Top News: #ProstateCancer

Here are the top read news for #ProstateCancer: Common Prostate Cancer Therapy Linked to Increased Risk of Dementia: The study, conducted by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania, showed an association between the use of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) and increased risk of dementia. The researchers studied electronic medical records of more than 9,000 men…

Top News: #AlcoholAndHealth

Here are the top read news for #AlcoholAndHealth: Alcohol Intake Associated with Increased Risk of Melanoma: White wine was the most clearly associated Alcohol intake was associated with higher rates of invasive melanoma among white men and women, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association…

Top News: #SugarAndNutrition

Here are the top read news for #SugarAndNurition: If you have high cholesterol, the culprit may be sugar: Sugar has a complicated relationship with cholesterol. But, simply put, if you eat more calories than your body needs to fuel daily activity, the excess is stored as triglycerides, a type of fat or lipid that circulates…

Top News: #Leukemia

Here are the top read news for #Leukemia: For high-risk leukemia patients, umbilical cord blood transplant associated with lower risk of relapse: The study found that such transplants may have advantages beyond offering an alternative stem cell source for patients without a traditional donor match — they seem to perform better against leukemia and the…

Top News: #Sleep

Here are the top read news for #Sleep: Can Melatonin Really Help You Sleep Better? “Scientists are just beginning to understand how well melatonin supplements work for different sleep problems, and when and how much it should be taken,” says sleep specialist Michelle Drerup, MD. A few studies suggest that taking melatonin for short periods…

Top News: #Menopause

Here are the top read news for #Menopause: Menopause reversal restores periods and produces fertile eggs: The team says its technique has restarted periods in menopausal women, including one who had not menstruated in five years. If the results hold up to wider scrutiny, the technique may boost declining fertility in older women, allow women…

Top News: #DrugSafety

Here are the top read news for #DrugSafety: By Sharing Painkillers, Friends and Family Members Can Fuel Opioid Epidemic: Study: It is not news that most people who use prescription painkillers for nonmedical reasons often get them through social channels rather than a physician. In 2013 — the most recent year for which this data…