Genetic Testing May Benefit Older Women with Breast Cancer

About 1 in 40 postmenopausal women diagnosed with breast cancer before age 65 have cancer-associated mutations in their BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes, according to a Stanford-led study of more than 4,500 participants in the long-running ....

Continue reading

Risk of Cardiovascular Disease Doubles in Older Adults with Irregular Sleep Patterns

Older adults with irregular sleep patterns--meaning they have no regular bedtime and wakeup schedule, or they get different amounts of sleep each night--are nearly twice as likely to develop cardiovascular disease as those with more ....

Continue reading