At first sight, an image of deep space and a slide of cancer cells may not appear to have much in common. However by using technology used to identify distant galaxies to spot rogue cancer cells, a team of scientists in the U.K. …
A study finds the first genetic links that predict timing of menopause
A new bra from First Warning Systems claims a series of sensors embedded in the cups can pick up temperature changes in breast tissue and alert doctors to the presence of malignant cells. Read the full story in our companion blog …
Getting yearly physicals makes intuitive sense—routine checkups can pick up early signs of disease and get you on treatment that could save your life. Or can they?
Wish you could be at Oktoberfest? Even if you can’t make it to the epic annual beer bash in Munich, Germany, that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate your favorite ale — or benefit your health in the process.
A sequencing study of breast-cancer-tumor genomes suggests that cancers should be categorized by their genetic heritage, rather than where they reside in the body
Overweight and obese women may have a tougher battle in store when it comes to breast cancer: a new study published in the journal Cancer finds that carrying extra pounds is linked with a higher risk of cancer recurrence and death.
Women with dense breasts are considered at a higher risk of developing breast cancer, in part because their tumors can be harder to spot on a mammogram. But a recent and reassuring study finds that despite their slightly …
Some 90% of cancer patients with metastatic breast, prostate, lung or colon cancers develop resistance to chemotherapy, and now scientists may have a clue as to why
Mood disorders join a long list of ailments linked to late-night exposure to artificial lighting, TVs and computer screens
New research shows that women who have larger babies have more than twice the risk of breast cancer, compared with mothers who give birth to smaller infants.
When it comes to being couch potatoes, Americans aren’t alone. Physical inactivity has become a global pandemic, say researchers in a series of related papers published in the journal Lancet.