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THURSDAY, July 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Men with low-risk prostate cancer report a good quality of life after choosing active surveillance as a treatment for their disease, a new study finds.
Active surveillance for prostate cancer means a man chooses not to have surgery, radiation or chemotherapy, but instead follows a regular sch...
THURSDAY, July 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women in Zika-affected countries might reduce their risk of infection during pregnancy by timing conception with periods of low mosquito activity, a new study suggests.
Zika is the mosquito-borne virus that's been linked to miscarriages and serious birth defects. Since last year, several coun...
THURSDAY, July 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Getting U.S. teens out of the driver's seat before midnight would reduce their risk of fatal crashes, federal health officials said Thursday in a new report.
One-third of fatal teen car crashes occur at night, with 57 percent of those taking place before 12 a.m., according to new statistics f...
THURSDAY, July 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The injectable drug Adlyxin (lixisenatide) has been approved to treat adults with type 2 diabetes, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says.
The once-daily injection is to be used along with diet and exercise to improve patients' blood sugar levels.
The FDA reviewed 10 clinical t...
THURSDAY, July 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Contrary to common belief, a new U.S. study suggests that women's growing role in the workforce is not a major factor in divorce. But a husband's ability to keep a full-time job might be.
The study, of over 6,300 U.S. couples, found that the odds of divorce were no different whether a wife wo...
THURSDAY, July 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Drinking plus being overweight may be a bad combo when it comes to risks for the two most common types of esophageal cancer, a new report warns.
The findings suggest that in the United States, a third of esophageal cancer cases -- that's about 5,600 per year -- could be prevented if people ma...
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