Posts Tagged 'Neoplasm'

Cari Romm – Doctors Found a Tiny Second Brain Growing Inside This Woman’s Tumor

Here’s a horrifying little story to kick off your weekend: A 16-year-old girl in Japan recently had a tumor surgically removed from her ovary — and when her doctors split it open, they found a tiny brain growing inside.

To be more specific, they found “clumps of greasy, matted hair inside, and a 3-centimetre-wide brain-like structure covered by a thin plate of skull bone,” New Scientist reported. In a Continue Reading →

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Carrie Williams Howe – Make Your Own Elderberry Syrup

If you’ve walked the aisle of a health food store lately, you’ve no doubt seen a proliferation of homeopathic medicines, syrups, and tonics made with elderberries.  Often including honey, these products are designed to prevent and treat cold and flu symptoms and generally boost your immune system.

According to the University of Maryland medical center: “some evidence suggests that chemicals in elder flower and berries may help reduce swelling in mucous membranes, including the sinuses, and help relieve nasal ...

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Studies Link Cancer Patients’ Survival Time To Insurance Status

Privately insured people with cancer were diagnosed earlier and lived longer than those who were uninsured or were covered by Medicaid, according to two recent studies.

In one study, researchers examined data from more than 13,600 adult patients who had glioblastoma multiforme, the most common type of malignant brain tumor, between 2007 and 2012. The other study analyzed data from more than 10,200 adults who were diagnosed with testicular cancer between 2007 ...

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Kelly Brogan, M.D. – Depression: It’s Not All in Your Head

No, it’s not “all in your head.” Depression and all of its relatives are manifestations of glitches in the immune system and inflammatory pathways—not a neurochemical deficiency disorder.

Psychiatry: A Very Special Specialty

Psychiatry, unlike other fields of medicine, is based on a highly subjective diagnostic system. Essentially you sit in the office with a physician, and you are labeled based on the doctor’s opinion of the symptoms you describe. There are no tests. You can’t pee in a ...

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Sydney Ross Singer – Breast Cancer Cover-Up Continues

Breast cancer is one of the major killers of women in the United States. It is also one of the most overdiagnosed and overtreated conditions. Sadly, most women have no idea that simply not wearing a bra can have a major impact on the likelihood of developing breast cancer. 

You probably didn’t hear about a recent study from Brazil, published in May, 2016 in the journal Advances in Oncology Research and Treatments.

Entitled, “Wearing a Tight Bra ...

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