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Mindfulness-based Stress Management Course for cancer survivors

5 monthes ago   |   By News Medical

Cancer, like so many other overwhelming or life-altering situations, can really stick with a person. For many, the end of treatment is met with a flood of emotions that can make it difficult to get back to normal life.
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New project aims to increase awareness among hospital clinicians of non-beneficial treatment at end-of-life

5 monthes ago   |   By News Medical

Advances in medicine mean health care professionals can prolong life, yet some treatments have a low chance of providing tangible benefits to some patients, can result in a 'bad death' and represent a multi-million dollar cost to the public purse.
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Common Drug Shows Promise Against Lymphedema

Common Drug Shows Promise Against Lymphedema

Researchers in two new pilot studies report that ketoprofen, a common anti-inflammatory drug, significantly eases swelling and other skin damage from lymphedema. Read more ...

Did da Vinci's Genius Stem From 'Lazy Eye'?

Did da Vinci's Genius Stem From 'Lazy Eye'?

A scientist believes that Leonardo da Vinci had strabismus, a misalignment of the eyes, which may have forced the artist to rely on only one eye, a perspective that may have... Read more ...

Get Ready to Sweat With This Trainer's Quick, Full-Body Cardio Workout

Get Ready to Sweat With This Trainer's Quick, Full-Body Cardio Workout

It's easy to skip a workout when you're short on time, but Instagram influencer and NASM-certified personal trainer Kelsey Wells has a simple solution: instead of opting to do... Read more ...

Try This Healthier Version of a Treat Only '90s Kids Will Remember: Cosmic...

Try This Healthier Version of a Treat Only '90s Kids Will Remember: Cosmic Brownies

Nothing brought me more joy as a kid than to open my lunch bag and see the colored chocolate chips of my favorite sweet: Cosmic Brownies. They were chocolate-y, creamy, fudgy... Read more ...

Researchers look at various ways to treat depression and anxiety in cancer...

Researchers look at various ways to treat depression and anxiety in cancer patients

Cancer patients are already burdened with expensive, painful, and seemingly ineffective treatments for life-threatening diseases. Anxiety and depression further increase the... Read more ...

Juuls ARE more addictive to teenagers than other vapes, study finds

Juuls ARE more addictive to teenagers than other vapes, study finds

About 16 percent of high school students in California use Juuls, and two thirds of those that have ever tried one of the devices continued to do so, new Stanford University... Read more ...

A natural treatment for colitis: Red ginseng powder fermented with probiotics

A natural treatment for colitis: Red ginseng powder fermented with probiotics

The anti-inflammatory properties of red ginseng have been documented in many studies. So have the beneficial activities of fermented foods loaded with probiotic bacteria that... Read more ...

IBD patients can improve their quality of life with common nettle

IBD patients can improve their quality of life with common nettle

People suffering from an inflammatory bowel disease , such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, may benefit from common nettle. A study published in the Journal of Herbal... Read more ...

New trial suggests that weight loss can reverse Type 2 diabetes

New trial suggests that weight loss can reverse Type 2 diabetes

Being overweight has long been associated with an increased risk for Type 2 diabetes, which is why weight loss is often recommended as a prevention and treatment method for... Read more ...

Reducing your salt intake by just 1 teaspoon a day can do wonders for your heart

Reducing your salt intake by just 1 teaspoon a day can do wonders for your heart

In the U.K., there are about 60,666 deaths per year caused by stroke and at least 124,037 deaths caused by ischemic heart disease. With these alarming figures, it helps to know... Read more ...