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Drug May Help Some Breast Cancer Patients Avoid Early Menopause March 04, 2015

Standard chemo can end fertility, but adding goserelin helped some survivors go on to conceive, study found

Fit Body at 40 May Keep Brain Bright at 60 March 04, 2015

Tests show higher midlife fitness levels tied to greater brain volume, function decades later

Opdivo Approval Expanded to Include Lung Cancer March 04, 2015

The leading cause of cancer death in the U.S.

Common Class of Drugs May Be Linked to Pneumonia Risk March 03, 2015

But more research is needed before scientists say anticholinergics cause the infection

Study Questions Close Monitoring of Thyroid Growths March 03, 2015

Five-year follow-up shows the overwhelming majority remain harmless

Growth Checks in Children Might Spot Celiac Disease March 02, 2015

The gastrointestinal illness typically slows height, weight gains, experts say

Gene Mutations Tied to Leukemia Rise With Age, Study Finds February 26, 2015

But just having cancer-linked DNA doesn't mean the disease will develop, study authors stressed

Early Hospital Release May Hurt Broken-Hip Patients February 25, 2015

Survival odds improve with longer stay, study finds

Colon Cancer's Location May Be Factor in Survival February 24, 2015

Poorer outcome seen in study when tumor began on the organ's right side

Did PSA Test's Decline Spur Rise in Prostate Cancers? February 24, 2015

Researchers report 3 percent annual rise in intermediate- and high-risk cases

Farydak Approved for Multiple Myeloma February 24, 2015

Blood cancer kills more than 10,000 Americans annually

Testicular Cancer May Raise Prostate Cancer Risk: Study February 23, 2015

But it's too soon to make any recommendations, and overall risk is low, researcher says

Watch-and-Wait Strategy May Be Riskier for Certain Prostate Cancers February 23, 2015

Study found lower survival for intermediate-risk disease, compared to low-risk cases

Think Hookahs Filter Out Tobacco Toxins? Think Again February 20, 2015

Study finds the popular water pipes do not rid smoke of heavy metals

Generic Eye Drops for Glaucoma Encourage Greater Use February 19, 2015

Non-branded medication may be more than $1,000 cheaper a year, researchers report

Sun's Damage Lingers Long After Dark February 19, 2015

UV rays cause DNA-related harm to skin cells, study finds

Mammogram Rates May Fall When Women Learn of 'Overdiagnosis' Risk February 19, 2015

Study found patients were more reluctant to undergo the screen if told it often caught less harmful disease

Are Too Many Prostate Cancer Patients Receiving Treatment? February 19, 2015

Study also raises concerns about possible overuse of radiation therapy

More Americans Surviving Cancer Today Than 20 Years Ago February 19, 2015

Study shows biggest improvements in people diagnosed between ages 50 and 64

Low Cancer Risk With Device Used to Remove Fibroids, Study Finds February 19, 2015

Researchers call the findings 'reassuring,' but FDA warnings remain for older women

Study Ties Shingles Virus to Dangerous Blood Vessel Disease in Elderly February 18, 2015

Condition causes inflamed vessels in scalp, neck and arms, and can be deadly, researchers say

Eczema Cream for Children Not a Cancer Risk, Study Finds February 18, 2015

Company-funded research followed nearly 7,500 kids over 10 years

Mouse Study Explores Secrets of Marijuana 'Munchies' February 18, 2015

Researcher says pot might help release an appetite-stimulating hormone

Health Tip: Exercising as a Senior February 18, 2015

Here are answers to help you get moving

Too Few Breast Cancer Patients Getting Radiation After Mastectomy: Study February 17, 2015

More than a third with 'locally advanced' disease don't get treatment aimed at preventing tumor's return

Study Refutes Notion That Fans Are Useless in Extreme Heat February 17, 2015

But, air-conditioning is still best option when temperatures soar, experts say

Sleep Group Updates Shuteye Guidelines February 17, 2015

Biggest changes for babies and seniors

Health Tip: Using Household Chemicals February 17, 2015

Suggestions to protect yourself

Chronic Illness, Loneliness May Go Hand-in-Hand for Some Elderly February 16, 2015

Don't blame yourself for illness and try to find new ways to socialize, experts suggest

Golden Anniversaries May Bring an Added Special Glow February 16, 2015

Study sees slight uptick in sexual activity for couples married 50 years or more

'Mindfulness' May Help Ease Sleep Problems for Seniors February 16, 2015

Small study found meditation improved sleep scores more than lessons on sleep habits

'Superagers' Seem to Have 'Younger' Brains, Researchers Find February 13, 2015

Their sharp memories at 80 and beyond may provide clues for treating dementia

Sleepiness in Your Teen May Signal 'Weed' Use February 13, 2015

Ten percent of those tested for narcolepsy also had marijuana in their system, researchers found

FDA Approves Drug for Advanced Thyroid Cancer February 13, 2015

Progression-free survival with Lenvima was nearly five times longer compared to a placebo

New Techniques Outline Tumors' Location in the Brain February 13, 2015

Early trials show promise of scans to help surgeons in the OR, or to track the effect of treatments

Lenvima Approved for Common Thyroid Cancer February 13, 2015

Recommended for use if radioactive iodine fails to stop progression

Don't Exclude Cancer Survivors From Lung Cancer Trials, Study Urges February 13, 2015

Finding runs counter to current practice, researchers note

Study Ties Hormone Therapy to Increased Ovarian Cancer Risk February 13, 2015

Overall increase is small, though, adding 1 cancer per 1,000 women treated

Cancer Patients Prefer Care That Includes Their Input February 12, 2015

But whether shared decision making results in better outcomes isn't clear, study finds

New Drug May Slow Recurrent Thyroid Cancer, Study Finds February 12, 2015

Progression-free survival nearly five times longer in people receiving treatment

Low Vitamin D Levels in Stroke Survivors a Bad Sign, Study Finds February 12, 2015

Tied to raised risk of a severe stroke, poor recovery, researchers say

Cancer Patients Rarely Request Unneeded Tests, Treatments: Study February 12, 2015

Doctors' claims that this is fueling increasing health costs unwarranted, expert says

Motorized Stationary Bike May Help With Stroke Rehabilitation February 12, 2015

Aerobic exercise improved outlook and helped patients regain everyday skills

Dehydration Linked to Greater Stroke Damage February 12, 2015

Thicker blood may be the reason why, study suggests

Some Stroke Survivors May Face Heightened Cancer Risk, Study Shows February 12, 2015

But cancer only affected about 2 percent of those in two-year follow-up period

U.S. Smoking Deaths May Be Underestimated, Study Suggests February 11, 2015

Each year, 60,000 more smokers die from causes that have association with smoking, researchers say

Lower Blood Pressure Reduces First Stroke Risk: Study February 11, 2015

New research suggests keeping top number below 140

Driving Soon After Stroke May Be Risky, Studies Suggest February 11, 2015

Recent survivors more likely to make errors and have collisions in simulated tests

Eyes May Be Window to Outcomes After Stroke, Research Suggests February 11, 2015

Thickness of optic nerve's sheath seemed tied to odds for patient death during the study period

Researchers Identify 8 Signs of Impending Death February 09, 2015

Findings could help families prepare and aid in end-of-life care choices

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