Women with early-stage breast cancer may have fewer treatment complications and lower costs when they don’t get a mastectomy followed by reconstructive surgery, a U.S. study suggests. In recent years, reconstruction following a mastectomy has become more widely available, contributing to a sharp...
Donald Trump is not having a good week. Coming off of what some political observers called a losing performance in the his first one-on-one debate with Hillary Clinton, Trump spent several days defending his treatment of women. The woman at the center of it all is former Miss Universe winner, Alicia Machado. Show More Summary
Men having treatment for prostate cancer can have problems with sex. Learn about what causes these problems and what treatments are available.
Pre-eclampsia is a leading cause of maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality worldwide. Early detection and treatment have been instrumental in reducing case fatality in high-income countries. To achieve thi...
First things first: Calling a woman "Miss Piggy" while pressuring her to lose weight is mean-spirited -- even if her weight gain constituted a...
Candidates of Color Thanks, Donnie, for spending your entire week shining a continued spotlight on your abhorrent treatment of former Latina Miss Universe turned telenovela star, Alicia Machado. The Upshot writes: Google trends dataShow More Summary
Nothing indicates the horror of Montreal's pit bull ban more than this: PETA's mealy-mouthed congratulation. In 2012, when a shelter announced its regretful decision to start killing pets, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals sent them a congratulatory basket of vegan cookies. Show More Summary
Catatonic schizophrenia refers to a certain complex of symptoms that a schizophrenic patient may develop. This may be manifested in hardly moving or failing to follow directions. Alternatively, a patient may also experience something...Show More Summary
The only way to find a cure, or effective treatment, for Alzheimer's is through participation in clinical trials. By Bob DeMarcoAlzheimer's Reading RoomRight now, only a small fraction of Alzheimer's patients and caregivers are participating...Show More Summary
Heart disease in patients who have both coronary artery disease (CAD) and type 2 diabetes can be prevented by effective treatment. A common condition in type 2 diabetes, heart failure has been found to be more serious in diabetics, compared...Show More Summary
Officer Jeff Thompson of the Little Rock Police Department arrested Arkansas state Representative John Walker for recording their treatment of a black man who had been put in handcuffs during a traffic stop. (more…)
The CDC will focus their attention on reducing the risk of blood infections during dialysis treatment. Dialysis is used in kidney failure patients when their kidneys are unable to filter the blood. Annually, nearly 37,000 patients develop...Show More Summary
Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer among women, with estrogen-receptor-positive (ER+) being the most common type. Drugs used to treat this cancer, such as tamoxifen and Faslodex, block the hormone estrogen receptor that ER+ cancer cells need to grow. Show More Summary
Perhpas you've seen the recent TV ad ("Ancestors") for Allergan's Kybella, a new drug approved for the treatment of double chins (read "Pfizer May Own Your Penis, But Allergan, Maker of Botox & Kybella, Owns Your Face"). The ad claims that double chins may be inherited. Show More Summary
New research shows that more and more adolescents are at risk of mental illness. The solution may not be more treatment but changing children’s environments to be less stressful.
The teen is speaking out against what he says is unfair treatment. [ more › ]
The development of TOLF was motivated by the request from breast cancer survivors in our prior research where nurse-patient-in-person delivery model was used and guided by the Model of Self-Care for Lymphedema Symptom Management based on our prior research. Show More Summary
Flexible, low-cost sensor technology leading to safer and improved diagnoses and treatment of brain disorders has been developed by Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) scientists.
While the goal of filling out end-of-life forms is to let providers know patients' preferences regarding life-sustaining treatments, the information they contain is often ambiguous, a new University at Buffalo study has found.