Tag Archives: diagnosis

New map pinpoints Lyme disease risk areas

Source: USA Today CONCORD, N.H. – Researchers who spent three years dragging sheets of fabric through the woods to snag ticks have created a detailed map they claim could improve prevention, diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease. The map, which … Continue reading

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Permaculture: Goat Diseases

There are various diseases that goats will contract. Some of these diseases come from viruses, parasites and bacteria. The diagnosis of the diseases will vary. However, some of these diseases may be similar and can be difficult to pinpoint. Treatment … Continue reading

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Australian Clinic Uses IVF to Search out and Destroy Embryos With Cancer Gene

LifeSiteNews MELBOURNE, February 16, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The eugenic practice of genetic testing to screen out the “unfit” has moved a step forward in Australia. Nathan Charles Runciman, a child born January 20, was conceived in a lab by in … Continue reading

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First, do no harm: Study finds danger in standard treatment for a serious lung disease

Kara Gavin EurekAlert A combination of three drugs used worldwide as the standard of care for a serious lung disease puts patients in danger of death or hospitalization, and should not be used together to treat the disease, called idiopathic … Continue reading

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Researchers determine vitamin D blood level for reducing major medical risks in older adults

Leila Gray EurekAlert Association of low blood concentrations with major disease events, like heart attacks, varies with seasons In testing older patients’ blood vitamin D levels, there’s uncertainty about where the dividing line falls between enough and not enough. The … Continue reading

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A new diagnosis for Frida Kahlo’s infertility

Angela Hopp EurekAlert Frida Kahlo’s many haunting self-portraits have been studied by experts for decades, have attracted worldwide attention and have sold for millions of dollars at auction. Yet, despite the fact that Kahlo’s work focuses largely on anatomy and … Continue reading

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Parents can have a duty to use IVF, say bioethicists

Michael Cook BioEdge When two Italian-Australian utilitarian bioethicists declared in the Journal of Medical Ethics that infanticide (or after-birth abortions) were morally permissible, they lit the fuse on a world-wide storm of condemnation. Yet another controversial utilitarian proposal has popped … Continue reading

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Research: Some Cancer Diagnoses Kill Quicker Than The Cancer

GreenMedInfo Sayer Ji A cancer diagnosis may be the most traumatic thing that can befall a patient within the contemporary medical system; that is, beyond the conventional cancer treatments themselves, many of which have life-threatening and even lethal side effects. … Continue reading

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Cancer diagnosis raises risk of heart attack and suicide, study says

Amina Khan LA Times Within the first week of being diagnosed with cancer, patients were 12.6 times more likely to commit suicide and 5.6 times more likely to die of a heart attack. Cancer can kill long before malignant tumors … Continue reading

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Womb cancer deaths ‘are rising’

BBC News The number of women dying from cancer of the womb – known as uterine cancer – has increased by nearly 18% in the past decade, according to the charity Cancer Research UK. Data showed that more cases are … Continue reading

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