How Cancer Avoids the Attacking Immune System

A new class of cancer therapies will allow doctors to administer immunotherapy drugs to spur a patient’s own immune system but it doesn’t work with all patients. New research may show the reason that cancers are able to elude these therapies in some patients.

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FDA Sends Stern Warning to Stem Cell Industry

Over the last several years the stem cell industry has broadened and shifted into areas of medicine that no one could have imagined a decade ago. In many instances, lives have been saved by cutting-edge technology and new innovations in the capabilities of stem cells to treat diseases that were historically deemed incurable. However, there is a drawback. Many of these practices have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration and have led to irreversible damage in some patients.

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3 Types of Breast Biopsy for Identifying Abnormalities

The primary difference between Stereotactic, Ultrasound-guided and MRI-guided biopsies lies in the method used to view tissue under the skin’s surface while extracting samples. All three methods are effective and choosing one method over another depends highly upon the abnormality found during the breast screening.

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Endurelite: Formulator’s Cut

Are you an endurance athlete with an impossible goal? Are you having problems hitting your mark with regard to your goals? Maybe an injury set you back in your routine. Whatever the case, if you find yourself running out of time to get in top shape, Endurelite: Formulator’s Cut is going to be your new best friend!

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Anxiety? Your Pot May Make It Worse

Cannabis has become a “go to” more and more in the last five years to self-medicate for anxieties related to the stresses of everyday life. Be it medical or recreational, people are eating, smoking and vaping marijuana to cope with these negative emotions.

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Fidget Spinner Psychology: It’s Just a Toy!

If you have a child with behavioral disorders, I’m sure by now you’ve heard of the fidget spinner. It is being hailed as the new go-to treatment for children with attention disorders. Some believe this little device that spins in your hand as you hold it has some influence on the brain that can help an individual to remain focused on a task that may otherwise be difficult. They are also claimed to relieve stress and anxiety.

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Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

Have you ever had a bacterial infection and needed a second round of antibiotics? Has your doctor ever changed your antibiotic a few days after prescribing one that didn’t seem to be clearing your infection? Maybe you or a loved one has battled an infection that is resistant to antibiotics. The truth is, antibiotics are losing their effectiveness and some bacteria are able to grow and change in ways that make them ineffective.

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