Select few cancer patients enroll in potentially life-extending clinical trials

Patient enrollment in clinical trials as the first course of treatment after cancer diagnosis is low, despite the fact that enrollment may increase life expectancy, according to researchers at Penn State. They also found that white males with private health insurance and metastatic cancers treated at academic medical centers are more likely than other groups to enroll in clinical trials. […]

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Tick bites can cause potentially fatal and permanent allergy to meat

Tick bites can cause potentially fatal and permanent allergy to meat and there is no cure, medics warn Five patients bitten by ticks in the UK have developed meat allergy, medics say Potentially fatal reaction stops them from eating beef, pork and lam  There is no cure and suffers will have to avoid meat for the rest of their lives […]

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Novel technique can potentially improve success of ovarian cancer treatment, study reveals

Novel Technique Can Potentially Improve Success of Ovarian Cancer Treatment, Study Reveals Instead of destroying a tumour’s blood supply, a first-ever University of Guelph study has proven that opening up the vessels is potentially more effective when it comes to fighting ovarian cancer. This is because open vessels provide a clear pathway for treatment to attack the tumour. “There hasn’t […]

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