Pets may cure depression: Adopting a furry friend relieves symptoms in a third of patients
6 days ago - By Daily Mail
Researchers from the Medical-Psychiatric Clinic, Porto, believe pets allow patients to experience pleasure from activities they once found enjoyable, such as exercise and social interactions.
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Strict cancer trial eligibility criteria ensure patient safety, but ‘pendulum has swung too far'
6 days ago - By Healio
Clinical trials are the cornerstone of oncology research.
Despite their essential role in evidence-based medicine, enrollment barriers are more formidable than ever.
Limited study availability at some academic and community centers, as well as lack of provider recommendation, largely explain why fewer than one in 20 patients with cancer participate in clinical trials.
However, an estimated 17% of individuals with cancer cannot participate in trials even if they wanted to because they fail to meet eligibility criteria, according to a report released in April by American Cancer Society Cancer
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Want Strong US Cancer Research? Use This Social Media Kit
6 days ago - By Medscape
ASCO's new social media effort aims to get clinical oncologists, researchers, and patients trumpeting National of Cancer Institute funding and US cancer research.
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Microbiome seen as key factor in resilience/immunity equation
The microbiome plays a key role in determining how different individuals respond to psychological and physical stress, researchers have concluded.
Scott from MFA TV News exposes social media SPYING through smartphones...
While sitting before the Senate's Commerce and Judiciary committees earlier this year to answer questions about his company's alleged involvement in illegal spying and tracking...
Exposure to air pollution found to increase risk of chronic kidney disease
Outdoor air pollution is detrimental to a person's health - this much is certain. Various studies link it to major health conditions such as heart disease, stroke, cancer...
All the Breakfast Foods That Contain Glyphosate, the Weed-Killing Chemical...
A new report from the Environmental Working Group found that glyphosate, a common weed killer that has been linked to cancer, was found in a large amount of oat-based breakfast...
Aretha Franklin Dies of Pancreatic Cancer
Aretha Franklin, the "Queen of Soul," died of pancreatic cancer. She had several recent health scares but did not reveal their causes.
Experts warn to not turn to YouTube videos for plastic surgery advice
A new paper from the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School has warned that videos on YouTube about plastic surgery often don't even feature medical professionals.
Hope for a new autism treatment: Scientists discover a defunct gene in...
Scientists from the Spanish National Research Council, Madrid, found that the gene CPEB4 controls the expression of 200 other genes that have been linked to autism.
Better Option than Amputation can Save Your Life and Limbs
Blood flow restoration is the better option than amputation for treating severe peripheral artery disease, otherwise called as critical limb ischemia.
When a Child Dies in the PICU Despite Ongoing Life Support
Objectives: To examine the circumstance of death in the PICU in the setting of ongoing curative or life-prolonging goals. Data Sources: Multidisciplinary author group...
Mechanism That Affects Reproduction of Dengue Virus Genealogy Identified
Dengue virus origin does not depend on the multiplication rate rather on the virus capability to trigger weaker activation of patient's immune response.