Stereotactic radiation therapy offers new hope for older adults with inoperable kidney cancer

Older adults diagnosed with kidney tumors that are not suitable for surgery may benefit from targeted, high-dose radiation, a new study from Australian and Dutch researchers suggests. A multi-institutional phase II study – TransTasman Radiation Oncology Group (TROG) FASTRACK II – found 100% local control and cancer-specific survival for longer than three years among patients … ادامه

Women Pay Billions More in Out-of-Pocket Health Costs a Year

Oct. 3, 2023 – Marielle Farina, a senior manager at consulting and accounting firm Deloitte, has spent her career helping health insurers design their benefits.  But she was not prepared for the deluge of medical bills that arrived during the whirlwind of new motherhood. “Becoming a new mom is very overwhelming – you have a couple … ادامه

Survivorship Clinics a Crucial Part of Cancer Treatment

Sept. 27, 2023 – When Amanda Hanley was a 21-year-old being treated for Hodgkin’s lymphoma, she met a friend for life. “Word travels in Rhode Island because Rhode Island is so small. A girl the town over was also in chemotherapy,” said Hanley, now 32. “She and I just got matching tattoos the other week.” … ادامه

$40m fundraise backed by Dimension and A.P. Moller Holding, to expand growing life science lab automation offering

A leading automation company powering life sciences labs, has raised $40m to accelerate its rapid growth and industry presence across the US, UK and EMEA. Scientific organizations are increasingly focused on the speed and flexibility of their experimentation and data collection. This is happening at the same time as they struggle to find laboratory real … ادامه

What It’s Like to Live Well With Schizophrenia

Lisa Guardiola “I like the fact that, through my work, I’ve been able to really break down the stigma,” says Lisa Guardiola, vice president of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) affiliate in the south suburbs of Chicago. Guardiola, along with 20 million people worldwide, has schizophrenia. Through her recovery and volunteer work, she’s … ادامه

SARS-CoV-2 infection in coronary vessels linked to cardiovascular complications

In a recent study published in the journal Nature Cardiovascular Research, researchers reported that the increased long-term risk of acute cardiovascular complications associated with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is linked to severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infecting coronary vessels and inducing the formation of plaques. Study: SARS-CoV-2 infection triggers pro-atherogenic inflammatory responses in … ادامه

new study reveals the power of shifting pain beliefs

In a recent study published in JAMA Network Open, researchers examined whether pain processing therapy involving the reattribution of pain to processes of the brain or mind instead of being indicative of tissue damage or injury could bring pain relief and help improve the recovery process. Study: Reattribution to Mind-Brain Processes and Recovery From Chronic … ادامه

More schools stock overdose reversal meds, but others worry about stigma

Last year, a student fell unconscious after walking out of a bathroom at Central High School in Pueblo, Colorado. When Jessica Foster, the school district’s lead nurse, heard the girl’s distraught friends mention drugs, she knew she had to act fast. Emergency responders were just four minutes away. “But still four minutes — if they … ادامه