Health

CHICAGO (AP) — New research shows that chances of dying from very early breast cancer are small but the disease is riskier for young women and blacks, the same disparities seen for more advanced cancer. Death rates in the 20 years after diagnosis totaled about 3 percent for...
CHICAGO (AP) — New research shows that chances of dying from very early breast cancer are small but the disease is riskier for young women and blacks, the same disparities seen for more advanced cancer. Death rates in the 20 years after diagnosis totaled about 3 percent for...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Move over, "Obamacare." A new poll finds Americans worried about medication costs and broadly supporting government action to curb drug prescription prices. Overall, 72 percent said the cost of prescription medications is unreasonable, according to Thursday's...
WASHINGTON (AP) — How do you measure sexual desire? If you're a drugmaker trying to win approval for a medication to boost female libido, it might come down to two questions on a medical questionnaire. Those questions made the difference for Sprout Pharmaceuticals, which...
WASHINGTON (AP) — How do you measure sexual desire? If you're a drugmaker trying to win approval for a medication to boost female libido, it might come down to two questions on a medical questionnaire. Those questions made the difference for Sprout Pharmaceuticals, which...
BERLIN (AP) — Doctors in Germany say the quadruplets born prematurely to a 65-year-old woman three months ago have been allowed to leave the hospital. Berlin's Charite hospital said Thursday that doctors would continue to monitor the babies, who all weigh more than 2.5 kilograms...
BERLIN (AP) — Doctors in Germany say the quadruplets born prematurely to a 65-year-old woman three months ago have been allowed to leave the hospital. Berlin's Charite hospital said Thursday that doctors would continue to monitor the babies, who all weigh more than 2.5 kilograms...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Regardless of political affiliation, Americans strongly support government action to control prescription drug costs, according to a poll released Thursday. While the 2016 presidential candidates continue to debate President Barack Obama's 5-year-old law...
Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an entirely new approach to the problem beyond diet and exercise. The work solves a big mystery: Since 2007, researchers have known that a gene...