Survey Finds Support for Limits on Indoor Tanning
FRIDAY, Aug. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- While supporting new
rules to make indoor tanning salons safer, most young women who
frequent the salons oppose a total ban, a new study finds.
Early Prostate Cancer Diagnoses Continue to Fall in U.S.: Study
THURSDAY, Aug. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Diagnoses of early prostate cancer continue to decline in the United States, following the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation against routine screening for the disease, researchers report.
Two Genes Might Help Predict Breast Cancer Survival
THURSDAY, Aug. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The activity of two
genes may help predict certain breast cancer patients' chances of
survival and guide their treatment, British researchers report.
Health Tip: Managing Anemia With Iron
(HealthDay News) -- Iron deficiency is a common cause of anemia,
the lack of a protein called hemoglobin that's needed to carry
oxygen-rich blood throughout your body.
Anemia Boosts Stroke Death Risk, Study Finds
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Older stroke victims suffering from anemia -- a lack of red blood cells -- may have higher odds of dying, researchers report.
Women's Cancer Risk Rises With Years Spent Overweight
TUESDAY, Aug. 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The longer a woman is overweight, the higher her risk of several cancers, researchers report.
New Guidelines Set Safe Surgery Margins for Some Breast Cancers
FRIDAY, Aug. 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- New surgery guidelines for certain breast cancer patients could reduce both unnecessary surgeries and recurrence rates, three U.S. cancer groups say.
Cancer Now Leading Killer in 12 European Nations
MONDAY, Aug. 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Cancer has overtaken
heart disease and stroke as the leading cause of death in 12
European countries, a new study reports.
Cancer Survivors More Prone to Obesity, Study Finds
FRIDAY, Aug. 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Obesity is more common
among cancer survivors in the United States than in the general
population, a new study finds.
Long-Term Health Effects of Atom Bomb on Japan Not as Bad as Feared: Study
THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The long-term health effects of the atomic bombs dropped on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki during World War II were not as severe as many people had thought, a new report contends.