Oncology & Cancer

Actinic keratosis diagnosis ups cumulative risk for skin cancer

(HealthDay)—The annual increase in risk for cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (cSCC) is higher for patients who have received a diagnosis of one or more actinic keratoses (AKs), according to a study published online March ...

Cardiology

Mitral regurgitation deaths up after prolonged decline

(HealthDay)—Mortality due to mitral regurgitation (MR) in U.S. adults declined at an annual rate of approximately 4 percent from 1999 until 2012 but has since then increased by about 1.5 percent annually, according to a ...

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