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2011-11-07 07:24:00

CLEVELAND, Nov. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine is honored to announce gifts to establish the inaugural Parker Hannifin - Helen Moss Cancer Research Foundation Professorship in Integrative Oncology. This professorship will establish the School of Medicine and its affiliate hospitals as national leaders in teaching, research, and patient care in the field of integrative oncology. The gifts from The Parker Foundation and Helen Moss Cancer...

2011-11-01 07:58:00

CLEVELAND, Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cleveland Clinic unveiled "Harnessing BIG DATA" as one of the 2012 Top Ten medical innovations at the Clinic's annual Medical Innovation Summit in October. Explorys was formed to harness BIG DATA for medical advancement, providing a structured way to collect, store, aggregate, easily access and analyze the incomprehensible amount of data that is created on a daily basis. In the world of healthcare, dynamic data management technology plays a vital...

2011-10-17 13:01:41

Gene promotes prostate cancer when 'turned on,' breast cancer when “turned off” Researchers at Cleveland Clinic have discovered that a gene — known as an androgen receptor (AR) — is found in both prostate and breast cancers yet has opposite effects on these diseases. In prostate cancer, the AR gene promotes cancer growth when the gene is "turned on." In breast cancer, the AR gene promotes cancer growth when the gene is "turned off," as is often the case after...

2011-10-13 05:32:41

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Guys, before you take that daily supplement, read this!  According to a new study, men who were randomized to receive daily supplementation with vitamin E had a significantly increased risk of prostate cancer. Lifetime risk of prostate cancer in the United States is currently estimated to be 16 percent. Although most cases are found at an early, curable stage, treatment is costly and urinary, sexual, and bowel-related adverse effects are common. The...

Prolonged Use Of Vitamin E Ups Prostate Cancer Risk
2011-10-12 09:04:04

New evidence that taking vitamin E supplements can be risky to your health adds to the concerns that doctors have that many people may be overusing vitamins and other supplements. A new study that followed up on men who took high doses of vitamin E for around five years found they had a slightly increased risk of developing prostate cancer -- even after they had stopped taking the pills. The study, published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association, followed more than...

2011-10-06 10:25:00

CLEVELAND, Oct. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- From wearable bionic devices to a concussion management system for athletes, Cleveland Clinic's Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2012 showcase new techniques, therapies and approaches to treating a host of medical conditions. The list of breakthrough devices and therapies was selected by a panel of Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists and unveiled during Cleveland Clinic's 2011 Medical Innovation Summit. The Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2012...

2011-09-27 11:41:45

For the first time, researchers have discovered cardiac rehabilitation can train the heart to quickly return to its normal rate after exercise. In a study reported in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association, researchers said heart disease patients with normal heart rate recovery live longer than those with slow heart rate recovery. A heart that returns to normal rate more quickly works better than one that stays revved up for a while. "There's no medicine that can do...

2011-09-26 04:00:00

More than 4,000 patients have received brachytherapy for prostate cancer since 1996 Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) September 26, 2011 Prostate cancer specialists at Cleveland Clinic will mark the 15th anniversary of introducing brachytherapy treatment and also the completion of more than 4,000 cases this September as part of the health care systemâs recognition of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Prostate brachytherapy is a minimally invasive procedure during which radioactive seeds are...

2011-09-22 09:13:00

CLEVELAND, Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- KeyBank Foundation has pledged $1 million to fund annual scholarships to minority students at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. This is the second $1 million gift that KeyBank Foundation has committed to support the KeyBank Minority Medical Student Fellowships at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine. "Strong doctor/patient relationships are essential to delivering quality healthcare," said...

2011-09-15 12:10:00

First US hospital to be featured in popular new digital publication for the medical traveler. Chapel Hill, NC (PRWEB) September 15, 2011 Patients Beyond Borders,® the best-selling consumer reference guide for medical tourism, is pleased to announce the official release of FOCUS ON: Cleveland Clinic, profiling one of the top international healthcare centers in the world. Now available as a digital download, Patients Beyond Borders FOCUS ON: Cleveland Clinic will provide global healthcare...