Monthly Archives: November 2018

The lavender smell really does calm you down, study confirms – Medical News Bulletin

[ad_1] Our Reader Score [Total: 2 Average: 5] In a recent study conducted in Japan, researchers sought to investigate whether the calming effects of the lavender smell can be confirmed with scientific evidence. Anxiety disorders are the most common class of mental disorders. Around 18.2% of adults in the U.S have had at least one…

Can fentanyl test strips prevent a drug overdose? – Medical News Bulletin

[ad_1] Our Reader Score [Total: 1 Average: 5] In light of the escalating opioid crisis in North America, a recent study investigated whether equipping drug users with fentanyl test strips could decrease the risk of a drug overdose. Since the year 2000, the rate of opioid overdose fatalities has more than doubled in the United…

New drug improves metastatic breast cancer survival rate  – Medical News Bulletin

[ad_1] Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] A recent clinical trial published in the NEJM tested the effectiveness of the drug, palbociclib, along with standard breast cancer treatment. Approximately 266,000 new cases of breast cancer are estimated to occur this year in the United States alone. Many of these are hormone-receptor-positive (HR-positive) breast cancers,…

New drug improves metastatic breast cancer survival rate  – Medical News Bulletin

[ad_1] Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] A recent clinical trial published in the NEJM tested the effectiveness of the drug, palbociclib, along with standard breast cancer treatment. Approximately 266,000 new cases of breast cancer are estimated to occur this year in the United States alone. Many of these are hormone-receptor-positive (HR-positive) breast cancers,…

New drug improves metastatic breast cancer survival rate  – Medical News Bulletin

[ad_1] Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] A recent clinical trial published in the NEJM tested the effectiveness of the drug, palbociclib, along with standard breast cancer treatment. Approximately 266,000 new cases of breast cancer are estimated to occur this year in the United States alone. Many of these are hormone-receptor-positive (HR-positive) breast cancers,…

What’s the relationship between exercise and heart disease deaths? – Medical News Bulletin

[ad_1] Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Researchers in Spain investigated the relationship between frailty, exercise and heart disease-related and all-cause deaths in older adults. As people age, they become more frail, with many of the body’s systems having lower reserves. This means that elderly people are more susceptible to chronic illness or infection,…

What’s the relationship between exercise and heart disease deaths? – Medical News Bulletin

[ad_1] Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Researchers in Spain investigated the relationship between frailty, exercise and heart disease-related and all-cause deaths in older adults. As people age, they become more frail, with many of the body’s systems having lower reserves. This means that elderly people are more susceptible to chronic illness or infection,…

What’s the relationship between exercise and heart disease deaths? – Medical News Bulletin

[ad_1] Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Researchers in Spain investigated the relationship between frailty, exercise and heart disease-related and all-cause deaths in older adults. As people age, they become more frail, with many of the body’s systems having lower reserves. This means that elderly people are more susceptible to chronic illness or infection,…

Is thyroid hormone replacement therapy necessary for hypothyroidism? – Medical News Bulletin

[ad_1] Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] A recent study published in JAMA examines the appropriateness of administering thyroid hormone therapy to patients with subclinical hypothyroidism. Subclinical hypothyroidism describes the beginning stages of a condition when the thyroid does not produce enough hormones. This condition mostly affects older individuals and women, and is associated…

Physical exercise may benefit those who suffer from asthma at night – Medical News Bulletin

[ad_1] Our Reader Score [Total: 2 Average: 3.5] Physical exercise is known to be beneficial to the general control of asthma. However, the benefits specifically on asthma at night has not been well studied. Asthma is a chronic disorder of the lungs that affects millions of people of all ages. Asthma is characterized by inflammation…