Top News: #Neurology

Here are the top read news for #Neurology: Do Statins Produce Neurological Effects?: Statins can indeed produce neurological effects. These drugs are typically prescribed to lower cholesterol and thereby reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke. Between 2003 and 2012 roughly one in four Americans aged 40 and older were taking a cholesterol-lowering medication,…

Top News: #CancerDrugs

Here are the top read news for #CancerDrugs: Use of complementary, alternative medicine affects initiation of chemotherapy: The study included five types of complementary therapies: the dietary supplement use of vitamins/minerals, herbs/botanicals, and other natural products, as well as mind-body self-practice, and mind-body practitioner-based: Read more     How A Cancer Drug Has Saved People…

Top News: #Pregnancy

Here are top read news for #Pregnancy: Don’t be ashamed to receive an epidural during childbirth. Here’s why: Establishing epidural anesthesia as a natural form of birth is a job that we, as health care providers have to take. It is dangerous to assume something is unnatural, as it sets the precedent for something that…

Top News: #CancerTreatment

Here are the top read news for #CancerTreatment: Doctors were startled to find the cause of this 24-year-old’s excruciating pain: The Mayo pathologists classified the tumor as an extremely fibrous growth called a desmoid, a slow-growing mass that typically affects women younger than 40. Because the tumor was attached to the mesentery, the fold of…