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More Young Breast Cancer Patients Getting Gene TestFebruary 11, 2016

New study finds nearly all women under 40 at diagnosis are opting for BRCA evaluation

U.S. Dementia Rates Seem to Be Falling, Study FindsFebruary 10, 2016

Decades-long review revealed risk of brain disease is dropping, while age at diagnosis is going up

Allergy Shots Still Effective for SeniorsFebruary 09, 2016

Researchers say aging immune system doesn't significantly reduce injections' usefulness

PSA Testing Differs Among Primary Care Doctors, UrologistsFebruary 08, 2016

Researchers examine falloff after change in prostate cancer screening recommendations

Adult Survivors of Childhood Brain Tumors May Have Lingering Troubles: StudyFebruary 08, 2016

Intelligence, memory and attention can be affected by treatments, researchers say

Depression May Boost Seniors' Risk for Heart Disease, StrokeFebruary 04, 2016

Doctors should monitor older adults for low mood, researchers say

Exercise May Prevent Harmful Falls in MenFebruary 04, 2016

Males made greater gains than women, study says

When Seniors Stop Driving, Poorer Health May Be a PassengerFebruary 03, 2016

Depression and mental, physical declines stood out in research review

Time to Follow-Up After a Positive Colon Cancer Test Varies by HospitalFebruary 03, 2016

Patients at one health care system waited almost 6 months for colonoscopy after stool sample results

Scientists Find Stem Cells That Might Repair Skull, Face BonesFebruary 02, 2016

Discovery made in mice may help people with congenital deformities, trauma and cancer

Older, Sicker Patients Admitted to Hospitals on Weekends, Study SaysFebruary 01, 2016

This could contribute to higher death rate between Friday, Monday

Newer Treatment May Be Easier on Children With Brain TumorsFebruary 01, 2016

Study finds fewer long-term side effects from proton radiotherapy

Chemical That Can Irritate Lungs Found in Flavored E-CigarettesJanuary 29, 2016

Highest levels seen in cherry versions, but levels still far below federal safety standards

Hepatitis C Reported at 19 Dialysis Clinics: CDCJanuary 28, 2016

Health officials blame lapses in infection control practices

Brain Protein Might Offer New Clues to Alzheimer's TreatmentJanuary 27, 2016

High levels of BDNF appear to slow mental decline, researchers say

Seniors Need to Take Extra Care in the ColdJanuary 27, 2016

U.S. National Institute on Aging warns about hypothermia

Depression Screening Should Include All Pregnant, Postpartum Women: PanelJanuary 26, 2016

As many as 1 in 10 shows signs of mood disorder after birth, says task force

After Heart Surgery, House Calls by Physician Assistants HelpJanuary 26, 2016

Patients who had two visits were less likely to need hospital readmission, study says

Many Chronic Pain Sufferers May Overuse Nonprescription PainkillersJanuary 25, 2016

They run risk of stomach bleeds, ulcers, liver damage from meds, doctors say

Study Finds Stool Test Effective for Detecting Colon CancerJanuary 25, 2016

Colonoscopy still preferred screening, but this offers less invasive option, researchers say

Majority of Americans Wants Medicare to Cover Obesity TreatmentsJanuary 22, 2016

Survey finds about three-quarters support expanding care to cover weight-loss drugs

Clot-Busters Might Be Useful for 'Previously Dependent' Stroke PatientsJanuary 22, 2016

Study finds favorable results among older adults who already had health problems

Many Older Americans May Get Unneeded Breast, Prostate Cancer ScreeningsJanuary 21, 2016

Seniors shouldn't be checked if they have less than 10 years to live, but study found almost 16 percent do

Check Your Risk for Diabetes, CDC UrgesJanuary 21, 2016

Prediabetes awareness campaign launched nationwide

Frail Seniors Face Increased Death Risk After Surgery, Study SuggestsJanuary 21, 2016

Patients and physicians should consider overall health before elective procedures, researchers say

Identifying Colon Cancer Patients Who May Need More Than SurgeryJanuary 20, 2016

Small group with stage 2 tumors might benefit from new screening test, study says

Blood Test Might Predict When Antibiotics Won't HelpJanuary 20, 2016

It's still in development, but doctors' office screening method could curb overprescribing, experts say

Screen Nursing Home Residents for B12 Deficiency: ResearchersJanuary 19, 2016

Medications can block absorption of the vitamin, causing mental harms

Minorities More Likely To Be Diagnosed With Colon Cancer at Younger AgeJanuary 18, 2016

Researchers say screening guidelines in U.S. should be reviewed

For Seniors, Poor Sleep May Mean Higher Stroke Risk, Study SuggestsJanuary 14, 2016

Researchers found those who woke up the most were more likely to have hardening of brain arteries

New Blood Test Could Detect Melanoma's Spread Earlier: StudyJanuary 13, 2016

Searching for tumor DNA located cancer's spread better than standard test, researchers say

Mammograms a Personal Decision for Women in Their 40s, Panel SaysJanuary 11, 2016

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

Some Steps to Help Protect Yourself From CancerJanuary 08, 2016

Screening and a healthy lifestyle are key, physician says

Regular Mammograms Worthwhile for Elderly WomenJanuary 07, 2016

New study shows screenings helped lower breast cancer deaths among those over 69

Blood Test May Help Rule Out Pregnancy Complication: StudyJanuary 06, 2016

Women with suspected pre-eclampsia are often hospitalized

Childhood Cancer Treatment May Raise Adult Heart Disease RiskJanuary 05, 2016

Study finds many survivors have no symptoms, but still have heart problems

ADHD Meds May Raise Risk for Psychotic Side Effects in Some Kids: StudyDecember 30, 2015

Two-thirds of children with parental history of mental illness report 'funny feelings' when on the stimulants

Researchers: Retract Study That Claimed Nitroglycerin Might Boost Bone DensityDecember 29, 2015

Investigation found that lead author fabricated data used to support the finding

U.S. Task Force Stays Neutral on Cholesterol Screening for KidsDecember 21, 2015

Not enough evidence to recommend for or against checking everyone under 20, expert panel says

Hanging Holiday Lights Holds Hidden Danger, Surgeon WarnsDecember 11, 2015

Slips and falls from ladders can result in serious foot and ankle injuries

Serious Illness Affects Bone HealthDecember 11, 2015

Study finds older intensive care patients lose some density in key joints

Seniors Who Head Back to School May Reduce Dementia RiskDecember 11, 2015

Mentally stimulating activity can enhance brain function, researchers say

Maybe You Can Forecast Your Health Better Than a DoctorDecember 10, 2015

Results of self-rating study predicted which participants would catch a cold

X-Rays May Miss Hip Arthritis, Study FindsDecember 10, 2015

In people with hip pain, researchers found bone problem in fewer than one-quarter of images

Could a Scan Someday Replace Lymph Node Biopsy?December 10, 2015

Noninvasive technique shows promise for detecting spread of skin cancer

Screen All Kids for Cholesterol, Depression and HIV, Pediatricians' Group SaysDecember 07, 2015

American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines reflect concerns about obesity, suicide

Obesity Linked to More Severe Bone, Joint InjuriesDecember 04, 2015

Study also found obese patients more likely to need surgery, have longer hospital stays

Slowed Walking in Seniors May Signal Alzheimer's DangerDecember 02, 2015

Study found higher levels of beta amyloid in brains of those who didn't move as fast as their peers

False-Positive Mammogram May Hint at Breast Cancer Risk LaterDecember 02, 2015

But researcher stresses that risk is small, and women should be vigilant with screenings

Smog Linked to Heart Disease in SeniorsDecember 02, 2015

Study shows higher levels of coarse particulate matter are a problem