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Even a Little Daily Activity May Boost Colon Cancer Survival: Study January 17, 2017

Walking or gardening 30 minutes daily was linked to better prospects for advanced-stage disease

1 in 3 Adults Diagnosed With Asthma May Not Have It: Study January 17, 2017

Almost half did not get objective breathing test, researchers in Canada found

Can HIV Drugs Boost Syphilis Risk? January 17, 2017

Meds may raise susceptibility to bacterium that causes the sexually transmitted disease, study suggests

Many College Women Ignore Indoor Tanning's Risks January 13, 2017

7 out of 10 surveyed overlook connection to skin cancer

High Blood Pressure Often Undiagnosed, Untreated January 11, 2017

Half of mobile clinic patients with the condition said they didn't know they had it, study finds

'Chemo Brain' Lasts for Months in Many Breast Cancer Survivors January 11, 2017

Altered thinking must be acknowledged as 'one of the difficulties of treatment,' specialist says

Study Casts More Doubt on Value of Mammograms January 09, 2017

1 in 3 women diagnosed with breast cancer had nonthreatening tumors, while number of advanced cases didn't change

Obamacare Boosts Breast Cancer Screening, Study Finds January 09, 2017

Waiving costs appears to improve mammography rates, but not colonoscopy, even among the poor

Hour-Long Nap May Boost Brain Function in Older Adults January 06, 2017

Linked to improved memory and ability to think clearly in study

Delaying Chemo After Lung Cancer Surgery? Better Late Than Never January 06, 2017

Patient recovery may mean longer time to the treatment, but study suggests it can still have benefit

Seniors' Health Can Tumble After ER Visit January 06, 2017

Disability and loss of agility more likely six months after treatment, study finds

U.S. Cancer Death Rates Continue to Fall: Report January 05, 2017

Researchers credit declines in smoking, better detection and treatment

Artificial 'Voice Box' Implant Helps Cancer Patient Speak January 04, 2017

New device has improved long-term quality of life for man who had larynx removed

More Signs Mediterranean Diet May Boost Your Brain January 04, 2017

Older adults who favored this eating style lost less brain volume, study finds

Powerful Drug for Advanced Cancers May Need Less Frequent Dosing January 04, 2017

Patients whose disease has spread to bone can cut side effects tied to zoledronic acid, researchers report

Routine Checkup Should Assess Fitness, Too January 03, 2017

Cardiorespiratory test would help gauge patients' heart disease risk, doctor says

Resolve to Reduce Your Cancer Risk This Year January 03, 2017

Healthy habits are key to preventing the disease, cancer experts say

Melanoma Rates Rise in Some States, Fall in Others December 29, 2016

Local sun-safety campaigns may be key to progress against the deadly skin cancer, researchers say

Men Don't Know About Risks to Fertility, Survey Finds December 28, 2016

It's not commonly known that factors such as obesity, laptop use on lap can affect sperm counts

Lung-Sparing Surgery May Boost Mesothelioma Survival December 23, 2016

Treatment nearly doubled survival or more, study finds

Chemo Drug May Combat Serious Brain Tumor After All December 22, 2016

Certain glioblastomas respond to anti-angiogenic compounds, study finds

Vitamin E, Selenium Don't Cut Colon Cancer Risk: Study December 21, 2016

The two antioxidants didn't help prevent polyps, researchers say

Many With Breast Cancer Unnecessarily Choose Double Mastectomy: Study December 21, 2016

Removing healthy breast is unlikely to extend survival, but some doctors don't mention this, researchers say

U.S. Melanoma Rate Is Rising, Study Finds December 21, 2016

1 in every 54 Americans will develop invasive form of the skin cancer in their lifetime

Daily Low-Dose Aspirin May Cut Pancreatic Cancer Risk December 20, 2016

Chinese-based study, analysis of previous research point to everyday use decreasing the odds

Routine Testing for Genital Herpes of Little Benefit: U.S. Experts December 20, 2016

Early diagnosis won't change course of the STD, which is incurable, advisory panel says

Female Doctors May Have an Edge: Study December 19, 2016

Older hospital patients treated by a woman were slightly less likely to be readmitted or die within 30 days

Ovarian Cancer Drug Given Fast-Track Approval December 19, 2016

Rubraca's use is specific to women with a mutation of the BRCA gene, FDA said

How Is the HPV Vaccine Perceived on Twitter? December 16, 2016

Researchers find that positive messages prevail

Chemo More Damaging to Hearts of Diabetics: Study December 16, 2016

Those with blood sugar disease showed more early warning signs of heart failure

Minority Women Less Likely to Get Breast Cancer Screening December 16, 2016

More study is needed to understand the disparity, researchers say

Many Early Colon Cancers Linked to Inherited Genes December 15, 2016

One in 6 diagnosed under 50 has at least one gene mutation that ups risk, study says

Angelina Jolie's Mastectomies Tied to Rise in Genetic Testing December 15, 2016

But, researchers did not find a corresponding increase in breast removal surgeries

Beating Breast Cancer But Still Paying a Price December 15, 2016

Small study suggests few long-term survivors receive adequate symptom relief

Polar Vortex Tightens Grip on U.S. December 15, 2016

Doctor offers precautions against hypothermia; go easy when shoveling snow

A Little Training Helps Couples Ease Into Skin Cancer Checks December 14, 2016

Study finds the potentially life-saving routine can be done with trust, and without embarrassment

Birth Defects From Zika More Far-Reaching Than Thought December 14, 2016

Studies found greater prevalence than believed, more neurological problems cropping up months after birth

Prices Skyrocket on Drugs Widely Used by Seniors: Report December 14, 2016

Cost of brand-name meds for chronic conditions rose nearly 130 times faster than inflation rate

Some Low-Income, Uninsured Patients Aren't Referred for Colonoscopy December 13, 2016

Follow-up is not consistent, even if they're part of 'safety net' health program

Polar Vortex Takes Aim at U.S. December 13, 2016

Doctor offers precautions against hypothermia; go easy when shoveling snow

Immune-Focused Drug Shows Promise Against Lung Cancer December 13, 2016

Tecentriq extended survival by several months for patients with advanced disease, study found

Test Predicting Alzheimer's Would Be Welcome, Survey Finds December 13, 2016

3 out of 4 seniors said they'd want to know

Loneliness May Sabotage Breast Cancer Survival: Study December 12, 2016

Weak social ties linked to higher risk of recurrence, early death, researchers report

Breast Cancer Death Rates Vary Around the World December 09, 2016

Study found many countries seeing declines, but some Latin American nations, South Korea seeing increases

Strength Training May Prevent Side Effect of Breast Cancer Surgery December 09, 2016

Women who worked out twice a week saw less swelling in arms and chest, small study finds

Could a Computer Someday Guide Breast Cancer Care? December 09, 2016

'Watson Oncology' agreed with doctors 90 percent of the time in many cases, study finds

Certain Breast Cancer Drugs Tied to Blood Vessel Damage December 09, 2016

But findings from small study are unlikely to change current practice, doctors say

'Cold Caps' May Halt Hair Loss in Breast Cancer Patients: Study December 09, 2016

Devices reduce blood flow to hair follicles during chemotherapy treatments

Tamoxifen May Get Blamed for Unrelated Symptoms December 09, 2016

Perceived side effects might lead some to stop taking the breast cancer preventative, study finds

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