Medical

How young non-smokers, women get lung cancer

Although Asia and America aren't far behind us, according to the data . The study done on patients who underwent treatment at SGRH from March 2012 to June 2018, was released on Tuesday, a day before the World Lung Cancer Day. Additionally, the research could not account for changes in lifestyle from conventional cigarettes to electronic cigarettes, which could impact trends. [Full Article...]

Japan human trial tests stem cell treatment for Parkinson's

Japan human trial tests stem cell treatment for Parkinson's Nerve cells grown from induced pluripotent stem cells of patients, which are derived by epigenetic reprogramming of cells of a different type. Japanese researchers on Monday announced the first human trial using a kind of stem cell to treat Parkinson's disease , building on earlier animal trials. [Full Article...]

Heatwave deaths will rise drastically by 2080 without adaptation

Heatwave deaths will rise drastically by 2080 without adaptation Deaths caused by severe heatwaves will increase dramatically by 2080, particularly in countries located near the equator such as India, if we fail to counter climate change, a global study has found. The study's authors say even under best-case circumstances, deaths would increase, which is why it's necessary to take measure to combat climate change. [Full Article...]

PG rises on MoneySense list of best places to live

PG rises on MoneySense list of best places to live Edmonton, Okotoks and Airdrie placed 68th, 211th and 246th, respectively. Both cities ranked in the top 25 per cent for population growth, commute and amenities, losing points in the crime category. Calgary made the Top 50, coming in at No. 30. As Hamilton touts itself as a revitalized community from its dependence upon heavy industry, including steel, the city continues to drop in the eyes of... [Full Article...]

Pancreatic Cancer: Cannabidiol + Chemotherapy Improved Survival (in mice)

Pancreatic Cancer: Cannabidiol + Chemotherapy Improved Survival (in mice) Only seven per cent of all patients survive for five years after their initial diagnosis. Mice treated with this combination of drugs had a median survival of 56 days, compared to 20 days for those left untreated, while mice receiving chemotherapy alone lived for a median 23.5 days. [Full Article...]

Vaginal 'Rejuvenation' Procedures Are Unproven, Pose Serious Risks, FDA Warns

Vaginal 'Rejuvenation' Procedures Are Unproven, Pose Serious Risks, FDA Warns These devices perform procedures that utilize lasers , and other energy-based elements to destroy or reshape vaginal tissue. "We are deeply concerned women are being harmed". He said the agency doesn't know the extent of the risks because it hasn't reviewed the devices for such procedures. But these reports indicate these procedures can cause serious harm. [Full Article...]

Ebola kills 20 in Congo days after last outbreak ended

Ebola kills 20 in Congo days after last outbreak ended North Kivu province borders Rwanda and Uganda. "Although we did not expect to face a 10th epidemic so early, the detection of the virus is an indicator of the proper functioning of the surveillance system", a DRC Ministry of Health communique said . [Full Article...]

Health Minister backs down on My Health Record

Health Minister backs down on My Health Record POLICE and other government officials will have to get a court order to access your online My Health Record after a successful campaign by News Corp. Trent Yarwood, an infectious diseases specialist and member of tech advocacy group FutureWise, told The Register there's no detail beyond "there will be changes". [Full Article...]


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