September is childhood cancer awareness month, and while a local family and their daughter are going through their own journey with pediatric cancer they're also finding a way to give back to others.
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Once believed to be rare, the "flesh eating" STI known as donovanosis is beginning to show up more in the UK, prompting a concern for spreading.
- The Telegraph
World Menopause Day last week caused a big spike in articles and awareness of the menopause; its symptoms, treatments and some practicalities, but naturally there were still some questions remaining. We asked you to submit your questions to Dr Louise Newson, a leading menopause specialist and founder of balance-app.com, and here you can find her answers across a range of topics...
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Wendy Williams is facing major complications related to her Graves’ disease diagnosis. Guest hosts will replace her in the purple chair starting on October 18.
- Men's Health
Diet, travel, medications and other things that can contribute to being constipated all the time. Plus: What do to do about it.
- Rolling Stone
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has accused Fauci and NIH of funding research in Wuhan that led to Covid-19, but the nation's top epidemiologist said the senator is "absolutely incorrect"
- Eating Well
For many of us, the idea of making breakfast every day can be a little overwhelming. And as a dietitian on a budget, getting takeout every morning isn't in the cards for me either. But having a healthy, filling breakfast doesn't have to take a lot of time.
Warren Higgs, 54, lives with Polycystic Kidney Disease, and his kidneys grew so big they crushed his heart, lungs, and stomach.
- Miami Herald
Florida’s top health official was asked to leave a meeting after refusing to wear a mask at the office of a state senator who told him she had a serious medical condition, officials have confirmed.
"Last time I checked, everyone, regardless of their political persuasion, is coming down with this," the immunocompromised Fox News anchor said.
- Good Housekeeping
Suzanne Somers shares her thoughts on aging, says it's 'So Incredible,' and 'It takes a little bit of work. It’s about health, about shifting your thinking.'
- USA TODAY
People injured by many vaccines are covered by a generous government program, but COVID-19 injuries fall under a different, stingier program.
- Business Insider
The US has a record number of sexually transmitted diseases and COVID-19 is making things worse, experts say
People are now less inclined to use condoms, and testing for sexually transmitted diseases isn't as readily available, one expert told The Guardian.
- Men's Health
YouTuber Mario Tomic shares his advice for maintaining fat loss through consistency in diet and exercise in a new video.
- CBS News
Former acting CDC Director Dr. Richard Besser, pediatrician and President of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, weighs in on new guidelines for 5-11 year olds.
- The Conversation
Lung cancer is the No. 1 cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide. vladwel/iStock via Getty Images PlusThere are many types of cancer treatments. But which ones work best varies from patient to patient. Currently, doctors determine which treatment to try for a patient based on where in their DNA, or genetic code, the error that caused the cancer is located. But a new approach that groups patients by the changes in protein structure and function caused by that error, rather than by the location o
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According to a Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research report, “satisfying social relationships are essential for mental and physical well-being”.
- Business Insider
The study, conducted by scientists from France, Germany, and Spain, found that "ghost vessels" are left behind after cells die due to COVID-19.
ZURICH (Reuters) -Novartis said on Monday its canakinumab drug had failed in another trial, missing targets to improve overall survival rates for lung cancer patients and prevent the progression-free survival of people with the condition. The Swiss company said its Canopy-1 Phase III study did not meet its primary endpoints when treating patients with previously untreated locally advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer in combination with pembrolizumab plus platinum-based doublet chemotherapy. The announcement serves as a blow for Novartis after the drug, in combination with chemotherapy agent docetaxel, failed earlier this year to improve survival in patients in its Canopy-2 Phase III study.
- Washington Examiner
Dr. Anthony Fauci stood by his denial that the National Institutes of Health had funded risky gain-of-function research, despite the NIH admitting EcoHealth Alliance had violated grant rules when conducting bat coronavirus research.
- The New York Times
Under the threat of losing their jobs, hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers finally got a COVID-19 vaccine. Teachers, nurses and home health aides accepted their occupations’ mandates. The mass resignations some experts had predicted did not occur, as most workers hurriedly got inoculated. Josephine Valdez, 30, a public school paraprofessional from the Bronx, did not. Failing to meet the New York City Education Department’s vaccination deadline, Valdez lost her job this month. She is among the 4