Monthly Archives: June 2013

New Cancer Treatment May Diminish Need For Chemotherapy

A new method being used to treat certain types of cancer may completely rule out the use of chemotherapy in the future. Chemotherapy has many severe side effects that cancer patients have to endure. The newly created method called molecularly … Continue reading

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Aspirin May Lower Colon Cancer Risk

According to a new study, aspirin may lower the risk of many types of colon cancer. People who take aspirin twice a week may be 27% less likely to suffer from colon cancer. Although the drug has beneficial side effects … Continue reading

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Experts Advise To Negotiate Health Care Costs

Medical costs have continued to skyrocket according to recent hospital data. Data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services shows extreme variation in prices. The information found potentially proves that many medical procedures can be conducted for a lower … Continue reading

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Meditation May Benefit Your Brain

Scientists have found that it may be beneficial for people to meditate. A new study has shown that individuals who meditate on a regular basis may have lower stress levels and less anxiety. The study showed that people who have … Continue reading

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Advanced Heart Monitor Device May Change Home Health

Researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory have recently discovered a new way to measure heart rates by using video footage that tracks facial movements. Past research has used video games to learn about facial movements and heart … Continue reading

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Smarter Medication Use Could Save Billions

A new study has found that medical costs such as prescription drugs could decrease $213 billion if doctors and patients use them more wisely, according to the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics. The institute created six categories in which patients … Continue reading

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Health Care Costs Expected to Slow

Health care costs such as prescription drugs, doctor visits, and surgeries are expected to grow 6.5% next year, which is predicted to cause a slowdown in health care services according to a new report recently released. Many Americans are limiting … Continue reading

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World’s Hottest Pepper Donated To Cancer Research

An extremely hot pepper called the Carolina Reaper may bring hope to individuals suffering from cancer. The pepper took more than ten years to be developed by Smokin’ Ed Currie and is said to be 300 times hotter than the … Continue reading

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Sunscreen May Prevent Photoaging

According to new studies, the regular use of sunscreen will not only keep you from getting sunburn and lower your risk of skin cancer, it will also protect against photoaging such as spotting, wrinkles and loss of skin elasticity caused … Continue reading

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Smoking Increases Colon Cancer Risk

According to a new study, smokers have a lower chance of surviving and being cancer-free years after having colon cancer surgery than non smokers. Researchers have found that 74% of nonsmokers remain cancer-free 3 years after colon cancer surgery while … Continue reading

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