Results of a small study suggest the beta-blocker carvedilol, taken with the chemotherapy drug Herceptin, can reduce heart damage risk in cancer patients.
Researchers have developed a way to scan urine to detect the signature features of cancerous cells, a non-invasive method to check for bladder cancer that could make screening easier.
A study of 36,692 postmenopausal women in the United States indicated that women who have lost teeth are at higher risk of developing high blood pressure.
The more exposure older adults had to artificial outdoor light at night — even from inside their homes — the worse their insomnia became.
Over the past 15 years the increased number of Americans living with chronic kidney disease also affected younger adults ages 20 to 54, a group for which the disease had been uncommon.
According to a report from the Measles and Rubella Initiative, the number of measles cases surged in 2017, resulting in an estimated 110,000 deaths worldwide.