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Ivanhoe.com Top 10 Viewed Stories for November 1, 2013

Medical Breakthroughs: Ivanhoe Insider
Reported by Ivanhoe Broadcast News

This Week's Top 10 Viewed Stories
         1. What You Don’t Know About Hemorrhoids Could Kill You
BALTIMORE, Md. (Ivanhoe Newswire) - Fifty percent of Americans will suffer from hemorrhoids by age 50, but do you really know what you need to about this painful condition?
         2. Tainted Vitamins: Protect Yourself!
NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y. (Ivanhoe Newswire) - The FDA recently issued a recall after steroids were found in one brand of supplements. However, there are some things you can do to keep you and your family safe.
         3. Catching Pancreatic Cancer Early
(Ivanhoe Newswire) - A simple blood test based on detection of tiny epigenetic may reveal the earliest signs of pancreatic cancer, according to Johns Hopkins researchers.
         4. The “Reverse” Vaccine: Stopping Type 1 Diabetes
STANFORD, Calif. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -Three million Americans are living with type 1 diabetes, once known as juvenile diabetes. These patients need to inject themselves with insulin every day to stay alive. Now, for the first time, a promising therapy may stop the disease in its tracks.
         5. Cooking Away Liver Tumors
STANFORD, Calif. (Ivanhoe Newswire) - Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest forms of the disease. Only six percent of patients will survive five years or longer. Now, doctors have found a way to help patients when their cancer spreads and options are limited. They are “cooking” away tumors.
         6. Lung Cancer: Killing Tumors Without Chemo (2nd week)
BOSTON, Mass. (Ivanhoe Newswire) - Lung cancer is the leading cancer killer in both men and women in the United States. In fact, more people die from lung cancer than colon, breast, and prostate cancers combined! The common course of action is surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. Now, a new drug is helping people with lung cancer live longer without the harmful side effects of chemo.
         7. Levothyroxine for Borderline Thyroid Hormone Levels Overprescribed?
(Ivanhoe Newswire) - Widespread prescribing of the medication levothyroxine sodium to boost thyroid function in patients with borderline high levels of the thyroid-stimulating hormone thyrotropin (a sign of low thyroid function), might raise the possibility of overtreatment, according to research in the United Kingdom.
         8. Varicose Veins: Fact, Fiction, and a Cure! (2nd week)
NOVATO, Cali. (Ivanhoe Newswire) - Varicose veins are caused by weak or damaged valves in the veins. They can be ugly and embarrassing, but they can also cause other problems.
         9. Brain Drains Toxins During Sleep (2nd week)
(Ivanhoe Newswire) - While we sleep, the space between brain cells expands by 60 percent, allowing toxins built up throughout the day to drain out, according to new research.
         10. What Your Hands Say about Your Health
(Ivanhoe Newswire) - Research out of the University of Alberta in Canada has shown a ring finger significantly longer than the index points to higher prenatal testosterone levels, which means you have greater mental toughness and you’re more likely to be athletic 

Today's News Flashes

Safety Questions Remain for Expedited FDA Drug Approvals
Stress Eaters Compensate By Eating Less Later
Walking Speed May Paint Picture of MS Progression
Maternal Smoking May Impair Infant Immunity
New Anti-Depressant Could Work in Just Days?

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