Cancer Patients Prefer Care That Includes Their Input

THURSDAY, Feb. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Cancer patients who let their doctors make all the decisions are less likely to rate their care as excellent compared to patients who participate in their medical decisions, a new study suggests.

U.S. Smoking Deaths May Be Underestimated, Study Suggests

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking may be killing more people than even current estimates indicate, a new study suggests.

Smoking Tied to Higher Death Risk After Colon Cancer

FRIDAY, Feb. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking may increase the risk of earlier death for people who've survived colon cancer, a new study warns.

New MRI Test May Help Diagnose Liver Condition in Kids

THURSDAY, Feb. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new medical imaging technique can help doctors better detect non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in children, new research suggests.

Device Aims to Deliver Cancer-Killing Drugs Directly to Pancreas

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they've developed a device that can deliver drugs to pancreatic tumors in mice, and they hope it will one day become a valuable tool in the treatment of one of the deadliest cancers in people.

Researchers Learning More About Deadly Pancreatic Cancer

FRIDAY, Jan. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists are working to find new ways to treat pancreatic cancer, one of the deadliest types of cancer in the United States.

Colon Cancer Rates Rising Among Americans Under 50

FRIDAY, Jan. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Although the overall rate of colon cancer has fallen in recent decades, new research suggests that over the last 20 years the disease has been increasing among young and early middle-aged American adults.

Daily Drinking May Raise Risk of Liver Cirrhosis, Study Warns

TUESDAY, Jan. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Daily drinking increases the risk of alcohol-related liver cirrhosis, a new study found.

FDA OKs First Generic Version of Heartburn Drug Nexium

MONDAY, Jan. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The first generic version of the heartburn drug Nexium (esomeprazole) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Generic Form of Nexium Approved

MONDAY, Jan. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The first generic version of the heartburn drug Nexium (esomeprazole) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.