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Alzheimer's Patients' Use of Painkilling Patches Cause for Concern December 08, 2016

Researchers worried about long-term use together with other medications that cause drowsiness

New Drug Combo Shows Promise Curbing Tough-to-Treat Breast Cancer December 08, 2016

New regimen helped women with metastatic, hormone-receptor positive disease in study

Benign 'Toothlet' Tumor Found in 255 Million-Year-Old Fossil December 08, 2016

Scientists spotted the jaw malformation in a distant forerunner of mammals

Breast Cancer Cells May Change When They Spread to Brain: Study December 07, 2016

Finding might lead to better treatment, researchers say

For Heart Attack Survivors, a Risk of Suicide? December 07, 2016

Study findings underscore importance of depression screening, researcher says

Therapeutic Vaccine Shows 'Game-Changing' Promise Against a Leukemia December 07, 2016

Made by combining immune cells, cancer cells, it's kept some study patients in remission for nearly 5 years

Heart Rate Change When Standing Up Might Predict Older Adult's Death Risk December 07, 2016

People with slower heart rate recovery had higher odds of dying within 4 years, study found

Taking Breast Cancer Prevention Drug Beyond 5 Years May Not Raise Survival December 07, 2016

Study found women who continued with letrozole did experience other benefits, however

Baby Boomers Going to Pot December 06, 2016

Americans 65-plus more than doubled their use of marijuana over 8 years, study finds

Keeping Minors From Tanning Beds Would Save Thousands of Lives, Study Says December 06, 2016

FDA proposal aims to protect younger people from skin cancer

Worldwide Cancer Rates Up More Than One-Third in Past Decade: Report December 05, 2016

Researchers cite population aging and growth

Drug Combo Shows Promise Against Some Soft Tissue Tumors December 02, 2016

Adding new drug to standard one helped control sarcomas in early trial on 2 patients

After Cancer, Higher Risk of Severe Heart Attack December 01, 2016

Cardiologists, oncologists must work together, researcher says

Could White Wine Boost Your Melanoma Risk? December 01, 2016

Large study ties a daily glass to a slightly elevated rate of the deadly skin cancer

'Magic Mushroom' Chemical Eases Cancer Patients' Despair December 01, 2016

Hallucinogenic drug psilocybin relieved depression, anxiety quickly and lasted for months, studies found

Wider Low-Dose Aspirin Use Would Save U.S. $692 Billion: Study November 30, 2016

Many patients who should take it don't, researchers say

Aerobic Exercise May Help Guard Against Dementia November 30, 2016

Study found seniors with mild cognitive impairment saw gains in thinking, memory skills after six months of workouts

Kidney Cancer Drug Shows Promise in Early Trial November 30, 2016

93 percent had tumor growth controlled for median of more than 8 months, researchers report

Having Trouble Hearing? Maybe It's Not Your Ears November 30, 2016

Part of the problem for seniors might lie in the brain, research suggests

Cancer Advances Demand Continual Funding, Specialists Say November 29, 2016

Conference organizers call for worldwide research partnerships

Electronic In-Hospital Prescribing: Trouble for Older Adults? November 29, 2016

Study found 41 percent of meds that can increase drowsiness were set too high for seniors, linked to accidents

Never Too Old for a Mammogram? November 28, 2016

Researchers find benefits for some women up to the age of 90

Elder Abuse Often Missed In ER November 25, 2016

Up to 1 in 10 seniors affected, but harm or neglect can be difficult to identify, geriatric specialist says

Rural Appalachia Faces Growing Cancer Crisis, Research Shows November 25, 2016

It's the only region in the U.S. that hasn't made big progress in fighting the disease

8 of 10 Texas Salons Heed Ban on Indoor Tanning for Minors November 25, 2016

But survey finds most tell older customers they can tan every day, counter to FDA-suggested limits

Researchers Put Embryo Development 'On Hold' in Mice November 23, 2016

Putting stem cells into hibernation has potential implications for infertility, cancer, regenerative medicine

Can Surgery Trigger Rare Muscle Disorder? November 23, 2016

Still, the likelihood of developing postoperative Guillain-Barre syndrome remains slight, researchers say

Can Protein in Common Skin Bacteria Offer Disease Protection? November 23, 2016

RoxP may fight cell damage that could lead to skin cancer, psoriasis and other skin disorders, researcher says

Cancer Can Devour Income of Medicare-Only Patients November 23, 2016

Without supplemental insurance, out-of-pocket costs average 25 percent of annual earnings, study finds

Palliative Care Raises Quality of Life, But Doesn't Extend It November 22, 2016

Researchers find value for extremely ill patients and their caregivers, but add that it doesn't affect survival

2 Doses of HPV Vaccine Effective for Younger Teens November 22, 2016

Global study supports revised regimen for those under 15

No Benefit From Routine Thyroid Cancer Screening: Task Force November 22, 2016

Public invited to comment on draft recommendation, which is the same as one in place since the 1990s

Smoking Plus Diabetes a Very Deadly Mix November 22, 2016

Chances of an early death double if smoker also has the blood sugar disease, study finds

Gender Gap in Life Expectancy Persists November 21, 2016

Genetics and riskier behaviors may help explain the difference, researchers say

Fewer Americans Suffering From Dementia, Study Finds November 21, 2016

Rates have dropped over last decade, and better education might be one reason why

Earnings Fall After a Child's Cancer Diagnosis November 21, 2016

Mothers more likely than fathers to stop working, study finds

Depressed Women Less Likely to Get Best Breast Cancer Care: Study November 18, 2016

Researchers aren't sure why, but urge doctors to monitor these patients carefully

CDC Reveals Top 5 Causes of Death November 17, 2016

Good news is that many can be prevented

Hi-Tech Skin Patch Might Someday Track Your Health November 17, 2016

Acoustic device can listen in on heart, digestive system and lungs

New Drug May Brighten Outlook for Advanced Breast Cancer November 16, 2016

Palbociclib slows disease progression, study finds

Alcohol May Fuel Prostate Cancer Risk November 16, 2016

The more men drank, the stronger the association, study found

Exercise Good for Cancer Patients During, After Treatment November 15, 2016

Studies show better physical function, quality of life for those who did strength training, aerobic activity

Heart Failure Hospitalizations on the Rise in U.S. November 15, 2016

But the length of stay is getting shorter and survival rates are going up, study finds

Some Elderly With Alzheimer's Brain Plaques Stay Sharp November 14, 2016

Study finding raises question of whether something protected their brains

Self-Exam of Breast Should Be Thorough November 11, 2016

Breast cancer expert offers step-by-step advice to ensure monthly exams are effective

Sexual Pain for Women With Cancer Should Not Be Overlooked: Report November 11, 2016

Doctors should rule out physical causes before declaring discomfort is all in a patient's head, specialist says

Abdominal Aneurysm Risk Drops When Smokers Quit November 11, 2016

And the longer it is since you had a cigarette, the lower your odds of trouble, study suggests

Fewer in U.S. Smoke, But Smoking's Death Toll Continues November 10, 2016

Only 15 percent of Americans engage in the habit, according to latest CDC numbers

Vitamin D May Affect Breast Cancer Survival November 10, 2016

Study link is strongest in women who have not entered menopause, researchers report

'Tailoring' Skin Exams May Boost Melanoma Detection November 10, 2016

Certain groups should start screening earlier, study suggests

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