August 2012

Experts warn there will soon come a day when gonorrhea will become resistant to the drugs that treat it, and no drug will work against it. Gonorrhea, which has effective drugs to treat it, will become resistant to those drugs and there will be no drug left. This has not officially happened yet, but all [...]

One of the most promising approaches to treat breast cancer is to target the tumor cells directly, through the use of T-DM1. If you’re considering undergoing a breast augmentation procedure, it is extremely important to do your research and ask the best plastic surgeon like Dr. Kyle S. Choe the proper questions. This targeted therapy [...]

 Monitoring of your medicine intake will soon be easier if the FDA approves the new ePill, or edible sensor, from Proteus Digital Health. The title of this article is not misleading or even exaggerated. Described technically, this is about an ingestible sensor that transmits information from a stomach to a phone app. That’s right, you [...]

The increased popularity of gluten free diets begs the question: Is it due to an increase in celiac disease or the latest diet fad? Americans are known for fads. From hoola-hoops to the diet plan of the week, the country has an appetite for novelty. There is also the powerful and pervasive force of advertising [...]

 Battling weight loss is an important step towards living a healthy long life. Visiting and getting the best attention from a medical weight loss clinic is very easy, affordable and important. You will get the care, attention and treatment needed. At Medifast Center, you will be introduced to two life changing drugs as well as [...]

Results of a recent TB clinical study suggests a faster, more effective drug treatment for tuberculosis is very close to realization. A Phase II clinical trial study, published in the UK journal The Lancet, and conducted in South Africa, demonstrated an effective new combination of drugs that killed more than 99 percent of the patient’s tuberculosis [...]

The American Cancer Society estimates that 22,280 women in the US will be diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer, and 15,500 of those cases will be fatal. To raise awareness of ovarian cancer, we interviewed Dee, author of the blog Women of Teal. She is an ovarian cancer survivor, fighter, and advocate. She kindly shared her story [...]

Stress illness, otherwise known as Psychophysiologic Disorder or PPD, may not be a household word, but the conditions that result from it are all too common. We feature a leading expert in the field of PPD, Dr. David D. Clarke, in our JCT interview series. He was kind enough to shed some light on what [...]

A new drug, Trajenta, has been proven to work for type 2 cultural diabetes treatment programs after a lengthy but successful clinical trial process. An extended clinical trial of the drug linagliptin (Trajenta), conducted for a group of over 2,000 patients from 32 countries with type 2 diabetes, confirmed the drug as safe and effective [...]

 Vaccines save 3 million lives per year, and are proven to be safe, so why have whooping cough and other viruses made a comeback? Still Anti-Vaccination groups continue to resist giving their children the vaccines that doctors recommend. It is important to note that doctors can be hesitant to prescribe Dianette, largely because it is associated [...]