- Certain Birth Control Pills May Increase Cancer Risk
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- New Method May Allow Breast Cancer Drug to Be Given Through Skin
- Findings Raise Hope of Preventing Breast Cancer with Statins
- Avoiding a Second Biopsy for Breast Cancer Patients
- African American Women with Breast Cancer Less Likely to Have Newer, Recommended Surgical Procedure
- Diabetes Drug May Also Protect Against Breast Cancer
- Most Women Who Have Double Mastectomy Don’t Need It
- Sleep Efficiency Increases Breast Cancer Survival Rates
- False-Positive Mammograms Lead to Willingness for Future Screening
All posts tagged "dialysis"
Cost of Expensive Medication in Dialysis Catheters May be Offset by Reduced Complications
Sometimes the cheapest solution is not always the best long-term option. Using an expensive agent to prevent blood clots in kidney failure patients’ dialysis catheters may turn out to be less costly overall due to its ability...
- Posted July 17, 2014
Comparing Intensive Home Hemodialysis to Kidney Transplantation
Patients with end-stage renal disease have two treatment options: dialysis or a kidney transplant. Compared with long and frequent home hemodialysis, kidney transplantation may allow kidney failure patients to be successfully treated and to live longer, but...
- Posted May 30, 2014
Wearable Dialysis Gives Kidney Patients New Lease on Life
Without treatment, kidney failure is deadly. However, even the best treatments are not ideal. Patients have to be treated with a dialysis machine at home or in hospital, sometimes as often as once every four hours. Patients...
- Posted April 24, 2014
Prescribed Low-Phosphate Diet May Harm Instead of Help Dialysis Patients
Patients with kidney diseases tend to have high levels of phosphates in the blood, which can be harmful. As a result, patients are advised to limit the amount of phosphates they consume in their diet. However, a...
- Posted December 9, 2010