Articles Tagged with medicine

Teen Who Refused Chemo Cancer Free After Courts Forced Her Into Treatment

Cassandra C. is cancer-free!

The teen in Connecticut who famously rejected chemo is currently in remission, thanks to the court ordered treatment she received. Cassandra C. Has gone through several months of treatment during the high profile argument in the mainstream media regarding her rights as a teen and her mother’s rights as a parent. Her diagnosis was not… Read more »

Trial Reverses Tragic Memory Loss From Alzheimer’s Disease

A new trial indicates that memory loss in Alzheimer's patients may be reversible.

Alzheimer’s disease is notoriously one of the most tragic common diseases in the world. Many people have had to watch their loved ones slowly forget everything about themselves. This tragic disease affects nearly 35.5 million people throughout the world. Although Alzheimer’s disease was first diagnosed close to 100 years ago, very little is currently known… Read more »

Human Organs Grown From Animals Could Be Achieved In A Year

Human Organs Grown From Animals Could Be Achieved In A Year

According to the latest news reports, Japanese scientists could receive backing to grow human organs in animals within the next year. A panel of government appointed experts have drafted a recommendation to help create new guidelines for Japan’s world-leading approach to embryonic research. If anyone can recall the stem cell breakthrough article that was featured on The… Read more »

ADHD Could Be Due To Sleep Deprivation, Says Doctor

ADHD Could Be Due To Sleep Deprivation, Says Doctor

According to US-based doctor Vatsal Thakkar, children diagnosed with ADHD could simply be sleep deprived. This medical opinion, alongside reports that ADHD in children is linked to obesity in adulthood, means that the disorder will continue to be an issue that doctors try to better understand to ensure treatment and management is accurate. The clinical… Read more »

Medical Marijuana May Ease Symptoms Associated With Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis Treatment

Researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine published a study on May 14, 2012 in the Canadian Medical Association Journal which indicates smoking marijuana has the ability to relieve muscle tightness, pain, and spasticity (contractions) associated with the unpredictable and often disabling disease known as multiple sclerosis. Dr. Jody Corey-Bloom of… Read more »