Options for Breast Cancer Treatment

The treatments that are the standard of care for early-stage and locally advanced breast cancer. “Standard of care” means the best treatments known. When making treatment plan decisions, patients are encouraged to consider clinical trials as an option. A clinical trial is a research study that tests a new approach to treatment. Doctors want to…

Liver Transplant in America

Liver Transplantation Liver Transplant: The liver is the body’s largest internal organ, weighing about 3 pounds in adults. It is located below the diaphragm on the right side of the abdomen. The liver performs many complex functions in the body, including: Makes most proteins needed by the body Metabolizes, or breaks down, nutrients from food to make energy, when needed Prevents shortages…

Asbestos cancer is also known as mesothelioma

Mesothelioma…the type of cancer most commonly associated with asbestos exposure, is a malignancy that occurs in the lining of the lungs, abdomen, and heart. A mesothelioma diagnosis is generally classified as one of the following 3 types: Pleural mesothelioma which occurs in the lining of the lungs (the pleura) Peritoneal mesothelioma which occurs in the lining of…

What are the causes of recurrent miscarriages?

Before going into the details about the causes of recurrent miscarriages, every woman must know that women with recurrent miscarriages can get pregnant and deliver normally. Technically, a woman is said to experience recurrent miscarriage when she has had three consecutive miscarriages. Around 20% woman experience miscarriage, which means 1 in 5 pregnancies can miscarry….

Migraine and periods, is there a connection?

Many women dread approaching periods for the cramps and the wet ickiness that become the order of the day. But not me! All the hassles of menses are nothing in comparison to the skull-crushing migraine I get somewhere around the time of menstruation. At first, I thought it was just a mere coincidence that I…

Women reveal the surprising ways they learnt they were pregnant

All heard of women who did not know they were pregnant until they noticed their belly growing when they were already five months pregnant. Many women are in the dark until at least a few weeks of pregnancy. Here are surprising ways some of these women found out that they were pregnant..! I could not…

common mistakes every pregnant woman makes! Watch here

if you know everything about right eating habits, exercise and other nuances of pregnancy, there are still chances that you might fall prey to some of the most common mistakes that every expectant mother (mostly first-time mums) makes, albeit unknowingly. However, don’t fret about things now, there is still time for you to rectify your mistakes…

CANCER STUDY: ANTIBIOTICS LINKED TO DANGEROUS POLYPS

Long-term use of antibiotics increases the risk later in life of developing colon polyps, often a precursor of bowel cancer, researchers said Wednesday. The findings, published in the journal Gut, boost evidence that the digestive tract´s complex network of bacteria may play a key role in cancer emergence. Earlier research has linked antibiotic use to…

LOW-DOSE ASPIRIN CAN LOWER BREAST CANCER RISK, STUDY SAYS

Women who regularly take a low-dose aspirin had a lower risk of breast cancer, according to a latest study..! The study used data from more than 57,000 women who were part of the California Teachers Study, in the 23% of women who reported using low-dose aspirin regularly, researchers saw a 20% reduction in the risk…