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Magic Mushrooms Helps Cancer Patients in Fighting Depression

Magic Mushrooms Helps Cancer Patients in Fighting Depression

Magic mushrooms have been shown to ease the anxiety in patients with cancer....

5 days ago, 4:19am CST

Scientists Find New Way to Wake Up Patients After Surgery

Scientists Find New Way to Wake Up Patients After Surgery

The use of the drug Ritalin can awaken patients rapidly after the administration of general anesthesia....

Oct 26 2016, 10:22am CDT

Short Walk After Every Meal is Better Than Exercise for Diabetes Patients

Short Walk After Every Meal is Better Than Exercise for Diabetes Patients

A new study that 10 minute strolls after meals are better than exercise to lower blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetes patients...

Oct 19 2016, 6:21am CDT

New low-cost Method may provide Hope for Leukemia Patients

New low-cost Method may provide Hope for Leukemia Patients

Swedish scientists in a breakthrough research have found a highly cost-effective technology which can examine individual cells...

Oct 16 2016, 7:49am CDT

Heart Surgery Patients at Risk of Infection due to Contaminated Devices

Heart Surgery Patients at Risk of Infection due to Contaminated Devices

It appears to be the case that a fairly large number of patients undergoing cardiac surgery are prone to infections that can pr...

Oct 14 2016, 9:36am CDT

Regular Exercise could Cut Medical Costs for Heart Patients

Regular Exercise could Cut Medical Costs for Heart Patients

Exercise can help save up to $2,500 annually, according to a study...

Sep 11 2016, 6:22am CDT

Patients Operated At Night Are Twice As Likely To Die

Patients Operated At Night Are Twice As Likely To Die

Patients who have surgery during the night are twice as likely to die compared to patients who are operated on during the day,...

Aug 30 2016, 8:54pm CDT

Mediterranean Diet Lowers Death Risk for Heart Patients

Mediterranean Diet Lowers Death Risk for Heart Patients

It is being said that the Mediterranean diet is the ideal nutritional regimen for CV disease sufferers. Their risk of dying is...

Aug 30 2016, 7:00am CDT

CPAP Machines Do Not Prevent Heart Attacks in Sleep Apnea Patients, Study Finds

CPAP Machines Do Not Prevent Heart Attacks in Sleep Apnea Patients, Study Finds

Clinical trial shows no reduction in heart attack or stroke events in patients with moderate to severe sleep apnea and existing...

Aug 29 2016, 6:03am CDT

Diabetes Risk Increased for Patients with Non-Functional Adrenal Tumors

Diabetes Risk Increased for Patients with Non-Functional Adrenal Tumors

It has been found that type 2 diabetes risk is increased many times over for individuals with non-functional adrenal tumors....

Aug 2 2016, 11:31am CDT

Sleep Apnea Patients at Glaucoma Risk

Sleep Apnea Patients at Glaucoma Risk

People with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) are prone to suffer from glaucoma at a rate about 10 times higher than non...

Jul 24 2016, 11:09pm CDT

Stem Cell Cartilage Could Prevent Hip Replacement in Arthritis Patients

Stem Cell Cartilage Could Prevent Hip Replacement in Arthritis Patients

A new stem cell procedure could aid those patients that are currently seeking total hip replacement....

Jul 20 2016, 10:41am CDT

Artificial Pancreas to be Available for Diabetes Patients by 2018

Artificial Pancreas to be Available for Diabetes Patients by 2018

An artificial pancreas will most probably be available within two years....

Jul 4 2016, 7:34am CDT

Dogs Can Detect Low Blood Sugar in Patients with Diabetes

Dogs Can Detect Low Blood Sugar in Patients with Diabetes

It has been found that certain canine species can actually smell the scent of diabetes in patients. This fact may have several...

Jun 28 2016, 3:47am CDT

Personalized Therapy Could Reverse Memory Loss in Alzheimer’s Patients

Personalized Therapy Could Reverse Memory Loss in Alzheimer’s Patients

A 36-point therapeutic personalized program showed remarkable reversal of memory loss in those diagnosed with early stage Alzhe...

Jun 19 2016, 4:13am CDT

Lung Cancer Patients Live Longer After Surgery

Lung Cancer Patients Live Longer After Surgery

It has been found that lung cancer sufferers who undergo surgical procedures have on average greater longevity. Their less for...

Jun 9 2016, 8:32am CDT

Many Patients Continue Taking Opioids Months After Hip, Knee Replacements

Many Patients Continue Taking Opioids Months After Hip, Knee Replacements

New study says many patients take opioid painkillers even after improvement in pain after surgery. The long term of use of pote...

Jun 5 2016, 6:56am CDT

Stroke Patients could Regain Mobility after Stem Cell Injections

Stroke Patients could Regain Mobility after Stem Cell Injections

A Stanford clinical trial shows that stroke patients could store motor function and start to walk again after being injected wi...

Jun 5 2016, 3:16am CDT

Diabetes drug may help some patients beat breast cancer

Diabetes drug may help some patients beat breast cancer

New York, June 4 (IANS) A drug commonly used as the front-line treatment for Type-2 diabetes improves survival for some breast...

Jun 4 2016, 9:49pm CDT

Brain Cancer Treatment Leads to Longevity in Patients

Brain Cancer Treatment Leads to Longevity in Patients

A novel brain tumor cure seems to lead to the paradoxical effect of longevity in patients. This silver lining of sorts was seen...

Jun 2 2016, 8:33am CDT

Patients with Severe Obesity Suffer from Infections After Heart Surgery

Patients with Severe Obesity Suffer from Infections After Heart Surgery

It has been found that patients with severe obesity tend to suffer from infections after heart surgery. The morbid obesity seem...

Jun 2 2016, 6:39am CDT

Tumor Location Affects Survival for Colon Cancer Patients

Tumor Location Affects Survival for Colon Cancer Patients

It has been found that tumor specificity leads to higher survival chances in patients with colon cancer....

May 19 2016, 9:45am CDT

Drinking is Deadly for Hepatitis C Patients

Drinking is Deadly for Hepatitis C Patients

Drinking alcohol can increase the risk of liver damage and death from the Hepatitis C virus, a study has found, adding that sev...

May 15 2016, 4:05am CDT

Adult Diabetic Patients Reach Record 422 Million Worldwide

Adult Diabetic Patients Reach Record 422 Million Worldwide

The mature diabetic patients have reached record numbers on a global level. There are now over 422 million sufferers of this di...

Apr 22 2016, 10:02am CDT

Heart Attack Patients are Getting Younger and Obese

Heart Attack Patients are Getting Younger and Obese

New research suggests that severe heart attack is striking younger and fatter Americans....

Mar 27 2016, 8:52am CDT

Only 50% of Suicidal Patients Asked If They Have Access to Deadly Weapons

Only 50% of Suicidal Patients Asked If They Have Access to Deadly Weapons

It is a strange fact that only 50% of suicidal patients are asked whether they have access to deadly weapons....

Mar 21 2016, 7:29am CDT

Chemistry Trick Leads to More Safer Medication for Type 1 Diabetes Patients

Chemistry Trick Leads to More Safer Medication for Type 1 Diabetes Patients

Researchers have engaged in some chemical trickery that may lead to a more reliable delivery of drugs for diabetes patients....

Mar 2 2016, 5:57am CST

Johns Hopkins to Perform First Organ Transplant between Two HIV Patients

Johns Hopkins to Perform First Organ Transplant between Two HIV Patients

The Johns Hopkins Hospital has been billed to perform organ transplants between one HIV patient and another – the first of its...

Feb 11 2016, 8:55am CST

Kidney Patients are Surviving Longer Says New Study

Kidney Patients are Surviving Longer Says New Study

American patients who are suffering from kidney disease tend to show improvement in recent times. There are still challenges ah...

Jan 19 2016, 4:19am CST

Alzheimer's patient

Scientists Find Distinctive Odor Biomarker in Urine of Alzheimer’s Patients

Scientists from the Monell Center and the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) alongside other research organizations have been...

Jan 15 2016, 6:26am CST

GyroGlove

GyroGlove: New Wearable Glove Steadies Shaking Hands of Parkinson’s Patients

Twenty-six-year-old Faii Ong of the Imperial College London has come up with a wearable device which sufferers of Parkinson’s d...

Jan 14 2016, 5:29am CST

Stroke

New Study Finds 73% of Patients Are Not Aware They Are Showing Stroke Symptoms

Doctors say the first 3 hours after experiencing the first stroke symptom is the best time to seek medical attention and to res...

Jan 11 2016, 9:30am CST

Testosterone Supplements Make Male Type 2 Diabetes Patients More Sensitive Hormone Insulin

Testosterone Supplements Make Male Type 2 Diabetes Patients More Sensitive Hormone Insulin

It has been found that testosterone supplements cause male Type 2 diabetes patients to respond more actively to the hormone tha...

Nov 30 2015, 5:17am CST

Gene Editing Helping Patients with Cancer

Gene Editing Helping Patients with Cancer

There have been more and more advancements in the field of cancer research to help people survive and thrive. Now, there has be...

Nov 7 2015, 3:35pm CST

AbbVie

FDA Warns in AbbVie’s Hepatitis C Treatments for Patients with Liver Disease

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued warnings on AbbVie’s new hepatitis C treatment drugs – Viekira Pak and Tec...

Oct 23 2015, 4:58am CDT

Joy Milner

Joy Milne, Scottish Woman Who Smelled out 12 Parkinson’s Disease Patients, Spurs Research

After a Scottish woman successfully smelled out 12 patients with Parkinson’s disease, researchers from Edingburgh, Manchester,...

Oct 23 2015, 4:01am CDT

Brain Prosthesis Developed to Help Memory Loss Patients

Brain Prosthesis Developed to Help Memory Loss Patients

Together with Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, the USC has developed a prosthetic device that will help retain memories in m...

Sep 30 2015, 10:24am CDT

Flu Jab Effective for 1 in 3 Patients

Flu Jab Effective for 1 in 3 Patients

A study shows that a flu jab is functional in a third of the patients. This is sad news indeed....

Sep 12 2015, 6:32am CDT

Double Mastectomy Is Rising in Male Breast Cancer Patients

Double Mastectomy is Rising in Male Breast Cancer Patients

5.6% men with breast cancer opted for double mastectomy in 2011 compared to just 3% in 2004, new study suggests....

Sep 3 2015, 2:02am CDT

Ghostbusters’ Cast Meets Young Patients at a Hospital

Ghostbusters’ Cast Meets Young Patients at a Hospital

The female lead cast took a break from shooting and visited a Boston hospital in full costume...

Aug 2 2015, 9:39pm CDT