Lupus associated with higher risk for 16 cancer types
Research published in Arthritis Research & Therapy demonstrated that men and women with systemic lupus erythematosus had increased odds of developing 16 different types of...
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SLE linked to increased risk for 16 cancers, decreased risk for melanoma
Systemic lupus erythematosus is associated with an increased risk for 16 cancers, including Hodgkin's and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, leukemia and multiple myeloma, but a decreased...
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World Trade Center responders may face increased cancer burden, elevated myeloma risk
Rescue and recovery workers who responded to the World Trade Center site after 9/11 will experience a greater cancer burden over the next 20 years than a demographically...
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Mindfulness could ease emotional symptoms of the menopause, scientists say
Researchers from the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota quizzed 1,744 women about their symptoms, stress levels and mindfulness, a practice championed by celebs like Angelina Jolie .
A Gene Identified as Responsible for Spread of Prostate Cancer
Rutgers scientists have identified a gene that determines when the patients are at high risk of the spread of cancer.
Frailty Could Make Elderly More Prone to Alzheimer's Dementia
Elderly with higher levels of frailty were more likely to have Alzheimer's disease-related brain changes and symptoms of dementia, reveals a new study.
Idaho woman who blamed weight gain on menopause discovers 50-pound tumor
Brenda Cridland of Meridian, Idaho, chalked up her weight gain to aging, but when her health started to quickly decline about eight months ago she decided to see a doctor.
Medical breakthrough as lawyer, 49, is the first person in the UK to have...
EXCLUSIVE: Patrick Higgins, from Surrey, has become the first person to have a pioneering new cataract operation which involved a permanent but removable contact lens to...
Researchers get close to developing elusive blood test for Alzheimer's disease
People with symptoms of Alzheimer's disease, such as cognitive difficulties, behavior changes and mood swings, may wait months or even years to get a definitive diagnosis...
Sea slug study illuminates how mitochondria move
Defects in the transport of cells' energy organelles are a suspected cause of diseases including Alzheimer's, ALS, Huntington's and Parkinson's. A new study reveals the...
Alzheimer's Dementia Tied to Frailty
Frail older adults with Alzheimer's pathology showed more symptoms
Less operating time needed in Malyugin ring vs. iris hook cases
Both pupil expansion rings and iris hooks are effective when used in patients with small pupils during cataract surgery; however, operating time is faster when pupil expansion...
Mayor Walsh Announces the Launch of the Age Strong Commission
Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced the launch of the Age Strong Commission , formerly known as the Commission on Affairs of the Elderly, at his annual State of the City...