(AP) -- Full results of a big study that showed some smokers' lives could be saved by screening with lung scans now reveal more clearly what the risks are: There's a good chance of a false alarm.
(AP) -- Nearly two-thirds of deaths in the world are caused by noncommunicable diseases such as cancer, diabetes and heart and lung disease which are rapidly increasing at a cost to the global economy of trillions of dollars, ...
(AP) -- The gap in cancer death rates between college graduates and those who only went to high school is widening, the American Cancer Society reported Friday.
(AP) -- Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. executives said Monday they have more than a half-dozen drugs in testing against different cancers and could get important data on them and possibly a couple of approvals this year.
More than 440 endangered Saiga antelopes were found dead in western Kazakhstan last week, suspected victims of the same epidemic that killed 12,000 animals last year, officials said on Monday.
(PhysOrg.com) -- A bacteria which infects people with cystic fibrosis could help combat other antibiotic-resistant microbes, according to a team from Cardiff and Warwick Universities.
Researchers from the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine have found that inhaled carbon black nanoparticles create a double source of inflammation in the lungs.
(AP) -- Drugmaker Pfizer Inc. said Thursday that the European commission has approved treating children with its medicine for a rare, deadly lung condition - a drug better known as Viagra.
Japanese workers tackling the Herculean task of clearing millions of tonnes of debris from last month's earthquake and tsunami also face health risks from asbestos and dioxins.