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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.
Genetic testing company 23andMe is reintroducing some health screening tools that federal regulators forced off the market more than two years ago, due to concerns about their accuracy and interpretation by customers.
Talk therapy coupled with early intervention and low doses of anti-psychotic medication can be more effective for people with schizophrenia than routine treatment, a major U.S. study said Tuesday.
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
A man in his 40s who worked at the Fukushima nuclear plant after the 2011 disaster is the first person confirmed to have developed cancer from radiation exposure, Japan confirmed Tuesday.
A cancer drug may be helpful in improving memory and motor skills in patients with Parkinson's disease, according to preliminary research presented at a U.S. medical conference this weekend.
Monday, October 19, 2015
It was the hair, she says. She never realized how much her hair had meant to her.
Sunday, October 18, 2015
Traces of fungus have been discovered in the brains of Alzheimer's sufferers, researchers said Thursday, relaunching the question: might the disease be caused by an infectious microbe?
Most women with low sexual desire won't rush to get the first prescription drug to boost female libido when it becomes available on Saturday. But they may have more options down the road.
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Australia Saturday announced plans to legalize the growing of cannabis for medicinal purposes, saying those suffering debilitating illnesses deserved access to the most effective treatments.
Saturday, October 17, 2015
Another 326 cases of dengue fever have been reported in Taiwan, bringing the total number of infections since the start of May to 24,507, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said yesterday.
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