Study: Popular Heartburn Drug Might Raise Your Risk Of Premature DeathThis is just the latest of many studies linking PPIs to adverse side effects, including hip fractures, kidney disease, infections, dementia and esophageal cancer.
Gel Could Protect Prostate Cancer Patients From Side Effects Of RadiationThere was good news Monday, for the hundreds of thousands of men trying to decide which treatment to undergo after a diagnosis of prostate cancer.
New Device Could One Day Lead To More Viable Organs For Life-Saving TransplantsRather than putting an organ on ice, the machine pumps oxygen-rich blood, nutrients and medications through the liver to keep it working and warm.
FDA Panel Approves Immunotherapy Program To Fight CancerA Food and Drug Administration advisory panel has just unanimously recommended the approval of the first-ever living drug to fight leukemia.
Experimental Blood Test Could Detect Pancreatic Cancer EarlyPancreatic cancer will strike 53,000 Americans this year, and sadly, most of them will die within a year. But an experimental blood test may be able to detect the lethal disease at an early stage.
Lyme Disease Very Treatable If Caught Early, Experts SayYou wouldn't think the tiny critter could cause so much trouble, but if you get bitten by one carrying the Lyme bacterium you could become one of the more than 300,000 people in the United States who get Lyme disease each year.
Boot Camp Offers Crash Course For Caregivers Of People With Alzheimer's, DementiaAlzheimer's disease is a tragedy for both the patient and for family members tasked with caring for the person with dementia.
Study Finds Signs Of Alzheimer’s In People With Poor Sleep QualityWe know Alzheimer's patients have trouble sleeping, but a new study says poor sleep may itself be a risk factor for Alzheimer's disease.
Salmonella Strain Could Hold Key To Beating Cancer; Researchers SayBacteria typically blamed for serious food poisoning is now being used to fight cancer.
Life-Saving Surgery Replaces Woman’s Entire Aorta With Synthetic VersionNowadays, doctors can replace any number of body parts with man-made ones, including hips, knees, eye lenses, even heart valves. And the medical advances keep coming.
Age-Old Remedy Could Spell Relief For IBS SufferersIBS causes painful cramping, gas, diarrhea, or constipation depending on which type you have. Now, researchers have found a way to use peppermint oil for relief.
Tips On Cooling The Burn After Too Much Fun In The SunEven after years of telling people to use sunscreen, sunburns still seem to be pretty common.