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Oedema

<b>Oedema is a build up of fluid in the body which causes the affected tissue to become swollen.</b><p>The swelling can occur in one particular part of the …

Ondansetron Uses, Dosage & Side Effects

<b>Generic Name:</b> ondansetron (oral) (on DAN se tron)<b><br>Brand Names:</b> <i>Zofran, Zofran ODT, Zuplenz</i><p>What is ondansetron?<p>Ondansetron blocks the actions of …

Tamoxifen Uses, Dosage, Side Effects

<b>Generic Name:</b> tamoxifen (ta MOX i fen)<b><br>Brand Names:</b> <i>Soltamox</i><p>What is tamoxifen?<p>Tamoxifen blocks the actions of estrogen, a female hormone. Certain types …

Dexamethasone Uses, Dosage & Side Effects

<b>Generic Name:</b> dexamethasone (oral) (dex a METH a sone)<b><br>Brand Names:</b> <i>Baycadron, Dexamethasone Intensol, DexPak 10 Day Taperpak, DexPak 13 DayTaperpak,</i> …

Medicine Guides Closure

The Medicines Guides database is no longer being published. If you are looking for information about medicines you might find what you are looking …

Oramorph SR Dosage Guide

(See also: CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY, WARNINGS and PRECAUTIONS sections.)<p>NOTE: ORAMORPH SR TABLET MUST BE SWALLOWED WHOLE. DO NOT BREAK THE TABLET IN …

Melanoma

In pictures: 15 unique things to do in Scotland

SCOTLAND has an amazing range of things to do that will keep you occupied for a lifetime.<p>However, there's more to the country than visiting Edinburgh …

Scotland

5 surprising facts about colon cancer

Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States among cancers that affect both men and women— some 93,090 new cases are expected in 2015 alone. But there’s a good chance you don’t know the signs of colon cancer, how often you should be screened, or what puts …

Final project: Peter Short's campaign for change

Short was struck by a couple of coincidences. First, Guest had lived in the coastal township of Point Lonsdale, at the entrance to Port Phillip Bay, …

Australia

Merla Zellerbach: A struggle to have 'death with dignity’

If you were introduced to Merla Zellerbach at a social event, invariably she would ask about you. Exquisitely polite, she rarely talked about herself.<p>But last year, after the philanthropist, civic leader, novelist, author, Nob Hill Gazette editor and former Chronicle columnist learned she was …

10 Cancer Symptoms Most People Ignore - INFORMATION NIGERIA

Here, we take a look at the 10 symptoms researchers consider to be red flags. While they could be nothing, the researchers say the point is to …

Cancer

Breast cancer patients lack knowledge of their tumors | Reuters

(Reuters Health) - Women with breast cancer often don’t know what kind of tumors they have, a new study found.<p>Not knowing one’s tumor features isn’t necessarily tied to worse outcomes, but better knowledge might help women understand treatment decisions and take medications as directed, said Dr. …

Cancer

What Every Young Woman Should Know About Breast Cancer

As another pink October draws near, breast cancer survivor and Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz explains how breast cancer awareness campaigns have failed women under 40—and how she's working to change that.<p>In 1992, a tenacious 26-year-old named Debbie Wasserman Schultz became a champion for young …

Cancer

Fizzy drinks cause early puberty and increases cancer risk in girls, study finds

A Harvard study has shown a link between fizzy drinks and cancer in girls<p>Girls who frequently drink fizzy sugary drinks are putting themselves at risk of breast cancer, research warned.<p>Drinking just one-and-a-half cans a day causes early puberty and that increases their cancer risk.<p>For each year …

Diabetes

Journey Through Cancer

A Story About Gen Y, Love, and the Emperor of All Maladies<p>It’s not the kind of question you ask. No, not on New Years Eve.<p>This is a day for the …

Cancer

Caring for a mother-in-law with cancer

<b>Adrienne Gruberg, founder of The Caregiver Space, shares how she adjusted family life to care for a mother-in-law with Lymphoma whilst her own</b> …

Empathy

Diagnosis Prostate Cancer – Insights and Tips for Family Caregivers

Men and their family members fear it, with good reason. Prostate cancer is the leading cause of cancer in men after skin cancer.<p>In fact, more than 2 …

Cancer

How Do You Know When Your Skin Care Is Safe? When It's Invented by a Cancer Survivor

Melanoma and thyroid cancer survivor Hillary Peterson founded True Nature Botanicals last summer when she couldn’t find beauty products that met her personal safety standards. And as the former CEO of Marie Veronique Organics, she had seen a lot of products and reviewed plethora of ingredients.<p>The …

Skin Care

This Woman's Powerful Sacrifice Changed Her Best Friend's Life After a Cancer Diagnosis

"She'll never know how much what she's doing means to me. I'll never be able to thank her enough for making my life complete."<p>Victoria Eames, a 32-year-old dancer pictured above on the left from Leeds, England, was diagnosed with cervical cancer and advised to quickly have a hysterectomy to prevent …

12 Travel Products You'll Need This Spring

Whether you're in the planning process or already packing for your next adventure, these 12 travel products—from pick-pocket proof pants to adorable …