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Cancer Issues

( - Immunotherapy using anti-PD-1 antibodies has revolutionized the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and a growing list of other cancers.

Jun 22, 2017 - 8:13:48 AM


( - The presence of the protein KIF1Bβ can play a central role for the outcome of a neuroblastoma diagnosis.

Jun 22, 2017 - 8:03:55 AM


( - DALLAS – June 21, 2017 – UT Southwestern Medical Center scientists have identified a key protein that helps trigger ketamine’s rapid antidepressant effects in the brain, a crucial step to developing alternative treatments....

Jun 21, 2017 - 3:48:25 PM


( - “This new report from the Addiction Solutions Campaign reveals the significant challenges that patients face when seeking treatment for a substance use disorder.

Jun 21, 2017 - 12:51:29 PM

Food and Nutrition

( - High-amylose maize starch is used to increase the fiber content in foods such as nutrition bars and improve the texture of gluten-free crackers and cookies, among other products.

Jun 21, 2017 - 12:41:28 PM

Health Tips

( - New York, NY & Greenwich, CT, June 21, 2017 – “It is highly likely you know someone who’s torn their ACL (anterior cruciate ligament), one of the four main ligaments in the knee and a ligament that’s vital to the knee’s stability and normal movement.

Jun 21, 2017 - 12:12:16 PM


( - Opioids often are the go-to pain killer for everything from back aches and injuries to post-surgical pain, as evidenced by the more than 300 million prescriptions written each year.

Jun 21, 2017 - 12:04:40 PM

Cancer Issues

( - ROCHESTER, Minn. — A simple blood test could improve treatment for more than 1 in 6 stage 2 colon cancer patients, suggests new Mayo Clinic research.

Jun 21, 2017 - 11:56:03 AM

Genetic Issues

( - Genetic testing plays a vital role in determining the risk of developing certain diseases as well as screening and sometimes medical treatment.

Jun 21, 2017 - 11:45:16 AM


( - June 21 is the International Day of Yoga. The day, sponsored by the United Nations, is designed to let people know about the benefits of yoga.

Jun 21, 2017 - 11:39:07 AM


( - According to the National Onion Association (yes, that’s a thing), approximately 170 countries grow onions, and it’s estimated that 9.2 million acres of onions are harvested annually around the world.

Jun 21, 2017 - 11:25:27 AM


( - MAYWOOD, IL –  One of the cornerstones of multiple sclerosis treatment is shared decision-making between patients and their doctors and nurses

Jun 21, 2017 - 11:19:40 AM

Family Health

( - Sons of older fathers are more intelligent, more focused on their interests, and less concerned about fitting in, all characteristics typically seen in “geeks”

Jun 21, 2017 - 11:13:34 AM


( - Athens, Ga. – As medicine continues to shift toward evidence-based practice, some primary care providers may have a difficult time finding quality evidence to support their clinical decisions

Jun 21, 2017 - 11:08:13 AM


( - Bethesda, Md. —Highly active older adults experience no limitations in the lungs’ capacity to exchange gases (lung-diffusing capacity) during physical activity

Jun 21, 2017 - 10:58:28 AM


( - Researchers have for the first time discovered that a specific type of irritable bowel syndrome is associated with exhaustion of the immune system in patients.

Jun 21, 2017 - 10:54:07 AM

Children's Health

( - WASHINGTON, DC and NEW YORK —Compared to doctor offices and other providers, community health centers lower the cost of children’s primary care by approximately  35 percent

Jun 21, 2017 - 10:46:18 AM


( - ANN ARBOR—Gelada males—a close relative to baboons—pay attention to the loud calls of a rival to gain information about his relative fighting ability compared to themselves

Jun 21, 2017 - 10:37:01 AM

HIV Issues

( - LA JOLLA, CA—For decades, HIV has successfully evaded all efforts to create an effective vaccine but researchers at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) and the La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology (LJI) are steadily inching closer.

Jun 21, 2017 - 10:30:12 AM


( - Antibiotics were the wonder drug of the 20th century, but persistent use and over-prescription have opened the door that has allowed bacteria to evolve resistance.

Jun 21, 2017 - 10:23:30 AM

Pain Issues

( - A health care provider’s beliefs about a particular treatment may have a strong influence on the patient’s outcome

Jun 21, 2017 - 9:33:48 AM

Health Tips

( - Imagine plopping six cups of coffee grounds on the heads of patients just before they are wheeled into the operating room to have nose or throat surgery?

Jun 21, 2017 - 8:51:43 AM

Psychological Issues

( - Multitasking while studying may impair overall memory for the study material, but your ability to strategically identify and remember the most important information may stay intact

Jun 21, 2017 - 7:56:43 AM


( - While flying is the quicker travel option, there’s something really special about the old-school alternative:

Jun 20, 2017 - 2:47:20 PM

News : National

( - BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – A brain tumor was the furthest thing from Kathy English’s mind that day in 2003 when she walked into a neurologist’s office.

Jun 20, 2017 - 1:54:53 PM

Cancer Issues

( - Are there early signs of throat cancer, or is it typically not found until its late stages? How is it treated?

Jun 20, 2017 - 12:11:41 PM

Cancer Issues

( - Mohs surgery is used to treat the most common skin cancers, basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma, as well as some kinds of melanoma.

Jun 20, 2017 - 12:03:42 PM


( - The Southern United States shows a substantial increase in the number of counties that reported evidence of the mosquitoes that can spread chikungunya, dengue, and Zika viruses

Jun 20, 2017 - 11:57:14 AM

Health Tips

( - The first two-part episode of Lauren Kelly, MD’s podcast, “When I Die, Let Me Live,” is not always an easy listen — but that’s kinda the point.

Jun 20, 2017 - 11:21:41 AM


( - ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Nearly a third of U.S. adults have celebrated their 50th birthday – a sign of an aging nation.

Jun 20, 2017 - 11:16:13 AM

Health Tips

( - It seems like we are hearing more and more about mindfulness-based meditation and the role it plays in stress reduction.

Jun 20, 2017 - 11:10:51 AM

Health Tips

( - Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers. This popular pre-school limerick is sure to get you to slip a time or two.

Jun 20, 2017 - 11:05:00 AM

Men's Health

( - PARK RIDGE, IL. -- Millions of prescriptions for erectile dysfunction (ED) medications such as Viagra and Cialis are written every year....

Jun 20, 2017 - 10:56:54 AM

Teen Health

( - Despite legislation prohibiting the use of ultraviolet (UV) indoor tanning facilities by minors, one in every five tanning salons in United States where such bans are in place stated over the phone....

Jun 20, 2017 - 10:51:41 AM


( - PHILADELPHIA – The use of topical antibiotics can dramatically alter communities of bacteria that live on the skin, while the use of antiseptics has a much smaller, less durable impact.

Jun 20, 2017 - 10:43:36 AM

Health Tips

( - ANN ARBOR, MI – One in three people has a potentially nasty parasite hiding inside their body -- tucked away in tiny cysts that the immune system can’t eliminate and antibiotics can’t touch.

Jun 20, 2017 - 10:34:56 AM

Plastic Surgery

( - New York, NY, June 20, 2017 – According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, about 400,000 women in the United States had breast implant surgery in 2016.

Jun 20, 2017 - 10:25:32 AM

Health Tips

( - DALLAS, June 20, 2017 -- Texans are no strangers to cooling down in bodies of water to help beat the heat over the summer.

Jun 20, 2017 - 10:15:05 AM

Stroke Issues

( - Chicago – Mechanical thrombectomy, a treatment to remove a stroke-causing blood clot in the brain, is effective in some patients even when performed within six to 24 hours after a stroke

Jun 20, 2017 - 9:55:50 AM


( - Patients with complex medical conditions look to major teaching hospitals for the latest and most advanced treatments, but access to that care....

Jun 20, 2017 - 9:49:47 AM

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