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Radiation therapy often is used to treat cancer patients. Now, doctors at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have shown that radiation therapy — aimed directly at the heart — can be used to treat patients with a life-threatening heart rhythm. They treated five patients who had irregular heart rhythms, called ventricular tachycardia, […]
TUESDAY, Dec. 12, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Fire and smoke from the wildfires raging in Southern California aren’t just destroying homes and lives, they’re a serious health risk, as well. The smoke can irritate the eyes, nose, throat and lungs and can cause coughing, wheezing or breathing problems, according to the American Thoracic Society. The […]
Learn about tubular breasts, a condition where the breasts appear irregularly shaped. Included is detail on risk factors and possible treatment options.
Is Surgery Always Needed for Meniscal Tears of the Knee? – Health Is Surgery Always Needed for Meniscal Tears of the Knee? Search
Looking to bolster the body’s immune system in the fight against infection and cancer, researchers at the University of California San Diego and their colleagues have identified a promising new strategy to program the immune system to meet the pathogen or malignancy in the tissues where they first pose a threat. A multidisciplinary team led […]
THURSDAY, Dec. 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Despite long waiting lists for kidney donation, a new study finds that one kidney from a deceased donor is transplanted while the other kidney is often thrown away. In the United States, about 5,000 people die each year while waiting for a kidney transplant, the researchers said. Despite […]
The phenomenon of ‘ischemic preconditioning’ helps to explain how an acute bout of exercise can have immediate protective effects against heart disease.
Hilaria Baldwin Proves There’s No One-Size-Fits-All Approach to Exercise After Childbirth – Health Hilaria Baldwin Proves There’s No One-Size-Fits-All Approach to Exercise After Childbirth Search
A section through breast cancer tissue: When immune cells (small dark cells) invade the tumor, breast cancer patients have good chances that chemotherapy treatment is effective. The right image shows predominantly tumor cells (round purple cells). In the left image immune cells are infiltrating the tumor. © Hannes Hahne / Susan Klaeger / Bernhard Kuster […]