WEDNESDAY, May 23, 2018 -- In a reversal of historical patterns, lung cancer is now more common among young U.S. women than men, a new study finds.
The good news, researchers found, is that over the past two decades, lung cancer rates among 35- to 54-year-old Americans have dropped across the board. But the decline has been steeper among men so that now, incidence of the disease is higher in white and Hispanic women born since the mid-1960s.
TUESDAY, May 1, 2018 -- Diseases transmitted by biting insects -- ticks and mosquitoes in particular -- have more than tripled in the United States over the past decade, a new federal government report shows.
These pests caused more than 96,000 cases of illness in 2016, up from roughly 27,388 in 2004 and part of a continuing increase in insect-borne diseases, CDC researchers said.
MONDAY, April 23, 2018 -- How much a woman indulges in alcohol may have ties to her premenstrual syndrome symptoms, a new global research review suggests.
"We estimate that 11 percent of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) cases may be associated to alcohol intake worldwide," according to a team led by Bahi Takkouche, of the University of Santiago de Compostela, in Spain.