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  • Immunotherapy lung cancer drug Opdivo receives FDA approval
    Immunotherapy lung cancer drug Opdivo receives FDA approval
    Immunotherapy is a promising area of cancer research. It differs from chemotherapy, which destroys cancer cells, and unfortunately, other cells; immunotherapy stimulates the body’s immune system to seek out and destroy the malignant cells....
  • UCLA researchers make breakthrough for sickle cell disease treatment
    UCLA researchers make breakthrough for sickle cell disease treatment
    Sickle cell disease is a genetic disorder that effects more than 250,000 new patients worldwide each year. It is the most common inherited blood disorder in the US. The only currently available cure is a transplant of bone marrow stem cells from a...
  • Be fully informed before undergoing prostate treatment recommends UCLA study
    Be fully informed before undergoing prostate treatment recommends UCLA study
    Prostate cancer is currently the most commonly diagnosed solid organ tumor type among men in the US; each year an estimated 233,000 new arise and 29,480 deaths from the disease occurred in 2014. A new study by UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer...
  • Mindfulness meditation may improve your sleep reports UCLA study
    Mindfulness meditation may improve your sleep reports UCLA study
    Sleep deprivation is a problem that encompasses all age groups from children to seniors. A new study by researchers at UCLA’s Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior in collaboration with colleagues at the University of Southern...
  • UCLA researchers gain further insight into Huntington’s disease
    UCLA researchers gain further insight into Huntington’s disease
    Huntington’s disease is a progressive and fatal neurologic disorder that is caused by a mutant gene. It strikes in adulthood and affects 1 in every 10,000 Americans, while another 250,000 are at risk because they carry the inherited gene...
  • Alona Shechter from psoriasis sufferer to treatment provider
    Alona Shechter from psoriasis sufferer to treatment provider
    Alona Shechter is well known for the lectures she personally gives to so many psoriasis sufferers, her own story began in 987, when as a mother of two toddlers, she woke up one morning to discover that a red rash had appeared on her skin. A...
  • Motivational interviewing of parents to combat childhood obesity
    Motivational interviewing of parents to combat childhood obesity
    According to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health the ongoing epidemic of childhood obesity is jeopardizing the health and well-being of our children. The problem is both a local and national crisis. Since the 1970s, nationally, the...
  • Dental prothesis
    Two medical professionals author a book on sleep apnea and treatment alternative
    A press release appearing on PRWeb on Feb. 5, 2015, reveals Dr. David Dillard, a dentist and specialist in Otolaryngology, and Dr. Mayoor Patel, a dentist, have collaborated on a book about sleep apnea and possible treatments for the condition....
  • Lice treatment Girl dies
    Lice treatment: Girl dies after homemade lice treatment using mayo, plastic bag
    An 18-month-old girl has died after a lice treatment, involving a condiment and a plastic bag, ended up suffocating her. In an attempt to clear her scalp of the louse scavengers, a Massachusetts mom, using an online remedy, slathered her daughter...
  • Paramedic stroke treatment holds promise for improved survival
    Paramedic stroke treatment holds promise for improved survival
    In the first study of its kind, a research team led by UCLA physicians found that paramedics can start medications for patients in the first minutes after the onset of a stroke. The specific drug tested, magnesium sulfate, did not improve patient...
  • New drug combats aggressive breast cancers
    New drug combats aggressive breast cancers
    On February 3, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new drug that has showed promising results for women with aggressive estrogen receptor positive (ER+) breast cancer. The new drug, IBRANCE (palbociclib), provides a new treatment...
  • Finding A Doctor In The 21st Century
    Finding A Doctor In The 21st Century
    With the new age of communication and information, it became much easier to find anything online, from an address to a rare collectors’ item. Moreover, people can not only use search engines to find what they’ve been looking for, but...
  • Depression may be due to brain inflammation reports new study
    Depression may be due to brain inflammation reports new study
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 1 in 10 US adults has clinical depression. Furthermore, more than 50% of affected individuals do not respond to treatment. A new study has suggested that brain inflammation may be...
  • ESPA Lift and Firm Facial at The Ritz-Carlton Sanya
    ESPA Lift and Firm Facial at The Ritz-Carlton Sanya
    ESPA facials always begin with a personalized consultation, and when selecting a facial treatment at any of their spas your therapist will always be able to guide you as to the right treatment for you at that time. At The Ritz-Carlton Sanya my...
  • Anxiety increases hot flashes in women with breast cancer
    Anxiety increases hot flashes in women with breast cancer
    Hot flashes are a distress symptom of menopause and for women with breast cancer, it further disrupts their quality of life. A new study evaluated hot flashes among women and published their findings online on January 20 in the journal Menopause...