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Assessing Health Issues of Child Refugees November 27, 2015

Medical profiles of newly arrived children are important for treatment, researcher says

Sweat to Help Reduce Your Risk for Prostate Cancer November 27, 2015

Vigorous exercise, nutritious diet lower odds for deadly forms of the disease, research suggests

FDA Approves First Flu Shot With Added Ingredient to Boost Immune Response November 25, 2015

Vaccine can be used in seniors, who are often hit hardest by illness

Retail Prices of Dermatology Drugs Skyrocket November 25, 2015

Study reveals quintupling of prices over six years

Portrazza Approved for Advanced Lung Cancer November 24, 2015

The top cause of cancer death in the United States

More Cervical Cancers Caught Early Among Young Women Since Obamacare November 24, 2015

Researchers suggest provision allowing young adults to stay on parents' insurance linked to more screening

Opdivo Approved for Advanced Kidney Cancer November 24, 2015

More than 14,000 projected to die from disease this year

Screening Inmates for Hepatitis C Benefits General Community: Study November 23, 2015

Routine testing could prevent transmission, reduce health care costs, researcher says

Colon Cancer Screening Rates on the Rise in NYC November 23, 2015

Unique coalition may be one reason why, and might serve as model for other cities, experts say

Ninlaro Approved for Multiple Myeloma November 20, 2015

Blocks certain enzymes, hindering cancer-cell growth

Yoga May Boost Quality of Life for Prostate Cancer Patients November 20, 2015

Small study shows those undergoing radiation therapy had fewer side effects, less fatigue

Cancer Survivors, Overweight Men May Face Job Discrimination November 19, 2015

If applicants were heavy or revealed previous illness, they got negative responses, studies say

Childhood Cancer Survivors May Suffer Physically, Mentally Decades Later November 19, 2015

Long-term effects of powerful treatments merit further study, experts say

Potential Treatment for a Serious Respiratory Infection in Kids November 19, 2015

Preliminary study of new drug for RSV yields promising results, experts say

More Than 8 Percent of Kids With Cancer May Be Genetically Prone to the Disease November 18, 2015

Genetic screening might be useful for all childhood cancer patients, researchers say

Prostate Cancer Screening, Detection Both Down in U.S., Studies Say November 17, 2015

But whether that's good or bad isn't yet clear

Darzalex Approved for Multiple Myeloma November 16, 2015

For people who have received other treatments

Coffee Drinkers May Live Longer November 16, 2015

Regular java and decaf were linked to survival benefits in study

Male Infertility Might Signal Higher Odds of Testicular Cancer November 16, 2015

Abnormally low sperm count tied to greater risk, study suggests

Gene Study of Liver Tumor Reveals Versatile DNA November 13, 2015

More than 100 million mutations allow it to adapt quickly, resist cancer treatments

Lung Cancer Surgery Rates Differ Widely Between States November 13, 2015

Quality of insurance across U.S. may influence treatment, researcher says

Healthy Diet May Lower Black Women's Risk of Ovarian Cancer November 13, 2015

Preventing the disease is key, researchers say, since tumors often spotted too late for a cure

Kidney Woes Tied to Raised Cancer Risk, Study Finds November 12, 2015

Dialysis, organ transplant may boost odds for certain types of cancer

Physical Fitness Linked to Mental Fitness in Seniors November 12, 2015

Study found regular activity associated with better connections between different brain regions

Head, Neck Cancer Patients May Be at Higher Risk for Suicide: Study November 12, 2015

Dependence on breathing tubes, feeding tubes might play a part in despair, researcher says

Angioplasty May Not Boost Survival for Some Heart Disease Patients November 11, 2015

Most people should try medication plus lifestyle changes first, experts say

Too Few Psychiatric Patients Screened for Diabetes: Study November 11, 2015

Commonly prescribed antipsychotic medications tied to greater risk of type 2 disease

Childhood Cancer Tied to Raised Risk for Other Ills in Adult Life November 11, 2015

Study found upped odds for diabetes, autoimmune disorders decades later

Bystander CPR Helps Some Kids Survive Cardiac Arrest November 10, 2015

Unfortunately, infants don't appear to be benefitting, study finds

Cotellic Approved for Advanced Melanoma November 10, 2015

Nearly 10,000 projected to die this year from deadly skin cancer

High-Risk Lung Cancer Patients May Benefit From Surgery November 10, 2015

Study showed procedure can be an option for people with early stage disease

Belly Fat Is Bad, Even at a Normal Weight November 10, 2015

When pounds collect around the middle, risk of premature death rises, study finds

Lower Blood Pressure Target Could Save Lives: Study November 09, 2015

Risk of heart troubles was lowered by 25 percent, while death risk was reduced 27 percent

Many Who Survive Cardiac Arrest Don't Suffer Brain Damage November 09, 2015

Research finds that 84 percent of survivors retain their mental function

Barbecued, Pan-Fried Meat May Boost Kidney Cancer Risk November 09, 2015

High-heat cooking methods implicated in new study

Early Warning Sign for Kidney Disease Identified in Study November 05, 2015

Researchers say blood test can predict risk up to five years before damage begins

Tapeworm May Have Spread Cancer Cells to Colombian Man November 04, 2015

CDC experts say this is first known case of the parasite causing tumors in a human

Study Links Having Children to Lower Ovarian Cancer Risk November 03, 2015

Women who've had their tubes tied also seemed to be protected

Better Diets May Be Extending Americans' Lives November 02, 2015

Study suggests people are eating better, living longer, though there's still room for lots of improvement

Breast-Feeding May Reduce Risk of Aggressive Breast Cancer: Study October 30, 2015

Researchers call for removing obstacles to breast-feeding in home, community and workplace

Giving Birth, Breast-feeding May Help Women's Long-Term Health October 30, 2015

Researchers find link between childbirth and lower risk of death from cancer or heart disease

FDA Approves Expanded Use for Melanoma Drug October 29, 2015

Yervoy can now be used after surgery to reduce risk of deadly skin cancer returning

Too Few Preteen Girls Get HPV Vaccine, CDC Says October 29, 2015

Common sexually transmitted virus can cause multiple cancers

Breast Cancer Equally Common Now Among Blacks, Whites October 29, 2015

In years past, rate for whites exceeded that of blacks, but that gap is gone, American Cancer Society says

Statins May Dampen Protective Powers of Flu Vaccines October 29, 2015

Research suggests cholesterol-lowering meds linked to lower levels of influenza antibodies in seniors

Too Many Seniors With Diabetes Are Overtreated, Study Suggests October 29, 2015

Even when blood sugar, blood pressure levels dropped too low, doctors didn't cut back on meds

Ovarian Cancer Drug Shows Promise With Tough-to-Treat Prostate Tumors October 28, 2015

In small study, olaparib targeted gene mutation in men who had failed other therapy, researchers report

Injected Drug Approved for Melanoma Skin Cancer October 28, 2015

Imlygic designed to rupture and kill cancer cells

Marriage May Aid Recovery From Heart Surgery, Study Finds October 28, 2015

Greater risk of dying or disability seen among divorced, separated, widowed

New Treatment for Melanoma Gets FDA Approval October 28, 2015

In early trial, genetically engineered cold sore virus was injected into tumors, caused them to rupture and die