Oncology & Cancer

Universal multigene panel test in CRC IDs heritable mutations

(HealthDay)—One in six patients with colorectal cancer (CRC) has an inherited cancer-related gene mutation, and 60 percent of these cases would not have been detected using guideline-based testing, according to a study ...

Autism spectrum disorders

Epidural use at birth not linked to autism risk, study finds

Having an epidural during childbirth is not associated with a greater risk of autism in the child, according to a study led by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine and the University of Manitoba.

Oncology & Cancer

Importance of preventive health care during COVID-19 pandemic

Preventive health care helps you maintain your health. Screenings are important to avoid future health problems or catch them early when they are easier to treat. But the COVID-19 pandemic has led to a decrease in preventive ...

Cardiology

Q&A: Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

My sister was just told she has hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. I've heard of that causing sudden death in athletes. She says she feels fine and doesn't need treatment now, so is she at low risk? What does her diagnosis mean ...

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