LONDON — Men with early prostate cancer who choose to closely monitor their disease are just as likely to survive at least 10 years as those who have surgery or radiation, finds a major study that directly tested and compared these options.
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LONDON — If you spend all day sitting, then you might want to schedule some time for a brisk walk ‚Äî just make sure you can spare at least an hour.
LONDON — Being too heavy may cost you your life ‚Äî literally. Scientists say overweight people die one year earlier than expected and that moderately obese people die up to three years prematurely.
LONDON — The World Health Organization’s research arm has downgraded its classification of coffee as a possible carcinogen, declaring there isn’t enough proof to show a link to cancer.
LONDON Leading a country comes with extraordinary privileges but also, apparently, a price: new research suggests that heads of state age faster than normal and that the stress of the job may shave almost three years off their life expectancy.
LONDON There’s good news for grumpy women: Being happy apparently has no effect on how long you might live.
LONDON The plague was spreading nearly 3,000 years before previously thought, scientists say after finding traces of the disease in the teeth of ancient people a discovery that could provide clues to how dangerous diseases evolve.
LONDON Doctors have found that Ebola can linger in some male survivors for up to nine months but aren’t sure if that means they might still be infectious, according to new research.
LONDON The biggest study ever of women who had ovarian tissue removed, frozen and transplanted suggests the experimental technique is safe and can help about one third of them to have babies.
LONDON The World Health Organization has revised its HIV guidelines to recommend that anyone who tests positive for the virus that causes AIDS should be treated immediately.
That guidance fits with what is already recommended in many developed nations, including the United States.