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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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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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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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Early Treatment Approaches in Prostate Cancer
Panelists:Raoul S. Concepcion, MD, FACS, Urology Associates; Michael D. Fabrizio, MD, FACS, Eastern Virginia Medical School; Jorge A. Garcia, MD, FACP, Taussig Cancer Institute; Judd W. Moul, MD, FACS, Duke University Medical Center; Charles J. [...]
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Prostate cancer treated more aggressively in the city
Many men with early-stage prostate cancer may not need treatment right away, or ever, because these tumors often don't grow fast enough to cause symptoms or prove fatal. Treatment can have side effects such as impotence and incontinence. [...]
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Doctor's Tip: Cherries (and other treatments) for gout
Gout is a painful, acute arthritis, more common in men than women, that classically affects the joint at the base of the big toe, although it sometimes affects other joints. If gout recurs over several years, it can produce chronic degenerative arthritis. [...]
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More people getting cancer since 2010
This was seen almost across the board for all ethnicities, age bands and stages of the disease. The next most common cancer is breast cancer, which accounts for almost one in three cancers in women. In the five years from 2010 to 2014, a total of 9,274 ... [...]
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Prostate cancer, the confusion screening
From 50 years, each man must decide whether he did or not ” calibrate their PSA “, ie if it performs a blood test may reveal prostate cancer in the absence of symptoms . And even from 45 years in case of risk factors. And last year, 3 million French ... [...]
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How To Get Rid Of Gout | How “The Gout Remedy Report” Helps People Treat Gout …
This report is an easy-to-follow remedy, which comes with the most comprehensive knowledge, including alternative methods, tips, and prevention strategies. Moreover, this remedy acts as a natural arthritis treatment, which people should take to get rid ... [...]
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