MANILA, Philippines – A new technology introduced recently in the Philippines offers new hope to Filipinos with liver cancer, including those whose chances of survival are considered slim.
Alcohol and drug use can progress into abuse and even addiction so insidiously that sometimes people do not realize that it has become a problem for them and those…
Potbelly. Spare tire. Beer gut. Muffin top.
OneWorld.net note: A coalition of farmworker, health, and environmental groups filed a lawsuit Monday against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its decision to continue to allow the agricultural use of the pesticide diazinon, a toxin that originates from nerve gas.
Whether X-rays for CT scans, sound waves for ultrasound, magnetic fields for MRI, or antimatter for PET scans, the “stuff” of physics has revolutionized the practice of medicine. In the last half century, the field of medical physics has emerged thanks to the efforts of scientists who develop these technologies and bring them to the […]
Shares of radiosurgery device maker Accuray Inc. rose Tuesday after a Soleil Securities analyst upgraded the stock, saying it will trade higher as Accuray provides new details and clinical data for its CyberKnife system.
Looking healthy and happy, Patrick Swayze was spotted heading back to work early this morning on the Chicago set of The Beast. The 55-year-old actor was recently diagnosed with pancreas cancer but has beaten the odds and is well enough to start working again. Swayze recently has called himself a miracle and looks great after […]
Apple CEO Steve Jobs has some health problems, but they’re not life-threatening, the New York Times reports.
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a new system that lets them see and count cells with a particular mutation. Working with specially bred mice, the biological engineering team found clusters of cells in pancreas tissue that all contained the same mutation. Because more than 90 percent of the cells were clustered, […]
CMU Professor Randy Pausch of “the last lecture” fame is no more. He died of cancer on July 25, 2008. On September 18, 2007, Professor Randy surprised everyone in CMU by giving a talk with an unusual title “The Last Lecture – Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams”. Quoting from his personal experiences he related to […]
Under its chief executive and founder Steven P. Jobs, Apple has created a culture of secrecy that has served it well in many ways from new products to the health of Mr. Jobs.
Carnegie Mellon professor who inspired millions with his “last lecture” after he was diagnosed with terminal cancer died Friday at age 47.