This Menopause Therapy Didn't Affect Death Risk
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) has been a subject of controversy since past research linked it to health problems like cancer. New evidence, however, might clear up some concerns about this treatment.
Smoking May Be Even Riskier Than Once Thought
Smokers, it’s never too late to quit — and there may now be even more good reasons to do so.
Ovarian Problem May Have Other Health Effects
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and infertility have been well-known dance partners for many years. Now new evidence suggests that PCOS is also dancing with a lot of other chronic health issues.
Stand up for Your Health
Office workers and couch potatoes alike may need to stand up for their health — literally.
Cirrhosis: Usually Preventable but Common
Cirrhosis of the liver may usually be preventable, but it may be more common than previously thought. Fortunately, patients can take simple steps to keep their livers in tip-top shape.
Cancer Screening May Benefit Diabetes Patients
Diabetes patients may need to take extra precautions to lower their risk for cancer or catch it early.
No Cancer Risk Found for Diabetes Rx
Worried about the health effects of the medications you take? There's likely no need to worry about two diabetes medications once thought to increase the risk of cancer.
CDC Reports Americans Living Longer Than Ever
Americans may be living longer than ever before. In a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report, measures of life span were up and rates of death were down.
Many Seniors Had Multiple Chronic Illnesses
Many older Americans deal with more than one serious medical condition at a time. New research looked at how having more than one chronic disease affected average life expectancy.
Diabetes Patients May Face Higher Risk of Head, Neck Cancers
Diabetes is known to increase many health risks like heart disease and obesity. But new research suggests the condition may also be linked to head and neck cancers.