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Genetic testing rises in young US breast cancer patients

Feb 19, 2016 AM EST A new study reveals that more than 95 percent of U.S. women diagnosed with cancer at age 40 or younger have got genetic testing for mutations that raise their risk of future cancers.

Marijuana use not associated with anxiety disorders

Feb 19, 2016 AM EST A new study suggests that the use of marijuana as an adult is not associated with anxiety disorders, including depression and bipolar disorder.

Study dispels notion that testosterone gel is fountain of youth

Feb 18, 2016 AM EST A new study suggests that testosterone treatment might only bring about a modest improvement in the sex lives, walking strength and mood of a select group of older men.

Diabetes Drug, Actos, May Help Prevent Second Stroke

Feb 18, 2016 AM EST A new study suggests that the diabetes drug Actos (pioglitazone) might protect people from suffering a second stroke.

Scientists develop test to determine deadliness of breast cancer

Feb 18, 2016 AM EST Scientists in London have developed an ecological imaging test to help doctors determine which breast cancers are most likely to be deadly.

Scientists discover 'Ground zero' of Alzheimer's disease in the brain region

Feb 17, 2016 AM EST In a new study, researchers have identified a region of the brain, called "ground zero" for Alzheimer's in the brain, which the disease strikes first and a region that needs to be kept sharp.

ADHD Med misuse by students on the increase

Feb 17, 2016 AM EST A new study suggests that more college students are using a stimulant commonly prescribed for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as a study aid.

Cash incentive 'upfront' may actually motivate employees to exercise

Feb 16, 2016 PM EST A new study suggests that cash incentives may not be enough to motivate the employees to exercise.

Caregivers at risk of spoiling their own health, study says

Feb 16, 2016 PM EST A new study suggests that people who take care of the well being of older, disabled adults by helping them to manage medications and navigate health system may be at a risk of spoiling their own ...

Scientists conduct successful trials of immunotherapy to target cancer

Feb 16, 2016 AM EST Scientists have conducted early successful trials of a cancer treatment in which white blood cells are modified to target certain types of the disease.

Too much fish during pregnancy can raise risk of obesity in children

Feb 16, 2016 AM EST A new study suggests that eating too much fish during pregnancy may raise the obesity risk of the child.

Heartburn drugs may increase risk of dementia

Feb 16, 2016 AM EST A new study suggests that a popular class of heartburn medications, called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) might raise the risk of dementia in people aged 75 or older.

Sleep apnea causes structural changes in the brain

Feb 15, 2016 AM EST A new study by UCLA researchers reveals that sleep apnea can cause structural changes in the brains of the people who suffer from it.

Oral sex increases cancer risk in men

Feb 14, 2016 PM EST A new study by the Advancement of Science American Association shows how oral sex increases the risk of cancer in men, especially head and neck cancers, through human papillomavirus.

Pollution kills 5.5 million people globally every year

Feb 13, 2016 AM EST According to a report released on Friday, about 5.5 million people around the world are dying prematurely every year from breathing polluted air.

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