Baby Boomers Get an 'F' for Hep C Testing
WEDNESDAY, March 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Despite
recommendations, too few American baby boomers are tested for
hepatitis C, a new study reveals.
Colon Cancer Rates, Deaths Drop in Americans Over 50
WEDNESDAY, March 1, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- In some good news
for older Americans, a new report shows that colorectal cancer
rates among those over 50 fell 32 percent since 2000, while deaths
from the disease fell by 34 percent.
Xermelo Approved for Tumor-Related Diarrhea
WEDNESDAY, March 1, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Xermelo
(telotristat ethyl) tablets have been approved by the U.S. Food and
Drug Administration to treat adults with carcinoid syndrome
diarrhea, one of a collection of symptoms related to rare carcinoid
Another Study Ties Obesity to Certain Cancers
WEDNESDAY, March 1, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Carrying extra
weight increases the risk of a number of cancers, a new review
Colon Cancer on the Rise Among Gen Xers, Millennials
TUESDAY, Feb. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Americans in their
early 50s and younger -- Gen Xers and millennials -- are
experiencing significant increases in colon and rectal cancer, a
new study reports.
Prison Time Can Be Deadly … to Health
FRIDAY, Feb. 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Prison time can exact
a deadly toll on health, new research suggests.
Live Healthy, Live Longer
FRIDAY, Feb. 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Want to live a longer,
U.S. Vaccine Guidelines for Flu, HPV Updated
TUESDAY, Feb. 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Roll up your sleeves,
America. A national advisory panel of the U.S. Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention has released its 2017 advisory for
recommended shots affecting adults.
Common Painkillers Don't Ease Back Pain, Study Finds
THURSDAY, Feb. 2, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Painkillers like
aspirin, Aleve and Advil don't help most people with back pain, a
new review finds.
Heart Risks May Boost Women's Colon Cancer Risk, Too
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 1, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Even normal-weight
women may be at greater risk for colon cancer if they have certain
traits, such as elevated levels of blood fat, high blood sugar,
high blood pressure and low levels of good cholesterol, a new study