"You see this place on the image? That's where your kidney was," says VCU Massey Cancer Center medical oncologist Asit Paul, M.D., Ph.D., to 69-year-old Thomas Bland. "And the tumors we saw in your lung and other places still have not returned. I'm happy to say you have been disease-free for more than two-and-a-half years"
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Ten treatable traits in people with severe asthma can help predict asthma attacks, say authors of a study published online in Respirology.
Individual buyers of health insurance are worst off in India, especially if they have bought it from private stand-alone health insurance companies. They have the greatest difficulty in getting the companies to pay up when they need the cover.
The Fourth CRI-CIMT-EATI-AACR International Cancer Immunotherapy Conference: Translating Science into Survival, to be held in New York, Sept. 30-Oct. 3, will feature cutting-edge research studies from around the world that endeavor to answer urgent questions in the field of cancer immunotherapy to advance progress more rapidly for patients.
The burden of stillbirth has been underestimated by at least a third because of recommendations to report only stillbirths from 28 weeks' gestation in international comparisons, according to an observational study of 2.5 million babies in 19 European countries published in The Lancet
Patients with meningococcal infection generally develop symptoms including a high temperature, vomiting and a stiff neck. But they might also just have a bad stomach ache. This can be so severe that they are sometimes wrongly operated for appendicitis. Researchers decided to investigate the question. And the results speak for themselves: 10% of patients infected by the meningococcal strain that is on the rise in Europe suffer from abdominal pain.
Doctors say treating skin condition differs in Blacks than in whites Eczema. It’s one of those things that people can recognize once they see it dry, patches of skin. However, otherwise known as atopic dermatitis, this skin condition is characterized and treated differently in people of color as opposed to whites. This makes much of the difference when it comes to treatment.
A team of eye specialists at The University of Nottingham has made another novel discovery that could help to improve the success of corneal transplants for patients whose sight has been affected by the disease
Researchers found that antibiotics actually kill the 'good' bacteria keeping infection and inflammation at bay. New research shows that the body's own microbes are effective in maintaining immune cells and killing certain oral infections.
As the body’s chemical messengers, they affect everything from sexual function to metabolism making the growing fascination with them in the media not only warranted but also beneficial. Think hormones are unimportant to your health.
The Hormone Health Network an organization run by the Endocrine Society defines them this way: Hormones are special chemical messengers in the body that are created in the endocrine glands.
Exclusion from the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) because of Brexit will have serious consequences for public health in the UK, warn experts in a letter to The BMJ this week.