Could a Blood Test Spot Early Stage Colon Cancer?

THURSDAY, Jan. 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A simple, cheap blood test to detect colon cancer -- even in its early stages -- appears highly effective and accurate, new research indicates. The test detects so-called "circulating tumor cells"…

For Baseball Scouts, Another Tool for Spotting Talent?

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Computer testing of baseball players might identify those most likely to be the next Mike Trout or Derek Jeter, a new study claims. Attempting to predict the best of the best, Duke University researchers…

For Baseball Scouts, Another Tool for Spotting Talent?

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Computer testing of baseball players might identify those most likely to be the next Mike Trout or Derek Jeter, a new study claims. Attempting to predict the best of the best, Duke University researchers…

Grind Your Teeth at Night? Botox Might Help

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- If you're one of the millions of people who grind and clench their teeth during sleep, an injection of Botox might be the answer, a small study suggests. The condition, called bruxism, can lead…

Grind Your Teeth at Night? Botox Might Help

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- If you're one of the millions of people who grind and clench their teeth during sleep, an injection of Botox might be the answer, a small study suggests. The condition, called bruxism, can lead…

Physical Therapist Challenges 'No Pain, No Gain' Theory

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Many people think if they're not sore after a workout, they didn't push themselves hard enough. But some experts challenge this view. "There's no evidence that shows individuals with muscle soreness…

Physical Therapist Challenges 'No Pain, No Gain' Theory

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Many people think if they're not sore after a workout, they didn't push themselves hard enough. But some experts challenge this view. "There's no evidence that shows individuals with muscle soreness…

Cycling Won't Sabotage a Man's Sex Life: Study

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Men who are avid cyclists needn't worry that hours spent on the bike will translate into problems in the bedroom or bathroom, new research claims. Reportedly the largest study of its kind involving…

Cycling Won't Sabotage a Man's Sex Life: Study

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Men who are avid cyclists needn't worry that hours spent on the bike will translate into problems in the bedroom or bathroom, new research claims. Reportedly the largest study of its kind involving…

Morning Sickness Drug May Not Work: Study

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The most commonly prescribed medicine for morning sickness may not work, a new report contends. The drug, Diclegis, failed to meet minimum effectiveness goals in the clinical trial relied upon…

Reduce Legal Blood-Alcohol Limit to Cut Drunk Driving Deaths: Report

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Lower legal blood alcohol levels for drivers are needed to eliminate drunk driving deaths in the United States, according to a new report. All states should lower legal blood alcohol levels for…

Restaurant Bans Have Big Impact on Smoking Rates

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Ever wonder if bans against smoking in bars and restaurants have actually made a difference? According to a new study, they have. Smoking bans in U.S. eateries appear to have helped reduce…