Thursday, July 26, 2012

Scientists pinpoint link between breast size and breast cancer

A recent study discusses the relationship between a woman's breast size and developing breast cancer:

Scientists to give Crohn's patients new immune system

In a dramatic move to help patients with Crohn's disease who have not been helped by traditional treatments, researchers plan to replace their immune systems with new ones:

Sunday, July 8, 2012

Reflections on what Crohn's disease patients fear

Fear is a normal part of having a chronic, incurable disease.  Exactly what a Crohn's patient fears varies from one person to another.  Here are some of them:

New insurance trend might negatively affect Crohn's patients

The universe of health insurance has been changing wildly throughout the last decade.  Read about some disburbing developments here:

Scientists say rheumatoid arthritis effects are more severe than they knew

The aftermath of RA might well be more serious than we even suspected:

Researchers ID link between low vitamin D levels and weight gain in women

Scientists have found that some women with lower-than-normal levels of vitamin D experience a greater weight gain than women who don't experience this deficiency:

Study says 2009 swine flu deaths underestimated

A new study suggests that the count of deaths from the 2009 swine flu pandemic might be 15 times the estimates reported:

Age-related eye diseases increasing

The rise in incidence of age-related diseases of the eye is a concern: