New Injection Helps Manage Bone Metastasis In Thyroid Cancer Patients

Percutaneous ethanol injection (PEI)–an injection of ethanol (alcohol) through the skin directly into a bone tumor to kill cancer cells–may be a valuable ancillary treatment for thyroid cancer patients whose cancer has spread to the bone. Japanese researchers announced these findings during the 54th Annual Meeting of SNM, the world’s largest society for molecular imaging … Read more

Donald Trump campaign CEO fired woman suffering from multiple sclerosis

    Donald Trump campaign CEO Stephen Bannon has long been a controversial figure, and a newly revealed lawsuit only figures to give his critics even more ammunition.The New York Post reports that American Vantage Companies was sued back in 2005 by a former employee who alleges that Bannon, her supervisor at the time, fired her while she … Read more

Donald Trump Has Said Vaccines Cause Autism, And He Couldn’T Be More Wrong

The President-Elect of the United States of America has said he believes that vaccines are harmful, and has repeatedly and erroneously claimed that they cause autism. This is untrue and it’s dangerous.Back in 1998, British medical researcher Andrew Wakefield published a paper in the health journal The Lancet which claimed to show a link between children who … Read more

New Injection For Arthritis Brings Hope To Those Fighting The Disease

An injection could help cure the crippling symptoms of arthritis, say scientists.A study found that a molecule, called kartogenin, encourages damaged cartilage to regenerate.It is now hoped that the substance could form the basis of a new drug-based therapy, targeting the degenerative joint and bone disease which causes cartilage to wear away.In the UK, arthritis … Read more

Influenza In Mom During Pregnancy Linked To Increased Bipolar Risk In Children

  INFLUENZA INFLUENCE Earlier studies looked into possible links between bipolar disorder or schizophrenia and prenatal exposure to the influenza virus. However, a big problem with much of the previous research is that it was based on mothers’ memories of their health during pregnancy—memories that typically are decades old (and thus prone to inaccuracy), given … Read more