Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Task force says thumbs down to some PSA tests

Researchers believe some PSA tests do more harm than good in patients worried about developing prostate cancer:


Merits of laxative-free colonoscopy

Patients should finder it easier to undergo but just as effective, researchers believe:


Monday, May 21, 2012

What patients fear about Crohn's disease

Here's a personal perspective:


Can researchers restore sight lost to macular degeneration?

A new study suggests that an exciting device might be on the horizon for patients with macular degeneration:


Still looking for a summer camp?

School's almost out, and summer camp is just around the corner.  If you haven't snagged a spot yet for your child, here are some tips to finding the right match:


Friday, May 11, 2012

California study says priobiotics can prevent antibiotic-related diarrhea

You might be able to significantly lower your risk of the diarrhea that follows some courses of antibiotics if you consume probiotics, this study suggests:


Researchers link eye color and melanoma risk

Does it matter whether you have brown or blue eyes when it comes to serious skin conditions like melanoma?  Read what these researchers believe:


Be wary of drinks with fructose

That fruit juice or soda you love so much might be a lot worse for you than you know:


Sleep more to weigh less

Don't we all wish it were so easy!


What do you fear about having Crohn's disease?

Here's a personal look from a Crohn's patient:


Crohn's disease diagnosis

A personal view of getting a diagnosis of Crohn's disease: