Invasive follow-up tests to examine abnormalities found with lung cancer screening may lead to more complications and extra healthcare costs than doctors previously thought, a US study suggested.
Lung cancer screening complications may be higher than expected
Three in four parents are unaware when their teens have recurrent thoughts about suicide, and a big part of the problem may be that adolescents often deny feeling this way, a US study suggested.
Parents often don't know when teens have suicidal thoughts
African-American women at high risk of breast cancer are less likely than white women to pursue potentially life-saving preventive care, and racial disparities in health care and elsewhere are to blame, new research suggested.
In breast-cancer prevention, race matters
An artist whose vision deteriorated after lens replacement surgery is one of dozens of people considering legal action against manufacturer, Oculentis.
Lens replacement led to 'blind patches', says artist
Problems with flu vaccine distribution in the US may cost lives and pose a serious threat in the event of a flu pandemic, researchers warned.
Changes to flu vaccine supply chain could save thousands of lives in US
Indonesia’s health ministry has sought to reassure HIV patients that sufficient antiretroviral (ARV) drugs will be available for their treatment after some hospitals had run out of supplies.
Indonesia seeks to reassure HIV patients over drug supplies
Ebola is a deadly virus infection that originated in Africa, and was responsible for a large outbreak in 2014. The European cities most at risk of Ebola symptoms have been revealed, after news of an outbreak scare in Sweden. Is the UK at risk of Ebola?
Doctor reveals European cities at risk of Ebola virus after suspected case
A groundbreaking set of studies has found that blocking certain receptors in the brain leads to the growth of remarkably strong bones. Could a new osteoporosis treatment be on the horizon?
Osteoporosis breakthrough: Bone mass increased by 800 percent
Specks of calcium in the heart's artery walls could signal early risk of cardiovascular disease, particularly in men from South Asian countries, including India, and may help develop treatment methods, researchers say.
Higher calcium levels may predict heart disease

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