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Bret Hart Cancer Announcement: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know
Former professional wrestler Bret “The HItman” Hart revealed, via a social media post, that he is battling prostate cancer. The 58-year WWE Hall of Famer suffered a stroke in 2002 after staging one of the most impressive in-ring careers in the history ... [...]
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ASCO GU 2016 Molecular Risk Stratification in Localized Prostate Cancer …
San Francisco, CA USA (UroToday.com) Dr. Robert Bristow of the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto presented data from work by the International Cancer Genome Consortium that attempted to characterize patients by molecular patterns to allow ... [...]
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T FH cells link gut microbiota and arthritis
Using this approach, the researchers showed that IL-17-deficient K/BxN mice develop arthritis similarly to their IL-17-sufficient littermates. Moreover, treatment with antibiotics starting from birth (which effectively eliminated segmented filamentous ... [...]
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Reduction, removal of glucocorticoids possible under abatacept therapy for RA
Patients with rheumatoid arthritis who received treatment with abatacept were able to reduce the use of concomitant glucocorticoids or cease their use altogether, according to results from the 2-year ACTION study. [...]
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Cancer patients are losing valuable time — and risking their lives — with …
Dr. Kurian Joseph, a radiation oncologist at the University of Alberta, says he had a patient who rejected treatment after her breast cancer spread to her shoulder, fearful she might damage the nerves leading to her hand. When she returned 18 months ... [...]
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MIT Researchers Develop Device That Identifies Which Drugs Can Effectively …
According to Oliver Jonas, paper lead author and postdoc at MIT's Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, this new device can potentially reduce much of the guesswork involved in selecting cancer treatments. “You can use it to test a patient ... [...]
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Alcohol triggers breast cancer-causing gene
According to the team, more than 230,000 women in the US will develop breast cancer this year; it is one of the most common causes of cancer deaths for women. Alcohol consumption is a modifiable risk factor for breast cancer development, and yet an ... [...]
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Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank now cancer-free
"In December, I was diagnosed with a treatable form of prostate cancer," Blank said Feb. 9. "Over the last several weeks, (fiancee) Angie and I have visited a number of expert doctors and hospitals across the country to identify the best treatment ... [...]
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Ben Carson Fast Facts
2002 - Co-founds the Benevolent Endowment Network (BEN) Fund, which provides financial support for the medical expenses of pediatric neurosurgery patients. August 2002 - Undergoes surgery for prostate cancer. He is later declared cancer-free. [...]
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Herbal Rescue for High Blood Sugar
If you've ever wondered why we're seeing such an epidemic of diabetes and prediabetes, all you have to do is look at our diets. In a very short time, we have dramatically increased our consumption of sugar, high fructose corn syrup, and refined ... [...]
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Two known chemotherapy agents effectively target breast cancer stem cells
Thangaraju's lab has evidence that the two additional drugs directly affect at least two key ways that enable stem cells to make breast cancer, including the myoepithelial cells that enable it to spread to the bone, lung and beyond. They appear to help ... [...]
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Ginger, turmeric tea tonic for the body
With an earthy brightness when it comes to flavour, it also packs powerful health benefits. Curcumin, the compound responsible for that bright yellow hue that loves to stain countertops and clothing, has strong antioxidant, anti-inflammatory ... [...]
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