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Can evening primrose oil help induce labor?

Pregnancy / Obstetrics - Δευ, 10/01/2018 - 20:00
Evening primrose oil is a popular natural remedy, and many people believe it can help to induce labor. But does it work, and is it safe? Learn more here.
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Cancer therapy: Bacteria may help shrink tumors

Cancer - Δευ, 10/01/2018 - 19:00
A new phase I clinical trial looks at whether a modified bacterial strain is safe and effective in attacking stubborn, treatment-resistant cancer tumors.
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New cancer vaccine may tackle HER2-positive tumors

Cancer - Δευ, 10/01/2018 - 18:00
A new cancer vaccine shows promise for treating a range of more aggressive HER2-positive cancers in an early, phase I clinical trial.
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Can aspirin help treat cancer?

Cancer - Κυρ, 09/30/2018 - 13:00
A systematic review of 71 studies suggests that regular aspirin intake may help treat cancers such as colon cancer, breast cancer, and prostate cancer.
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Some cancer therapies may avert cardiovascular disease

Cancer - Σάβ, 09/29/2018 - 13:00
Drugs that are currently used for cancer may thwart cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death worldwide, according to a new study.
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Manipulating features of cells 'could help to slow cancer'

Cancer - Παρ, 09/28/2018 - 13:00
A new study focusing on nuclear pores finds that manipulating certain cell features could help to stop cancer cells from thriving.
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Manipulating features of cells 'could help to slow cancer'

Genetics - Παρ, 09/28/2018 - 13:00
A new study focusing on nuclear pores finds that manipulating certain cell features could help to stop cancer cells from thriving.
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Genetics may determine severe alcohol withdrawal

Genetics - Πέμ, 09/27/2018 - 19:00
The sudden cessation of drinking in people with harmful drinking habits leads to withdrawal symptoms. But how do genes influence symptom severity?
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A new drug could strip pancreatic cancer of its defenses

Cancer - Πέμ, 09/27/2018 - 10:00
A common type of pancreatic cancer is aggressive and highly treatment-resistant. Experts have now developed a drug that may kill this cancer more easily.
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Is there a link between psoriasis and cancer?

Cancer - Τετ, 09/26/2018 - 22:00
There is a current debate about whether or not there is a link between psoriasis, or psoriasis treatments, and certain cancers. We take a look at what the research says.
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Your height may predict your risk of varicose veins

Genetics - Τετ, 09/26/2018 - 18:00
A study led by Stanford University scientists examines the genes of nearly 500,000 participants and suggests that height may be a cause of varicose veins.
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What is an estradiol test and why is it used?

Hematology - Τετ, 09/26/2018 - 15:00
Estradiol is a form of the hormone estrogen, which plays a role in many aspects of growth and development. Doctors can measure estradiol levels with a blood test and may request one if they suspect any problems with sexual development or fertility. Learn more about the test's uses here, and what the results may mean.
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Life expectancy for stage 3 breast cancer

Cancer - Τετ, 09/26/2018 - 14:00
Many factors influence a person’s life expectancy after a stage 3 breast cancer diagnosis, including age, sex, and response to treatment. In this article, learn more about survival rates, treatment, and remission.
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A new blood test may detect sleep deprivation

Genetics - Τρί, 09/25/2018 - 17:00
Sleeplessness can lead to a number of negative outcomes, from lost work to car crashes, but a new blood test may now be able to measure sleep deprivation.
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Type 2 diabetes: Five genetic 'clusters' may explain evolution

Genetics - Τρί, 09/25/2018 - 13:00
Researchers have identified five clusters of genetic variants that may explain the different evolution of type 2 diabetes in different individuals.
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What to know about radiation dermatitis

Cancer - Τρί, 09/25/2018 - 00:00
Radiation dermatitis occurs when radiotherapy, a standard cancer treatment, damages the healthy skin cells. People can ease skin redness and peeling with calming skincare routines, some of which we explain here.
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Home remedies for relieving gas during pregnancy

Pregnancy / Obstetrics - Δευ, 09/24/2018 - 20:00
Many women experience an increased amount of gas during pregnancy. Home remedies, such as drinking plenty of fluids, eating more fiber, and exercising regularly, can help reduce gas and relieve discomfort. Learn more here.
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