Oncology & Cancer

New sensors could offer early detection of lung tumors

People who are at high risk of developing lung cancer, such as heavy smokers, are routinely screened with computed tomography (CT), which can detect tumors in the lungs. However, this test has an extremely high rate of false ...

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

People with Parkinson's may benefit from 7 walking strategies

Various strategies can help people with Parkinson's who have difficulty walking, but a new study finds that many people have never heard of or tried these strategies. The research is published in the September 8, 2021, online ...

Cardiology

Internal compression stocking helps against varicose veins

Varicose veins are more than just a cosmetic problem: The unsightly bulges might result in serious health problems such as leg ulcers, thromboses or even pulmonary embolisms. The cause of varicose vein disease is usually ...

Medications

Three-drug combo cures 90% of severe TB cases

A three-drug regimen for treating drug-resistant TB strains cured 90% of patients and cut down treatment period from about 20 months to six months, a conference heard.

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