Oncology & Cancer

Cognitive-behavioral stress management in breast cancer

Newly published research from a National Cancer Institute-funded randomized trial shows that women who were provided with skills to manage stress early in their breast cancer treatment show greater length of survival and ...


Misunderstanding of term 'Hypertension' impacts med use

(HealthDay)—Misunderstanding of the term hypertension may impact antihypertensive medication use and adherence, according to a perspective piece published online July 7 in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.


Clinical trial reduces stress of cancer caregivers

Stem cell transplant is essential in the care of many blood cancers, but leaves patients requiring in-home care for months after. Frequently the role of caregiver falls to family or other committed members of the patient's ...

Overweight & Obesity

Dietitian seeks to reduce obesity among college-age adults

Smart phones and social media may help college-age adults make healthier choices when it comes to food and physical activity, according to Kendra Kattelmann, professor of health sciences and nutrition and director of the ...

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