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Mammograms a Personal Decision for Women in Their 40s, Panel Says April 20, 2015

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends screening every 2 years for all after 50

Black Women More Likely to Have Dense Breast Tissue, Study Shows April 20, 2015

Finding may help explain greater breast cancer risk in this population, researchers say

U.S. Breast Cancer Cases Could Rise 50 Percent by 2030 April 20, 2015

Elderly women will account for growing proportion of cases, study predicts

Health Tip: Live Healthier to Help Prevent Osteoporosis April 20, 2015

Get weight-bearing exercise and increase dietary calcium

Women With Grandkids May Leave Workforce Sooner April 18, 2015

Study also finds those with flexible work situations less likely to retire

Stronger Muscles = Healthier Bones in Kids April 17, 2015

Added bone mass may help delay osteoporosis, study suggests

Brain Scans Give Clues to Link Between Alzheimer's, Down Syndrome April 17, 2015

People with Down syndrome are at much higher risk of developing dementia, researchers say

More Evidence of Long-Term Illness in 9/11 Responders April 17, 2015

EMS workers join police, fire personnel still struggling with health problems, study finds

Americans Get Too Many Tests Before Cataract Surgery, Study Finds April 15, 2015

Costs for unnecessary blood work, urine tests and EKGs add up

Heavy Snoring, Apnea Tied to Earlier Brain Troubles April 15, 2015

Treating sleep issues may delay mental decline in older adults, researchers say

Depression Plus Diabetes May Boost Dementia Risk April 15, 2015

Each threatens brain health, and combination is worse, study suggests

Depression, Insomnia, Fatigue Are the Stuff of Nightmares April 14, 2015

Study found all three factors appear to be linked to a raised risk of bad dreams

To Protect Your Aging Brain, Start With Exercise April 14, 2015

New report also suggests quitting smoking, managing health conditions and socializing

Weight-Control Myths Keep Many U.S. Women Smoking April 13, 2015

Anti-tobacco efforts should focus on these concerns, researchers say

Bone-Building Drug Strengthened Hips, Spines of Frail Women in Study April 13, 2015

But stronger bones did not translate into fewer fractures in this elderly, high-risk population

Family Stress May Figure in Soldiers' Suicide Risk April 10, 2015

Findings suggest need to support those at home, expert says

Women Born Early at Greater Risk of Delivering Preemies, Study Suggests April 10, 2015

But most of these women still have their babies at-term, researcher notes

Could Obesity Help Protect Against Dementia? April 10, 2015

Large study suggests that possibility, but experts call for further research into surprising finding

Facelifts May Make Women Seem More Likable, Study Suggests April 09, 2015

But this doesn't mean they'll be happier, expert says

Migraine Drug May Up Risk of Eating Disorders in Some Teens April 09, 2015

Case reports don't prove the medicine caused problems, however

Arts, Crafts, Socializing May Buoy the Aging Brain April 09, 2015

Those participating in these activities or using computers half as likely to develop mild dementia, study found

Black Women Less Likely to Struggle With Depression Than Whites: Survey April 08, 2015

Where women live also appears to affect mental health disorder rates

Lonely Seniors Visit Doctors More Often April 07, 2015

Study findings suggest increasing social connections might reduce health costs

Costlier Breast Cancer Treatments Linked to Better Survival April 06, 2015

Study shows recent advances help improve odds, but medical bills are rising

Breast Cancer Patients Concerned About Genetic Risk, Survey Finds April 06, 2015

But almost half don't have conversation with doctor about potential for future problems

Regular, Vigorous Exercise May Lengthen Your Life: Study April 06, 2015

Intense workouts seem more beneficial than less-intense ones, researchers say

Older Execs Bring Pluses, Minuses to the Job April 06, 2015

Tests employers use found better verbal skills but less ability to reason in older job applicants

Leg Artery Procedure May Be Overused in Nursing Homes, Study Finds April 06, 2015

Many patients were immobile or dead a year later, but some benefited

Breast Milk Bought Online Might Contain Cow's Milk, Study Finds April 06, 2015

Untested samples may also harbor bacteria, viruses, experts say

Urine Isn't Free of Bacteria April 03, 2015

New study links bacteria found in urine in bladder to urinary incontinence

Breast Cancer Surgery Now Often Involves Fewer Lymph Nodes April 03, 2015

2010 study led to a change in practice

Older Mexican-Americans Often Disabled, Study Says April 02, 2015

Findings highlight growing need for long-term care

More People Dying of Heart Disease, Stroke Worldwide: Study April 02, 2015

Growing, and aging, population behind the trend, and death rate is actually dropping

Excess Weight Early in Life Linked to Colon Cancer Risk in Women April 02, 2015

Study supports evidence that body size in childhood may influence cancer risk decades later

Newer Test for Down Syndrome Called 'Major Advance' April 01, 2015

But it won't eliminate need for invasive diagnostics such as amniocentesis, doctors say

Head Injuries May Prematurely Age the Brain, Study Suggests April 01, 2015

Researchers hope computer model could predict early problems from injuries

More Americans Survive Childhood Cancers, But Health Problems Persist April 01, 2015

Malignancies and treatments can take toll on quality of life in adulthood, study finds

Benefits of Iron Supplements Unclear for Pregnant Women, Young Children March 31, 2015

Task force concludes there's too little information to recommend screening for deficiencies

Scientists Find More Evidence of Breast Milk's Goodness March 31, 2015

It's packed with even a wider level and variety of proteins than that of monkeys, study finds

New Stroke Prevention Efforts May Be Paying Off March 31, 2015

CDC study finds fewer patients treated in ERs for blood clots in the brain

Ob-Gyns: Use Ultrasound to Assess Pelvic Symptoms March 31, 2015

It's safer, cheaper than other types of imaging, doctors say

Face Scans Show How Fast a Person Is Aging March 31, 2015

Study says images more reliable than blood tests in determining the toll of time, lifestyle

Breast Cancer Is Not One Disease, Experts Say March 30, 2015

New focus on tumor subtypes could help patients, according to medical groups

Gestational Diabetes Drug Might Raise Babies' Complication Risk March 30, 2015

Study links glyburide to more infant intensive care and respiratory distress

Lots of Leafy Greens Might Shield Aging Brains, Study Finds March 30, 2015

Vitamin K thought to slow deterioration

People May Grow More Trusting With Age, Study Finds March 27, 2015

And that could mean more happiness, too, researchers say

Painful Knee Arthritis May Be Linked to Premature Death March 27, 2015

Connection is likely due to limited mobility, researcher says

Kidneys From Dead Older Donors May Help Seniors, Study Finds March 26, 2015

Many of these organs would otherwise get thrown away, researcher says

Hope to Live to 100? Check Your Genes March 26, 2015

DNA's role in lifespan rises dramatically in extreme old age, study finds

Midlife Fitness May Be a Real Cancer Fighter for Men March 26, 2015

Study shows lower risk of lung, colon tumors at 65 and older

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