Study identifies method for detecting latent stage of lymphedema

Many are aware that hair loss is a common side effect associated with chemotherapy. However, another albeit common late side effect of cancer treatment is the abnormal swelling of one or more limbs, known as lymphedema. Lymphedema ...


Cognitive-behavioral stress management in breast cancer

Newly published research from a National Cancer Institute-funded randomized trial shows that women who were provided with skills to manage stress early in their breast cancer treatment show greater length of survival and ...


AAFP: telemedicine can enhance access to care

(HealthDay)—Ways in which technology can enhance patient care were shared at a recent American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) State Legislative Conference.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

CDC guidelines update treatment, management of STDs

(HealthDay)—New recommendations have been provided to update the 2010 guidelines on the treatment and management of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). The 2015 guidelines are available online in the June 5 issue of the ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Recommendations for managing pain in inflammatory arthritis

(HealthDay)—Recommendations have been developed for the management of pain in adults with optimally treated inflammatory arthritis, according to an article published in the September issue of the International Journal of ...


Health boost for fitness centers

Health is high on the agenda in many countries with efforts to get more people exercising in order to reduce the problems associated with obesity, such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer.

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