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New Merck cancer drug wins FDA approval

New Merck cancer drug wins FDA approval

Melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, has a new adversary in Keytruda, a new drug from pharmaceutical stalwart Merck & Co.
Brooks Hays
Fluorescent feces test may detect colorectal cancer

Fluorescent feces test may detect colorectal cancer

Scientists at Canada's McMaster University said their plan for an affordable and non-invasive test for colorectal cancer involves making a patient's poop glow.
Ben Hooper
Obesity rates in several states reach new historic highs

Obesity rates in several states reach new historic highs

A new report on obesity rates shows several U.S. states have reached all time highs, and two states, West Virginia and Mississippi, broke the 35 percent mark.
Brooks Hays
Feds may ban tiny magnets that killed child

Feds may ban tiny magnets that killed child

The Consumer Products Safety Commission may ban tiny magnets that killed child.
Heather Records
Some Brazilian chocolates found to contain traces of lead, cadmium

Some Brazilian chocolates found to contain traces of lead, cadmium

Researchers recently tested 30 milk, dark and white chocolate products in Brazil and found traces of lead and cadmium in several samples.
Brooks Hays
Increase in double mastectomies doesn't improve breast cancer survival

Increase in double mastectomies doesn't improve breast cancer survival

A new study shows breast cancer survival rates are not decreasing despite the sharp increase in women choosing double mastectomies upon diagnosis.
Aileen Graef
Human brain can be trained to prefer healthy foods

Human brain can be trained to prefer healthy foods

Researchers at Tufts University say healthier eating habits and a bit of discipline can help recondition the human brain to prefer healthy foods to junk foods.
Brooks Hays
Cutting carbs, not fat, key to weight loss and heart health

Cutting carbs, not fat, key to weight loss and heart health

More and more research suggests low-carb diets reign over low-fat diets in terms of weight loss and heart health -- the latest is a Tulane University study.
Brooks Hays
Child vaccination rates are high, CDC says

Child vaccination rates are high, CDC says

A new Center for Disease Control study suggests infant vaccination rates in the U.S. remain high.
Brooks Hays
NIH to test safety of Ebola vaccine candidate

NIH to test safety of Ebola vaccine candidate

The National Institute of Health is fast-tracking the first two of several Ebola vaccine candidates for safety trials on humans.
Brooks Hays
India asks Pepsi to cut down on sugar in its soft drinks

India asks Pepsi to cut down on sugar in its soft drinks

Indian officials are calling on U.S. soda-maker Pepsi to do its part in helping the country feed its children and help citizens lose weight.
Brooks Hays
To breakfast or not to breakfast? That is the question...

To breakfast or not to breakfast? That is the question...

According to a new study, the consumption of breakfast was found to have no effect on people's ability to lose weight.
Brooks Hays
Fewer prescription pill overdoses in medical marijuana states

Fewer prescription pill overdoses in medical marijuana states

Residents of states where medical marijuana is legalized suffer fewer overdoses from prescription pain medication than elsewhere.
Brooks Hays
Poll: 26 percent of Americans believe they will get Ebola

Poll: 26 percent of Americans believe they will get Ebola

A new poll from Harvard University shows Americans know little about the Ebola virus and a significant number fear a large outbreak in the United States.
Aileen Graef
Police search for California man with drug-resistant TB

Police search for California man with drug-resistant TB

Police in Southern California are searching for a man with a contagious, drug-resistant form of tuberculosis.
Brooks Hays
Doctor to Jim Kelly: no evidence of cancer

Doctor to Jim Kelly: no evidence of cancer

After a recent checkup, doctors said there is no evidence of Jim Kelly's sinus cancer.
Brooks Hays
New research explains insomnia prevalence among elderly

New research explains insomnia prevalence among elderly

As part of a recent study, a group neurologists have pinpointed specific inhibitory neurons related to sleep.
Brooks Hays
New research details rare cancer that killed Bob Marley

New research details rare cancer that killed Bob Marley

Acral melanomas -- a rare form of skin cancer and the type that claimed the life of reggae musician Bob Marley -- are genetically distinct.
Brooks Hays
Yoga guru BKS Iyengar dies at 95

Yoga guru BKS Iyengar dies at 95

Indian yoga guru BKS Iyengar died Wednesday, Aug. 20, at the age of 95.
Brooks Hays
New data shows Melbourne is most well-rested city in the world

New data shows Melbourne is most well-rested city in the world

Jawbone's UP wristbands track users' sleep habits and movement. Its data suggests Melbourne is the most well-rested city in the world. Tokyo is the worst.
Brooks Hays
Daughters more likely than sons to care for elder parents

Daughters more likely than sons to care for elder parents

New research suggests daughters spend about twice as much time as their male siblings and counterparts do caring for elderly parents.
Brooks Hays
Physically fit kids have more white brain matter

Physically fit kids have more white brain matter

The brains of physically fit kids featured thicker, more fibrous amounts of white matter -- material associated with faster, more efficient nerve activity.
Brooks Hays
Study: Women say love makes sexual relationships better

Study: Women say love makes sexual relationships better

A recent survey suggests most women believe love and sex go together, and that love actually enhances the pleasure of sex.
Brooks Hays
A child's early drawings might predict intelligence later on

A child's early drawings might predict intelligence later on

A new study suggests the way a young child draws can predict intelligence levels later on.
Brooks Hays
Fewer hospitalizations, deaths from stroke and heart disease

Fewer hospitalizations, deaths from stroke and heart disease

In the last decade, the number of people who are hospitalized or killed as a result of stroke or heart disease has declined significantly.
Brooks Hays
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