Prostate Cancer Surgery And Radiation Tied To Antidepressant Use

Men with prostate cancer who get surgery or radiation are also more likely start taking antidepressants than their counterparts who don’t get aggressive treatment, a recent study suggests. Many men with early-stage prostate cancer may not need treatment right away, or ever, because these tumors often don’t grow fast enough to cause symptoms or prove … Continue reading Prostate Cancer Surgery And Radiation Tied To Antidepressant Use

Pregnancy Condition Known As Preeclampsia Linked To Dementia Decades Later

Pregnant women who develop preeclampsia, a condition involving dangerously high blood pressure, have more than three times higher risk of dementia later in life than women who don’t have this pregnancy complication, researchers say. A leading cause of pre-term birth, preeclampsia is an inflammatory blood vessel disorder that occurs in 2 percent to 10 percent … Continue reading Pregnancy Condition Known As Preeclampsia Linked To Dementia Decades Later

Graphic: 14-Year-Old Girl Grows ‘Twin Sister’ On Her Chest In Philippines

A teenager is finally getting medical help after living her entire life with two extra arms and fingers dangling from her chest. Veronica Cominguez, 14, was born with the limbs and an oblong-shaped torso growing from her chest in Iligan City, Philippines. The extra parts – belonging to a parasitic twin which did not develop … Continue reading Graphic: 14-Year-Old Girl Grows ‘Twin Sister’ On Her Chest In Philippines

Medical Doctor Cautions Ladies On The Dangers Involved In Fixing Of Eyelashes

A medical practitioner, Dr Ayopo Adeyemi, on Sunday warned women against the use of artificial eyelashes, commonly used to enhance beauty, in view of its grievous consequences. Adeyemi told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the health implications of fixing false eyelashes included corneal abrasions or ulcers, damage of the natural eyelashes, … Continue reading Medical Doctor Cautions Ladies On The Dangers Involved In Fixing Of Eyelashes

Cow’s Veins Used To Save Little Girl’s Life

The parents of a seven-year-old girl whose failing artery was replaced by a vein from a cow have told how surgeons might need to replace it with another bovine transplant. Hannah May Carroll from Athlone was born with a major defect called Pulmonary Artresia which means the valve that lets blood out of the heart … Continue reading Cow’s Veins Used To Save Little Girl’s Life