New Clues to Cancer Resistance From Long-Lived Rodents
WEDNESDAY, June 19 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers interested in
learning how certain rodents manage to live long, cancer-free lives
have stumbled upon a potentially valuable clue: a substance outside
their cells seems to help stop malignancies from spreading.
HPV Vaccine Lowering Infection Rates Among Girls: CDC
WEDNESDAY, June 19 (HealthDay News) -- Vaccination against the
cancer-causing human papillomavirus (HPV) is proving highly
effective in reducing the spread of the sexually transmitted virus
among young women, new research shows.
U.S. Doctors' Group Labels Obesity a Disease
WEDNESDAY, June 19 (HealthDay News) -- In an effort to focus
greater attention on the weight-gain epidemic plaguing the United
States, the American Medical Association has now classified obesity
as a disease.
Health Tip: Surviving With Cancer
(HealthDay News) -- After you've finished cancer treatment, you
may be anxious for life to return to "normal." But "normal" may be
far different than it was before cancer.
Fewer Young Americans Lack Health Care Coverage
TUESDAY, June 18 (HealthDay News) -- The number of young adults without health care coverage in the United States has declined significantly over the past few years, according to a new government report released Tuesday.