Survey Finds Support for Limits on Indoor Tanning

FRIDAY, Aug. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- While supporting new rules to make indoor tanning salons safer, most young women who frequent the salons oppose a total ban, a new study finds.

Early Prostate Cancer Diagnoses Continue to Fall in U.S.: Study

THURSDAY, Aug. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Diagnoses of early prostate cancer continue to decline in the United States, following the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation against routine screening for the disease, researchers report.

Two Genes Might Help Predict Breast Cancer Survival

THURSDAY, Aug. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The activity of two genes may help predict certain breast cancer patients' chances of survival and guide their treatment, British researchers report.

Health Tip: Managing Anemia With Iron

(HealthDay News) -- Iron deficiency is a common cause of anemia, the lack of a protein called hemoglobin that's needed to carry oxygen-rich blood throughout your body.

Anemia Boosts Stroke Death Risk, Study Finds

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Older stroke victims suffering from anemia -- a lack of red blood cells -- may have higher odds of dying, researchers report.

Women's Cancer Risk Rises With Years Spent Overweight

TUESDAY, Aug. 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The longer a woman is overweight, the higher her risk of several cancers, researchers report.

New Guidelines Set Safe Surgery Margins for Some Breast Cancers

FRIDAY, Aug. 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- New surgery guidelines for certain breast cancer patients could reduce both unnecessary surgeries and recurrence rates, three U.S. cancer groups say.

Cancer Now Leading Killer in 12 European Nations

MONDAY, Aug. 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Cancer has overtaken heart disease and stroke as the leading cause of death in 12 European countries, a new study reports.

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.

Long-Term Health Effects of Atom Bomb on Japan Not as Bad as Feared: Study

THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The long-term health effects of the atomic bombs dropped on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki during World War II were not as severe as many people had thought, a new report contends.