Medicine

Australian scientists brew up broccoli latte

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA -If you want a quick way to get your veggies, you could have a V8 or you could have a broccoli latte. The only plus is that its made from...


Woman Diagnosed with Cancer After Doctor Notices Lump on HGTV

When her episode aired in May, Voigt, a head and neck surgeon from NY caught the episode, and noticed, as he told the hosts of GMA , "a subtlety in her neck"...


Kate Spade 'Obsessed' Over Robin Williams' Death

Paying tribute to "the most handsome woman in the world", Andy also revealed her struggle with depression and anxiety, saying: "She was actively seeking help ...


Genetic test could mean many women with breast cancer forgo chemotherapy

At MedShadow, she reports on new findings and research on the side effects of prescription drugs. About 17 percent of women had high-risk scores and were advi...


Opioid Overdose Medication Naloxone Recalled Due To Presence Of Particulate Matter

A label on the product, distributed to hospitals and institutions, recommends "visual inspection of the product for particulate matter and discoloration prior t...


Trustees report warns Medicare finances worsening

Medicare's Board of Trustees blamed the earlier depletion forecast on expectations of lower payroll taxes and less revenue from taxing Social Security benefits,...


Social Security says system's costs will exceed income this year

The program trustees say it will become insolvent in 2026, which is three years earlier than previously forecasted. The main trust fund behind Medicare , the...


Breakthrough with new prostate cancer immune system drug

Black men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) who received hormonal therapy with the adrenal inhibitor abiraterone had greater and longe...


Five Deaths in Romaine Lettuce E. coli Outbreak

A total of five people have now died from the outbreak and although the tainted lettuce is off the shelves, reports of illnesses continue to come in. Contamin...


Women with early-stage breast cancer may not benefit from chemo

Oncotype DX is not available in India but samples are sent overseas for the test. This means thousands of women will be able to avoid all of the side effects...


Miss America pageant dropping the swimsuits and evening gowns

She said that the swimsuit portion is not the highest rated section of the broadcast and that viewers seem to be more interested in the talent competition. Now,...


Valley firms granted medical-marijuana dispensary licenses

Three dispensaries were awarded provisional licenses to operate in the Mahoning Valley- one in each of Trumbull, Mahoning, and Columbiana counties. OH officia...


‘Terminal’ breast cancer wiped out by new treatment

Knowing the results the new study, she is reassured, "I did the right thing". Through genetic testing, they separated women more likely to have recurrent canc...


Many women with breast cancer can safely skip chemo

Since 2006, the trial has enrolled more than 10,000 women in the United States and five other countries diagnosed with early breast cancer and followed their pr...


Why did Wynne say she won't be Ontario's premier?

She said that committee would be modelled on one that looked into former premier Dalton McGuinity's decision to cancel two natural gas power plants. But as the ...


Relay for Life a Night of Celebration

While White says hearing the words "You have cancer" is scary situation, she said her support is something helped her through the whole battle. Amber St. In t...


Nipah; Woman with Nipah symptoms dies in the isolation ward

Noting that all those in contact with the affected are still in the incubating period of the virus and hence utmost caution has to be maintained, Shailaja, in t...


E. Coli Outbreak Tied To Romaine Lettuce Claims 4 More Lives

Restaurants and retailers that were hit by lawsuits related to the romaine lettuce-related E. coli outbreak include Panera Bread , and Walmart's Sam's Club ...


Screening for colon cancer at 45

The American Cancer Society is recommending colorectal screening beginning at age 45 for anyone considered at average risk for the disease. The American Can...


Blood test could detect cancer years before patient falls ill

The test was administered on 749 cancer-free patients and 878 with newly diagnosed but untreated cancer. The test also detected pancreatic cancer with 80 pe...