MONDAY, Nov. 28, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Survivors of childhood cancer who consume more sugar have a greater number of aging-related health conditions, according to a study presented at the American Association for Cancer Research Special Conference: Aging and Cancer, held from Nov. 17 to 20 in San Diego.

MONDAY, Nov. 28, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Parents whose toddlers use certain Green Sprouts bottles or cups need to discard them immediately because of a risk for lead exposure, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) warns. When the base of the cups comes apart, it exposes a solder dot that contains lead, according to a CPSC news release.

MONDAY, Nov. 28, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. health officials are tracking a new COVID-19 variant that is a combination of two earlier omicron subvariants. Known as XBB, this latest subvariant now represents 3.1 percent of new COVID-19 cases throughout the United States and 5 percent of cases in the Northeast.

MONDAY, Nov. 28, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Taking care of a loved one can either be a break from loneliness or help to bring loneliness on, depending on your circumstances, new research shows.

MONDAY, Nov. 28, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For patients with high-risk resected melanoma, adjuvant pembrolizumab improves quality of life (QOL) compared with standard of care with ipilimumab or high-dose interferon α 2b (HDI), according to a study published online Nov. 23 in JAMA Oncology.

MONDAY, Nov. 28, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For children with a high prevalence of vitamin D deficiency (25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] <20 ng/mL), vitamin D3 supplementation increases 25(OH)D concentrations but does not influence growth, body composition, or pubertal development, according to a study published online Nov. 28 in JAMA Pediatrics.