Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Hot dog makers and meat sellers say a report from the World Health Organization labeling wieners, bacon and other processed meats as cancer-causers is baloney.
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
It's official: Ham, sausage and other processed meats can lead to colon, stomach and other cancers -- and red meat is probably cancer-causing, too.
Sunday, October 25, 2015
Local doctors told Aida Abdulla her chest pain was an infection, arthritis or muscle strain. But when she traveled to a hospital in Khartoum months later she was diagnosed with breast cancer.
Saturday, October 24, 2015
The widow of a man who suffered with Parkinson's has triggered new research this week into the condition after she discovered she could "smell" the disease.
The world's largest ever clinical trial into whether taking a daily dose of aspirin can stop five common cancers from recurring was launched in Britain on Thursday.
The plague wiped out millions of people beginning in the sixth century and through medieval times, but a study Thursday suggests the illness may have existed thousands of years earlier.
Friday, October 23, 2015
Prolonged exposure to even low doses of radiation increases the risk of cancer, according to a new study of workers in the nuclear sector in Britain, France and the United States.
People with knees worn out by arthritis will get more pain relief from joint replacement surgery, but it has more risks and there's a good chance that less drastic approaches also would help.
Two years after personal genetics startup 23andMe was ordered by U.S. authorities to stop selling its DNA test kits, a revamped product has gained market approval, the company said Wednesday.
Thursday, October 22, 2015
In a controversial shift, a leading U.S. medical association on Tuesday urged women to wait until the age of 45 before getting an annual mammogram to screen for breast cancer.