The US Government believes that people should be honestly informed about the medicines they take. Thus, making them know that homeopathic drugs are not really effective.
Pope Francis reiterates that "abortion is a grave sin" ending an innocent life, but he adds, "there is no sin that God's mercy cannot reach."
Medical practitioners encourage men of over 40 years old to undergo prostate cancer staging to understand the extent of the condition.
It seems that scientific and medical innovations are still seeking the Holy Grail as they find a way to make humans immortal.
The World Health Organization just announced that the Zika virus is no longer an international emergency, but it is still a threat.
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A breakthrough study used a common virus, the reovirus, which causes respiratory infection among children. Once harnessed in its benign form, the virus can be used as an agent of immunotherapy to treat liver cancer caused by HCV.
The doctors harvested immune cells from the blood of the patient and using CRISPR disabled that protein PD-1, which have been known to help cancer cells grow. These cells were multiplied and injected back to the patient, hoping that the edited cells will stop the lung cancer from further advancing. The Chinese trial is the first time that CRISPR was used as a cancer cure and in treating live human patients.
Evidently, awareness is a primary consideration. Black women are not aware of the importance of screening and early detection that could potentially save their lives.
Ebola can be transmitted through bodily fluids. It is highly contagious because the sicker the person gets, the faster the virus multiplies in the blood. The virus can then be transmitted through sweat, urine, and feces. Family members and health workers caring for Ebola patients often get infected, which accounts for its widespread infection.
The study used the data and participants of the Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial (SPORT), which is specifically designed to address the prevalent controversy on opting surgery to treat back pains. There were a total of 2,500 participants with spinal stenosis and degenerative spondylolisthesis.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.