Top News: #BreastCancer

Here are the top read news for #BreastCancer: Drug combination therapy for estrogen-receptor–positive breast cancer passes critical step for worldwide approval: Building on earlier clinical trials, UCLA researchers have confirmed that the “breakthrough” drug palbociclib when used in combination with the traditional hormonal therapy letrozole delays progression of advanced breast cancer significantly and without the…

Top News: #EyeHealth

Here are the top read news for #EyeHealth: Eyebrow and Eyelash Coloring Could Harm Your Vision: According to Academy spokesperson Purnima Patel, MD, both eyebrow and eyelash tinting pose health dangers because they are so close to the eye. These treatments could cause problems with the eyes and affect vision. “People can develop sensitivities with…

Top News: #Autism

Here are the top read news for #Autism: Cautionary tale of 4-year-old autistic boy rushed to ER after treatment with supplements: The mother confessed a few days after his admission to the hospital that she had been giving him 12 different holistic supplements recommended by a naturopath for his autism. These included: vitamin D, calcium magnesium…

Top News: #OlympicsAndHealth

Here are the top read news for #OlympicsAndHealth: What Are the Purple Dots on Michael Phelps? Cupping Has an Olympic Moment: In cupping, practitioners of the healing technique — or sometimes the athletes themselves — place specialized cups on the skin. Then they use either heat or an air pump to create suction between the…

Top News: #Alzheimers

Here are the top read news for #Alzheimers: Can memory loss in Alzheimer’s patients be reversed?: The MEND protocol, outlined in a 2014 study in the journal Aging, calls for interventions to treat conditions that could be associated with Alzheimer’s such as inflammation, stress and diabetes. However, MEND also requires the use of supplements which…

Top News: #DrugSafety

Here are the top read news in #DrugSafety:  How much does chemo impact fertility?: New study looks at how chemo affects childhood cancer survivors’ ability to have kids later in life. A new Fred Hutch study looked at chemotherapy’s impact on the fertility of young cancer patients later in life. Women fared better, for the…