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Surgery unnecessary for many men with prostate cancer

Otherwise healthy men with advanced prostate cancer may benefit greatly from surgery, but many with this diagnosis have no need for it. These conclusions were...

Skin cancer detection needs more than naked eye inspection

In a new review study, researchers found that the visual inspection of a suspicious skin lesion using the naked eye alone is not enough...

Drawing could help enhance your memory

Older adults who take up drawing could enhance their memory, according to a new study. Researchers from the University of Waterloo found that even if...

Age is the biggest risk for heart disease, but lifestyle and meds could help

Of all the risk factors for heart disease, age is the strongest predictor of potential trouble. While no one can stop the march of time,...

Digital mammography could increase breast cancer detection

In a new study, researchers found that the shift from film to digital mammography increased the detection of breast cancer by 14% overall in...

What’s behind Mediterranean diet and lower heart disease risk

In a new study, the researcher offers insights from a cohort study of women in the U.S. who reported consuming a Mediterranean-type diet. The Researchers...

What you should know about restless Legs Syndrome

People with restless legs syndrome (RLS) experience twitching and discomfort in the legs, usually during the evening and night time hours. “The feeling is usually accompanied by...

Baking soda could help prevent autoimmune diseases

In a recent study from Augusta University in Georgia, researchers found that drinking baking soda could help prevent autoimmune diseases. Autoimmune diseases result from a...

3D printing offers helping hand to patients with arthritis

From toothbrush holders to typing aids to nail clippers, 3D printing cuts the cost of devices aimed to help people with hand arthritis. Adaptive aids...

Disrupted body clock may lead to obesity and breast cancer

In a new study, USC scientists report that a novel time-keeping mechanism within liver cells that helps sustain key organ tasks can contribute to...