Health News

Not so Sweet News for Older Women
You know, it's tough getting old. And a new study doesn't make this fact any sweeter for postmenopausal women. In fact, if you love sweets, then look out - cancer may be in your sights.
This Colonoscopy is a Right FIT
Getting a colonoscopy is an important diagnostic decision. New research has helped indicate what type of colonoscopy may be right for you.
Reducing Colorectal Cancer Screening's Ouch
Even thinking about a colonoscopy is most unpleasant, despite the fact that the procedure is usually very simple. Another tool is available that could increase the numbers of folks who undego this vitally important screening.
Colorectal Cancer Loves Red Meat, Fish and Sugary Drinks
You know the saying "you are what you eat." When it comes to colorectal cancer, what a woman eats can increase her risks.
Blood Clots a Common Risk for Some Cancer Patients
As if cancer treatment isn't rigorous enough, patients are often at risk of additional medical problems for months afterwards. New research has uncovered that some cancer patients face an increased risk of developing blood clots.
Sleeping Beauty Helps Uncover Colon Cancer
Who said fairy tales can't help battle cancer? A “Sleeping Beauty” has helped uncover what drives colon cancer.
An Aspirin a Day Keeps the Funeral Director Away
As with so many medications, controversy swirls around long-term use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). A new study says it's a life-saving practice for some.
The Dysfunctional Side of Colon Cancer
You should know about all the possible risks and benefits of any medical procedure you have. Men undergoing treatment for colon cancer aren't getting the information they need.
Colon Cancer's Secret Agent
Finding a link to a disease can lead to new ways to diagnose and treat the disease. For colorectal cancer, scientists may have discovered its beginning which could lead to new treatments.
A Pinch of Ginger Root a Day May Keep Cancer Away
Chicken soup or orange juice may or may not help battle a cold, but natural remedies can be a cheap way to prevent disease. A new study may add ginger root as a natural way to help prevent colon cancer.