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Cancer Issues

( - DALLAS – Feb. 21, 2018 – A drug targeting a gene fusion that occurs in lung, colon, and other cancers was effective in 75 percent of patients of all ages in clinical trials

Feb 21, 2018 - 5:12:06 PM


( - MAYWOOD, IL – Caregivers of patients surviving a prolonged critical illness experience high and persistent rates of depression.

Feb 21, 2018 - 4:27:46 PM

Medicare Issues

( - ANN ARBOR – A health insurance concept born from University of Michigan research may soon reach millions of people covered by Medicare across the United States....

Feb 21, 2018 - 4:21:44 PM

Sexual Issues

( - PHILADELPHIA  – Studies have shown that talking with teens about sex-related topics is a positive parenting practice that facilitates important sexual health outcomes with heterosexual adolescents.

Feb 21, 2018 - 4:14:29 PM

Transplant Issues

( - Allogeneic blood or marrow transplantation recipients are at a significantly higher risk of cognitive impairment in the years post-transplantation

Feb 21, 2018 - 4:07:23 PM

Alzheimer Issues

( - They do it with the best of intentions. “Do you remember our wedding day?” “Who is that person next to you in the picture?”

Feb 21, 2018 - 4:00:23 PM

Patient Issues

( - MORGANTOWN, W.Va.—After having their tonsils removed, patients often can’t leave the hospital for six hours, even if they bounce back from surgery sooner.

Feb 21, 2018 - 3:53:56 PM

Heart Health

( - Women who complain about chest pain often are reassured by their doctors that there is no reason to worry because their angiograms show that the women don’t have blockages in the major heart arteries

Feb 21, 2018 - 3:46:10 PM

Cancer Issues

( - Recent research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis demonstrated that mature cells in the stomach sometimes revert back to behaving like rapidly dividing stem cells.

Feb 21, 2018 - 3:39:19 PM

Teen Health

( - A new study used data from a national survey to examine the effectiveness of state-level cellphone laws in decreasing teens’ use of cellphones while driving.

Feb 21, 2018 - 3:30:32 PM

Cancer Issues

( - WASHINGTON, D.C., February 21, 2018 -- Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women -- one in eight (12.4 percent) in the U.S. will be diagnosed with it.

Feb 21, 2018 - 3:22:10 PM

News : National

( - There may not be an Olympics for saving lives, but as millions intently watched the drama of the Winter Olympics, America quietly brought home the gold and silver....

Feb 21, 2018 - 1:27:05 PM

Pain Issues

( - Have you ever felt a sharp pain in your chest and were convinced you were having a heart attack?

Feb 21, 2018 - 11:49:30 AM

Foot Health

( - You've probably heard that the eyes are the window to the soul. But has anybody ever told you that the feet are the window to the body?

Feb 21, 2018 - 11:41:36 AM

Health Tips

( - Transgender people identify with a gender other than the one associated with their sex assigned at birth.

Feb 21, 2018 - 11:34:23 AM

Health Tips

( - The composer J.S. Bach spoke for a lot of us with his Coffee Cantata lyric: "Without my morning coffee, I'm just like a dried-up piece of roast goat."

Feb 21, 2018 - 11:26:41 AM

Women's Health

( - A new mother may experience many emotions ─ from joy, excitement and fear to feelings of being overwhelmed.

Feb 21, 2018 - 11:13:45 AM

Heart Health

( - The genetic heart condition that Kaci Arjes was born with was threatening to end her high school basketball playing career …

Feb 21, 2018 - 11:04:24 AM


( - ROCHESTER, Minn. — When people are suffering from a chronic medical condition, they may place their hope on treatments in clinical trials that show early positive results.

Feb 21, 2018 - 10:56:03 AM

Health Tips

( - BUFFALO, N.Y. — A new blood test approved by the Food and Drug Administration is being characterized by the agency and news reports as a way to detect concussion.

Feb 21, 2018 - 9:43:50 AM

News : National

( - Christine Graf knelt on the floor and began performing chest compressions on a young man who had suffered a heart attack and collapsed.

Feb 20, 2018 - 12:48:32 PM

Heart Health

( - This blood pressure chart can help you figure out if your blood pressure is at a healthy level or if you'll need to take some steps to improve your numbers.

Feb 20, 2018 - 12:24:38 PM

Influenza Issues

( - The influenza epidemic continues across much of the U.S. For those who had the flu earlier in the season, it's possible to become infected with another strain.

Feb 20, 2018 - 12:12:49 PM


( - From peewees to the pros as well as the 2018 Winter Olympics, this is the heart of hockey season.

Feb 20, 2018 - 12:02:21 PM

Stress Issues

( - BUFFALO, N.Y. — Police officers are often called to situations that require a quick decision:

Feb 20, 2018 - 11:48:38 AM


( - Sudden unexpected infant death (SUID) is the leading cause of death among infants one month to one year of age, with more than 3,500 infants dying unexpectedly each year.

Feb 20, 2018 - 11:39:22 AM


( - A therapeutic target to preserve vision in glaucoma patients could have treatment ramifications for age-related neurodegenerative disorders like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s

Feb 20, 2018 - 11:32:05 AM

Cancer Issues

( - One of the biggest challenges in treating prostate cancer is distinguishing men who have aggressive and potentially lethal disease from men whose cancer is slow-growing and unlikely to metastasize.

Feb 20, 2018 - 11:25:54 AM

Alzheimer Issues

( - The mass pursuit of a conspicuous suspect in Alzheimer’s disease may have encumbered research success for decades.

Feb 20, 2018 - 11:18:21 AM


( - MAYWOOD, IL – It takes an average of 3.5 years to diagnose celiac disease in patients who do not report gastrointestinal symptoms, a Loyola Medicine study has found.

Feb 20, 2018 - 11:11:07 AM

Cancer Issues

( - PHILADELPHIA – Approximately once a month, our skin completely renews itself. If this highly coordinated process goes awry, it can lead to a variety of skin diseases

Feb 20, 2018 - 11:00:30 AM

Cancer Issues

( - To stop the spread of cancer, cancer cells must die. Unfortunately, many types of cancer cells seem to use innate mechanisms that block cancer cell death....

Feb 20, 2018 - 10:53:42 AM

Heart Health

( - In an analysis of clinical data collected on more than 9,000 people, Johns Hopkins researchers have shown that the number of years spent overweight or obese appear to “add up” to a distinct risk factor....

Feb 20, 2018 - 10:44:41 AM

Cancer Issues

( - An analysis of recent Medicare billing records for more than 3,000 hospitals across the United States shows that charges for outpatient oncology services

Feb 20, 2018 - 10:35:15 AM

Transplant Issues

( - To expand access to life-saving liver transplants for those in need, NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine have unveiled a new living donor liver transplant program.

Feb 20, 2018 - 10:29:51 AM


( - ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Deep in the middle of our heads lies a tiny nub of nerve cells that play a key role in how hungry we feel, how much we eat, and how much weight we gain.

Feb 20, 2018 - 10:22:43 AM

Stroke Issues

( - PHILADELPHIA—African Americans with atrial fibrillation (AF) – a quivering or irregular heartbeat that can lead to a host of dangerous complications....

Feb 20, 2018 - 10:15:55 AM

Influenza Issues

( - New research on why the influenza vaccine was only modestly effective in recent years shows that immune history with the flu influences a person’s response to the vaccine.

Feb 20, 2018 - 10:09:36 AM

Back Problems

( - West Orange, NJ, February 2018 – The idea of spinal fusion surgery sounds intimidating to many chronic back pain sufferers....

Feb 20, 2018 - 10:03:07 AM

Women's Health

( - Immigrant women’s sexual and reproductive health experiences differ from those of U.S.-born women, including those of the same race and ethnicity

Feb 20, 2018 - 9:58:23 AM

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