Keytruda Approved for Leading Form of Lung Cancer

FRIDAY, Oct. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Keytruda (pembrolizumab) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat advanced cases of the most common type of lung malignancy, non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

FDA Approves New Treatment for Lung Cancer

FRIDAY, Oct. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved an immunotherapy drug for the treatment of advanced non-small cell lung cancer.

Health Tip: Stay Fit and Healthy During Pregnancy

(HealthDay News) -- It's important to develop healthy habits before and during pregnancy -- and to maintain them once your baby is born.

Higher-Protein Diet May Help Some With Type 2 Diabetes

TUESDAY, Sept. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with type 2 diabetes may benefit from a higher-protein diet, but it likely depends on whether or not they have a particular gene related to vitamin D metabolism, new research suggests.

More Than 670 Illnesses Reported in Latest Salmonella Outbreak

TUESDAY, Sept. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A salmonella outbreak that has been linked to contaminated cucumbers imported from Mexico has now caused 671 illnesses in 34 states, U.S. health officials said Tuesday.

More Evidence High-Fiber, Mediterranean Diet Is Good for You

TUESDAY, Sept. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Numerous studies have extolled the health benefits of the Mediterranean diet. Now, research suggests the regimen may also boost levels of beneficial fatty acids.

Sweetened Drinks May Damage Heart, Review Finds

MONDAY, Sept. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Soft drinks and other sugar-sweetened beverages can seriously damage heart health, a new review finds.

Health Tip: Choosing the Right Bedtime Snack

(HealthDay News) -- It's not easy to fall asleep with a growling belly, so satisfying bedtime hunger becomes important.

Forget Three Square Meals -- Americans Eat All Day Long

THURSDAY, Sept. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many Americans have tossed the conventional three-meals-a-day routine out the window, and replaced it with frequent chow downs spread throughout the day, new research shows.

Potatoes, Tomatoes Make Up Bulk of Americans' Veggie Intake

THURSDAY, Sept. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When Mom told you to "eat your vegetables," she probably didn't mean eat the same two vegetables -- potatoes and tomatoes -- most of the time.