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Early in our careers, few of us imagined a vaccine could one day prevent cancer. Now there is a vaccine that keeps the risk of developing six Human Papillomavirus (HPV)-related cancers at bay, but adoption of it has been slow and surprising low.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Scientists from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, have identified a new drug that could offer an effective future therapy for breast cancer. While a potential treatment is still a long way off, this discovery could give rise to promising clinical trials.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Technology makes it possible for patients to access medical records online, but a thicket of legal issues may still keep people from always seeing everything in their chart, some doctors say.
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) gives U.S. patients the right to access their medical records and control who else has access to
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Imagine a powerful new treatment that could cut all cancer deaths by more than half.
In the age of $10,000-a-month cancer drugs that often extend life by the thinnest margins — a few precious months before the cancer rages back — the idea of such a potent effect sounds like a fantasy.
(HealthDay News) -- A new drug to treat bladder cancer was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday.
Tecentriq (atezolizumab) treats the most common type of bladder cancer, called urothelial carcinoma. It's the first in its class of drugs, called PD-1/PD-L1 inhibitors, approved to treat this type of cancer.
Monday, May 16, 2016
Surgeons said Monday they have done the first penis transplant in the U.S., helping a 64-year-old man who lost his organ to cancer.
Massachusetts General Hospital planned a news conference later Monday to give details about the transplant, which is only the third recorded penis transplant ever done globally.
Saturday, May 14, 2016
Individuals with celiac disease are advised to veer away from foods with gluten because it causes gut problems for them. However, some individuals shift to gluten- free diet just because it is a popular choice or they think it is a healthier option.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Learning that you have cancer is shocking. During treatment, the last thing you want to consider is having cancer ever again.
But for many of us who’ve been diagnosed, especially at a young age, it’s a prospect we must confront.
Monday, May 9, 2016
Swaddling a baby — the age-old technique of snugly wrapping an infant in a cloth or light blanket, with only the head exposed — is believed to create a calmer child who cries less and sleeps better.
Thursday, May 5, 2016
Electronic cigarettes will now be regulated much like tobacco cigarettes, according to a new federal rule issued on Thursday, which also bans their sale to children.
Under the rule, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration would have to approve all tobacco products not currently regulated that hit stores after February 2007. The e-cigarette industry was virtually non-existent before then. -student loans -
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Sunday, May 1, 2016
Cancer is one of the most expensive and riskiest diseases to treat. A new study shows that cancer drugs have become significantly more expensive compared to the drugs used 15 years ago.
Saturday, April 23, 2016
Many of you must have experienced a half slept night when you slept in a hotel room during vacation. First night spent in an unfamiliar place provide not as quality sleep as one can have on his personal bed at home. A new study suggests that a part of the brain remains awake for the sake of watchfulness when one spends first night in a new environment. - Make money online with blogging -
A research to analyze quality of life for childhood cancer survivors concluded that though treatment for childhood cancers is possible and a child with cancer get many more years to live, the patient usually develop a health which is proportionate to the health of a 40 year old. Consequently, childhood cancers survivors remain prone to chronic health issues throughout their life time. - Students Debt Consolidation Loans -
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Researchers found family history of cancer and presence of genetic mutations can indicate whether breast cancer survivors have a higher risk of developing treatment-related leukemia. Photo by Guschenkova/ Shutterstock
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Monday, September 28, 2015
Many women with early-stage breast cancer can skip chemotherapy without hurting their odds of beating the disease — good news from a major study that shows the value of a gene- activity test to gauge each patient's risk. student loansalibaba
Saturday, September 19, 2015
- car insurance quotes - For the first time, a widely used modern diabetes drug has been shown to reduce deaths from cardiovascular disease, a long-sought goal of treatment, researchers announced on Thursday.- car insurance companies -
Monday, September 14, 2015
In a small new study in Spain, women who consumed a hefty dose of extra-virgin olive oil as part of a Mediterranean diet were less likely to develop breast cancer over the next five years than women eating a low-fat diet. - mediterranean sea med - Previous research has suggested lower overall cancer risk in Mediterranean regions, but it’s been less clear how the diet affects breast cancer risk per se. Now, the new study published today in JAMA Internal Medicine finds that women who eat the famously healthy diet may also benefit when it comes to breast cancer risk, in addition to the many other known benefits, like cardiovascular, metabolic, and perhaps even cognitive and mental health.
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Promising new research suggests patients with low testosterone levels who have gone one testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) could have a lower risk of cardiovascular events including heart attack and stroke.