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FDA Approves First in New Class of Drugs for Advanced Ovarian Cancer December 21, 2014

Agency also gives OK to genetic test used to identify eligible patients

Holiday Trimmings Can Trigger Allergies December 20, 2014

Some tips to avoid bad reactions to the seasonal good times

Loss of Teeth Linked to Physical, Mental Decline in Study December 19, 2014

Researchers say association was strongest among 60- to 74-year-olds

Can You Balance on One Leg? You May Have Lower Stroke Risk December 18, 2014

Inability to stand on one foot for 20-plus seconds could suggest brain vessel damage, study contends

Severe Hot Flashes During Menopause May Raise Hip Fracture Risk Later: Study December 18, 2014

Researchers suspect that more marked hormonal changes may explain possible connection

Many Flu Infections Aren't Good Match for Vaccine: CDC December 18, 2014

But health officials still urge people to get inoculated because the shot should offer some protection

Frail Elderly Might Benefit From High-Dose Flu Shot December 18, 2014

Ramped-up vaccine elicits greater immune response, study finds

Global Life Expectancy Continues to Climb December 18, 2014

Women have slightly greater gains than men, study finds

Seniors Still Given Potentially Dangerous Sedatives: Study December 17, 2014

Drugs such as Xanax, Valium tied to confusion and falls, experts say

Expectant Dads May Also Have Hormonal Changes, Study Suggests December 17, 2014

Experts can't explain why testosterone levels of men declined early in partner's pregnancy

Stent Treatment May Lower Stroke Disability December 17, 2014

Treatment must be given within 6 hours after a stroke starts, researchers say

Syphilis on the Rise Among Gay, Bisexual Men: CDC December 16, 2014

Rates of chlamydia dip for the first time in 30 years

Feel Younger Than Your Age? It May Help You Live Longer December 15, 2014

Researchers found death rate among young at heart was lower during study period

Timing of First Period Tied to Women's Later Heart Risk: Study December 15, 2014

Getting it earlier or later raised chances of trouble, experts think childhood obesity might be at play

Exercise, Diet May Be Key to Beating a Common Irregular Heartbeat December 12, 2014

Atrial fibrillation often hits older people, but study shows getting healthier can curb it

No Link Between Migraine, Breast Cancer Risk, Study Says December 12, 2014

Since both involve hormone levels, researchers suspected a possible connection

Low-Fat Diet May Boost Survival for Some Breast Cancer Patients December 12, 2014

Women without estrogen-dependent disease benefited most in study

Gene Test May Help Predict Return of Early Breast Tumor, Study Says December 12, 2014

Idea is to identify women who do and don't need further treatment

The Pill Remains Most Common Method of Birth Control, U.S. Report Shows December 11, 2014

But long-acting IUDs are gaining in popularity, experts note

New Treatment Shows Promise in Younger Breast Cancer Patients: Study December 11, 2014

Suppressing the ovaries and adding an anti-estrogen drug reduced recurrence in premenopausal women

Health Tip: Seniors, Focus on Nutrient-Dense Foods December 11, 2014

Eat plenty of fruit and veggies

Hormone Treatment for Brain Injury Fails to Meet Expectations December 10, 2014

Progesterone study halted early because of disappointing results

Many Breast Cancer Patients Get Too Much Radiation Therapy, Research Suggests December 10, 2014

Studies show that a shorter course of treatment yields similar benefits, but it remains underused, experts say

Preliminary Studies Target Advanced Breast Cancers December 10, 2014

Combination treatment for estrogen-receptor-positive tumors shows promise, researchers say

No Link Seen Between Celiac Disease, Infertility December 09, 2014

Researcher says findings should reassure women with the digestive disorder

Full Bladder May Get a Third of Women Over 40 Up at Night December 09, 2014

Known as nocturia, condition can be benign or linked to more serious health issue, researchers note

Are Routine Ultrasounds for Women With Dense Breasts Worthwhile? December 08, 2014

Study finds test after normal mammogram saves few lives while boosting costs and false-positive results

Women Can Outperform Men in Financial Negotiations, Study Shows December 05, 2014

Researchers say certain situations favor females: similar past experience, bargaining for others

Study Casts Doubt on Low-Dose Aspirin for Women Under 65 December 05, 2014

Benefits of cutting heart disease and cancer risk is clearer in older women, but use should be individualized, experts say

Obesity-Related Ills May Shave Up to 8 Years Off Your Life: Study December 05, 2014

Excess weight also shortens the time you live free of chronic diseases that lower quality of life, researchers say

Breast Cancer Screening Less Likely Among Mentally Ill: Study December 04, 2014

Conditions such as depression or schizophrenia linked to lower mammogram rates

California Infants Hit Hard by Whooping Cough Epidemic: Report December 04, 2014

Health care providers urged to recommend vaccine to pregnant women, to protect their babies

Scientists May Have Spotted Genetic Cause of 'Gigantism' December 03, 2014

Defect in growth hormone output can trigger an 'overgrowth' that leads to abnormal size

FDA Issues New Drug Label Rules to Better Inform Pregnant Women December 03, 2014

Agency official says labeling changes should help patients 'make critical decisions' about medicines

Common Knee Surgery May Boost Arthritis Risk, Study Suggests December 03, 2014

Repairing tears in meniscus cartilage made joint trouble more likely than physical therapy did

Nearly 1 in 12 Americans Struggles With Depression, Study Finds December 03, 2014

But, just a third of severely depressed people have sought help

Could a 'Mediterranean' Diet Extend Your Life? December 03, 2014

Study points to genetic signs that the antioxidant-rich regimen might boost longevity

40 Percent of Seniors Report Having a Disability December 02, 2014

U.S. government analysis also found 15 percent had three or more problems

Too Few Prostate Cancer Patients Get Bone-Strengthening Meds: Study December 02, 2014

Men receiving hormone therapy may be missing out on protective drugs, researcher says

Mammograms for 40-Somethings Supported by New Study December 02, 2014

Limiting screening to women with family history, dense breasts would miss many cancers, researchers find

CDC Endorses Circumcision for Health Reasons December 02, 2014

Says benefits, including reduced chances of sexually transmitted diseases, outweigh risks

Poorest Seniors at Risk for Repeat Hospital Stays December 01, 2014

Spotting, offering transitional care to these patients should be priority for doctors, nurses, researcher says

Study Questions Safety of Adrenaline Shots for Cardiac Arrest December 01, 2014

Emergency procedure can restart heart, but may raise risk of brain damage, researchers say

Testosterone May Not Deliver Victory for Athletes, Study Found December 01, 2014

Cross-country runners showed a spike in the 'male hormone' during race, regardless of finishing time

Too Few Seniors Check Their Medical Records Online November 28, 2014

Study shows older Americans get left behind when it comes to tracking their own health

Too Few Americans Undergo Dementia Screening November 26, 2014

More than half of people with the condition never had a thinking/memory test, study found

Early Puberty Linked to Increased Risk of Depression in Teens November 25, 2014

Researchers find odds raised in both boys and girls developing sooner than peers

Teens Given Anxiety, Sleep Meds May Be at Risk for Drug Abuse November 25, 2014

Study finds illicit drug use more likely after their prescribed medications run out

New Device May Make Mammograms More Comfortable November 25, 2014

Less pain was reported in study, while image quality was still preserved, researcher says

Most Seniors Could Use Statins Under New Guidelines November 24, 2014

Many eligible for cholesterol-lowering drugs based on age alone, study finds

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