Compared to five years ago, more health care providers trust co-testing with a PAP test and an HPV test as what’s best for women.
Without screening, colon cancer can be in an advanced stage before it is discovered. Generally, the earlier colon cancer is found the easier it is to treat.
Congress’s must fix the impending "out-of-pocket cliff" for the Medicare Part D prescription drug program that could severely harm 44 million Americans.
I've learned now that not all health issues present themselves—some are silently lurking inside you and, without regular screening, we may miss them.
A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel on Wednesday gave unanimous approval to what could soon be the first gene therapy to be marketed in the United States.
Genetic testing is used to confirm the presence of genetic diseases, as well as to measure your risk of developing a disease or of passing along a genetic disorder to a child.Today, there are hundreds of genetic tests, some of them for relatively common disorders, such as cystic fibrosis, and others for very rare diseases. A genetic test is fundamentally different from other kinds of diagnostic tests you might take. Indeed, a whole new field, genetic counseling, has grown up around the need to help incorporate family history and genetic testing into modern health care.