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July 8, 2015

Colon Cancer Deaths Tumble, But Not In These Hotspots

by Maggie Fox Colon cancer deaths moving quickly down across the U.S., with the exception of three large hotspots, researchers reported Wednesday. A “perfect storm” of […]
June 25, 2015

The Road to Cancer Risk

  Illustration by Linda Helton Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center scientists Bert vogelstein and Cristian Tomasetti made headlines early this year with a paper in Science […]
June 25, 2015

Dangers of Delaying Hepatitis C Treatment

When doctors and insurance companies make the call to postpone treatment, the delay comes with risks. Hepatitis C is a potentially curable infection that affects an […]
June 25, 2015

Treatment at the First Sign of Illness Improves MS, Study Says

A long-term study shows treatments with interferon when multiple sclerosis is first suspected — even before a definite diagnosis — can result in less disease activity […]
June 25, 2015

Multiple sclerosis: Scientists ID cause of movement, balance problems

New research into the causes of the excessive inflammation that drives multiple sclerosis has identified a faulty “brake” within immune cells, a brake that should be […]
June 15, 2015

Three-Quarters of People with Hepatitis C were Born between 1945 and 1965

Although some of the focus on Hepatitis C is on its effect on younger patients, three-quarters of those afflicted with the disease are baby boomers. Americans […]
June 15, 2015

Get Moving: Rheumatoid Arthritis and Exercise – Press Enterprise

Get Moving: Rheumatoid Arthritis and Exercise | arthritis, rheumatoid, hour, david, says, pain, joint, exercise, stiffness, particularly Joint pain. Swelling. Morning stiffness. If you are experiencing […]