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For Kids With Genetic Condition, Statins May Be Lifesavers

For Kids With Genetic Condition, Statins May Be Lifesavers

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Cholesterol News WEDNESDAY, Oct. 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) — When children with genetically high cholesterol are prescribed statins, it can drastically cut their risk of heart disease and death before the age of 40, a new study finds. At issue is a condition called familial hypercholesterolemia (FH), an inherited genetic […]

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Aging Population, Unhealthy Habits Underlie Expected Cancer Surge

Aging Population, Unhealthy Habits Underlie Expected Cancer Surge

Latest Cancer News WEDNESDAY, Oct. 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Due to population growth and aging, the number of cancer cases worldwide is expected to jump 60% by 2040 — but unhealthy lifestyle habits are likely to make the surge even larger. That’s the conclusion from the new edition of the Cancer Atlas, unveiled Wednesday […]

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Stem Cell, Gene Therapies Cause New Headaches for Insurers

Stem Cell, Gene Therapies Cause New Headaches for Insurers

By Peter Schelden on 10/17/2019 2:35 PM Latest Cancer News Source: MedicineNet Health News Gene and stem cell therapies are on the rise to treat leukemia and many other serious health conditions, but paying for these new therapies presents new challenges, said Dr. Steven Pearson, founder and president of the Institute for Clinical and Economic […]

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Cervical Cancer (Cancer of the Cervix)

Cervical Cancer (Cancer of the Cervix)

Cervical cancer definition and facts Cervical cancer is caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). Cervical cancer is a cancer that arises in the cervix of the uterus (womb) In the early stages of cervical cancer, it may not cause symptoms. As the cancer progresses, the most common signs and symptoms of cervical cancer include: Cervical […]

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Mold

What are the health risks of mold exposure? What are symptoms and signs of mold allergy? Molds produce irritating substances that may act as allergy causing substances (allergens) in sensitive individuals. Furthermore, some molds produce toxic substances known as mycotoxins, but mold itself is not poisonous or toxic. The term “toxic mold,” therefore, refers to […]

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Vistaril (hydroxyzine) Side Effects

What is Vistaril (hydroxyzine), and what is it used for? Vistaril (hydroxyzine) is an antihistamine with anticholinergic (drying) and sedative properties used to treat allergic reactions. Vistaril is used to relieve itching caused by various allergic conditions. Vistaril is also used to treat anxiety and tension, to induce sedation prior to or after anesthesia, and […]

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What is a nephrologist?

What is a nephrologist?

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Everything you need to know about parasite cleanses

Everything you need to know about parasite cleanses

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What to know about peptides for health

What to know about peptides for health

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Hidradenitis suppurativa: What to know

Hidradenitis suppurativa: What to know

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