A series of biomarker discoveries developed by Robert B. Jenkins M.D.,Ph.D.,George Klee,M.D.,Ph.D.,George Vasmatzis,Ph.D.,and their colleagues at Mayo Clinic,along with Donald Connelly,M.D.,Ph.D.,of the University of Minnesota,have resulted in a licensed technology that will benefit prostate cancer patients globally. Mayo Clinic Research News and Discovery’s [...]
This is what it looks like when the a country has no more than two or three doctors,and,at best half a dozen nurses,for every 100,000 patients:Sick people don’t come for care until they are very sick,if they come at all. When they arrive they can look forward to spending [...]
FORT WORTH,Texas,Feb. 19,2013 /PRNewswire/ —Galderma Laboratories,L.P. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Epiduo (adapalene 0.1%/BPO 2.5%) Gel to treat acne in children as young as 9 years old…Drugs.com –New Drug Approvals
Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology 9,609 (2012). doi:10.1038/nrclinonc.2012.164
Author:M. Teresa Villanueva
It has been known for a long time that chemotherapy may have neurotoxic effects on cognitive functioning,an effect commonly known as ‘chemo brain’or ‘chemo fog’. However,despite the important repercussions of these observations,little research has been carried out about [...]
Neil Versel,a HIT journalist,relates a very touching story of his father’s care at two different hospitals:one was uncoordinated and prone to errors and near misses,another one was quite a good experience. Unfortunately Neil’s father had a rare poorly known disease (MSA) and he died from it. The whole story with details is here:
Gov. John Hickenlooper signed into law a bill that grants a state tax credit for contributions to hospital-based facility schools such as the Kunsberg School for chronically ill children at National Jewish Health. National Jewish Health News
The cover of today’s Boston Globe features the beaming face of Alannah Shevenell,a 9 year-old who will be heading home to Maine this morning after a three-month stay at Children’s Hospital Boston.
For just under 100 days Alannah and her grandmother have been staying at Children’s while she received treatment for a rare [...]
This post and 5 minute video were published on ABC News yesterday and I want to share them with this community as well.
Three months ago,at the age of 40,I had a small bleed in my brain. My story is no more special than any of your stories,but I learned something [...]