Death rates from breast cancer have fallen markedly in Europe in the past 20 years thanks largely to better screening and treatment policies, with Britain and Iceland leading the way, scientists said on Thursday.
A new study suggests that increased awareness and improved treatments rather than mammograms are the main force in reducing the breast cancer death rate.
Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., on Tuesday asked federal agencies to investigate two hair-smoothing products shown in recent Oregon tests to contain high levels of formaldehyde, even when labeled "formaldehyde-free."
One year, six congressional hearings and 10 'stakeholder sessions' after a group of congressional Democrats vowed to overhaul the Toxic Substance Control Act to make it easier to get dangerous chemicals off the market, the bills are dead, a testament t...
Shanghai industrial and commercial watchdogs said yesterday they were paying close attention to the local market after China-produced Synitra baby formula was reported as causing unusually early sexual development in infants in several provinces on the...
Despite landing in the hospital more often if they catch the flu, no more than a quarter of pregnant women in the U.S. get vaccinated against it. There have been no reports of side effects from thimerosal in pregnant women or their babies, but it is re...
Traffic-related air pollution may put women at risk for breast cancer, according to a new study from Quebec.
Chemical industry resistance and campaign pressures from the upcoming election combined to kill reform of the Toxic Substances Control Act this year.
The age at which girls hit puberty continues to drop, new research from Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center shows.
There was a time when "cancer" was a word that was only whispered in polite society. It was the devastating, invidious illness that almost nothing could be done about. Today, we know a great deal more about cancer - yet many of us are still reluctant to engage the topic in our daily lives.