Lisa Wroth

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Measles outbreak affects 21-states, including Illinois, CDC says

Federal health officials are investigating a outbreak of measles this year that has spread to 21 states.<p>The U.S. Centers for Disease Control said Wednesday that from Jan. 1 to July 14, 107 people had contracted the disease. Measles has been reported in Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, …

Public Health

How Do You Die From Leukemia?

<b>Q. How does one typically die from cancer of the bone marrow, such as leukemia or multiple myeloma?</b><p><b>A.</b> People diagnosed with leukemia and multiple myeloma, both cancers originating in the bone marrow, are living much longer than they did just a few decades ago. In 1975, somebody diagnosed with …

Cancer

Daratumumab in Primary Effusion Lymphoma

To the Editor:<p>Primary effusion lymphoma is a rare type of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma that is associated with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and human …

Cancer

Liver transplants 'may be unnecessary thanks to new drug treatment'

<b>A potential treatment for sudden liver failure could cut the need for transplants, say scientists at the University of Edinburgh.</b><p>The liver has an incredible natural ability to repair itself, but this can be lost in some injuries including severe drug overdoses.<p>The therapy is a cancer drug that …

Medicine

New 'triple pill' could eliminate high blood pressure

A new combination drug may have the potential to revolutionize hypertension treatment worldwide, after a clinical trial has declared it safe to use …

High Blood Pressure

Chemo And CBD Combo Can Be Magic Bullet For Pancreatic Cancer

Out of all types of cancers that exist, which type do you think is one of the hardest to beat? On a worldwide scale, pancreatic cancer is one of the …

Cancer

I'm A Doctor — Here's How I Reversed My Fatty Liver & Acid Reflux With Integrative Medicine

<i>Here at mbg, we love natural medicine. But we also greatly respect modern, conventional medicine and the many, many lives it saves every single day.</i> …

Toxins

Most Vitamin Pills Are Useless, But Here Are The Ones You Should Take

Forget multivitamins.<p>It seems like simple, obvious advice: eat your vegetables, get some exercise, and - of course - take your vitamins. Or …

Wellness

Study: CBD From Marijuana Plus Chemotherapy Tripled Cancer Survival Rates In Mice

Mice with pancreatic cancer treated with a combination of cannabidiol (CBD) and chemotherapy survived nearly three times longer than those treated with chemotherapy alone, according to a new study that spotlights the potential for human treatment.<p>CBD, the non-psychoactive (non-intoxicating) …

Cancer

Predicting treatment benefit in multiple myeloma through simulation of alternative treatment effects

Abstract<p>Many cancer treatments are associated with serious side effects, while they often only benefit a subset of the patients. Therefore, there is …

Algorithms

Words Matter When Talking About Pain With Your Doctor

If you're in the hospital or a doctor's office with a painful problem, you'll likely be asked to rate your pain on a scale of 0 to 10 – with 0 meaning no pain at all and 10 indicating the worst pain you can imagine. But many doctors and nurses say this rating system isn't working and they're trying …

Pain

Could vaccine for a common virus stop multiple sclerosis? Doctors think they have discovered the cause of disease

A vaccine for avoiding multiple sclerosis has moved a step closer, as doctors believe they have discovered the cause of the disease.<p>MS develops …

Medicine

Why CBD Needs to be Part of Your Medical Regimen

In a world where prescriptions are king and synthetic pharmaceuticals rule the medical community, finding reliable natural or homeopathic remedies …

Sleep Disorders

How To Fall Back Asleep If You Wake Up In The Middle Of The Night, According To Experts

There’s nothing more frustrating than falling asleep… only to wake up a few hours later. Whether it’s from insomnia or other factors, there are …

Sleep

Dentists are giving the okay to cut this staple out of your teeth-cleaning routine

When it comes to oral hygiene, it’s pretty standard fare to rely on your toothbrush, toothpaste, floss, and mouthwash. (Add a tongue scraper and some …

This essential oil can take on superbugs (and it’s probably already in your pantry)

Over time, superbugs have gotten stronger. The antibiotics that used to work against the hard-to-treat bacteria are often no longer effective, and …

Cipro's Safety Warnings Just Got Scarier

I was prescribed Cipro once. When I got the bottle of pills home, I took a minute to read the leaflet that the pharmacy stuffs in the bag—mostly just …

3-Ingredient Natural Weed Killer That Really Works

Even if you're not a savvy environmentalist, you probably know that contaminating your yard with nasty chemicals isn't a good idea, especially if you have kids, pets, or an edible garden nearby. Here's an easy-to-make weed killer that won't hurt the earth but will stop the weeds from growing. All …

5 make-ahead breakfast recipes that’ll maximize your summer mornings

You’ve had your summer plans set since the first sign of spring—hello, outdoor workouts and sunny-day self-care—and now, it’s time to get out there …

This Common Cooking Ingredient Is "Worse Than Sugar," Study Confirms

Navigating the oil aisle at the supermarket can be a headache-inducing task. Between olive, coconut, canola, and vegetable oil, it can be tough to …

3 ways to upgrade your go-to grain bowl for summer

There’s no denying that grain bowls packed with roasted veggies totally scream fall, but limiting all that deliciousness to one season seems unfair …

Feel Like The Last Friend Standing? Here’s How To Cultivate New Buds As You Age.

Donn Trenner, 91, estimates that two-thirds of his friends are dead.<p>“That’s a hard one for me,” he said. “I’ve lost a lot of people.”<p>As baby boomers …

Ignore calories and BMI. Here are the health numbers that really matter.

Health often seems like a numbers game. What's your blood-sugar level? How many calories are you eating? And are you getting the right percentage of macros (or macronutrients)? The problem is that sometimes we track, count and obsess over numbers that don't matter very much for our overall health. …

16 Unexpected Cancer Symptoms Every Woman Should Know

Don't panic when your body behaves in weird ways, but pay attention and get checked out.

9 High-Protein Vegetarian Recipes So Good There Won't Be Leftovers

No matter your reason for eating vegetarian, there's no doubt you want to make sure you're getting the right nutrients. Experts believe that protein …

Drug gets body cells to 'eat and destroy' cancer

<b>Scientists have designed a special type of drug that helps the body eat and destroy cancerous cells.</b><p>The treatment boosts the action of white blood cells, called macrophages, that the immune system uses to gobble up unwanted invaders.<p>Tests in mice showed the therapy worked for aggressive breast and …

Immunotherapy

Neem Compound May Be Possible Breast Cancer Cure, Say Scientists

Scientists at Hyderabad-based NIPER are looking at neem compound Nimbolide as a possible breast cancer cure.<p><b>Hyderabad:</b><p>Scientists at the …

'Slow but sure' progress toward less toxic tools to fight cancer

BALTIMORE (AFP) -<p>John Ryan is just one of the miracles to emerge from the Johns Hopkins cancer unit in Baltimore. An immunotherapy treatment -- highly effective in a minority of patients -- saved his life after a lung cancer diagnosis.<p>The retired military nuclear reactor specialist will celebrate …

10 common medications you didn't know could be illegal to take abroad

Foreign Office reveals surprising local drug laws<p>Thinking of packing Vicks for your trip to Japan or painkillers containing codeine to Greece? You …

This hydration schedule will help you sleep like a baby, experts say

Do you frequently feel sluggish and irritated for no good reason when you wake up in the morning, instead of feeling rested and refreshed?<p>You might …

Wellness