Research


Thyroid Cancer on the Rise

The number of thyroid cancer cases diagnosed over the last 40 years has tripled and continues to increase 3 percent each year, making it one...

April 20, 2017 / 2 min read


Virtual Zoo Field Trip at Miami Cancer...

For a child, battling cancer is hard work. Chemotherapy often takes a toll on them, with fatigue, nausea and hair loss among the side effects....

April 18, 2017 / 2 min read


Type 2 Diabetes on the Rise Among...

A concerning new byproduct of the obesity epidemic among children and teenagers is the relatively new rise of type 2 diabetes among school-age kids, according...

April 17, 2017 / 3 min read


U.S. Panel Now Says ‘PSA’ Prostate Cancer...

Men ages 55 to 69 should seek their doctor's advice on the likelihood that the PSA test can detect prostate cancer, the panel of experts...

April 11, 2017 / 2 min read


Aspirin vs. Cancer: New Data Encouraging, But...

Can a doctor-supervised regimen of low-dose aspirin lower your risk of dying from cancer? New data based on a long-term study finds that, for certain...

April 10, 2017 / 3 min read


Roundup: 1 in 5 U.S. Adults Infected...

About 1 in 5 U.S. adults under age 60 are infected with a “high-risk” strain of genital human papillomavirus (HPV) that increases the risk of...

April 7, 2017 / 5 min read


Depression: Overcoming Barriers to Diagnosis and Care

You probably know someone with depression. Nearly one in five Americans will have an episode of major depression at some point in their life, and...

April 6, 2017 / 3 min read


Most Children Who Died From Flu Were...

Most children who died from the flu during a recent four-year period were not vaccinated against the virus, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

April 5, 2017 / 2 min read


Preventing Fractures: Signs, Risk Factors of Osteoporosis...

Osteoporosis, and the condition that precedes it, osteopenia (low bone mass), is not just a problem for older adults past retirement age. It is a...

April 4, 2017 / 4 min read