belatacept showed long-term benefits over older immune-suppressing drug, but costs more

Brain Protein Might Offer New Clues to Alzheimer's TreatmentJanuary 27, 2016

High levels of BDNF appear to slow mental decline, researchers say

Melanoma Strikes Earlier If Indoor Tanning Begins in Teens: StudyJanuary 27, 2016

Findings support ban on tanning beds, researcher says

Appalachia Cancer Rates Higher Than Average, But ShrinkingJanuary 27, 2016

Smoking, poverty are key contributors, U.S. study says

Seniors Need to Take Extra Care in the ColdJanuary 27, 2016

U.S. National Institute on Aging warns about hypothermia

Too Sedentary? There's an App for ThatJanuary 27, 2016

Pilot study shows that smartphone reminders get people moving more

Cancer's Financial Burden Tied to Poorer Survival, Study FindsJanuary 26, 2016

Economic stress may force patients to forgo vital treatments, experts say

Smoking Lowers Breast Cancer Survival, Study FindsJanuary 26, 2016

Smoking after diagnosis tied to 72 percent higher risk of death from the disease versus never smoking

Depression Screening Should Include All Pregnant, Postpartum Women: PanelJanuary 26, 2016

As many as 1 in 10 shows signs of mood disorder after birth, says task force

Weight May Influence Outcomes After Lung Cancer SurgeryJanuary 26, 2016

Study found the very thin or very obese had the highest odds for complications

After Heart Surgery, House Calls by Physician Assistants HelpJanuary 26, 2016

Patients who had two visits were less likely to need hospital readmission, study says

Study Finds Stool Test Effective for Detecting Colon CancerJanuary 25, 2016

Colonoscopy still preferred screening, but this offers less invasive option, researchers say

Free Nicotine Patches by Mail May Help Smokers QuitJanuary 25, 2016

Intervention helped boost success rates a bit, even when counseling wasn't included, study found

More People Under 50 Getting Colon Cancer, Analysis FindsJanuary 25, 2016

Though guidelines suggest screening starts at 50, researcher says it's premature to change them

Majority of Americans Wants Medicare to Cover Obesity TreatmentsJanuary 22, 2016

Survey finds about three-quarters support expanding care to cover weight-loss drugs

Clot-Busters Might Be Useful for 'Previously Dependent' Stroke PatientsJanuary 22, 2016

Study finds favorable results among older adults who already had health problems

Simple Blood Test May Predict a Blood Cancer's ReturnJanuary 21, 2016

Results might help doctors decide which patients need a stem cell transplant after chemo

Many Older Americans May Get Unneeded Breast, Prostate Cancer ScreeningsJanuary 21, 2016

Seniors shouldn't be checked if they have less than 10 years to live, but study found almost 16 percent do

Check Your Risk for Diabetes, CDC UrgesJanuary 21, 2016

Prediabetes awareness campaign launched nationwide