Could chronic inflammation be linked to prostate cancer?
- New research shows some men may have twice the risk of developing prostate cancer if they've shown signs of chronic inflammation in their prostate.
Transfusions may be key to helping younger victims of sickle cell disease
- About 100,000 Americans have sickle cell disease, a genetic condition where the body's red blood cells are deformed, clogging up arteries and causing pain, disability or major stroke, even in kids.
New therapy designed to stop, reverse early vision loss
- Researchers in the United States are now building on the success of a clinical trial overseas, and are about to test a therapy designed to halt the progression of the disease, and maybe even reverse some of the damage.
Doctors working on gene therapy to help patients with hemophilia
- Twenty-thousand Americans live with hemophilia. It's a condition preventing the blood from clotting easily after a cut or injury.
New treatment controls HIV without drugs
- University of Pennsylvania researchers have taken white blood cells from patients and modified them with a specially designed molecule.
Fecal matter in a pill may kill deadly infection
- Clostridium difficile, also known as c-diff, is a gut bacteria.
New DNA discovery could lead to chromosome therapies in the future
- Research has paved the way for new genetic discoveries, and one of those has allowed scientists to study how to fix bad chromosomes.
New hope for cancer patients who want to start a family
- Many of these women have dreams of starting a family, but toxic treatments like chemo can affect their fertility.
New bacterial resistant hospital gowns reduce infections
- It's a place we go to get well, not more sick, but the numbers are staggering.
Creative coping improves cancer recovery
- Living with the disease can be a daily challenge, but some have found creative ways to cope. And it seems to be just what the doctor ordered.
Four super veggies you need in your fridge
- We all know the importance of eating fruits and veggies.
New research shows women are more likely to get concussions
- Most people think of male athletes when they think of concussions, but new research is showing young women may be more likely to suffer this injury.
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