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Too Many Women Who Need Bone Screening Aren't Getting It May 25, 2015

California study found that patients at highest risk for fractures often miss out on tests

Young Athletes With ACL Injuries Often Need Repeat Surgery: Study May 22, 2015

Starting athletics early, focusing on just one sport contribute to risks

Cholesterol Drugs May Lower Stroke Risk for Healthy Older Adults May 20, 2015

Statins and fibrates both drop chances by about one-third, study suggests

The Plight of America's 'Elder Orphans' May 19, 2015

Many aging Baby Boomers face health issues without family or support, report says

Prostate Cancer Testing Drops Off After Controversial Guidelines May 18, 2015

More men will die without PSA screening, researchers contend; other experts applaud the downward trend

Men Should Be Screened for Osteoporosis, Too May 15, 2015

Study found males less likely to have their bone density checked, but suffered worse outcomes

Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer May Impair Thinking May 12, 2015

Men with a particular gene mutation suffered most, study finds

New Moms' Codeine Use Down Since Health Warnings May 12, 2015

In rare cases, a woman metabolizes the drug faster, getting too much into breast-milk

MRI Might Predict Breast Cancer Risk in Some Women May 12, 2015

Finding suggests scans may have value beyond detection

Mediterranean Diet Plus Olive Oil or Nuts May Boost Thinking and Memory May 11, 2015

Healthy eating plans helped older people stay sharper mentally, study finds

Study Links Celiac Disease to Nerve Damage May 11, 2015

Researchers suggest screening people with gluten sensitivity

When to Ice, When to Heat May 10, 2015

Sports medicine experts lay out guidelines for injuries, sore muscles

Blood Thinner Warfarin May Pose Greater Bleeding Risk for Obese: Study May 08, 2015

But exact reason why isn't known, experts say

Strengthening Hip Muscles May Ease Calf Pain From Blood Vessel Disease May 07, 2015

Researchers report that patients might also be able to walk longer

Many Americans Not Getting Routine Cancer Screenings: CDC May 07, 2015

These include tests for colon, breast and cervical malignancies

Fall-Related Deaths Nearly Doubled for U.S. Seniors Since 2000 May 07, 2015

Researchers also report that car crashes cause 1 in 7 unintentional deaths in older Americans

Nursing Homes Using Hospice Care More, But at a Cost May 06, 2015

Spending increased about $6,800 for those getting end-of-life comfort care, study says

Little Risk of Vitamin D Toxicity, Study Says May 06, 2015

Concerns about high calcium blood levels led to 10-year study

Health Tip: Preventing Health Problems in Seniors May 01, 2015

Get regular vaccinations and screenings

Hodgkin's Lymphoma Survivors Face Higher Long-Term Heart Risks April 27, 2015

Study suggests chemotherapy, radiation can damage the heart for decades to come

Orthopedist Offers Tips for Preventing Shoulder Injuries April 23, 2015

Strengthening, stretching exercises help maintain stability

Could Weak Bones, Sudden Hearing Loss Be Linked? April 22, 2015

In study, people with osteoporosis were at higher risk for deafness occurring over a few days

Statins Carry Some Risk for Seniors, Study Suggests April 22, 2015

Cholesterol-lowering drugs cut heart risks, but may spur muscle weakness, memory declines

Some Arthritis Meds Cost Seniors Thousands Annually April 21, 2015

Out-of-pocket expenses keep many Medicare patients from taking needed drugs, study suggests

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

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

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

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

Chemo for Breast Cancer Erases Woman's Fingerprints April 15, 2015

Side effect is very rare, tied to drug-linked inflammation of hands, experts say

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

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

Here's Why Your Knuckles Crack April 15, 2015

Space forms between joints, causing popping sound, scans reveal

Could Taking Acetaminophen Dull Your Happiness? April 15, 2015

In study, people showed more muted responses to photos after taking pill best known as Tylenol

Blood Thinners Overprescribed for Low-Risk Irregular Heartbeat: Study April 14, 2015

Researchers say medications can cause bleeding, and may be unnecessary for those at low risk of stroke

Breath Test Might Spot Stomach Cancer Risk April 14, 2015

Compounds in breath may signal chances of developing deadly disease, 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

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

Study Probes Use of MRI to Spot Pancreatic Cancer in High-Risk Patients April 08, 2015

Small trial suggests the scans might help, but experts aren't so sure

Lonely Seniors Visit Doctors More Often April 07, 2015

Study findings suggest increasing social connections might reduce health costs

Placenta Test Measures Babies' Exposure to Arsenic April 07, 2015

This type of screening seems as reliable as urine and toenail samples, study says

Are Heart Surgery Patients Losing Too Much Blood to Tests? April 07, 2015

Experts recommend limiting frequency of tests, using conservation measures

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

Year-Round Baseball Leads to More Youth Injuries, Study Says April 04, 2015

Elbow ligament tears more common in South than North

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

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

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

U.S. Pediatricians Remain Opposed to Random Drug Tests in Schools March 30, 2015

Helping students avoid substance problems is preferred approach

Young People At Risk of Second Injury After Knee Surgery March 30, 2015

Study finds repeat problems common after early ACL repair

Stiff Shoulder No Reason to Delay Rotator Cuff Surgery: Study March 30, 2015

Adding special procedure during operation loosened joint, reduced risk of re-tears

In-Patient Rehab Not Always Needed After New Knee March 26, 2015

People do just as well with in-home physical therapy, study finds

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