Genetics

Is laziness a choice or genetic trait?

Regular physical activity is a crucial part of living a healthy lifestyle. However, a majority of American adults spend their waking hours sitting, which leads to a variety of health issues such as obesity, cardiovascular ...

Diabetes

Meeting dual HbA1c and LDL-C goals improves diabetes care

(HealthDay)—Dual achievement of both glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) goals among patients with diabetes is associated with greater clinical and economic benefit than achievement ...

Health

EU health chief resigns in corruption scandal

(AP)—The European Union's health commissioner resigned Tuesday over corruption allegations involving tobacco laws but has denied any wrongdoing and has vowed to clear his name.

Oncology & Cancer

Vandetanib doesn't up survival in non-small-cell lung cancer

(HealthDay) -- Vandetanib does not improve overall survival for patients who have received previous treatment for advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC), according to a study published online Feb. 27 in the Journal of ...

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