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2011-07-17 00:08:06

The EuroMed Foundation, a holistic cancer treatment center, stresses the importance of choosing healthy lifestyle habits and other preventive measures to minimize the risk of cancer. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) July 16, 2011 The medical team at the EuroMed Foundation (http://www.euro-med.us), which is an Arizona cancer center, recently advised men and women to adopt healthy lifestyle habits for the prevention of chronic disease. Dr. Robert Zieve, an attending physician at the holistic cancer...

2011-02-16 08:12:22

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Heart failure is a common, costly, disabling, and potentially deadly condition that affects nearly 10 percent of adults over the age of 65 . . . and adding cancer to the equation decreases survival rates monumentally.  However, scientists at Queen's University Belfast have made a significant breakthrough that could help reduce heart failure in cancer patients around the world. Scientists at Queen's Centre for Vision and Vascular Science have discovered that the role...

2009-05-27 08:00:00

Amgen, CDC Foundation and CDC Partner to Launch Three-Year Initiative to Improve Infection Control in Vulnerable Cancer Patient Population THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN) today announced the results of a national Harris Interactive, Inc. survey indicating that the vast majority of oncologists and infectious disease (ID) specialists are highly concerned about the negative impact infection may have on treatment outcomes in chemotherapy patients, as...

2008-08-22 21:00:09

By Patrick B. Massey, M.D. Can antioxidants improve outcomes for patients undergoing treatment for cancer? Although the medical research is far from conclusive, there is increasing evidence judicious use of antioxidants may improve outcomes and survival in patients undergoing chemotherapy. One of the mechanisms by which chemotherapy kills cancer cells is believed to be through the production of very destructive molecules called free radicals. These free radicals can cause damage to the...

2007-04-18 09:00:11

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- For nearly a decade, oncologists have been telling patients undergoing chemotherapy or radiation therapy that they should not take antioxidants and other nutritional supplements because they interfere with treatment. However, a two-part article published in the most recent issues of Alternative Therapies, should lay this myth to rest. Oncologist Charles B. Simone, MD, and colleagues searched MEDLINE (the National Library of Medicine's...

Word of the Day
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.