New Hope For Alzheimer’s Patients

New Hope For Alzheimer’s Patients

For those suffering from Alzheimer’s and their families desperate for a treatment of the epidemic disease, there is hope from new studies and insights from recent ones that did not pan out. If there is success with the new studies, a medicine that slows and may even stop progression of the disease might be ready […]

Breast Cancer Mortality Rate Higher For Black Women

Breast Cancer Mortality Rate Higher For Black Women

With earlier breast cancer detection and better treatment options, the mortality rate has dropped over the last twenty years, but black women die from the disease at a much higher rate than white women, according to a CDC study. Black women had a 41 percent higher mortality rate than white women from 2005 – 2009, […]

Breast Cancer Study Results May Alter Treatment

Breast Cancer Study Results May Alter Treatment

Doctors may be able to one day make more accurate predictions of women’s survival rate with breast cancer, after the disease was reclassified into 10 categories established on the tumor’s genetic fingerprint. The scientists involved in the latest study said that the findings adds up to a rewritten breast cancer rule book that will pave […]

A New Treatment For Prostate Cancer Might Reduce Dangerous Side-effects

A New Treatment For Prostate Cancer Might Reduce Dangerous Side-effects

  A new technique for treating early prostate cancer might have fewer side-effects than therapies currently used. A study in the journal Lancel Oncology studied 41 patients and found that using a targeted ultrasound treatment may reduce risks of incontinence and impotence. The researchers in the study said that it may transform future treatments if […]