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Bowel cancer tool to boost diagnosis in under-50s
The tool will calculate the risk of the disease based on blood tests, symptoms and a GP's advice.
27 Mar 2017 at 8:22pm

Study finds 'staggering' rise in mastectomies in these states
Younger women with breast cancer in Nebraska, Missouri, Colorado, Iowa, and South Dakota are increasingly more likely to choose to have both their affected and healthy breasts removed compared to others, a new study finds.
30 Mar 2017 at 5:34pm

Older women with gum disease face higher risk of early death, study says
Your oral health could be a strong indicator of your overall health. Gum disease and tooth loss are connected to a higher risk of early death in women past the age of menopause, a new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association finds.
29 Mar 2017 at 6:48pm

Kidney injury is a short-term risk after running a marathon, study says
The physical stress of marathon running may be associated with short-term kidney injury, a new study finds. Experts offer tips for safely running a marathon.
28 Mar 2017 at 12:31pm

Gene changes linked to greater risk of brain, ovarian cancer
Genetic changes and variants linked to the development of brain and ovarian cancers have been discovered in two new studies. This significant development offers researchers the chance to understand more about how these cancers develop and how they may one day be treated, or even prevented.
28 Mar 2017 at 6:49am


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Therapists? Offer Strategies for Postelection Stress
How to follow the news in a political age of anxiety.
29 Mar 2017 at 6:15am

Phys Ed: Walk, Stretch or Dance? Dancing May Be Best for the Brain
Moving and socializing appears to perk up the aging brain.
29 Mar 2017 at 6:00am

Hepatitis Tied to Parkinson?s Risk
People with hepatitis B or hepatitis C were more likely to have Parkinson?s disease.
30 Mar 2017 at 12:04pm

Healthy Gums May Signal a Longer Life
Older women with gum disease or tooth loss are at increased risk of dying early, researchers report.
30 Mar 2017 at 11:43am

Vitamin D and cancer risk: New study raises doubts
In clinical trial, women took triple the daily recommended dose of vitamin D to see if it would help ward off cancer
29 Mar 2017 at 1:38pm

More older women are drinking hard
Binge drinking in baby boomers, especially women, is on the rise, study finds
29 Mar 2017 at 2:13pm


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Therapists? Offer Strategies for Postelection Stress
How to follow the news in a political age of anxiety.
29 Mar 2017 at 6:15am

Phys Ed: Walk, Stretch or Dance? Dancing May Be Best for the Brain
Moving and socializing appears to perk up the aging brain.
29 Mar 2017 at 6:00am

Hepatitis Tied to Parkinson?s Risk
People with hepatitis B or hepatitis C were more likely to have Parkinson?s disease.
30 Mar 2017 at 12:04pm

Healthy Gums May Signal a Longer Life
Older women with gum disease or tooth loss are at increased risk of dying early, researchers report.
30 Mar 2017 at 11:43am


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Hepatitis Infection May Raise Parkinson's Risk
New study adds to evidence that these conditions might be linked somehow
30 Mar 2017 at 2:15pm

Breast Cancer Radiation May Be Risky for Smokers
Long-term chances of heart attack, lung cancer higher for women who light up, study finds
29 Mar 2017 at 4:21pm

More Older Women Hitting the Bottle Hard
Study found dramatic jump in binge drinking in this vulnerable group
28 Mar 2017 at 8:15pm

High Doses of Vitamin D Fail to Cut Cancer Risk
Taking triple the daily recommendation didn't lower risk in older women, but larger trials are underway
28 Mar 2017 at 2:24pm

Exercise: The Cellular 'Fountain of Youth'
Intense interval training seems to boost older cells, even reversing some of aging's effects, study finds
28 Mar 2017 at 10:15am

IV Fluids May Make Childbirth Safer, Easier
Review found it lowered risk of cesarean delivery, shortened labor
27 Mar 2017 at 8:15pm


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