Monitoring, Not Treatment, May Be Better for Some Prostate Cancer Patients

In Sweden, 90 percent with very low risk disease choose this option instead of immediate treatment, researchers report

Right-Handedness Might Go Back Almost 2 Million Years

Fossil study found evidence it was the dominant hand in a pre-Neanderthal human

Snakebites a Rising Danger for U.S. Children

Florida, Texas account for one-quarter of nation's attacks, study finds

Some Mexican Ceramics Can Serve Up Lead Poisoning

Canadian woman's illness highlights danger from glazes with high lead levels, doctors say

Study Counters Notion That Heart Surgery Poses More Kidney Risks to Women

If factors such as other health conditions are taken into account, gender difference disappears

Troubled Childhood May Boost Bipolar Risk: Study

Research review suggests strong link with emotional abuse

Zika Testing for All Pregnant Women Who Have Been in Florida County: CDC

Latest recommendation covers more than the two areas in Miami-Dade where local transmission is occurring

Clots May Be the Cause of Fainting in Some Elderly

But doctors don't often suspect pulmonary embolism, researchers say

Digestive Byproduct Tied to Meat Raises Risks for Some Heart Patients

Those with narrowed leg arteries and high levels of the byproduct had higher odds of dying early, study suggests

Even for Men at High Risk, Healthy Living May Help Prevent Colon Cancer

Many lives could be saved if people avoided alcohol and smoking, ate better and stayed active, researchers report