April 16, 2018

New Drugs May Be Big Advance in Lung Cancer Care

MONDAY, April 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Drugs designed to trigger a patient’s immune system may help boost survival for those battling lung cancer, two new […]
April 16, 2018

Can 'Mono' Virus Up Odds for 7 Other Diseases?

MONDAY, April 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Millions of young Americans have lived through the fatigue and discomfort of mononucleosis. Now, new research suggests, but doesn’t […]
April 16, 2018

Foodborne Illnesses Can Mean Financial Ruin for Restaurants

MONDAY, April 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — An outbreak of salmonella at a restaurant can not only make diners sick, it can also be a restaurant’s […]
April 13, 2018

Busting Myths Surrounding Cancer and Genetic Testing

FRIDAY, April 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — While only 5 percent to 10 percent of cancers are caused by an inherited gene mutation, genetic testing may […]
April 13, 2018

Preschool, Day Care Not Asthma Triggers: Study

FRIDAY, April 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Breathe easy, Mom and Dad. Sending your young children to preschool or day care probably won’t increase their risk […]
April 12, 2018

Doctors Curbing First-Time Prescriptions for Opioids

THURSDAY, April 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Although the opioid epidemic continues to rage in America, promising new data show that first-time opioid painkiller prescription rates […]
April 12, 2018

Spring Sneezin' Season Has Sprung

THURSDAY, April 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you suffer from allergies, you already know that pollen is in the air — even in the parts […]
April 12, 2018

Want to Help Beat Colon Cancer? Live Healthy

THURSDAY, April 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — More than 1.3 million Americans are diagnosed with colon cancer, but new research suggests that adopting a healthy lifestyle […]
April 12, 2018

FDA Approves AI Device to Spot Diabetic Eye Disease

THURSDAY, April 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Artificial intelligence software that can detect diabetes-related damage to the retina — called diabetic retinopathy — has been approved […]
April 12, 2018

Who Lives Longer — Night Owls or Early Birds?

THURSDAY, April 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — “Night owls” might pay a price when it comes to their health and longevity, a new study reports. Folks […]
April 12, 2018

Control Blood Pressure to Keep Dementia at Bay: Study

THURSDAY, April 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Bringing high blood pressure under control can reduce older black Americans’ risk of dementia, a new study finds. Black […]
April 11, 2018

U.S. Heart Disease Rates Falling, But Gains Vary by State

WEDNESDAY, April 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The overall rate of heart disease in the United States has declined 38 percent since 1990, a new report […]