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Ivanhoe.com Top 10 Viewed Stories for November 15, 2013

Medical Breakthroughs: Ivanhoe Insider
Reported by Ivanhoe Broadcast News

This Week's Top 10 Viewed Stories
         1. Stop Robo Calls Now (2nd week)
(Ivanhoe Newswire) - Robo calls are a byproduct of the technological age we live in, but did you know ones to your cell phone are illegal? Yet they still happen. Here are two ways to avoid them altogether.
         2. Vitamin C May Ease COPD Effects
(Ivanhoe Newswire) - Vitamin C could help relieve some of the muscle pain caused by chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
         3. First Targeted Treatment for Kidney Disease?
(Ivanhoe Newswire) - A drug originally approved for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis may also turn out to be the first targeted therapy for one of the most common forms of kidney disease, a condition that almost always leads to kidney failure.
         4. B12 Breakthrough: Patient #1 (2nd week)
AURORA, Co. (Ivanhoe Newswire) - A recent discovery identifies a rare genetic defect for the first time ever.
         5. Pinpointing Prostate Cancer
LOS ANGELES, Cali. (Ivanhoe Newswire) - About 240,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer each year in the U.S. One of the biggest challenges for doctors is correctly diagnosing this type of cancer. Now, there’s a new way to pinpoint prostate cancer that’s more accurate than ever.
         6. Are Food Allergies no Longer a Threat?
(Ivanhoe Newswire) - A recent presentation given at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (ACAAI) explains how those who suffer from food allergies may still be able to eat parts of the food that they are allergic to.
         7. Killing Knee Pain with Stem Cells
CHICAGO, Ill. (Ivanhoe Newswire) - No matter what your age is, when cartilage begins to wear out around our knees or becomes damaged, it can limit our movement and cause serious pain. Now, a new technique using stem cells from donor umbilical cords, typically discarded after birth, could help young patients rebuild cartilage and reduce pain.
         8. Less-Invasive Treatment for Esophageal Cancer
(Ivanhoe Newswire) - A minimally invasive endoscopic procedure which removes early-stage esophageal cancer is as effective as surgery which removes and rebuilds the esophagus, according to researchers at Mayo Clinic in Florida.
         9. Dusting Away Kidney Stones - In Depth Doctor’s Interview (2nd week)
Julio Davalos, MD, Medical Director of the Kidney Stone Program at Chesapeake Urology, talks about a new method for treating kidney stones.
         10. Food Phonies! Fraud on the Rise
NEW YORK, N.Y. (Ivanhoe Newswire) - If you are what you eat, you could be having an identity crisis. Foods we eat every day are packed with things that aren’t supposed to be there. It’s called food fraud and it’s a growing problem. In Europe, products sold as beef contained 100 percent horse meat. In Asia, rat meat was being labeled as lamb and fraud is running rampant in the U.S. seafood industry as well. In fact, the top five foods are something many of us eat regularly. These faux foods may be putting us all in danger.

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