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Polyp Removal Doesn't Always Signal Raised Colon Cancer Risk, Study Says August 27, 2014

Findings suggest doctors may repeat colonoscopies unnecessarily

Light Therapy a Good Option for Pre-Cancerous Skin Lesions, Study Says August 27, 2014

But it's more painful, time consuming than common treatment, dermatologist notes

Sleep Apnea Treatment Helps Seniors, Study Finds August 27, 2014

British researchers report it improved slumber, lowered daytime sleepiness

Hospital Admission Day Tied to Outcomes for Children With Leukemia August 25, 2014

Those admitted on weekend after first diagnosis have more complications, study finds

Number of Young Non-Smokers Who Tried E-Cigs Tripled in 2 Years August 25, 2014

CDC report also finds that teens who used the devices were more likely to say they would try smoking

Fewer U.S. Teens Using Sunscreen, Study Finds August 21, 2014

Warnings about sun exposure and skin cancer aren't getting through, experts say

High-Risk Melanomas Often on Head or Neck, Study Finds August 20, 2014

Rate of cell growth may be a key to diagnosis and treatment, an expert says

Many Women Who Have Mastectomy Don't Get Breast Reconstruction: Study August 20, 2014

Most were satisfied with their decision, researchers noted

Botox Tested on Stomach Cancer in Mice August 20, 2014

Preliminary research suggests the wrinkle treatment might silence critical nerves that support tumors

Health Tip: Strengthening Your Brain August 20, 2014

Suggestions for seniors to stay sharp

Hospital Discharge a Key Time to Help Smokers Quit August 19, 2014

New study finds that follow-up monitoring and care is crucial

When Parents Need Care, Daughters Carry the Burden: Study August 19, 2014

Brothers often pass on responsibilities to sisters, research contends

Study: Many Seniors Get Unnecessary Cancer Tests August 18, 2014

Screening shouldn't be done when patients have less than a 10-year life expectancy, researchers say

WHO Urges Screening of Travelers to Contain Ebola Outbreak August 18, 2014

Officials stress that transmission of virus requires direct contact with infected person

HPV Vaccine Protects Against Infection 8 Years Out: Study August 18, 2014

Doctors continue to urge parents to get the recommended three doses for their preteens

Exercise Helps Protect Black Women From Breast Cancer, Study Says August 15, 2014

Research confirms findings previously noted for whites

Avastin Approved for Late-Stage Cervical Cancer August 15, 2014

More than 4,000 women projected to die this year from the disease

Common Respiratory Diseases Tied to Lung Cancer Risk August 15, 2014

Chronic bronchitis, emphysema and pneumonia linked to risk in study, but not asthma, tuberculosis

Choose Wrinkle Treatments Wisely, FDA Advises August 14, 2014

Scarring, allergic reactions and vision problems among possible side effects

Painkillers May Halve Risk of Breast Cancer Return in Obese Women: Study August 14, 2014

Experts think anti-inflammatory drugs like aspirin might help cancer treatments work better

High-Dose Flu Vaccine May Better Protect the Elderly: Study August 13, 2014

It might also reduce flu hospitalizations and complications, researchers say

Dog Study Suggests Bacteria as Cancer Fighter August 13, 2014

Six of 16 canines showed tumor-shrinking response

Malnutrition Threatens Many U.S. Seniors Seen at ERs August 13, 2014

Depression, dental problems, difficulty buying groceries among most common reasons, study finds

Sigmoidoscopy Does Cut Risk of Dying From Colon Cancer: Study August 12, 2014

But experts note most Americans get colonoscopies instead

New Colorectal Cancer Screening Test Approved August 12, 2014

Disease is the second-leading cause of cancer death in United States

Bone Drugs Don't Lower Breast Cancer Risk After All, Study Finds August 12, 2014

Instead, low estrogen might be the beneficial factor, researcher suggests

FDA Approves Highly Accurate At-Home Colon Cancer Test August 12, 2014

DNA analysis of stool boosts accuracy rate of Cologuard to more than 90 percent, researchers say

Heart Medication Digoxin Linked to Higher Risk of Death for Some August 11, 2014

Increase seen in people with certain abnormal heart rhythms, study finds

Black Veterans Less Likely to Get Colon Cancer Screening, Study Finds August 11, 2014

Research in Southern California VA system points to lack of primary care doctor as one factor

Exercise Cuts Breast Cancer Risk in Older Women, Study Finds August 11, 2014

But the effect quickly fades once workouts stop, researchers noted

U.S. Lung Cancer Rates Falling Overall, Study Finds August 11, 2014

Yet certain types of lung malignancies are still on the rise

Shingles Vaccine Still Effective After Chemotherapy August 08, 2014

Study finds cancer treatment didn't seem to lessen immunization's effects

Insurance Status May Affect Cancer Outcome: Study August 08, 2014

Those with no coverage or Medicaid were diagnosed later, less likely to be alive two years later

Millions Given Access to Breast, Cervical Cancer Screening: CDC August 07, 2014

Report details success of CDC program for women with limited health care access

New Cancer Classification System Might Boost Patient Outcomes August 07, 2014

Categorizing tumors by cell type and not the organ they grow in may alter treatment, experts say

Gut Bacteria May Reveal Colon Cancer, Study Finds August 07, 2014

Test could be used in addition to current methods to better improve detection

Is the PSA Test Worth It? Major Study Is Inconclusive August 07, 2014

While the prostate screen does seem to save lives, worries about overdiagnosis remain, experts say

Health Tip: Signs That an Elderly Person Isn't Eating Right August 07, 2014

Including unexplained weight loss

Sharp Rise in Risk With New Breast Cancer Gene, Scientists Say August 06, 2014

One in three women with PALB2 mutation will develop disease by age 70

'Elder Abuse' Often Involves Finances, Study Finds August 06, 2014

Family members are frequently the culprits, researchers say

Prisons That Bar Smoking May Boost Inmates' Health: Study August 06, 2014

Rates of tobacco-related deaths 11 percent lower after long-term bans, researchers say

One in 10 Cancer Survivors Still Smoke Years Later, Study Finds August 06, 2014

Experts say finding shows how hard it is to quit, and that doctors need to make better effort to help

Daily Aspirin May Help Prevent Cancer, Study Shows August 06, 2014

Taking low-dose pill each day fights numerous malignancies, and benefits outweigh any risk

No Link Between Sleep Apnea, Cancer, Study Finds August 05, 2014

Risk factors for the two are similar, an expert says

Women Over 75 May Benefit From Mammograms August 05, 2014

Study says early-stage cancer detection is key, but another expert says it may lead to 'overtreatment'

Hepatitis C Could Become Rare Disease in 20 Years: Study August 04, 2014

Newer medications, better screening would fuel the trend, researcher says

Statins May Aid Survival From Colon Cancer August 04, 2014

Taking cholesterol-lowering drugs was linked to a 29 percent reduction in risk of cancer death in study

Shield Yourself From the Sun August 02, 2014

Expert offers tips on avoiding, treating sunburn

Some Birth Control Pills May Up Breast Cancer Risk August 01, 2014

High-dose estrogen formulations linked to greater risk in women under 50, experts find

J&J Pulls Hysterectomy Tool Tied to Cancer Risk From Market July 31, 2014

Controversial device had been used for minimally invasive hysterectomies, uterine fibroid removal

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