Diseases & Cures

New Test for Breast Cancer

womanpatientontable.jpgA new test for breast cancer is now being used in addition to mammography. This is especially important for women with dense breast tissue or a family history of breast cancer.

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Reducing Cancer Treatment Side Effects

bubbletreatment.jpgNew technologies may offer patients less invasive treatment options which will lessen the side effects of cancer treatments. The microbubble technology is one of the most promising.

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New Prostate Cancer Treatment

According to the American Cancer Association, prostate cancer affects one in six men in the U.S. and is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in men. When caught and treated early, survival rates can be more than 90 percent, making swift treatment key.

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Osteoporosis Screening Best Started at 65

bone xrayNew studies show that checking for osteoporosis at 50 is not necessary. Most healthy women can wait until 65 for osteoporoisis screening. in fact, new drugs and television ads may be doing more harm than good. If you are a post-menoposal woman, you will want to read this.

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Improved Hearing for Profoundly Deaf

 

cochlearimplant.jpgIt's not your daddy's hearing aid! Cochlear implants are high tech helpers for many who are profoundly deaf. This video tells the story of today's new technology that allows many people to enjoy hearing again.

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