Medical Cannabis: Safer than Opioids for Elderly to Treat Chronic Pain
3 monthes ago - By Medindia Health
Cannabis therapy found to be safe for elderly patients to treat cancer symptoms, Parkinson's disease and other pain related issues rather than opioids.
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New study to test safety, efficacy of MRI-guided focused ultrasound to treat Parkinson's disease
3 monthes ago - By News Medical
University of Maryland Medicine is leading a phase 3 study to test the safety and efficacy of using MRI-guided focused ultrasound on the brain in order to treat Parkinson's disease.
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Testing, Diagnoses and Treatment for Prostate Cancer in Men Declines
Screening, diagnosing and treatment of prostate cancer in men has seen a gradual decline over the last few years, reveals anew study.
Interventions That May Slow Memory Loss in Early Alzheimer's Disease
While research remains ongoing into Alzheimer's and other cognitive diseases, doctors and medical researchers do know that early detection is key to being able to provide what...
Forced into early menopause, now I can't stay slim: MATT ROBERTS answers...
If you are overweight, losing the excess pounds is known to help ease some common menopausal symptoms such as exhaustion and hot flushes.
Finasteride Does Not Increase Risk of Prostate Cancer Death
Finasteride, a common hormone-blocking drug, reduces men's risk of getting prostate cancer without increasing their risk of dying from the disease, revealed research.
More Than 40 Percent of Prostate Biopsies Could be Avoided With New Blood Test
IsoPSA - a new blood test has proven to be more accurate in predicting overall risk of prostate cancer than standard prostate-specific antigen .
Fewer men are being screened, diagnosed, and treated for prostate cancer
A new study reveals declines in prostate cancer screening and diagnoses in the United States in recent years, as well as decreases in the use of definitive treatments in men...
French Twist: ADT for Prostate Cancer on Active Surveillance
Administering androgen deprivation therapy to men with low-risk prostate cancer improves some short-term outcomes. But is it still active surveillance? And do otherwise healthy...
New Data: Finasteride Safely Prevents Prostate Cancer
The thumbnail take on finasteride has been that it prevents prostate cancer but increases the risk for high-grade disease. A new study debunks the latter idea. Medscape Medical...
'Notable Differences' With 3 Prostate Cancer Genomics Tests
In a novel study, the three leading prostate cancer genomics tests, which are used to help stratify favorable-risk cancers and to aid decision-making about active surveillance...