Task Force: Start Mammograms at 40, Not 50

Women should start getting every-other-year mammograms at age 40 instead of waiting until 50, according to a draft recommendation from a federal task force.

Medical Breakthroughs: Sleep and Depression+Breast Cancer and the Brain+Calorie Labels on Alcoholic Bottles

Not getting enough sleep could lead to more depressive symptoms for older adults. that’s according to a new study in the journal of American geriatrics society which also found that exercise and mindfulness could help relieve stress for adults as they become frailer. Doctors believe there is a link between breast cancer and brain function. A new report finds that…

Medical Breakthroughs: Football Players and Concussions+ Vitamin D and Breast Cancer

College football players are more likely to suffer concussions during preseason practices than during the regular season. A new study published in JAMA Neurology found that nearly half of concussions happened before the full season even started and most occurred at practice rather than games. Mild defects in brain cells may lead to autism, according to researchers in Philadelphia. the…