Today's Health News

Revaccination Suggested for Hep B Vaccine Nonresponders After Hep C Cure

Revaccination should be considered for patients with chronic HCV who do not respond to HBV vaccination

Advanced Young-Onset Adenoma Increases Colorectal Cancer Risk

However, overall 10-year colorectal cancer incidence relatively low in veterans younger than 50 years of age

Choking Hazard Spurs Recall of Bath Toys Sold at Target

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled water bead kits and take them away from children

Seniors With Digestive Disease More Likely to Have Loneliness, Depression

Loneliness, moderate-to-severe depression associated with greater odds of poor-to-fair health

AACR Cancer Progress Report Reveals 33 Percent Decrease in Cancer Death Rate, 1990 to...

Report highlights advances such as approval of 14 new anticancer therapeutics, expansion of use of 12 previously approved therapeutics

Adults Overdue for CRC Screen Rarely Receive Recommendation for Screening

Prevalence of reporting clinician recommendation was lower for non-Hispanic Asian, Black, Hispanic versus White adults

Curcumin, Omeprazole Similarly Effective for Functional Dyspepsia

Significant improvements seen in symptoms on days 28 and 56; no synergistic effect seen for combination treatment

Few With CRC in Sub-Saharan Africa Receive Guideline-Concordant Care

Risk for death 3.49 times higher for those receiving no cancer treatment versus standard treatment or treatment with minor deviations

Company Pulls ‘One Chip Challenge’ From Store Shelves After Teen Dies

Hospitalizations from the One Chip Challenge have been reported across the country

Depression, Inflammation Linked in Obese Patients Undergoing Bariatric Surgery

Higher baseline hsCRP predicts poorer weight loss but has no effect on depression severity