Skin cancer is top of mind after Dr. Jill Biden had Mohs surgery to remove a basal cell carcinoma. Texas Health Dallas physician Dr. Thornwell Parker III explains her diagnosis, and breaks down what you need to do to fight skin cancers.
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Ellie Beardsmore was worried if she'd 'be able to fully love myself or be intimate with someone again', but says the stoma bag ended up giving her more 'freedom' in life.
After surviving a cardiac arrest at just 24, Brittany Williams is on a mission to educate people about heart health and CPR. She also shares the warning sign that she dismissed.
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Barbara Sahakian, an expert in grey matter from the University of Cambridge, describes the lifestyle habits she employs to keep brain deterioration at bay.
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A $180,000 "down payment" from the Hamot Health Foundation will enable the Erie cancer center to expand its clinical trials.
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“People ask ‘why do you want to work in drug development?’,” a researcher said. “I want to put something in a bottle and last Friday, I saw the picture of the drug in the bottle.”
LIXTE Biotechnology Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: LIXT) noted that a team of scientists reported that in three difficult-to-treat cancer types, LIXTE's lead compound, LB-100, combined with an inhibitor of the WEE1 kinase, causes unexpectedly effective cancer cell killing. Most surprisingly, when cancer cells acquire resistance to this combination therapy, they have highly reduced cancer-causing capacity in animal models. This observation indicates that LB-100 combination therapy can force cells to give
In the opening of HBO’s The Last of Us, a couple of scientists on a 1960s-era interview show debate the possibility of a fungus-driven pandemic destroying humanity. It not only sets the tone for the show, it makes you wonder if something like that could actually happen. The answer: No. At least, not right now. In the future, though, it’s a possibility.
This news anchor was told she had acid reflux—the next day she was hospitalized and had fluid drained from around her heart. Here’s what you need to know about pericarditis
Vossoughian told viewers she asked herself: “Is this it?” while being rushed through the ER.
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Hundreds of ready-to-eat food products have been recalled due to potential listeria contamination, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced Friday. The Fresh Ideation Group, which is based in Baltimore, Md., is recalling food products sold from Jan. 24 through Jan. 30, according to an announcement released by the FDA. The announcement said that all…
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Donnese Tyler said she was at a routine PTA meeting at her son's Maryland school last year when she suddenly felt an unusual feeling. "I'm like, 'Oh my gosh, what was that?'" Tyler told "Good Morning America" of the symptoms she felt, which included a sharp pain in her chest and discomfort in her throat. Tyler, 52, also said that when she drank water, the water tasted salty -- an atypical symptom she said was a precursor to the medical emergency she quickly began experiencing.
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Dr. Sonia Tolani joins to discuss the symptoms of heart disease, the No. 1 cause of death for women in the U.S.
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Ritzau Scanpix/Mads Claus Rasmussen via ReutersThe same highly pathogenic bird-flu virus that’s killed tens of millions of chickens and other birds over the past year just got a lot closer to infecting people, too.An unusual outbreak of the H5N1 virus in minks—relatives of weasels—at a Spanish fur farm last fall also exposed the farm’s staff to the virus. Swift action by health authorities helped prevent any human infections. This time.But bird flu isn’t going away. And as H5N1 continues to circ
- Dog Time
Brucellosis in dogs is a bacterial infection. The condition often affects a dog's reproductive system and can cause miscarriages.
- Palm Beach Daily News
Harvard Medical School researchers have discovered an immune response inside the nose that fights off viruses — and that cold weather reduces this immunity.
The president’s State of the Union speech will highlight new plans to combat cancer and fentanyl abuse.
Biden is targeting the top driver of cancer deaths as conservatives decry a "war on cigarettes" and Tucker Carlson claims nicotine "frees your mind."
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Concerns of potential listeria contamination led to the recall of more than 400 products ranging from breakfast sandwiches to lasagna and cut fruit.
- The Week
Researchers are sounding the alarm about cases of avian influenza in mammals
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San Angelo is mourning the loss of an elementary school teacher who lost her battle with breast cancer, Sierra Anderson.
The Last of Us, eat your heart out. Scientists at the University of Georgia say they’ve developed a vaccine that should be able to protect against a variety of dangerous fungi. In animal studies, the vaccine prevented severe infections and deaths from three types of fungi that often cause opportunistic illness in people. The team now plans to start early human trials.