Chemotherapy given to people over the age of 60 with limited-stage small cell lung cancer can also be given to 70-year-olds, finds a new study. The survival and toxicity levels were found to be the same in both the groups.
African Americans who take care of loved ones with cancer are less likely to report distress and depression compared to their white peers, finds a new study. The researchers believe it to be strong social support.
A high-energy diet rich in complex carbohydrates is associated with low cardiovascular disease risk, at least when coupled with a physically active lifestyle (Tsimane adults average 17,000 or so steps per day, compared to Americans' 5,100).
Staying dehydrated while working could be seriously dangerous for workers who handle tasks in industrial machinery, driving, harvesting, etc, finds a new study. And this dehydration with heat stress can be deadly for them.
A novel technique of opening the blood vessels to the tumour improves success rates in the treatments of ovarian cancer. Rather than preventing blood flow to the tumour, this creates a clear pathway for treatment.