Cancer

Should you get tested for the 'Breast cancer genes'?

(HealthDay)—Women who have specific mutations in genes known as BRCA are at increased risk for breast and ovarian cancers. Now, an influential expert panel reaffirms that certain women should be screened for the genes.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Counseling urged to prevent depression in at-risk new moms

Doctors already are supposed to screen new mothers for depression, to find those who need prompt care. Now they're also being urged to identify women at risk—because counseling could prevent depression from setting in.

Cancer

Could energy overload drive cancer risk?

It's well-known that obesity, diabetes, and chronic inflammation are major risk factors for cancer. But just how cancer evolves in people with these diseases—and why a healthy diet and exercising regularly can help prevent ...

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