Wednesday, December 13, 2017 -- An ultrasound image of an implanted intrauterine contraceptive device. A study found that women who rely on birth control pills or I.U.D.’s that release hormones face a small but significant increase in the risk for breast cancer.
Thursday, January 04, 2018 -- LONDON (Reuters) - Drinking alcohol produces a harmful chemical in the body which can lead to permanent genetic damage in the DNA of stem cells, increasing the risk of cancer developing, according to research published on Wednesday.
Wednesday, December 20, 2017 -- There’s a new use for sperm – delivering cancer drugs to tumours of the female reproductive tract. This targeted approach may avoid the side effects of chemo
Friday, August 04, 2017 -- Older adults who drank alcohol five to seven day s a week are twice as healthy as non-drinkers, researchers say.
Wednesday, August 09, 2017 -- Two people have been given implants of cells derived from embryonic stem cells that may be able to release insulin when needed to manage blood sugar levels
Monday, August 28, 2017 -- Canakinumab could herald a "new frontier" in treatment, but questions remain about its side-effects.
Sunday, September 10, 2017 -- Scientists are now calling the link between depression and inflammation caused by a faulty immune system definitive. Whether it's causal or not, the connection opens up new avenues for treatment, and new hope for sufferers. The post Researchers: Depression May Be a Physical Illness Linked to Inflammation appeared first on Futurism.
Tuesday, December 05, 2017 -- Isobel was one of 300 people on a trial that reversed type 2 in nearly half of patients.
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 -- A technician working with human cells belonging to cancer patients at Novartis Pharmaceuticals in Morris Plains, N.J. The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved Novartis’s gene therapy for leukemia, the first-ever treatment that alters a patient’s own cells to fight cancer.
Sunday, July 23, 2017 -- After 25 years of dedicated research, a potential vaccine for Type 1 Diabetes developed in Finland is headed for human clinical trials. The post A Vaccine for Type 1 Diabetes is Headed for Human Trials in 2018 appeared first on Futurism.
Thursday, November 16, 2017 -- Research shows the two new treatments can slow the cancer down and delay the need for chemotherapy.
Friday, July 21, 2017 -- Inmates could reduced their sentences by 30 days in White County, Tennessee, if they agree to a vasectomy or birth control implant.
Saturday, August 05, 2017 -- After outrage following UnitedHealthcare's denial of Truvada to a patient due to "high risk homosexual activity," the company dramatically changed its policy.
Thursday, November 30, 2017 -- A study shows more men with heart disease were prematurely bald or grey than had other characteristics.
Wednesday, August 09, 2017 -- The risk grows with every year of use, scientists say.
Thursday, December 21, 2017 -- CHICAGO (Reuters) - The opioid crisis is rippling through the U.S. healthcare system, causing a spike in rates of hepatitis C related to increased opioid injections and reducing overall life expectancy among Americans, which has fallen for the second year in a row, U.S. health officials said on Thursday.
Sunday, October 29, 2017 -- Shaan Hooey talks to Angie Seth about GlucaMed, a product for diabetes patients that can administer glucagon in seconds.
Thursday, January 04, 2018 -- Post-menopausal women who eat processed meats are increasing their chances of getting the disease, researchers say.
Saturday, July 29, 2017 -- The Edmonton police have seized 130,000 fentanyl pills in what is being hailed as the largest fentanyl pill seizure in Canada.
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 -- Men will no longer require a GP's prescription to obtain the impotence drug, regulators have decided.