Health News

Tuesday, February 8, 2011 - 00:00

The popular drug dutasteride may not be a cost-effective way to prevent prostate cancer in men who are at elevated risk of developing the disease, according to findings by a UT Southwestern Medical Ce

Tuesday, February 8, 2011 - 00:00
Never before has a therapy proven more beneficial for women than men in preventing heart disease – until now
Tuesday, February 8, 2011 - 00:00
chronically lonely people may be at higher risk for certain types of inflammatory disease because their feelings of social isolation trigger the activity of pro-inflammatory immune cells.
Tuesday, February 8, 2011 - 00:00
Treatment for lung cancer depends on the type of tumor and stage at the time of diagnosis. When lung cancer is diagnosed at its earliest stage, about 65-70 perc of patients can be treated with surgery
Tuesday, February 8, 2011 - 00:00
Are dietary patterns in childhood associated with IQ at eight years of age? A diet, high in fats, sugars, and processed foods in early childhood may lower IQ, while a diet packed full of vitamins and
Tuesday, February 8, 2011 - 00:00
A new study in the journal Cognition overturns a decades-old theory about the nature of attention and demonstrates that even brief diversions from a task can dramatically improve one’s ability to focu