Daily Low-Dose Aspirin May Cut Pancreatic Cancer Risk
TUESDAY, Dec. 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- There's evidence that
daily low-dose aspirin may decrease the risk of pancreatic cancer,
according to a new study.
Many Early Colon Cancers Linked to Inherited Genes
THURSDAY, Dec. 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- As many as 1 in 6
colon cancer patients under the age of 50 has genetic traits that
greatly boost the risk of cancer, a new study finds.
Some Low-Income, Uninsured Patients Aren't Referred for Colonoscopy
TUESDAY, Dec. 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Many low-income and
uninsured patients don't have a follow-up colonoscopy after
abnormal results on a colon cancer screening test -- even if
they're in a "safety net" health program, a new study finds.
Emergency Surgery Riskier for Kids in Poorer Countries
TUESDAY, Dec. 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Children in poorer
countries are much more likely to die after emergency abdominal
surgery than those in wealthy nations, a new study finds.
Gallstones Linked to Higher Heart Disease Risk
THURSDAY, Aug. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People who've ever suffered gallstones may have a slightly increased risk of developing heart disease down the road, a large new study suggests.
Cancer Survivors More Prone to Obesity, Study Finds
FRIDAY, Aug. 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Obesity is more common
among cancer survivors in the United States than in the general
population, a new study finds.
Would Weaker Beer Help Reduce Alcohol's Harms?
THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Lowering the alcohol
content in beer and other drinks may help reduce their harmful
health effects, researchers say.
Serious Infections Tied to Suicide Risk
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People hospitalized for serious infections may face an increased risk of dying by suicide, and researchers suspect there's a biological reason for it.
Regular Exercise: Antidote for Deadly Diseases?
TUESDAY, Aug. 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Getting lots of
exercise may reduce your risk for five common diseases, a new