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How antioxidants can hasten the spread of lung cancer

Cancer - Δευ, 07/01/2019 - 19:00
Two new studies have uncovered cell mechanisms through which lung cancer uses antioxidants to help it spread to other parts of the body.
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How antioxidants can hasten the spread of lung cancer

Genetics - Δευ, 07/01/2019 - 19:00
Two new studies have uncovered cell mechanisms through which lung cancer uses antioxidants to help it spread to other parts of the body.
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Can Rick Simpson oil help treat cancer?

Cancer - Σάβ, 06/29/2019 - 08:00
Rick Simpson oil is a cannabis extract with high levels of tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC. Some people claim that this oil can help treat cancer. Although there is little to no evidence to suggest that it can cure cancer directly, it may have some use as a complementary treatment. Learn more here.
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How do breasts change during and after pregnancy?

Pregnancy / Obstetrics - Σάβ, 06/29/2019 - 03:00
Changes in the breasts are a regular occurrence during and after pregnancy. Breast changes vary from person to person and can occur whether a woman breastfeeds or not. Learn more about the types of changes and when they may signal an underlying condition.
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Are abortions painful?

Pregnancy / Obstetrics - Σάβ, 06/29/2019 - 01:00
Abortions are generally very safe but may cause some pain, cramping, or other side effects. Every woman’s experience is different and the level of pain depends on the type of abortion. Here, we discuss whether abortions hurt and how to manage any discomfort.
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Is ADHD genetic? Everything you need to know

Genetics - Παρ, 06/28/2019 - 22:00
In this article, learn about the latest research on genetics and ADHD, which includes studies looking at whether the children of parents with ADHD are more likely to develop the same condition.
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Is ADHD genetic? Everything you need to know

Pregnancy / Obstetrics - Παρ, 06/28/2019 - 22:00
In this article, learn about the latest research on genetics and ADHD, which includes studies looking at whether the children of parents with ADHD are more likely to develop the same condition.
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Is a diabetes drug the key to aggressive breast cancer?

Cancer - Παρ, 06/28/2019 - 17:00
The blood sugar-lowering drug metformin changes how cancer stem cells use and metabolize energy, making them more vulnerable to a new treatment.
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Should I worry about breast calcifications?

Cancer - Παρ, 06/28/2019 - 04:00
Breast calcifications are small deposits of calcium that can appear in the breast tissue. These are visible on mammograms and most are typically benign. Some forms, however, may indicate a form of cancer. Learn more about why they form and what happens if they appear on an X-ray.
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What are the different types of abortion?

Pregnancy / Obstetrics - Πέμ, 06/27/2019 - 22:00
There are several types of abortion, including medical abortion, vacuum aspiration, dilation and evacuation, and induced labor. The type that a doctor recommends will depend on the duration of the pregnancy. Learn more here.
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What to know about modified radical mastectomy

Cancer - Πέμ, 06/27/2019 - 03:00
A modified radical mastectomy is a less intensive surgery to treat breast cancer than a radical mastectomy. Here, we give an overview, including what the operation is, what to expect, and recovery.
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Potential causes of cold fingers

Hematology - Πέμ, 06/27/2019 - 02:00
Possible causes of cold fingers include anemia, medication side effects, and psychological conditions, such as stress. Treating the underlying cause can often resolve this symptom. Learn more here.
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What to know about skin paleness

Hematology - Τετ, 06/26/2019 - 22:00
Paleness can occur in light or dark skin. A range of health issues may underlie it, including anemia, bleeding, and certain vitamin deficiencies. Learn more about health-related causes of skin paleness here.
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What to know about congestion in babies

Pregnancy / Obstetrics - Τετ, 06/26/2019 - 00:00
Congestion is common in babies, often affecting the nose or chest. It is usually harmless but can be uncomfortable. In this article, we look at the causes of and treatments for baby congestion.
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How does methotrexate affect pregnancy?

Pregnancy / Obstetrics - Τρί, 06/25/2019 - 07:00
It is not safe to take methotrexate during pregnancy. The drug affects folic acid levels in the body and can lead to birth abnormalities. In this article, we look at the effects of taking methotrexate during conception or pregnancy, how to stay safe, and alternative medications.
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When do periods start again after an abortion?

Pregnancy / Obstetrics - Τρί, 06/25/2019 - 04:00
Women often experience bleeding right after having an abortion, which may last for 1–2 weeks. However, their first period will usually occur several weeks later and may be lighter or heavier than usual, depending on the type of abortion. Most women's periods return to normal after two to three cycles. Learn more here.
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How does the cervix change in early pregnancy?

Pregnancy / Obstetrics - Τρί, 06/25/2019 - 03:00
The cervix has a different position and texture in early pregnancy. Cervical discharge also changes. In this article, we look at changes to the cervix during early pregnancy.
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