Neuroscience

Study finds how the brain controls symptoms of sickness

When someone gets an infection, most people think it's the immune system kicking into gear when they feel some of the body's natural defenses like a fever, chills, or fatigue. What most people don't know is that it's actually ...

Oncology & Cancer

Having cancer may increase the risk of developing diabetes

Cancer patients are at a greater risk for developing diabetes, according to a new study by the Steno Diabetes Center Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet, and the University of Copenhagen. The study also concludes that cancer patients ...

Medications

Cancer patients face higher risks of drug interactions

Here's a scenario so common that it applies to nearly 92% of older adults with cancer: An individual comes in for treatment and reports taking several medications that might include a drug for high blood pressure or heart ...

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