Resolve to Take Colon Cancer Test, Experts Say
FRIDAY, Jan. 6 (HealthDay News) -- If you're 50 or older,
consider making it a new year goal to get screened for colorectal
cancer, the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Researchers Identify Liver Cancer Risk Factors
FRIDAY, Jan. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Two new studies from the Mayo
Clinic find that hepatitis C infection and obesity could be to
blame for a surge in liver cancer cases, which have tripled over
the last 30 years.
ADHD Drug Shortage Pushes Parents to Seek Substitutes
FRIDAY, Jan. 6 (HealthDay News) -- If the current shortage of
some drugs used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
(ADHD) has left you searching for something else for your child to
take, experts suggest you choose a substitute carefully because the
effects of these medications can vary widely.
Weight Loss Surgery May Help Diabetes
FRIDAY, Jan. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Weight loss surgery isn't
likely to cure type 2 diabetes, but it can improve blood sugar
control, a new study suggests.
Study Offers Clues to Why Some Don't Benefit From Asthma Drugs
FRIDAY, Jan. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Almost half of patients with
mild or moderate asthma may have a different type of disease than
those with more severe symptoms, perhaps explaining why common
treatments don't work well for them, new research suggests.