Cancer

Important signaling pathway in breast cancer revealed

Researchers at Kanazawa University report in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) that a particular signaling pathway in breast cancer tumors causes cancer cells to divide symmetrically, expanding the tumor. ...

Neuroscience

Cannabis compound may help curb frequency of epileptic seizures

A naturally occurring compound found in cannabis may help to curb the frequency of epileptic seizures, suggests a review of the available evidence, published online in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery & Psychiatry.

Health

Complementary and alternative medicine to remedy health problems

An extensive study has charted the use of complementary and alternative medicine in Europe. It found that complementary and alternative medicine is being used in connection with various health problems, particularly in situations ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Hydrotherapy plus conventional drugs beneficial in RA

(HealthDay)—For patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), hydrotherapy in addition to conventional drugs is associated with improved antioxidant status, according to a study published online June 14 in the International ...

Surgery

Minimally invasive surgery safe for pilonidal sinus

(HealthDay)—Video-assisted ablation of pilonidal sinus (VAAPS) seems safe and efficacious, with higher patient satisfaction and less time off work compared with conventional surgery, according to a study published online ...

Cancer

What's the harm in alternative therapies?

We often see stories in the media about cancer patients who have chosen alternative treatments, either alongside or instead of conventional treatment.

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