April 27, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

Study Says Blood-Chromosome Test Predicts Lung Cancer’s Return

Latest Cancer News WEDNESDAY, April 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Unstable chromosomes within lung cancer tumors increase the risk that the cancer will return after surgery, researchers report. The investigators said they used this new information to forecast the return of lung cancer long before standard tests could spot it.

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April 27, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight

Herpes Viral Infections of the Eye

Herpes of the Eye Symptoms: Eye Pain The eye is the organ of sight. Eye pain can be cause by conditions involving the eyeball (orbit) or be caused by conditions of structures around the eye. The eye has a number of components. These components include but are not limited to

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April 26, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

FDA Warns 14 Companies on Bogus Cancer ‘Cures’

Latest Cancer News TUESDAY, April 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday posted warning letters to 14 companies that are selling more than 65 fake cancer treatments. The bogus products include pills, capsules, powders, creams, teas, oils and treatment and diagnostic kits. They’re most

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April 26, 2017 by Contributor in Neurology

Seizure Control Key to Avoiding Sudden Death With Epilepsy

Latest Neurology News TUESDAY, April 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) — In rare cases, seizures that cause convulsions and a loss of consciousness can raise the odds of sudden death in people with epilepsy, neurologists warn. These attacks are known as generalized tonic-clonic seizures, according to a new guideline from the

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April 26, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

Delay a Needed Colonoscopy at Your Own Risk

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News TUESDAY, April 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) — People who wait too long to get a colonoscopy after a “positive” screening test for colon cancer may face a heightened risk of the disease, a new study finds. The study asked a fundamental question: If

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April 26, 2017 by Contributor in Mental Health

Opioid-Related Deaths Might Be Underestimated: CDC

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News TUESDAY, April 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) — America’s prescription drug abuse epidemic may be even more deadly than expected, a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests. Some opioid-related deaths may be missed when people die from

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