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Diabetes drug may aid recovery after heart attack
You may not be doing your breath any favours, but eating garlic regularly can do wonders for your health. Not only does it boost your immune system, but it can also help prevent heart disease, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center. The ... [...]
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Vitae Pharma Reports Positive Phase 2a Results For Psoriasis Treatment VTP …
“While the autoimmune market is currently dominated by injectable antibody therapy, we believe VTP-43742 has the potential to expand utilization of oral therapy in a variety of autoimmune disorders, such as psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid ... [...]
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Prostate Cancer Causes
When a patient suffers from prostate cancer, both the urinary and reproductive systems are affected. Patients often experience symptoms like urination problems, pain during urination or ejaculation and in the lower back, hips or upper thighs, weakness ... [...]
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The moving story behind America's first penis transplant
They must take the medication for the rest of their lives, a proposition that carries increased risks of infection and perhaps even cancer. Outside the US ... Doctors in the US also plan to transplant just the penis, not the testes, where sperm are ... [...]
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Therapies based on alpha defensins could help treat rheumatoid arthritis
Arthritis and other inflammatory conditions could be helped by new insights into how the immune response is switched off. Scientists have discovered how compounds produced by the body's immune system help to dampen inflammation and prevent damage ... [...]
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Mother and daughter battle breast cancer together
... having a lump removed from her breast just months before her 18th birthday and starting chemotherapy Bethany's mother, Mybritt Larsen, revealed that she too had been diagnosed with breast cancer a mere three months after her daughter began ... [...]
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Pansy's Boutique helps women find comfort during cancer treatment
For some women, finding comfort in their skin, and in their clothing, after the treatment and surgeries related to a breast cancer diagnosis can be difficult. ... “The shaper fits over the breast after surgery to bring it up to the same size as the ... [...]
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Rheumatoid arthritis: How to live with it
Rheumatologists recognise that the key to preventing disability associated with rheumatoid arthritis is early diagnosis and treatment by using the treat-to-target approach. Like treating hypertension, high cholesterol and diabetes, we aim to bring down ... [...]
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Sugar Helps Scientists Find and Assess Prostate Tumors
“There are natural risks in any treatment for prostate cancer, including radiation therapy and surgery. Those risks can have an enormous impact on the patient's quality of life,” said UCSF oncologist Eric Small, MD, a co-author on the paper, UCSF ... [...]
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New Consumer Advice on Prostate Cancer Includes 'Value'
"I applaud these efforts to provide guidance to patients regarding treatment options for low-risk prostate cancer, and for taking cost into consideration," said Stacy Loeb, MD, assistant professor of urology and population health at New York University ... [...]
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5 Superfoods for Men « Food and Fitness
Modern-day research is revealing that a compound found in turmeric called curcumin may be responsible for its health benefits. The spice has been shown to be a potent anti-inflammatory, which has led scientists to explore its use in diseases ranging ... [...]
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Breast cancer charity donates £66000 to buy new equipment for Kettering Hospital
Lead breast care nurse Karen Roberts said: “The three new probes will be used to perform sentinel lymph node biopsies which is a key part of the treatment and staging of breast cancer which determines further treatments and prognosis of the disease. [...]
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Amy Robach on Factors Impacting Her Breast Cancer Treatment Decision
Amy Robach, breast cancer survivor and Good Morning America news anchor, describes her diagnosis of a 2 cm tumor in her right breast that appeared isolated on ultrasound and other subsequent scans. Despite appearing to be an easy tumor to remove via ... [...]
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Breast Cancer Triggers PTSD Symptoms in 80% of Women
"Clinicians should be aware that most patients with breast cancer suffer from PTSD symptoms in the first year after diagnosis," Kerstin Hermelink, PhD, study author and senior psychologist, Breast Center, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Ludwig ... [...]
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This new gene can help detect breast cancer early
The gene GT198, whether mutated by genetics and/or environmental factors, has strong potential as both as a way to diagnose breast cancer early and as a new treatment target, said corresponding author Dr. Lan Ko from the Augusta University. Mutations ... [...]
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6 Cheap, Natural, and Quick Chronic Pain Remedies
The pain may be linked with a condition such as arthritis, to a sprain or other injury, or to any number of more elusive causes. While medications abound, some prefer more natural or holistic methods to quell the pain. Others find that medication doesn ... [...]
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