May 17, 2018

Men May Gain More From Cancer Immunotherapy

THURSDAY, May 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Male cancer patients seem to fare significantly better following immunotherapy treatment than female patients, new research indicates. “Both sex […]
May 16, 2018

Too Few Smokers Get Lifesaving Lung Cancer Tests

WEDNESDAY, May 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Less than 2 percent of the 7 million Americans who are or once were heavy smokers get screened for […]
May 16, 2018

Organs From Opioid OD Victims Are Saving Lives: Study

WEDNESDAY, May 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Another study finds that organ donations from Americans who have died from an opioid overdose have risen dramatically in […]
May 16, 2018

After 'Mini-Stroke,' Drug Combo Could Help Cut Odds for Major Attack

WEDNESDAY, May 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A dual-drug approach after a “mini-stroke” might maximize a person’s odds of avoiding a more major stroke in the […]
May 16, 2018

New Rabies Test Could Save Lives, Maybe Even Minus the Shots

WEDNESDAY, May 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A new rapid rabies test for animals could revolutionize screening and spare humans unnecessary painful treatment, according to researchers […]
May 15, 2018

New Medicare Perk: Diabetes Prevention

TUESDAY, May 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Millions of U.S. seniors can now take part in a Medicare program designed to prevent prediabetes from progressing to […]
May 15, 2018

Colon Polyp Type May Be Key to Cancer Risk

TUESDAY, May 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The type of colon polyp that’s spotted during a colonoscopy may help predict the likelihood of colon cancer, new […]
May 15, 2018

No Evidence Acupuncture Boosts Fertility Treatment

TUESDAY, May 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Although some women may try acupuncture hoping it will help them conceive, new research suggests it won’t. The study […]
May 15, 2018

Fewer Antibiotics for Kids, But More ADHD Drugs

TUESDAY, May 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — American kids are taking fewer prescription medications these days — but certain drugs are being prescribed more than ever, […]
May 15, 2018

Scientists Are Targeting the Common Cold

TUESDAY, May 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — British researchers have developed a molecule they claim could make colds a thing of the past. In lab tests, […]
May 15, 2018

Can Fido Fetch the Fountain of Youth?

TUESDAY, May 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Humanity’s search for a fountain of youth stretches back centuries, but modern scientists hope new research in dogs might […]
May 14, 2018

Opioid Makers' Perks to Docs Tied to More Prescriptions

MONDAY, May 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Doctors who accept perks from companies that make opioid painkillers are more likely to prescribe the drugs for their […]