Tag Archives: Institute

CancerForward: The Foundation for Cancer Survivors launched

Did you know that 28 million people worldwide suffer from cancer? In the U.S. alone, three out of every four families include one family member diagnosed with cancer! While the survivor population continues to grow, there currently exist few public … Continue reading

Posted in Health Care, Medical Treatments | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | View Comments

Women unaware of their heart disease risk

Women today are unaware of their heart disease risk, a new study executed by The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare shows. The study was funded by the National Heart Foundation, that now warns Australian women of their heart disease … Continue reading

Posted in Health Care | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | View Comments

Human Stem Cells Produced Without the Use of Animal Substances

For the first time, human embryonic stem cells have been cultured under chemically controlled conditions without the use of animal substances. This method, developed by researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden, is esential for future clinical uses. Embryonic stem … Continue reading

Posted in Medical Treatments, Stem Cell Research | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | View Comments

Colon Cancer Risk is Not Increased by Coffee or Soft Drinks

Drinking large amounts of coffee and sugar-sweetened, carbonated soft drinks does not increase the risk of colon cancer, a new study claims. The study was conducted by the Harvard School of Public Health, and was recently published in the Journal … Continue reading

Posted in Health Care | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | View Comments

Americans Still Split Over New Health Reform Law

The new health reform law, signed by President Barack Obama one month ago, still divide the american public. A new Harris Interactive/HealthDay poll finds that many people are still unsure of how it will actually affect them. The poll was … Continue reading

Posted in Health Care, Medical Tourism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | View Comments