A vaginal rejuvenation laser treatment has been accused of targeting breast cancer patients and not upholding its promises. An expert reveals how this treatment can cause worse harm and chronic pain to breast cancer patients.
Research shows Black women have a higher risk of triple-negative breast cancers than previously known—nearly triple the risk of white women. Plus, online dating violence begins as early as age 12. And finally, science proves that when you’re nice to others, they’re more likely to be nice to you.
Doctors are preparing for the possibility of Covid-19 variants that vaccines don’t prevent. Then, a new drug that shows promise against pancreatic and triple-negative breast cancers. And finally… mindfulness and meditation apps are good for reducing stress and anxiety, but they can also make you selfish.
One of the oldest drugs in the world, aspirin, may help prevent Covid-19 infections and make illnesses that do take place much less serious. Then, people with Crohn’s disease often have flare-ups. One reason those sores don’t heal—fungus in foods. And finally… bosses who demand that employees keep their noses to the grindstone may be hurting productivity.
Rich countries are buying all the available Covid-19 vaccine for themselves… leaving poor countries in the cold. Then, have you been double masking? If you haven’t been able to get the vaccine, it could be one of the best things you can do to stay safe from Covid. And finally, you may think that loud music is distracting while you’re driving… but a new study …
Wearing a face mask may give people a sort of immunity to serious cases of Covid-19. Then, one more reason to save honeybees—their venom is a powerful chemotherapy agent against so-called “triple negative” breast cancer. And finally, a study finds thick thighs save lives when it comes to high blood pressure.
Two experimental drugs that show promise in women with certain types of breast cancer. Then, the federal communications commission has started the process to create a three-digit number similar to 9-1-1 that connects to the National Suicide Prevention Hotline. Then, it appears that teenagers aren’t very good at telling the difference between real and fake …
Cancer deaths are on the decline, parents are dissatisfied with the systems school have in place to counteract gun violence. A study shows an increase in cardiovascular harm to patients taking basal insulin. Finally, more than half of those taking medical marijuana for chronic pain admit to driving while under the influence.
A new app in California to review doctors, a study on bacteria in surgical implants, the role obesity plays, before and after menopause, in a woman's risk of contracting breast cancer, a non-invasive blood glucose monitoring device being developed, and research on how drinking coffee may help people live longer.
A new test for the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes, treatment for colicky babies, and the long-term effect of letting kids under age twelve try alcohol.
A look at the top medical headlines for the week of January 7, 2018.
A look at the top medical headlines for the week of October 29, 2017.