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The State of Michigan declares cannabis legitimate medicine for treating arthritis, autism, chronic pain and more
Proponents of medical marijuana have faced uphill battles the world over, but one place that is embracing the potential of this curative plant is the state of Michigan. The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs in the state has now added a slew of new medical conditions to its list of illnesses that... Read More [...]
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Turmeric for a healthy heart, prostate, reduce inflammation and pain, and so much more!
Protect your heart, reduce inflammation and pain, plus so much more with turmeric.   [...]
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Radiotherapy more effective than chemotherapy for early stage II testicular cancer
Turin, Italy: A large study of testicular cancer patients has shown that radiation therapy is a better treatment than chemotherapy for patients with stage IIa disease (where one or more regional lymph nodes contain cancer cells but they are less than ... [...]
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More Women With Breast Cancer Undergoing Genetic Testing
Assessment of a young woman's genetic risk after a breast cancer diagnosis can affect treatment decisions and the results can also have health implications for her relatives. It could also be due to the so-called Angelina Jolie effect, with the massive ... [...]
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More young breast cancer patients opt for this new gene test
“While BRCA testing is recommended for young women with breast cancer, there has been little research into how widely these recommendations are being followed, and how concerns about genetic risk affect treatment decisions.” In the paper, Rosenberg ... [...]
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More Young Breast Cancer Patients Getting Gene Test
So BRCA testing is recommended for women diagnosed with breast cancer before age 50. That's, in part, to help guide their treatment decisions, explained Dr. Ann Partridge, the senior researcher on the new study, and an oncologist at Dana-Farber Cancer ... [...]
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Prostate cancer survivors more likely to die of other diseases
Cardiovascular disease is already the top killer of men in the United States, which researchers said should make it a bigger concern anyway, regardless of treatment for prostate cancer. ADT reduces serum testosterone levels, which can slow or stop ... [...]
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Women Who Survive Breast or Thyroid Cancer Are More Likely to Develop the …
Treatment effect. Most early-stage breast cancers are treated with surgery, followed by radiation therapy. Previous studies have suggested that exposure to radiation affects the risk of certain cancers, including lung, esophageal, and blood cancers ... [...]
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Paper towels prove more sanitary than warm-air hand dryers
Researchers concluded that jet- or warm-air dryers "may be unsuitable for use in health care settings" since they could facilitate the spread of germs from one person to another. An Australian study concluded that "From a hygiene viewpoint, paper ... [...]
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Breast Reconstruction Study Shows More Natural-Looking Breasts, Lower Risk of …
Breast cancer remains one of the top three most commonly diagnosed cancers among women in the United States, with an estimated 232,340 new cases in 2013. A large number of these patients undergo surgical treatment to successfully treat their cancer. [...]
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Older men with higher levels of free testosterone more likely to develop …
Australian researchers spent a decade exploring the testosterone-prostate cancer connection by comparing natural testosterone levels of men in their 70s and 80s, those with prostate cancer and without. "Men with late-onset prostate cancer had higher ... [...]
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Dr Wendy Holden :More Must Be Done to Speed up Referral and Treatment of …
The long-term effects of the delays in treatment are not yet apparent, but it is widely known that the longer the delay in diagnosis and treatment, the worse the long term outcome for people with arthritis will be. And that's not all - these delays ... [...]
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