Apr 7, 2014 — Patients undergoing chemotherapy need to eat to stay strong. But the drugs can cause nausea and damage taste buds. New flavors and spices can help a lot, a chef says.
Mar 25, 2014 — College students tune out warnings about the risks of heavy drinking. Pointing out that drinking increases the risk of cancer may help, researchers say. But will that matter on Saturday night?
Mar 18, 2014 — In 2010, 15 percent of people who went to the doctor for a headache got a brain scan, even though the vast majority of headaches aren't symptoms of something seriously wrong.
Mar 6, 2014 — Many members of the 13.7 community have asked for news of blogger Barbara J. King's health. The news is here and it is good!
Mar 4, 2014 — No one wants to die in the hospital, hooked to a ventilator. But undergoing chemotherapy just to ease symptoms or to buy a bit more time increases that likelihood for patients with terminal cancer.
Feb 25, 2014 — There was enough information for an influential panel of doctors, nurses and scientists to recommend against taking the antioxidants vitamin E and beta carotene to prevent heart attacks and cancer.
Feb 21, 2014 — The number of people diagnosed with thyroid cancer has tripled since 1975, but more lives haven't been saved as a result.
Feb 20, 2014 — CT scans are good at finding cancer, but their hefty dose of X-rays increases the risk of future cancers. Children are especially vulnerable. A new form of MRI can find tumors without radiation.
Feb 4, 2014 — The long-held idea that cancer is a disease of the rich is slowly being undermined. The world now records about 14 million new cancer cases each year, a study found. The majority of these cases occur in developing countries, which aren't equipped to detect and treat the disease.
Jan 29, 2014 — Cancer patients and survivors are told to exercise, but the disease and treatments can leave them with overwhelming fatigue. Yoga may be a gentle way to get moving, a study reports, with breast cancer survivors who did yoga saying they had less fatigue than women who did not.