Upon being diagnosed with breast cancer, it is normal to experience a stream of emotions. You may feel anything from a loss of control, to denial, guilt, helplessness, anxiety and fear. These emotions are all completely necessary to work through and process but in order to keep moving forward in a positive direction, a patient must line up some specific support systems so that they can take action toward the best treatment plan possible.
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Male & Female Breast Cancer: Breast cancer is rare among men, accounting for just 1 percent of all cases. Women on the other hand are greatly affected by the disease, with 1 in 8 women developing breast cancer during their lifetime. However, research shows that men affected by the disease have a lower survival rate than women.
Right now, only 66% of African American patients fighting blood cancers like leukemia and sickle cell disease can find a donor match to give them a second chance at life.
Do you have a family member that recently suffered from a stroke, or brain injury? Did you know that about 750,000 strokes occur each year in the USA?
What is Aphasia?
Did you know that 11 million people in the United States have some form of age-related macular degeneration? Age is a prominent risk factor for age-related macular degeneration in many adults.
What is AMD?
AMD also known as Age-Related Macular Degeneration is a common eye condition. AMD is the leading cause of vision loss among people from the age of 50 and older. It is the destruction of the macula, which is the central area of the eye’s retina. This will eventually lead to loss of sharp, fine-detail, “straight ahead” vision, contrast sensitivity, need for higher light levels, and impaired depth perception. The two forms of Macular Degeneration that may occur are dry and wet. AMD has four stages, which are: early, intermediate, late, and advanced neovascular AMD.
New research shows hope in treating and diagnosing Parkinson’s disease using software and existing smartphone technology. This was presented at the British Science Festival this year in the UK. The technology uses a smartphone to measure and record symptoms and raises hope for treating and diagnosing Parkinson's disease.
Smartphones Bring Hope in Treating Parkinson's Disease
This Research was presented at the British Science festival by researchers at Aston University, UK. Essentially, the device works as a ‘pocket doctor’ to provide supplemental data that a doctor can use in addition to existing screening methods to make a diagnosis or prescribe medication.
A NYU medical research team has uncovered a mechanism hat instigates inflammation Alzheimer’s atherosclerosis and type-2 diabetes. Published in Nature Immunology, the findings suggest that there is a shared biochemical thread between the two diseases and that new methods of therapy could successfully manage the chronic inflammation in these diseases without damaging the body’s immune system.