Oncology & Cancer

3-D mammograms offer clearer view of breast cancer

Bringing life-like detail to a hospital near you: the 3-D mammogram, which doctors say is detecting breast cancer earlier and more accurately than traditional tests.

Health

Abortion foes' tactics highlight high NYC rate

(AP) -- Ciara Guernon was in a troubled relationship and working three jobs when she learned she was pregnant. The 22-year-old began calling people to see if they would lend her money for an abortion. "I didn't think I'd ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Ultrasound enhances noninvasive Down syndrome tests

The addition of a "genetic sonogram" maximizes the accuracy of non-invasive testing for Down syndrome, said a Baylor College of Medicine researcher who was lead author of a landmark study in the current issue of Obstetrics ...