Some Families Carry Shared Risk of Cancer, Twins Study Shows

Large review finds if one identical twin gets a cancer, the other is at increased risk for the disease as well

Suppository Eases Vaginal Dryness in Small Study

Anti-aging hormone DHEA reduced discomfort without raising estrogen levels in rest of body, researchers say

Talk Therapy to Tackle Fear of the Dentist

Study found this type of treatment helped many overcome phobias about dental visits

Try Home Remedies for Child's Cough or Cold

Over-the-counter treatments are riskier and costlier, says American Academy of Pediatrics

Childhood Cancer Treatment May Raise Adult Heart Disease Risk

Study finds many survivors have no symptoms, but still have heart problems

College Football Player's Autopsy May Offer Clues to Brain Trauma

Early death of Michael Keck provides researchers rare window to study chronic traumatic encephalopathy

Could Higher Vitamin D Doses Harm Seniors Prone to Falls?

Stick to recommended guidelines, experts say

Doctor-Patient Emails Can Help the Chronically Ill

Online communications reduced need for phone calls and office visits for many, study shows

Families Like Looser ICU Visitation Policies

Relatives, patients happier with less restrictions on time together, surveys show

FDA Tightens Rules for Using Mesh Implants in Women's Surgery

Agency aims to improve treatment of pelvic organ prolapse