Painkillers Tied to Risk of Death

Arthritis pain relievers known as COX-2 inhibitors, including Celebrex and Lodine, are associated with an increased risk of dying within a month after a stroke, according to a new study. “This large study from Denmark adds to the prior concerns about COX-2 inhibitors and stroke risks,” said Dr. Ralph Sacco, chairman of neurology at the […]

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Breast Cancer Guidelines Published in JNCI Monographs

The Society for Integrative Oncology has published a first-of-its kind breast cancer clinical practice guidelines in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute Monographs coinciding with the 11th International Conference of the Society for Integrative Oncology held in Houston, Texas. With over 80% of breast cancer patients using some form of integrative cancer therapy following […]

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Mammography Can Increase Risk of Breast Cancer

According to the World Health Organization, breast cancer ‘is the most common cancer among women worldwide, claiming the lives of hundreds of thousands of women each year and affecting countries at all levels of modernization.’ What’s even more shocking is the continued promotion of mammograms – as a form of breast cancer “prevention”, when it […]

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Infrared Thermal Imaging for Detection of Peripheral Vascular Disorders

Abstract Body temperature is a very useful parameter for diagnosing diseases. There is a definite correlation between body temperature and diseases. We have used Infrared Thermography to study noninvasive diagnosis of peripheral vascular diseases. Temperature gradients are observed in the affected regions of patients with vascular disorders, which indicate abnormal blood flow in the affected […]

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