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Low-Dose Aspirin, Other Painkillers May Lower Colon Cancer Risk
Low-Dose Aspirin, Other Painkillers May Lower Colon Cancer Risk MONDAY, Aug. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Regularly taking low-dose aspirin or other common pain relievers may lower long-term risk of colon cancer, new research suggests. Men and women w...
Liver Damage From Hepatitis C More Widespread Than Thought
Liver Damage From Hepatitis C More Widespread Than Thought THURSDAY, Aug. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Severe liver damage may be four times more common among Americans with the liver infection hepatitis C than previously believed, a new study suggest...
Longer Colonoscopy Time May Cut Cancer Risk
Longer Colonoscopy Time May Cut Cancer Risk THURSDAY, Aug. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Don't hope for a quick colonoscopy. The longer your screening takes, the less likely you are to get colon cancer, a new study suggests. The findings provide strong...
Low-Fat May Beat Low-Carb Diet for Trimming Body Fat: Study
Low-Fat May Beat Low-Carb Diet for Trimming Body Fat: Study THURSDAY, Aug. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to slimming down, a diet low in fat seems to beat a diet low in carbohydrates for body fat loss, new research suggests. The finding s...
Lyme Disease in U.S. Is Under-Reported, CDC Says
Lyme Disease in U.S. Is Under-Reported, CDC Says WEDNESDAY, Aug. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Lyme disease may be grossly under-reported in the United States. Government researchers say the tick-borne infection affects about 10 times as many Americans...
Legionnaire's Disease Most Deadly for Frail, Elderly, Experts Say
Legionnaire's Disease Most Deadly for Frail, Elderly, Experts Say THURSDAY, Aug. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- As New York City health officials work to contain an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease, health experts note that the elderly, smokers and thos...
Liquid Nicotine From E-Cigs Poses Poison Danger to Kids
Liquid Nicotine From E-Cigs Poses Poison Danger to Kids MONDAY, Aug. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Nicotine poisoning is a growing concern for American children, but proposed U.S. federal government regulations alone aren't enough to solve the problem, ...
Low-Nicotine Cigarettes Won't Necessarily Help Smokers Stop
Low-Nicotine Cigarettes Won't Necessarily Help Smokers Stop SATURDAY, July 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Low-nicotine cigarettes alone don't help smokers quit over the long term, a new study finds. "We don't know that very low-nicotine cigarettes will ...
Less-Invasive Repair of Aortic Aneurysm Better in Short Term: Study
Less-Invasive Repair of Aortic Aneurysm Better in Short Term: Study WEDNESDAY, July 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Minimally invasive surgery to repair an abdominal aortic aneurysm appears to boost survival in the short term more than traditional surger...
Low Birth Weight Tied to Higher Type 2 Diabetes Risk Decades Later
Low Birth Weight Tied to Higher Type 2 Diabetes Risk Decades Later TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Your risk for type 2 diabetes might be affected by both your birth weight and your lifestyle, a new study suggests. "We found that both low b...