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Texas Supreme Court opts for substantial factor test in mesothelioma cases

Texas Supreme Court opts for substantial factor test in mesothelioma cases Holding that the jury's causation finding was based on legally insufficient evidence, a divided Texas Supreme Court has affirmed a take-nothing judgment in a case seeking to hold Georgia-Pacific Corp. liable for Timothy Bostic's death from mesothelioma. Full News here – Read more on […]

Teen seeks to help friend with cancer

Teen seeks to help friend with cancer One Yuma teen took it upon himself to assist in the financial hardships his friend's family is facing after their son was diagnosed with cancer in May. Jackson Sheppeard has been organizing fundraisers locally for Johnny Weathersby and his family in … Full News here – Read more […]

The Link Between Milk and Prostate Cancer

The Link Between Milk and Prostate Cancer They found that cow's milk stimulated the growth of human prostate cancer cells in each of 14 separate experiments, producing an average increase in cancer growth rate of over 30%. In contrast, almond milk suppressed the growth of these cancer cells by … Full News here – Read more […]

Cosmetic Surgery Financing – Medical Informer Video

Cosmetic surgery financing from United Medical Credit offers some of the most competitive loan rates available. You might wonder just how many people are tur…

Putting the 10-year follow-up colonoscopy guideline to the test: 5 things to know

Putting the 10-year follow-up colonoscopy guideline to the test: 5 things to know In a recent study published in the journal Gastroenterology researchers put forth the idea that the 10-year interval recommendation between colonoscopy screenings for average risk patients can have negative results. The researchers set out to determine … Full News here – Read […]

20 Alternative Uses For Common Household Items

01 August 2014

20 Alternative Uses For Common Household Items Make your plants healthier: Aspirin may just be a gardener's best friend. A solution of one aspirin in a gallon of water can help plants that have been traumatized by moving or replanting to recover, and can help new plants to develop strong root systems. Full News here […]

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Nashville Area Surgery Centers and MDSave Partner to Make Affordable

01 August 2014

Nashville Area Surgery Centers and MDSave Partner to Make Affordable … NASHVILLE, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In an effort to bring more consumers greater access to colonoscopies, two Nashville-based endoscopy centers and Brentwood, Tenn.-based MDSave are launching a pilot program to introduce bundled pricing for the … Full News here – Read more on Business Wire (press release)

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Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. To Announce Second Quarter 2014 Results On

01 August 2014

Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. To Announce Second Quarter 2014 Results On … Among other products in the U.S., Auxilium markets edex®(alprostadil for injection), an injectable treatment for erectile dysfunction, Osbon ErecAid®, the leading device for aiding erectile dysfunction, STENDRA® (avanafil), an oral erectile dysfunction … Full News here – Read more on MarketWatch

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Secret deal meant mesothelioma compensation scheme favoured insurers

01 August 2014

Secret deal meant mesothelioma compensation scheme favoured insurers A Ministry of Justice spokesman said: “Mesothelioma is an awful condition which can destroy lives in a frighteningly short amount of time and we want to help sufferers and their families. We are considering the best way to get claims settled fairly and … Full News here […]

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Despite Pleas To Bypass Troubled Exchange, Shumlin Stays The Course

01 August 2014

Despite Pleas To Bypass Troubled Exchange, Shumlin Stays The Course Ongoing problems with the state's health care exchange have prompted renewed calls for major changes in the way that individuals and small businesses purchase health insurance in Vermont. But Gov. Peter Shumlin is resisting these changes. "You should … Full News here – Read more on […]

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SSRIs may help us see the glass half full

01 August 2014

SSRIs may help us see the glass half full Prozac, Paxil, Celexa, Zoloft, Lexapro. These so-called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are among the most widely prescribed drugs in the U.S. Although they are typically used to treat depression and anxiety disorders, they are also … Full News here – Read more on Salon

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Cancer charities: Stop these bullies! Bosses join Mail's fight to rid Britain

01 August 2014

Cancer charities: Stop these bullies! Bosses join Mail's fight to rid Britain … Cancer charities last night united to condemn the unscrupulous tactics used by parking enforcement bullies to target hospital patients. Macmillan Cancer Support contacted the Daily Mail to highlight what has been called a 'charge on the sick'. Earlier … Full News here […]

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Costly colonoscopy following a man's belly ache

01 August 2014

Costly colonoscopy following a man's belly ache Floyd says that when he called his insurance company he was told that is a result of the way the clinic coded the colonoscopy. Only a 'screening' colonoscopy would be free. The Clinic had billed Floyd's as 'diagnostic' colonoscopy. But the insurance … Full News here – Read […]

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Repeat Colonoscopies Have Few Benefits for Some Patients

01 August 2014

Repeat Colonoscopies Have Few Benefits for Some Patients (HealthDay News) — Repeat colonoscopies within 10 years are of little benefit to patients who had no polyps found on adequate examination; however, repeat colonoscopies do benefit patients when the baseline examination was compromised, according to … Full News here – Read more on Monthly Prescribing Reference

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THR holding summer camp for diabetes prevention

01 August 2014

THR holding summer camp for diabetes prevention THR has partnered with the Central Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church and Glen Lake Camp to host a summer camp aimed at teaching lifelong skills to children to help prevent diabetes. The camp is $ 25 per child and will be held Sept. 13-14 … Full […]

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Employer-based health insurance takes a hit

01 August 2014

Employer-based health insurance takes a hit New data from health insurance providers suggests more than 1.7 million people lost coverage through their jobs between October 2013 and March of this year. Analysts, though, put off making sweeping judgements about any connection to the Affordable … Full News here – Read more on World Magazine

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New Genes that Contribute to Asthma Identified

31 July 2014

New Genes that Contribute to Asthma Identified For this study, researchers focused on memory cells in asthmatic disease that develop abnormally in asthma patients. These cells are responsible for quickly responding to foreign substances known as antigens that a host has been previously exposed to. Full News here – Read more on Science World Report

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FDA Panel Pans HIFU for Prostate Cancer

31 July 2014

FDA Panel Pans HIFU for Prostate Cancer A US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory panel voted yesterday not to recommend approval of a high-focus ultrasound technology to treat low-risk prostate cancer with less erectile dysfunction. The technology, Ablatherm Integrated Imaging High … Full News here – Read more on Medscape

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Pinworms found on colonoscopy – Medical Informer Video

31 July 2014

Pinworms are more common than you think and these were found during a colonoscopy. A good Bioresonance therapist can find these during a parasite check and w… Video Rating: 3 / 5

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Best of AUA 2014: Basic Science Research

31 July 2014

Best of AUA 2014: Basic Science Research Immediate placement of a localized drug delivery system (sildenafil-loaded nanospheres) to the site of nerve injury improved erectile function in rats, suggesting potential application in patients undergoing radical prostatectomy. • A combination of … Full News here – Read more on ModernMedicine

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