Melanoma Drug Shrinks Tumors, Study Finds

Melanoma Drug Shrinks Tumors, Study Finds

A new drug aimed at treating advanced melanoma has been found to shrink tumors in 80 percent of patients in an early trial, ...
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Co-Conspirator Cells Contribute to Skin Cancer

Co-Conspirator Cells Contribute to Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is caused when cells grow out of control. But a new study finds there are previously unnoticed cells that help the ...
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YouTube May Help Elderly Dementia Patients

YouTube May Help Elderly Dementia Patients

The video sharing website YouTube could help treat elderly patients’ dementia,  a new study finds. The results show YouTube can be used as ...
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Brain Functioning Decline Higher in Southern ‘Stroke Belt’

Brain Functioning Decline Higher in Southern ‘Stroke Belt’

People who live in the “Stroke Belt” — a group of eight southeastern states where stroke is 50 percent more prevalent than in ...
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8 Tips for Healthy Aging

8 Tips for Healthy Aging

U.S. residents are generally living longer these days, but more and more of them are developing chronic diseases, such as diabetes and heart ...
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Alzheimer’s Vs. Normal Aging: How to Tell the Difference

Alzheimer’s Vs. Normal Aging: How to Tell the Difference

Everyone’s memory gets worse with age, so how can you tell the difference between normal aging and signs of Alzheimer’s disease? There definitely ...
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Soy Compounds May Cut Risk of Some Breast Cancers

Soy Compounds May Cut Risk of Some Breast Cancers

PHILADELPHIA — Compounds found in soy, called isoflavones, can decrease the risk of developing certain types of breast cancer, a new study suggests. ...
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Estrogen May Curb Breast Cancer As Well As Promote It

Estrogen May Curb Breast Cancer As Well As Promote It

Estrogen is known to promote the growth of breast cancer cells, but a new study suggests this hormone also may reduce the number ...
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Flu Season Worse Than Usual

Flu Season Worse Than Usual

If you thought flu season seemed particularly bad this year, you’d be right. Monthly reports of the flu have exceeded those of last ...
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