Ozzy Osbourne visited young patients at the Birmingham Children’s Hospital, one of the UK’s top hospitals for children with cancer. The Black Sabbath singer, 67, recalled how his own son had received treatment at the children’s hospital years ago. Show More Summary
More than a decade ago, researchers at Gilead Sciences thought they had a breakthrough: a new version of the company’s key HIV medicine that was less toxic to kidneys and bones. Clinical trials of the new compound on HIV-positive patients in Los Angeles and several other cities seemed to support...
Nike’s pared down, court ready Tennis Classic silhouette arrives for Summer 2016 in an all-new Ultra Woven make up. Mixing woven leather with a textile upper, the sneaker features a cored-out Ultra midsole unit and leather lining, marking a solid upgrade to an enduring icon. Offered in black or grey, you can purchase the shoes […]
Let's just take a minute to thank all the men and women who work at these sewage plants for literally putting up with all they do, every single day. The post Working at a Wastewater Treatment Facility is as Gross as You’d Think it Would be appeared first on The Good Men Project.
The brutality of combat often has a devastating impact on veterans' lives and families, but treatment can make all the difference. Wounds of war are often invisible to the naked eye. For hundreds of thousands of veterans returning from...Show More Summary
Ireland is the latest of several European countries to give legitimacy to the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel’s treatment of Palestinians.
A U of T Engineering team has designed a simpler way to keep therapeutic proteins where they are needed for long periods of time. The discovery is a potential game-changer for the treatment of chronic illnesses or injuries that often require multiple injections or daily pills. read more
Testing cancers for 'addiction' to a gene that boosts cell growth can pick out patients who may respond to a targeted drug under development, a major new study reports. By measuring the number of copies of just one gene from cancer DNA...Show More Summary
Finding new, more effective and personalised treatments for cancer is the challenge of many researchers. A challenge that has been successfully met by a team from Inserm led by Stéphane Rocchi (Inserm Unit 1065, "Mediterranean Center for Molecular Medicine"), which has just synthesised and developed new drugs for melanoma. Show More Summary
Unforgettable food, a sublime spa treatment, and some of the best street art—what more could a city offer?
To the editor: Emergency-room physician Eric Snoey’s essay on withholding intense, life-saving treatment from a frail 90-year-old patient — instead obeying her advance directive and relieving her pain as she slipped away — reminds me of my mother and my wife. ("'The patient is Code 3 critical....
Today’s world is a series of staggering contrasts: in the same week that the FDA approves a ground-breaking implant for opioid drug addiction treatment, a grass-loving flock of sheep from the Welsh village of Swansea discovered a dumped cannabis stash and went on a rampage through Swansea village. Show More Summary
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is there a link between traumatic brain injury, or TBI, and depression? Would the treatment for depression in someone with a TBI be different than treatment for depression without this sort of injury? ANSWER: Quite a bit of research has been done on this topic. The results clearly show that when people […]
Amazon Prime streaming brought me Bob Dylan’s latest songbook, Fallen Angels. I flashed immediately to 1978 and Willie Nelson’s Stardust. I don’t know if Willie’s was the first cross-over standards treatment, but it was my first. Willie and Dylan (funny how I think of them, firstName, lastName) both come from the tortured-not-pretty-voice side of musical stardom. Both have [...]Show More Summary
Cancer treatment from a medical outlook is receding in efficiency as the years go by. However as we prepare to enter the second half of 2016, it’s beginning to look like this is the year that medicine finally plans to leap onto the next platform of cancer treatment. Show More Summary
US In an relaxed interview with Copa 90, Rio Ferdinand played FIFA and talked about Manchester United, Sir Alex Ferguson’s Hairdryer treatment and England’s Euros chances. Rio Ferdinand reveals Paul Pogba, Adnan Januzaj & Jesse Lingard...Show More Summary
Chemotherapy is the standard treatment for cancer but it also causes strong side effects and kills not only cancer cells, but healthy ones, too. In order to mitigate the damage this type of therapy causes to a person already ravagedShow More Summary
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — A suburban Phoenix high school didn’t allow a student who was diagnosed with cancer but worked to keep up with classes through treatment to walk with his graduating class. Stephen Dwyer withdrew from school his junior year to receive a life-saving bone marrow transplant for leukemia. He is 2 ½ credits […]
For the first time, a U.S. patient has been infected with bacteria resistant to an antibiotic used as a last-resort treatment, scientists said Thursday. The patient — a 49-year-old woman in Pennsylvania — has recovered. But health officials fear that if the resistance spreads to other bacteria,...
For the first time in the U.S., doctors have found germs that carry resistance to "last-chance" antibiotics. The post Deadly ‘Superbugs’ That Don’t Respond To Treatment Are Getting Closer Than Ever appeared first on ThinkProgress.