Breakthrough Breast Cancer is calling on GPs across the country to work with them to help clear up widespread confusion amongst patients about the signs and symptoms of breast cancer, the UK’s most common cancer affecting 44,000 women and 300 men each year.
Organ transplant patients who focus on gratitude improve their mental health. After immunosuppressants, the best medicine for organ transplant patients may be gratitude.
UC-Davis researchers identify three factors that predict marital violence in Asian-American couples, independent of marital distress.
For prostate cancer patients whose tumors have continued to grow despite medical or surgical castration, a new drug candidate that inhibits production of male hormones anywhere in the body is showing promise in early trials.
A virus that has been specifically designed by scientists to be safe to normal tissue but deadly to cancer is showing early promise in a preliminary study, researchers said at the ESMO Conference Lugano (ECLU), Switzerland.
A simple video-based awareness programme significantly improved hand washing among family members visiting sick children in a Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, according to research in the June issue of the UK-based Journal of Clinical Nursing.
Chemotherapy temporarily hinders the body’s immune response, creating a concern that it may interfere with the promising new cancer vaccines being used against brain tumors.
When women under 50 develop breast cancer the disease tends to be more aggressive and less responsive to treatment than when it occurs in older women.
Researchers in endocrinology and obstetrics and gynecology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center will make several presentations at the upcoming annual meetings of two medical organizations ? the Androgen Excess Society (June 1, 2007) and the Endocrine Society (June 2-5, 2007).