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2013-06-25 19:22:05

A Johns Hopkins study of more than 1,800 men ages 52 to 62 suggests that African-Americans diagnosed with very-low-risk prostate cancers are much more likely than white men to actually have aggressive disease that goes unrecognized with current diagnostic approaches. Although prior studies have found it safe to delay treatment and monitor some presumably slow-growing or low-risk prostate cancers, such "active surveillance" (AS) does not appear to be a good idea for black men, the study...

2013-06-13 10:06:12

Mount Sinai researchers find reduction in brain plaques in mice after treatment with drugs currently prescribed for other indications Multiple drug classes commonly prescribed for common medical conditions are capable of influencing the onset and progression of Alzheimer's disease, according to researchers at The Mount Sinai Medical Center. The findings are published online in the journal PLoS One. Led by Giulio Maria Pasinetti, MD, PhD, the Saunders Family Chair and Professor in...

2013-06-12 23:26:12

Chinese Secrets to Fatty Liver created by Abe Hsieh is a new fatty liver treatment book that reveals to people a fatty liver diet plan, and step-by-step strategies on how to reverse their fatty live disease and obesity naturally. A full Chinese Secrets to Fatty Liver review on the site Vkool.com indicates if this book is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Chinese Secrets to Fatty Liver created by Abe Hsieh is a new fatty liver treatment book that reveals to people a fatty liver...

2013-06-12 23:02:20

Mount Sinai researchers find reduction in brain plaques in mice after treatment with drugs currently prescribed for other indications. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Multiple drug classes commonly prescribed for common medical conditions are capable of influencing the onset and progression of Alzheimer´s disease, according to researchers at The Mount Sinai Medical Center. The findings are published online in the journal PLoS One. Led by Giulio Maria Pasinetti, MD, PhD, the Saunders...

2013-06-08 23:03:55

Fatty Liver Bible And Ezra Protocol created by Debra Elkin is a new fatty liver treatment book that provides people with a 5-step holistic protocol to heal their fatty liver disease forever. A full Fatty Liver Bible And Ezra Protocol review on the site Vkool indicates if the book is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) June 08, 2013 Fatty Liver Bible And Ezra Protocol created by Debra Elkin is a new fatty liver treatment book that provides people with a 5-step holistic protocol to heal their...

Promising Alzheimer’s Drug Fails In Second Test Round
2013-05-24 12:47:59

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While the recent failure of a potential Alzheimer´s disease treatment is bad news for patients, it serves as an important reminder of the importance of thorough pre-clinical testing of experimental drugs before beginning human trials. According to a group of University of Florida researchers, tests of the anti-cancer drug bexarotene failed to stop the formation of the amyloid brain plaques that are associated with Alzheimer´s...

Alzheimer's Disease Protection From Compounds In Cinnamon
2013-05-24 05:11:40

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Two compounds found in cinnamon could play a role in delaying the onset of Alzheimer´s disease, and could even prevent the neurodegenerative condition, according to new research published online in The Journal of Alzheimer's Disease on Thursday. The study authors, Roshni George and Donald Graves of the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), explained that the compounds cinnamaldehyde and epicatechin have shown...

2013-05-15 23:02:40

Los Angeles Cancer Institute team member shares her personal journey of overcoming skin cancer. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 When 60-year-old Edna Mayorga first accepted a job with the large cancer care provider, Los Angeles Cancer Institute, a division of 21st Century Oncology of California, she did not know she would eventually become a patient. In November 2012, the 16-year veteran Patient Care Coordinator was diagnosed with basal cell carcinoma — skin cancer on her nose....

Researchers Slow Alzheimer's, Improve Memory In Mice Using Novel Drug
2013-05-14 16:02:24

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Many Alzheimer´s disease researchers are focused on stopping the buildup of amyloid plaques, dense protein deposits that are a telltale sign of the debilitating disease. However, a group of scientists from the Salk Institute for Biological Studies decision to think outside the box and pursue a different treatment strategy has paid off. According to their report in the journal Alzheimer´s Research and Therapy, the Salk team...

2013-05-03 23:01:00

Outside the National Cancer Institute, LIJ is one of only two US medical centers to offer new prostate fusion biopsy technology. New Hyde Park, NY (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 Since the 1980s, men have undergone prostate biopsies in the same way with no reliable imaging tools to help diagnose prostate cancer — until now. North Shore-LIJ´s prostate cancer team is the first site to use the commercial version of a new prostate fusion biopsy technology, which combines magnetic resonance...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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