Monthly Archives: December 2015

  • pms

New treatment strategy for PMS in women

By |December 31st, 2015|

Premenstrual dysphoric syndrome (PMDS) is a severe form of Premenstrual syndrome (PMS), which is a disabling disease for many women. It is a quiet, hidden endemic disease, from which not only women but also men suffer from. One of […]

  • pancreatic cancer

Hope for early diagnosis of pancreatic cancer by mass spectroscopy

By |December 30th, 2015|

Pancreatic cancer typically shows no significant symptoms until late stages with spread to other body parts.  This cancer has normally progressed and metastasized once it is diagnosed, which makes a curative treatment approach very difficult.  Unlike other types […]

  • standing

Does standing lead to weight loss?

By |December 29th, 2015|

Obesity is common and one of the leading cause to many diseases.
Aim
To assess the relationship between standing time, obesity, and metabolic syndrome.
Results/Conclusion
In this study, standing up was associated with reduced elevated body fat percentage in men (P<.001) and a […]

  • cancer

New report from WHO about food linked to cancer

By |December 28th, 2015|

Food has a major impact on the body in which there has been speculations that some food are linked to cancer.
Aim
To gather several expert in the field to evalute which foods that could have a link to cancer
Results/Conclusion
A […]

Merry Christmas 2015!

By |December 25th, 2015|

In these joyful times, I would like to give you all my own personal holiday greetings.

For me, Christmas has always been the coziest times of the year.  It’s a time where trees are glowing, music is flowing and […]

What is the most common medication in outer space?

By |December 24th, 2015|

A study published in the FASEB journal demonstrate, for the first time, common medications that astronauts use during long-duration missions to international peace stations.
Results/Conclusion
Several medical records of crewmembers were evaluated and showed that the most common medications were sleep […]

  • kidney disease

Lack of sleep could increase the risk of kidney disease

By |December 23rd, 2015|

The kidneys are life essential organs – you simply cannot live without them.

Kidney disease is sometimes seen in patients with diabetes and high blood pressure. However, a new study suggest that lack of sleep could also increase your […]

  • prostate cancer

Screening of prostate cancer is significantly improved by a new blood test

By |December 22nd, 2015|

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer type among men worldwide.  Over 1.2 million men were diagnosed in 2012 and the number is increasing.  An estimated 2 million men within next 20 years will be diagnosed each […]

  • energy drinks

SERIOUS danger lurk in popular energy drinks

By |December 21st, 2015|

Energy drinks are very common beverages today. It has been speculated that it may cause harm to our health.
Aim
To assess the cardiovascular risk associated with energy drinks.
Results/Conclusion
The study was done in 25 healthy individuals between 26-31 years of […]

  • breast cancer

New breast cancer screening guidelines

By |December 17th, 2015|

Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers in women and early detection may reduce death rate.
Aim
The last guidelines were writtein by the American Cancer Society (ACS) in 2003, and the objetive was not to update the […]