New Hope for Multiple Myeloma Patients

While there is no cure for multiple myeloma, a form of blood cancer, new therapy offers hope for keeping the disease from progressing. When used as a maintenance or ongoing therapy, Revlimid (lenalidomide) delays the progression of multiple myeloma and improves overall survival of newly diagnosed patients who have had a stem-cell transplant.

Improve Cholesterol and LDL With Information

It is not easy to live healthy especially with so little information. There are some obvious factors that benefit health, but sometimes a little more information can go a long way.

Brain Aneurysms' 7 Deadly Sins

Coffee, exercise and sex? A new list of pleasurable activities that can raise the risk for rupturing a brain aneurysm. Researchers from the Netherlands published a new study identifing the "seven deadly activities."

Shocker: Turbulent Teen Brains Like Adults

Parents have known since almost the dawn of time that teens are turbulent. Teens tend to be impulsive and their moods, desires, and drives are constantly changing. Scientists have now found a constant.

That's Music to My Ears

There's nothing we can do to stop the process of aging, but there are some ways we can slow it down. People often times complain about hearing and memory loss. Well, music training can help.

50 Percent of Teenagers are Takers of Free HIV Testing

In an effort to pump up teenage HIV testing, The Bradley Hasbro Children's Research Center offered free or low-cost HIV testing to teenagers. Government agencies recommend yearly HIV testing for all people from 13-64. Most people simply do not get tested for HIV, though.

Agent Orange Kills More than Plants

During the Vietnam War, a chemical known as Agent Orange was used to kill the plants where the enemy hid. Over the years, Agent Orange was been linked to numerous types of cancer.

COPD Walking the Walk, Talks the Talk

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and exercising is a bit of a catch 22. COPD makes it difficult to exercise, but without exercise COPD is destined to become more severe.

Gout, The Great Mimic

Gout may be difficult for doctors to diagnose because symptoms can mimic or coexist with many other conditions including psoriasis, nodular rheumatoid disease and other joint diseases.

Parents Make Kids More Stressed

The moods and behavior of parents affect their kids tremendously. And the children of bipolar parents are particularly sensitive.


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