Study Confirms Obesity-Breast Cancer Link for Blacks, Hispanics

FRIDAY, Oct. 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Obesity increases the risk of certain types of breast cancer in postmenopausal black and Hispanic women, two new U.S. studies show.

Generic Drugs May Help Breast Cancer Patients Stick to Therapy

FRIDAY, Oct. 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Access to generic hormone therapy medicines improves the chances that breast cancer patients will stick with their drug treatment, a new study found.

Many U.S. Colleges Have Indoor Tanning Salons On, Near Campus: Study

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many U.S. colleges have indoor tanning salons on or near campus, even though tanning increases the risk for skin cancer, researchers report.

Hormone Therapy May Up Heart-Related Deaths in Some Prostate Cancer Patients

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Giving hormone therapy to men with prostate cancer who also have certain heart problems may increase their odds of dying from a heart-related cause, a new study suggests.

Scientists Create Tiny Stomachs From Stem Cells

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists who used stem cells to create miniature human stomachs in the laboratory say their breakthrough could provide a new way to learn more about the development and treatment of stomach diseases.

Can Lots of Sex Protect the Prostate?

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Don Juans of the world, take note: Men who sleep with lots of women may be less likely to develop prostate cancer than men who don't play the field, a new Canadian study suggests.

Is Milk Your Friend or Foe?

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Drinking lots of milk could be bad for your health, a new study reports.

After Breast Cancer, Depression Risk Lingers

TUESDAY, Oct. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women who survive breast cancer face a higher risk of depression that can linger and require antidepressants, a new study finds.

Playing the Field May Lower Prostate Cancer Risk: Study

TUESDAY, Oct. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Having sex with more than 20 women might have some risks for men, but a new study suggests it could also have an unexpected health benefit.

Obese Children With Leukemia Fared Worse in Study

MONDAY, Oct. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Obesity may change the way young people react to chemotherapy for acute lymphoblastic leukemia, new research suggests.