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When and how you should screen for colon cancer

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) today announced the publication of new NCCN Guidelines for Patients: Colorectal Cancer Screening. Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the fourth...

This stroke drug could help treat Alzheimer’s disease and dementia

In a new study from the University of Southern California, researchers found a human stroke drug might also be a safe and powerful defense...

What to know about the omicron variant

A newly discovered variant of the coronavirus was reported earlier this week, dubbed omicron, has sparked trepidation and speculation. The World Health Organization sounded the...

This diabetes drug could revolutionize heart failure treatment

In a new study from the University of East Anglia, researchers found a medication originally used for patients with diabetes is the first to...

Scientists find a new drug to treat Parkinson’s disease

In a new study from Texas Biomedical Research Institute, researchers found a promising drug candidate to minimize uncontrolled, erratic muscle movements, called dyskinesia, associated...

She had a heart attack on the way to her wedding — and recently...

Four hours into a nearly six-hour flight from Seattle to Mexico, Sara Metz felt overly anxious – far more than the usual jitters of...

These surgeries can effectively cut liver fat in obesity and type 2 diabetes

In a new study from the University of Oslo, researchers found sleeve gastrectomy (SG) and Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) are highly effective for reducing...

Irregular heartbeat linked to frequent alcohol drinking in people under 40

In a new study from Seoul National University Hospital, researchers found moderate to heavy drinking over an extended period may increase the risk of...

This program could ease knee pain and lead to weight loss

In a new study from the University of Melbourne, researchers found a telehealth-delivered exercise and diet programs could help participants reduce knee pain and...

Scientists warn of next ‘wave’ of opioid overdose deaths

When Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner Thomas Gilson issued a public health warning earlier this month, the cause wasn't COVID-19—but drugs. Over a 48-hour period Nov....