New Drug Combo Shows Promise Curbing Tough-to-Treat Breast Cancer
THURSDAY, Dec. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- In women with a
certain form of tough-to-treat breast cancer, treatment with a
combination of two drugs appeared to keep the cancer at bay longer
-- from about five months to 10, a new study says.
Benign 'Toothlet' Tumor Found in 255 Million-Year-Old Fossil
THURSDAY, Dec. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A fossil of a distant
ancestor of today's mammals -- which include humans -- shows
evidence of a benign tumor of the jaw, scientists report.
Heart Docs: Never Expose Kids to Cigarette Smoke
MONDAY, Sept. 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A new American Heart
Association statement recommends a "zero tolerance" approach for
children's exposure to secondhand smoke.
Study Bolsters Role of Angioplasty, Stents in Heart-Attack Survival
TUESDAY, Aug. 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Patients who suffer a
heart attack live longer now than they did before, and invasive
procedures such as angioplasty, stents and bypass get a lot of the
credit, a new study suggests.
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.