'Good' HDL Cholesterol Now Tied to Lower Cancer Risk
MONDAY, June 14 (HealthDay News) -- Higher blood levels of HDL
cholesterol, the "good" kind that protects against heart disease,
are also strongly associated with a lower risk of cancer, a new
review of studies suggests.
Health Plan May Influence 5-Year Rectal Cancer Survival
MONDAY, June 14 (HealthDay News) -- Uninsured and
Medicaid-insured rectal cancer patients are more likely to die
within five years than those with private health insurance, largely
due to disparities in treatment and cancer stage at diagnosis, new
New Clues to Preventing Memory Loss From MS
MONDAY, June 14 (HealthDay News) -- Being mentally active may
help reduce memory and learning problems that often occur in people
with multiple sclerosis, a new study suggests.
'Normal' Blood Pressure in Male Teens a Warning Sign
MONDAY, June 14 (HealthDay News)-- Teen boys with normal blood
pressure levels are three to four times more likely to develop high
blood pressure in early adulthood than their female counterparts, a
new study shows.
Health Tip: Lift Weights Safely
(HealthDay News) -- While weight lifting is a great form of
exercise and can help prepare you for sports or an athletic event,
it can lead to serious injury if done incorrectly.
Cost-Conscious Cancer Survivors Skip Care
MONDAY, June 14 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of Americans with a
history of cancer, particularly people under age 65, are delaying
or skimping on medical care because of worries about the cost of
treatment, a new study suggests.
Drug That Stops Bleeding Could Save Lives
MONDAY, June 14 (HealthDay News) -- A drug commonly used to
prevent excess bleeding in surgeries could keep thousands of people
from bleeding to death after trauma, a new study suggests.