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What to Know During a Salmonella Outbreak
For those persons who develop Reiter's Syndrome, symptomatic treatment with high doses of a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug and steroid injections into affected joints can be helpful in reactive arthritis. For people with severe joint inflammation, ... [...]
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Speaking Up for Patient Preferences in Cancer Treatment Decisions
“The chance to ask questions and get them answered to your satisfaction” is a necessary step, according to the American Cancer Society. It also means taking time to ... Or if a man with prostate cancer will likely do just as well with observation alone ... [...]
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Prostate cancer symptoms, stats & risk factors
Pirates left-hander Tony Watson said the players would prefer not to go to Puerto Rico, "but we don't have all the facts, either. We're trying to walk a fine line here. It's an interesting situation that we're getting constant feedback from the CDC ... [...]
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Your Money or Your Life: Why Paying for Cancer Treatment Can Be Nearly As …
A respected group of cancer specialists developed a chemotherapy program for a breast cancer patient. But then her insurance company denied the claim, so the cancer center stuck her with a bill three times as large as what they would have required from ... [...]
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Suffering from rheumatoid arthritis? Green tea compound may help combat it
So the team evaluated a phytochemical called epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG), which is a molecule with anti-inflammatory properties found in green tea. The researchers found that EGCG has high potential as a treatment for rheumatoid arthritis because ... [...]
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Acupuncture Eases Hot Flashes in Breast Cancer Survivors
At 24 weeks, 16 weeks after treatments ended, acupuncture was still associated with the greatest reduction in hot flashes. But even those who had sham acupuncture or placebo pills had steeper drops in hot flash scores at 24 weeks than those who took ... [...]
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Distribution and survival of Borrelia miyamotoi in human blood components
Borrelia miyamotoi, the agent of relapsing fever, is a tick-borne spirochete first isolated in Japan in 1994. Since then, the spirochete has been detected in ticks globally, generally in the same vectors as the Lyme disease agent. Human infection has ... [...]
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New Rheumatoid Arthritis Educational Activity Featuring the Use of Scientific …
Modern Approaches to the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis: Bridging Science with Real Clinical Applications is a unique and interactive online educational activity for rheumatologists and other healthcare professionals who care for patients with ... [...]
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A useful insight into gout and its treatment path
Gout is a form of inflammatory arthritis that is known to affect the body's joints and musculoskeletal system. The condition usually affects the area near the base of the big toe in the foot in which case it is referred to as podagra. Although known to ... [...]
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Best Natural Food Remedies Of 2013: 8 Mouth-Watering Foods That Will Fight …
From a visit to the doctor's office to waiting in line to get prescriptions filled, treating ailments from the common cold to arthritis can be a painfully excruciating process. The cost for the cure could be more than people can afford with the stacks ... [...]
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Study Finds Most Breast Cancer Patients Develop PTSD Symptoms
A large majority of women with breast cancer develop symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) within the first few months after diagnosis, according to a new study led by researchers at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich, Germany. [...]
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Rays of Hope Breast Cancer Survivors' Day event held in Springfi – Western …
Breast cancer survivors had a chance to meet one another and share their stories. "This is a great group of women, very courageous fighters out here," said Midje Theulen, a breast cancer survivor. "We've come so far in research and there's new ... [...]
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Double mastectomy influenced by media coverage of celebs with breast cancer
From 2000 to 2012, 17 celebrities publicly disclosed their breast cancer diagnosis and treatment. Researchers from the University of Michigan analyzed 727 articles from major U.S. print publications that covered these celebrity diagnoses. Four ... [...]
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Rheumatoid Arthritis: Risks and Benefits of Chemotherapy Treatments
Pain medications like ibuprofen or naproxen patients use to relieve pain and inflammation only treat the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, but DMARDs treat the underlying cause of rheumatoid arthritis by changing the body's immune response so it will ... [...]
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Check Out Warung Cikgu For Hearty No-Frills Nasi Mmanggey
It is an irresistible combination of fluffy hot-from-the-steamer rice drizzled with gulai ayam and served with easy-to-eat pieces of juicy fried turmeric chicken and burn-your-tongue-off sambal belacan that draws people to Warung Cikgu in Puchong. Started in May 2005, the eatery was set up by Kelantan native Ariff Suqimi and managing the two outlets is Ariff’s primary school friend and fellow Kelantanese, Nik Mohd Faiz, 28. The name of the place pays tribute to Ariff’s father who is popularly known as Cikgu Karim, a nod to his profession. This January, they expanded and opened another outlet in USJ1’s Regalia Business Centre. What they serve here is nasi Mmanggey which is actually different from the other Kelantanese favourite nasi Kak Wok. Confused because both dishes look identical? Can’t say we blame you as they are both feature fried chicken. Nik Mohd Faiz tells us there are slight differences between the two rice dishes that trace their origins back to Kelantan. He adds, “The concept is the same but the taste is different.” For nasi Mmanggey, the fried chicken is marinated with turmeric powder, chilli powder and salt while the nasi Kak Wok chicken uses a marinade made from fresh turmeric. In terms of spice levels for the sambal belacan accompanying the rice, Nik Mohd Faiz explains to us that they increased the spiciness. In Kelantan, nasi Mmanggey (RM5.50) is usually eaten for breakfast and lunch. At Warung Cikgu, you get to satisfy your cravings for the rice dish throughout the day. Accompany your meal with their kelapa baldi (RM4.20) or fresh coconut water served in a small bucket. Nik Mohd Faiz tells us the coconuts are sourced from Bagan Datoh in Perak. You also have Shake!Gu (RM3.70), their version of coconut shake with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. The word gu is Kelantanese slang for buddy.If you’re early, look for their breakfast items which are available till 10am. A must-try is the nasi lemak biasa (RM2.70). Simple but satisfying; the fluffy rice is delicious when paired with the fragrant, not too spicy sambal and crunchy deep fried ikan bilis. [...]
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Treatments For Arthritis: Artificial Version Of Broccoli Ingredient Could Ease …
An artificial version of an ingredient in broccoli could prove to be an effective treatment for osteoarthritis, say researchers. The broccoli compound sulforophane is known to block the inflammation and damage to cartilage associated with the condition. [...]
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