Genevra Pittman Archive
Published May 03, 2013
Urologists fell in line with other doctor groups on Friday in recommending careful consideration and discussion when it comes to screening for prostate cancer, rather than a gung-ho approach.
Published April 11, 2013
Women with breast cancer who had a few alcoholic drinks per week before their diagnosis were slightly less likely to die from their cancer, according to a study that followed newly-diagnosed patients for 11 years, on average.
Published April 05, 2013
Older men who use testosterone gel may see small improvements in their muscle-to-fat ratio but are unlikely to glean any benefits in flexibility, endurance and general ability to get around, new research suggests.
Published April 03, 2013
Although fewer people are dying shortly after treatment for heart attacks, heart failure and pneumonia at most U.S. hospitals than a decade ago, the same trend doesn't apply to certain small, rural facilities, a new study suggests.
Published May 05, 2011
People who ate lots of salt were not more likely to get high blood pressure, and were less likely to die of heart disease than those with a low salt intake, in a new European study.
Published May 04, 2011
A new survey out of Stockholm shows carrying around extra pounds during middle age increases your risk of dementia later in life.
Published April 28, 2011
When doctors follow guidelines for treating patients after a heart attack, more patients survive, according to a new study.
Published April 26, 2011
Both bullies and their victims take more trips to the nurse's office than other students - but not just for the obvious reasons.
Published April 11, 2011
A new study suggests breathing secondhand smoke could increase a child's risk of mental and behavioral disorders, including attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.