Thursday, February 13, 2014
Women diagnosed with breast cancer caused by a notorious gene have a much better survival chance if they have both breasts removed instead of one, a study said Wednesday.
Monday, February 10, 2014
U.S. health officials have begun to predict the end of cigarette smoking in America.
Sunday, February 9, 2014
A Northern California company is recalling more than 8.7 million pounds of beef products because it processed diseased and unhealthy animals without a full federal inspection, federal officials said Saturday.
Saturday, February 8, 2014
Just as heart attack symptoms may differ between men and women, so do stroke risks.
Thursday, February 6, 2014
The U.S. National Institutes of Health and numerous biopharmaceutical companies and disease foundations have teamed up on an unusual project to find and bring new medicines to patients faster.
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Cancer has topped the list of the 10 leading causes of death in Taiwan for 31 years in a row, the Ministry of Health and Welfare (MHW) said yesterday., 3 Comments
A kinder, gentler approach to one of the most dreaded exams in medicine is on the way: U.S. regulators have cleared a bite-size camera to help screen the large intestine of patients who have trouble with colonoscopies.
Could too much sugar be deadly? The biggest U.S. study of its kind suggests the answer is yes, at least when it comes to fatal heart problems.
Saturday, February 1, 2014
Russian men who down large amounts of vodka — and too many do — have an “extraordinarily” high risk of an early death, a new study says.
Friday, January 31, 2014
Antioxidant vitamins are widely assumed to be cancer fighters even though research in smokers has found high doses may actually raise their risk of tumors. Now a new study may help explain the paradox.