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 ...


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.

Oncology & Cancer

Bladder cancer—when to use chemotherapy

In patients with bladder cancer, chemotherapy effectiveness is partially determined by the body's immune system response to the malignancy. This is the conclusion of research conducted by a team of scientists from Charité ...

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