Clinical trials are scientific studies that test the effectiveness of a treatment, device or drug. Although many are hesitant to consider participating, new treatments wouldn't become available to patients without the trial process.
For many people, spending time with family is the best part of the holidays. But if you noticed that elderly relatives don't seem as sharp or steady as before, here's some tips on how to tell if they need help.
Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in American women, behind skin cancer. But a recent survey of Virginia women found that just one in eight were aware that breast density is a risk factor for cancer.
About 86 million Americans have pre-diabetes, meaning they're at risk for developing Type 2 diabetes. Many of them don't realize it, according to Jennifer Kirby, MD, an endocrinologist and diabetes specialist.