TUESDAY, Oct. 31, 2017 — The Cancer Moonshot Initiative now has a detailed road map designed to cram a decade’s worth of medical advancement into half that time.
A new report, authored by more than 50 leading U.S. cancer doctors, highlights 13…
TUESDAY, Oct. 31, 2017 — More than half of Americans regularly take about four prescription medications, increasing the likelihood that mistakes could occur, according to Consumer Reports.
People taking multiple prescription medications should…
TUESDAY, Oct. 31, 2017 — Popping certain heartburn drugs like they’re candy might up your odds for stomach cancer, new research suggests.
The risk was proportionate to how long and how often these drugs, called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), were…
TUESDAY, Oct. 31, 2017 — People with rheumatoid arthritis appear to have a higher risk of the lung condition chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), researchers report.
The study found that people with rheumatoid arthritis were 47 percent…
TUESDAY, Oct. 31, 2017 — Having an alcoholic parent may increase the risk that a teen will commit dating violence, researchers say.
Their new study also found that the root causes of teen dating violence may be planted as early as…
TUESDAY, Oct. 31, 2017 — Calquence (acalabrutinib) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat adults with mantle cell lymphoma.
Mantle cell is an aggressive, fast-growing non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a cancer of the lymph system….
TUESDAY, Oct. 31, 2017 — Brain scans may be able to identify when people are having suicidal thoughts, researchers report.
Suicide is the second leading cause of death among young adults in the United States, but suicidal risk is difficult to…
TUESDAY, Oct. 31, 2017 — An outbreak of a potentially deadly bacteria linked to contaminated puppy poop has spread to 15 states, a new federal report shows.
These multidrug-resistant Campylobacter infections have now sickened 67 people.
TUESDAY, Oct. 31, 2017 — The longer a new mom breast-feeds, the stronger her maternal bond may be with her child years later, a new study suggests.
The 10-year study of nearly 1,300 families in the United States found that women who breast-fed…
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