Alzheimer's-Linked Brain Proteins Tied to Poor Sleep in Study

Research hints at 'vicious cycle' connected to dementia


Breast-feeding May Lower Risk of Childhood Leukemia: Study

It's one more potential benefit for breast-fed babies, research suggests


Cancer Patient's Health Affected by Spouse's Mood

A depressed caregiver raises odds of depression in ill loved one, too, study shows


Contact Lens Wearers May Have Different Eye Bacteria: Study

Finding may explain why they're more prone to infection


Could Type 2 Diabetes Shield Against ALS?

Study suggests a potential link, but researchers can't explain it


Do Certain Medicines Raise Murder Risk?

European study of homicides finds antidepressants not strongly linked to violence, but painkillers may be


Gene Therapy Shows Early Promise Against Deadly Brain Cancer

DNA-modified virus serves as decoy to help target and destroy glioblastoma cells, researchers say


Health Highlights: June 1, 2015
  • Airline Passengers Quarantined in Hong Kong Over MERS Fears


Health Tip: Check for Ticks

After you come from outside


Health Tip: Keeping a Preemie Safe in a Car Seat

Suggestions for safer travel


High-Fat Diet May Raise Prostate Cancer Death Risk

In study, patients who ate typical 'Western' fare had more than twice the odds of dying from the disease


ICU Delirium Tied to Higher Death Risk, Study Says

Researchers recommend monitoring patients' mental state


Immune-Based Drug Shows Potential Against Another Form of Lung Cancer

Patients with squamous cell non-small cell lung cancer who got nivolumab lived longer, had fewer side effects


Improved Therapies Have Extended Life Spans of Childhood Cancer Survivors

Fewer die of 'late effects' from radiation, chemotherapy, study finds


Lifts, Tucks Often Follow Weight-Loss Surgery, Study Finds

Increases reported for both types of procedures


Money-Dependent Spouse May Be More Likely to Cheat

Threat to their masculinity explains why men might stray, researcher says


New Drug a Weapon Against Advanced Melanoma: Study

Compared to Yervoy, nivolumab more than doubled time to disease progression, researchers found


Targeted Radiation to Treat Brain Tumors May Be Best: Study

Damage to thinking and memory less than with radiation for entire brain, while survival is similar, study finds


Tougher Alcohol Laws for Adults May Also Lower Teen Drinking

Study found states that limited access for all had lower teen drinking rates


U.S. Organ-Donor System Needs Overhaul: Study

It's time to reward people willing to save a stranger, experts say