New Meds Make Inroads Against Crohn's Disease
THURSDAY, April 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Fewer Americans
with Crohn's disease are ending up in the hospital than in the
past, according to a new federal study.
Is Surgery Always Necessary for Gallstones?
FRIDAY, April 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Gallbladder removal
may not always necessary for gallstone pancreatitis, a new study
FDA Approves Hep C Drugs for Kids 12 and Older
FRIDAY, April 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug
Administration has approved two drugs to treat hepatitis C
infection in children aged 12 and older.
Many Disabled Adults Aren't Screened for Colon Cancer: Study
WEDNESDAY, April 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- American adults
with disabilities have lower colon cancer screening rates than
other adults, a new study finds.
Surgery May Be Best for Advanced Melanoma
WEDNESDAY, April 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Surgery to remove
melanoma -- the deadliest form of skin cancer -- can extend the
lives of patients whose disease has spread to the abdomen area, new
'Cancer Profile' Is Changing for Americans With HIV
WEDNESDAY, April 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- As HIV becomes a
lifetime disease instead of a killer, researchers say these
patients will likely start to mirror other Americans when it comes
to the kinds of cancers they develop.
Prolonged Antibiotic Use Tied to Precancerous Colon Growths
TUESDAY, April 4, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Taking antibiotics
for an extended period in early to middle adulthood might increase
your risk for precancerous growths in your colon, a large study
Infections More Common in People With Schizophrenia
MONDAY, April 3, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- People with
schizophrenia may face an increased risk for serious infections, a
new study suggests.
Can Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Lower Cancer Death Risk?
MONDAY, April 3, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of Americans
take low-dose aspirin every day for heart health. In doing so, they
may also slightly lower their risk of dying from several cancers, a
large new study suggests.
Far Fewer Kids Are Dying Worldwide, but Gains Are Uneven
MONDAY, April 3, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Despite a dramatic
decline in child and teen deaths around the world since 1990,
progress remains uneven, a new study shows.