Forget the milk. Got diagnosis?
By: Lucy Wiley
The TV doctor makes a diagnosis and saves another patient. In real life, thousands of patients trudge from one doctor to another, trying to learn whatever ails them. After years of frustration, undiagnosed patients sometimes quit seeing doctors. That’s what I did.
Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in males, with about 240,000 diagnoses expected this year.
Human papillomavirus, or HPV, which can cause cervical cancer in women, is also known to cause anal cancer in both women and men.
Men who are infertile because of defects in their semen appear to be at increased risk of dying sooner than men with normal semen, according to a study.
A study published today found that almost 40 per cent of Ontario female prisoners have a history of traumatic brain injury (TBI).
Sleep Health Must Explore Sex and Gender Differences, Says New Report from the Society for Women’s Health Research
Sleep research must examine sex and gender differences with more study of sleep-related problems that affect women as well as potential treatments.
For children, stress can go a long way. A little bit provides a platform for learning, adapting and coping. But a lot of it — chronic, toxic stress like poverty, neglect and physical abuse — can have lasting negative impacts.
In mice with diet-induced diabetes—the equivalent of type 2 diabetes in humans—a single injection of the protein FGF1 is enough to restore blood sugar levels to a healthy range for more than two days.
Favorite TV Reruns May Have Restorative Powers We hear all the time that we need to get off the couch, stop watching TV and get moving. But what if watching TV under specific conditions could actually provide the mental boost you need to tackle a difficult task? A new paper that describes two studies by Jaye […]
A new test for tuberculosis (TB) could dramatically improve the speed and accuracy of diagnosis for one of the world’s deadliest diseases, enabling health care providers to report results to patients within minutes, according to a study published this week in the journal Angewandte Chemie.