Resistance Training Boosts Longevity | Newsmax.com

Recent studies suggest that resistance training can prolong your life. An analysis published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine found that people who spent 30 to 60 minutes strength training each week had a 40% lower risk for premature death, 46% lower risk for heart disease, and a 28% lower risk for dying from … Read more

Esophageal Cancer Nearly Doubled Among Middle-Aged Americans

Esophageal cancer tends to be a “silent killer,” and it’s on the rise among middle-aged Americans, new evidence suggests. The rate of this cancer nearly doubled among people aged 45 to 64, and the prevalence of Barrett’s esophagus — a precancerous condition — rose by about 50% in this age group between 2012 and 2019. … Read more

Resistance Training Boosts Longevity | Newsmax.com

Recent studies suggest that resistance training can prolong your life. An analysis published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine found that people who spent 30 to 60 minutes strength training each week had a 40% lower risk for premature death, 46% lower risk for heart disease, and a 28% lower risk for dying from … Read more

What’s the future of digital medicine? Find out at INVEST PharmaTech.

Digital medicine adoption, also referred to as digital therapeutics, was challenging ahead of the pandemic. Clinical validation and FDA clearances have gradually moved the needle on how these treatments are perceived. But the need for remote patient monitoring for chronic conditions during the Covid-19 pandemic has led to increased interest in this area with the … Read more

Consider Cancer as a Trigger for Deep Vein Thrombosis

Core Messages If no triggering event can be identified for a patient with deep vein thrombosis, an unknown cancer should be considered as a cause. Rosemary Poulose and L. Christian Napp, MD, et al from Hannover Medical School in Germany recalled this in a recent journal article. They recounted the medical history of a 72-year-old … Read more

Reframing Race and Cancer

Research and discussion about the high cancer rates among Black Americans used to be dominated by genetics and the search for biological differences. Now attention has shifted to the social determinants of health. There’s a cancer problem in the US, say many experts, and dazzling new treatments and brilliant scientific advances are not going to … Read more

I never wore SPF — now I look like an ‘acid attack victim’

Here’s more good reason not to skimp on SPF. A Canadian mother resembled an “acid attack victim” after taking chemotherapy cream for her skin cancer — which she developed after neglecting to use sunscreen for years. “It looks like I’ve had an acid attack,” Honore Stark told SWNS of the topical treatment, which she’s forced … Read more

When Did ‘Woman’ Become a Dirty Word?

During my recent treatment for breast cancer, a nurse assured me that my “chest cancer” prognosis was promising. “We try not to make anyone feel uncomfortable,” she said. “Everyone has a chest.” “Well, it makes me—as a woman—feel uncomfortable. I have breast cancer.” It was the first time I had personally encountered the effort to … Read more

How is AI moving the needle in the pharmaceutical industry?

Artificial intelligence (AI) is shaking up the healthcare industry. With applications in drug discovery, medical imaging, disease modeling and clinical trial conduct, it promises to revolutionize the ways in which we perform research, treat disease and work with patients. In drug discovery, we have seen some of the realization behind the hype and early demonstrations … Read more

My docs said I had heartburn from partying — now I’m fighting for life

A university student who’d been diagnosed with “booze-induced heartburn” was horrified to discover that she actually had an incurable cancer. “It’s literally turned my life upside down,” Georgia Ford, 20, told Kennedy News of the misdiagnosis gone horribly wrong. “I’d gone from being a full university student within a few weeks to being in hospital … Read more