Health Tip: Is Your Asthma Getting Worse?
(HealthDay News) -- Taking medications as prescribed and
avoiding triggers can help keep asthma under control, but you
should look for warning signs that your asthma may be
Website All About Child Health -- in Spanish
MONDAY, June 3 (HealthDay News) -- Language difficulties may
prevent Hispanic parents living in the United States from learning
all they can about child health. Now they have a new option: a
Spanish-language website launched by a leading group of
New Drug May Slow Advanced Ovarian Cancer
SATURDAY, June 1 (HealthDay News) -- Women with advanced ovarian
cancer stayed in remission almost six months longer when they were
treated with the targeted drug pazopanib (Votrient), new German
Many Black Women Prone to Gene-Driven Breast Cancer: Study
MONDAY, June 3 (HealthDay News) -- In an attempt to better
understand the genetics of breast cancer, new research suggests
that about 20 percent of black women with the disease have an
abnormality on at least one of 18 genes previously linked to breast
More Proof Healthy Living, Not Smoking Pay Off
MONDAY, June 3 (HealthDay News) -- A new study adds to the
growing body of evidence that a healthy lifestyle will not only
protect your heart health but also reduce your risk of death.
Drug May Work Against Advanced Thyroid Cancer
SUNDAY, June 2 (HealthDay News) -- A drug already used for
advanced kidney and liver cancers may help slow the progression of
thyroid cancers that do not respond to standard treatment, a new
clinical trial finds.
U.S. Cancer Patients Suffering From Drug Shortages
MONDAY, June 3 (HealthDay News) -- Four out of five U.S. cancer
doctors encountered shortages of essential drugs between March and
September of 2012, which affected the quality of care they provided
and increased treatment costs, new research shows.
Fine-Tuning Breast Cancer Treatments: What Works Better?
MONDAY, June 3 (HealthDay News) -- Two common schedules used for
the chemotherapy paclitaxel (Taxol) are equally effective at
controlling breast cancer, but fewer side effects are found with
the weekly regimen rather than every two weeks, according to a new