July 22, 2014: Technique Used in Some Hysterectomies May Help Spread Cancer: Study
Cutting uterus into smaller fragments for minimally invasive removal can disperse undetected malignancy

July 18, 2014: HPV Test Beats Pap Smear in Gauging Cervical Cancer Risk, Study Finds
Study of over 1 million women suggests it could be stand-alone screening method

July 16, 2014: Niacin Doesn't Reduce Heart Problems, May Create Some, Research Finds
Talk with your doctor about whether or not you should keep taking it, expert advises

July 16, 2014: Researchers Spot Potential New Culprit Behind Alzheimer's
Abnormal levels of certain protein are more common in affected patients, study reports

July 15, 2014: Stroke Rates Declining Among Seniors, Study Shows
But, rate of brain attacks among those younger than 65 unchanged

July 15, 2014: Home Blood Pressure Monitoring Likely Saves Money, Study Finds
American Heart Association recommends self-testing; research says it benefits patients and insurers

July 15, 2014: Surgery Soon After Stroke Can Be Risky: Study
Best to wait at least nine months after stroke to have elective procedure, researchers advise

July 15, 2014: Alzheimer's Rate Falling in the United States, Studies Show
Improved heart health may be one reason for decline seen in some developed countries

July 15, 2014: Blood Thinners May Not Be Needed for Kids' Back Surgery
Close monitoring enough for most of these patients, study says

July 14, 2014: Don't Judge a Pill by Its Color
Study finds people may stop taking heart medications if the drug's appearance changes

July 14, 2014: High Blood Pressure May Protect the Very Old From Dementia
But it's too early to recommend any change in treatment, researcher says

July 14, 2014: Staying Active May Help Prevent Dementia
Physical activity in middle age might reduce risk of memory disorders, studies suggest

July 14, 2014: Can Games, Puzzles Keep Aging Minds Sharp?
New study says maybe, but the reason why isn't yet clear

July 14, 2014: Widowhood May Delay Dementia in Some Seniors, Study Finds
Social support might be the key, researcher says

July 14, 2014: Eye Tests Might Help ID Alzheimer's, Studies Suggest
Researchers report on two approaches that look for telltale plaques

July 14, 2014: FDA Advisers Weigh Risks of Procedure for Removal of Uterine Fibroids
No guarantee that devices won't increase chances of spreading cancer to other parts of a woman's body, experts say

July 11, 2014: Delaying Kid's Knee Surgery Could Be a Bad Play, Study Finds
Secondary injuries more common among children who postpone ligament repair, research shows

July 09, 2014: Older Adults Can Safely Donate a Kidney, Study Finds
No greater risk for heart disease, diabetes or death among donors, researchers say

July 08, 2014: More Painkillers May Raise Heart Risks for Older Women: Review
Class of drugs that includes naproxen linked to increased chance of heart attack, stroke, but finding not conclusive

July 07, 2014: Experts Reject Routine Screening for Narrowed Neck Arteries
Widespread testing in healthy adults would lead to too many unnecessary follow-up procedures, panel says

July 01, 2014: Mammography Costs Soar for Seniors, But Detection Rates the Same: Study
Research hasn't shown expensive technologies benefit women over 65, researcher says

July 01, 2014: HIV Patients Less Likely to Get Cancer Treatment: Study
Challenges in managing side effects may prompt some doctors to treat tumors less aggressively, researchers suggest

June 30, 2014: Nursing Home Care May Be Out of Reach for Many Aging 'Boomers': Study
Price tag for 1 year of institutionalized care is now about $84,000, federal report says

June 26, 2014: Many Unaware of Their HIV Status Until It's Advanced
ER study also finds high proportion without health insurance

June 25, 2014: Over Half of Seniors Plagued by Incontinence: CDC
Older men and women prone to urinary and bladder problems, report finds

June 24, 2014: 3D Mammograms May Improve Breast Cancer Screening
Higher detection rates, fewer false alarms seen with newer technology, study says

June 23, 2014: Screen Older Men Who've Ever Smoked for Aneurysms: Experts
Benefit outweighs cost of checking for weak spots in major blood vessel

June 23, 2014: Lifetime of Learning Might Thwart Dementia, Study Suggests
Even taking up intellectual pursuits in mid-life appears to aid the brain

June 18, 2014: Mammography Cuts Breast Cancer Deaths by 28 Percent: Study
But experts say women still need risks, benefits spelled out

June 17, 2014: MRIs Plus Mammograms Best for High-Risk Women, Study Finds
Canadian researchers say combination better for those at risk of breast cancer

June 16, 2014: Older Breast Cancer Patients Do Follow Drug Therapy: Study
7-year review finds adherence to recommendations for preventing cancer return

June 12, 2014: Cancer Survivors Face Mounting Costs of Continuing Medical Care: Study
Their annual expenses were almost twice that of people who never had cancer, researchers report

June 12, 2014: MRI Technique May Help Detect Parkinson's Earlier
Larger research trials needed to confirm study's encouraging findings, experts say

June 11, 2014: Medication Safety Essential For Seniors
Drug interactions, other problems more likely with age, FDA cautions

June 11, 2014: Marriage, But Not Cohabitation, Pays Health Dividends -- for Him
Commitment to lifelong relationship appears to be key, study says

June 09, 2014: New Drug May Treat Constipation Caused by Strong Painkillers
Trials showed naloxegol improved bowel movements in patients taking narcotics for chronic conditions

June 06, 2014: Half a Million Cancers Prevented by Colon Screenings: Study
Finding estimates success of colorectal exams over 30 years

June 06, 2014: Knee Replacement Surgeries Rising With Obesity Rates
Total knee replacements more than tripled between 1993 and 2009, study shows

June 04, 2014: Medicaid Patients Get Worse Cancer Care, Studies Contend
Researchers found screening, treatments weren't as good as patients with private insurance

June 03, 2014: Antibiotic Lowers Death Risk for Elderly Patients With Pneumonia: Study
But azithromycin boosted chances of heart attack slightly in this vulnerable population

June 03, 2014: First-Time Colon Cancer Screening May Be Beneficial for Elderly
Healthy seniors might gain an extra month or more of life by getting checked, study suggests

May 30, 2014: Steroids May Not Be Wise Choice for Intensive-Care Patients
Johns Hopkins research suggests the possibility of delirium

May 29, 2014: Abnormal Lung Scan May Be 'Teachable Moment' for Smokers
Researchers find bad news motivates many to quit tobacco

May 28, 2014: Older Black Trauma Patients Fare Better Than Whites in ER: Study
Researchers found older white trauma patients were 20 percent more likely to die

May 28, 2014: Antidepressant Eases Menopause-Related Symptoms, Study Finds
Effexor nearly as good as estrogen therapy for reducing hot flashes, night sweats, researchers report

May 28, 2014: Health Tip: Seniors Need Preventive Care
Here's what's recommended

May 28, 2014: 1 in 5 Elderly U.S. Patients Injured by Medical Care
Sickest patients at greatest risk, researchers say

May 27, 2014: Memory Problems After Chemo Linked to Brain Changes
Study finds drop in brain activity during multitasking in women who had chemotherapy for breast cancer

May 27, 2014: Your Income Might Influence Your Risk for Certain Cancers
Lifestyle-related disease, such as lung cancer, is more common among the poor, researchers find

May 23, 2014: Diabetes May Be Bigger Threat to the Female Heart: Study
Women with diabetes face 40 to 50 percent greater risk of heart disease than men with diabetes, researchers say