People with cancer have higher shingles risk, study says

Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Any cancer diagnosis puts patients at 40 percent higher risk of developing shingles than a person with no cancer, a study says. New research published...

Study: Common anti-delirium drug seen as largely noneffective

Dec. 13 (UPI) -- A drug normally used for delirium in ICU is largely ineffective, pushing for a need for more personalized care, according to a study at...

Study: Average hospital outpatient visit cost approaching $500

Dec. 13 (UPI) -- The average outpatient visitor to a U.S. hospital will pay close to $500, a new study says. The findings, published Wednesday in The Lancet Public...

Exercise could boost mood, improve bipolar, study says

Dec. 12 (UPI) -- A bump in exercise jump could lead to a jump in mood, one study says. Researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School and other scientists...

Black people with sleep apnea twice as likely to develop high blood pressure, study...

Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Untreated sleep apnea makes black people twice as likely to develop uncontrolled blood pressure, a study says. A new study, funded largely by the National...

People with type 2 diabetes may be testing blood sugar too much

Dec. 10 (UPI) -- People with type 2 diabetes might be testing their blood sugar levels too much, a study says. Researchers at the University of Michigan say that...

Mice experiments could bring doctors closer to accurate liver cancer diagnosis

Dec. 7 (UPI) -- New research into a hormone common in mice may lead to better liver cancer treatment in humans, a study says. The National Human Genome Research...

Researchers study link between Mediterranean diet and lower cardiovascular risk

Dec. 7 (UPI) -- A new study showed 25 percent drop in the risk of cardiovascular disease among people who ate a Mediterranean diet. Researchers, who published their results...

Good economies bring bad nursing home conditions, study says

Dec. 7 (UPI) -- As the economy rises, the quality of nursing homes falls, a new study says. An investigation by researchers, published Friday in The Gerontologist, studied over...

Hazelnuts boost micronutrient levels in older adults, study says

Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Hazelnuts could raise the micronutrient levels in middle-age and elderly people, new research says. The study, published Wednesday in the Journal of Nutrition, focused on...

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Chicago Cubs sign INF Daniel Descalso to two-year pact

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With its California debut now less than a year away, Carnival Panorama’s exterior completion was celebrated at the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, Italy,...

Vaping rises among high schoolers, as use of opioids, alcohol goes down

Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Teens are consuming less alcohol, tobacco and opioids, but their vaping habits have hit an all-time high, new research...