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Colorectal cancer: TV viewing tied to risk of early onset

Cancer - Τετ, 02/06/2019 - 19:00
A new study links prolonged sitting while viewing TV to a higher risk of young-onset colorectal cancer, regardless of obesity and exercise.
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Constipation and pregnancy: What to know

Pregnancy / Obstetrics - Τετ, 02/06/2019 - 16:00
Constipation is a very common symptom in both early and late pregnancy. In this article, we discuss safe treatments and home remedies to relieve constipation during pregnancy. We also explain when to see a doctor.
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Does Clomid work for male infertility?

Pregnancy / Obstetrics - Τετ, 02/06/2019 - 15:00
Clomid is the former brand name of clomiphene citrate, a drug for treating infertility in females. However, doctors may sometimes prescribe it off-label for treating infertility in males. In some males, clomiphene citrate may boost fertility, but it is not yet clear whether it works for all males. Learn more here.
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Pain, bleeding, and discharge in the second trimester

Pregnancy / Obstetrics - Τρί, 02/05/2019 - 00:00
Pain, bleeding, and unusual discharge can occur during the second trimester. This does not always signal a problem, but people should see a doctor if they are uncertain. In this article, we look at the causes, when to see a doctor, and when to go to the emergency room.
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Pain, bleeding, and discharge in the second trimester

Hematology - Τρί, 02/05/2019 - 00:00
Pain, bleeding, and unusual discharge can occur during the second trimester. This does not always signal a problem, but people should see a doctor if they are uncertain. In this article, we look at the causes, when to see a doctor, and when to go to the emergency room.
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What is bloody show?

Pregnancy / Obstetrics - Δευ, 02/04/2019 - 23:00
Bloody show is a type of vaginal discharge that occurs during late pregnancy. The discharge is a mixture of blood and mucus, and it is a sign that a women's cervix is preparing for labor. Learn more about bloody show here.
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Antitumor protein can sometimes promote cancer

Cancer - Δευ, 02/04/2019 - 19:00
Scientists have issued a warning to cancer drug developers by revealing that p53, a protein that usually suppresses tumors, can also promote cancer.
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Antitumor protein can sometimes promote cancer

Genetics - Δευ, 02/04/2019 - 19:00
Scientists have issued a warning to cancer drug developers by revealing that p53, a protein that usually suppresses tumors, can also promote cancer.
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How nanoparticles may drive the spread of cancer

Cancer - Δευ, 02/04/2019 - 18:00
New research finds that common nanoparticles from materials such as gold, titanium dioxide, and silver can facilitate the spread of cancer cells.
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How a light-activated metal could destroy cancer cells

Cancer - Δευ, 02/04/2019 - 17:00
New research looks at therapy using light beams to target and kill cancer cells. The investigators think that a compound of the metal iridium could be key.
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Hypertension: Home-based care may be the future

Hematology - Δευ, 02/04/2019 - 10:00
Controlling high blood pressure can be challenging. A recent study tests a more cost-effective, home-based approach, and the results are promising.
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How skin cancer becomes invasive

Cancer - Σάβ, 02/02/2019 - 13:00
A new study has finally identified a mechanism that allows skin cancer to become aggressive. The discovery also suggests a novel therapeutic approach.
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What causes gas pain during pregnancy?

Pregnancy / Obstetrics - Πέμ, 01/31/2019 - 15:00
Gas pain is common during the early and late stages of pregnancy. In this article, we discuss the causes of gas pain, how to relieve symptoms and other conditions that cause similar symptoms.
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Is fenugreek good for you?

Cancer - Πέμ, 01/31/2019 - 14:00
Fenugreek is an herb with many potential health benefits, including improving cholesterol and blood pressure. It may also cause some unwanted effects. Learn more about fenugreek here.
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What are the stages of multiple sclerosis?

Genetics - Πέμ, 01/31/2019 - 03:00
Multiple sclerosis is a long-term progressive disease that affects the nerves. Learn about the types, treatment options, and what to expect at each stage of its progression here.
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How to tell if contractions are real

Pregnancy / Obstetrics - Πέμ, 01/31/2019 - 00:00
Braxton-Hicks contractions prepare the body for labor, but they are not real contractions. Real contractions are consistent and increasingly frequent. Learn more here.
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11 causes of swollen ankles

Pregnancy / Obstetrics - Τετ, 01/30/2019 - 23:00
Swollen ankles, or edema, are a common symptom of a variety of conditions. Learn more about the causes of swollen ankles, including lymphedema, pregnancy, cellulitis, and blood clots, here. We also cover how best to treat them.
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11 causes of swollen ankles

Hematology - Τετ, 01/30/2019 - 23:00
Swollen ankles, or edema, are a common symptom of a variety of conditions. Learn more about the causes of swollen ankles, including lymphedema, pregnancy, cellulitis, and blood clots, here. We also cover how best to treat them.
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Breast changes during pregnancy

Pregnancy / Obstetrics - Τετ, 01/30/2019 - 20:00
During pregnancy, a woman may notice breast changes from as early as 1 week after conception. These changes can continue right up until the birth of the baby and beyond. However, breast changes vary from woman to woman, and not everyone will experience them. Learn more here.
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What to know about multifocal breast cancer

Cancer - Τρί, 01/29/2019 - 21:00
Multifocal breast cancer is where a person has more than one tumor in one area of their breast. In this article, we look at the causes, diagnosis, staging, treatment, and prognosis for multifocal breast cancer.
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