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CANCER RESEARCH: Breast gene link to high-risk uterine cancer

CANCER RESEARCH: Breast gene link to high-risk uterine cancer

Women with a faulty breast cancer gene might face a greater chance of rare but deadly uterine tumors despite having their ovaries removed to lower their main cancer risks, doctors reported at a conference last month.

April 16, 2014 12:00 pm
Go nuts: They might save your life

Go nuts: They might save your life

DALLAS | Help yourself to some nuts this holiday season: Regular nut eaters were less likely to die of cancer or heart disease — in fact, were less likely to die of any cause — during a 30-year Harvard study.

November 20, 2013 5:59 pm
Study: Doctors often on board to help sick fliers

Study: Doctors often on board to help sick fliers

Is there a doctor on board? Surprisingly often, there is — in half of in-flight medical emergencies — and sick airline passengers almost always survive, a new study finds.

June 02, 2013 12:00 am
Women have more options for breast cancer surgery

Women have more options for breast cancer surgery

CHICAGO (AP) — One of the world's most glamorous women had an operation that once was terribly disfiguring — removal of both breasts. But new approaches are dramatically changing breast surgeries, whether to treat cancer or to prevent it as Angelina Jolie just chose to do. As Jolie said, "th…

May 14, 2013 3:31 pm
Studies more firmly tie sugary drinks to obesity

Studies more firmly tie sugary drinks to obesity

New research powerfully strengthens the case against soda and other sugary drinks as culprits in the obesity epidemic.

November 04, 2012 12:00 am
Studies more firmly tie sugary drinks to obesity

Studies more firmly tie sugary drinks to obesity

New research powerfully strengthens the case against soda and other sugary drinks as culprits in the obesity epidemic.

October 04, 2012 9:00 am
Benefits seen in hormone use early in menopause

Benefits seen in hormone use early in menopause

A new study may reassure some women considering short-term use of hormones to relieve hot flashes and other menopause symptoms.

October 04, 2012 9:00 am
Surgery can put Type 2 diabetes into remission

Surgery can put Type 2 diabetes into remission

New research gives clear proof that weight-loss surgery can reverse and possibly cure diabetes, and doctors say the operation should be offered sooner to more people with the disease.

March 29, 2012 9:00 am
Worried about vitamin safety? Experts offer advice

Worried about vitamin safety? Experts offer advice

Two studies have raised gnawing worries about the safety of vitamin supplements and a host of questions.

March 22, 2012 9:00 am Photos

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Women more likely to have 'broken heart syndrome'

Women more likely to have 'broken heart syndrome'

A woman's heart breaks more easily than a man's. Females are seven to nine times more likely to suffer "broken heart syndrome," when stress like an emotional breakup or death causes overwhelming heart failure or heart attack-like symptoms.

November 17, 2011 7:00 am
Annual cancer screening tests urged less and less

Annual cancer screening tests urged less and less

Annual cancer tests are becoming a thing of the past. New guidelines out this month for cervical cancer screening have experts at odds over some things, but they are united in the view that the common practice of getting a Pap test every year is too often and probably doing more harm than good.

November 06, 2011 12:00 am
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