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Colon Cancer Usually Diagnosed Late in Under-50 Adults

Colon Cancer Usually Diagnosed Late in Under-50 Adults

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News WEDNESDAY, Feb. 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Young adults are increasingly developing colon cancer — and it’s often diagnosed at a late stage, after they’ve seen several doctors and been misdiagnosed, a new survey shows. Researchers questioned nearly 1,200 colon cancer patients diagnosed before age 50. Most cases […]

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High-Fiber Diet May Help Gut ‘Microbiome’ Battle Melanoma

High-Fiber Diet May Help Gut ‘Microbiome’ Battle Melanoma

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News WEDNESDAY, Feb. 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A healthy diet may trigger a better response to a certain kind of melanoma treatment. How? New research suggests that a diet that’s full of fiber appears to lead to more diverse intestinal bacteria (microbiome). In turn, a thriving gut microbiome […]

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Roundup Cancer Lawsuit Could Be ‘Bellweather’ Case

Roundup Cancer Lawsuit Could Be ‘Bellweather’ Case

A “bellwether” trial to determine whether a California man’s cancer was caused by Roundup weed killer is underway in San Francisco. Latest Cancer News Attorneys for Edwin Hardeman, 70, say his case could help determine the fate of hundreds of similar lawsuits involving Monsanto’s weed killer, the Associated Press reported. The case in federal court […]

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ipratropium bromide inhaler (Atrovent)

ipratropium bromide inhaler (Atrovent)

What is ipratropium bromide inhaler, and how does it work (mechanism of action)? Ipratropium bromide is a bronchodilator that dilates (enlarges) airways (bronchi) in the lungs. It is used in treating, symptoms of asthma, colds, allergies, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) due to emphysema or chronic bronchitis. Ipratropium blocks the effect of acetylcholine on […]

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12 natural ways to relieve pain

12 natural ways to relieve pain

Over-the-counter medicines such as ibuprofen and acetaminophen are effective pain relievers, but long-term use can cause side effects. Prescription medications may be addictive and have even more adverse effects. What are the best natural ways to relieve pain?People have used essential oils, herbs, and alternative therapies as natural pain relievers for hundreds of years. Researchers […]

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How to treat eye discharge in newborns

How to treat eye discharge in newborns

Eye discharge is common in newborns and is commonly due to a blocked tear duct. A person can often treat an infant with a blocked tear duct at home. However, discharge that occurs alongside other symptoms in the eye area, such as redness, swelling, or tenderness, may be a sign of an infection or another […]

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What to know about 24-hour cortisol urine tests

What to know about 24-hour cortisol urine tests

A cortisol urine test enables a doctor to measure the amount of cortisol present in a person’s urine. Cortisol urine tests can help with the diagnosis of various medical conditions. A doctor will usually ask someone to collect all of their urine for 24 hours, as levels of cortisol in the body change throughout the […]

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How to use coconut oil for hair

How to use coconut oil for hair

Coconut oil is a fatty, edible oil that comes from coconuts. It is a popular ingredient in a wide range of products. Hair serums, conditioners, shampoos, and moisturizing products all claim to improve hair using coconut oil.Coconut oil is safe to use on its own or as a component of other hair products. Using coconut […]