sábado, 26 de marzo de 2016

Ivanhoe.com Top 10 Viewed Reports 3/25/2016

Medical Breakthroughs: Ivanhoe Insider

This Week's Top 10 Viewed Stories
         1. Herpes Virus Fights Cancer?
SALT LAKE CITY. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- The FDA says about 74,000 Americans were diagnosed with melanoma, a type of skin cancer. Last year, nearly 10,000 of them died of it. Now, researchers have a new weapon in their arsenal; one that comes from a genetically-altered herpes virus. Here’s more about the first cancer-killing viral therapy ever approved in the U.S.
         2. An Implant to Prevent Alzheimer’s
Mar. 17, 2016 - In a cutting-edge treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, scientists have developed an implantable capsule that can turn the patient’s immune system against the ...
         3. HIFU for Prostate Cancer
MIAMI. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- A treatment that can remove prostate cancer while still preserving a man’s quality of life. It’s now available in the United States for the first time ever. It’s called high-intensity focused ultrasound, or HIFU.
         4. Ceramic Dental Implants
SAN ANTONIO, Texas. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Dental implants, where a post is put into the jawbone to hold a crown, are improving with new technology. Newly-approved implants not only look better, but work better.
         5. Tiny Balloon for Bowel Control (2nd week)
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Fecal incontinence is a medical condition where people lose control of their bowels. It affects anywhere from two to 20 million women. That number is so broad because it is believed that most women are too embarrassed to come forward and talk about it. Now a new non-surgical treatment for women may be the answer to getting their lives back.
         6. Type 1 Diabetes Cure? (2nd week)
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- A medication called Verapamil is a common treatment for controlling blood pressure, but researchers have stumbled onto another possible use for it: curing type-one diabetes. A first-of-its-kind trial is now underway, and it could be the cure for what is currently the seventh leading cause of death in the U.S.
         7. Knee Pain: Is It All In Your Hips? (2nd week)
ORLANDO, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- If you think about it, running is a one-legged sport with only one leg pushing off the ground at a time. Where you put it and how loudly and often it lands is the key to one physical therapist’s approach to keeping his running clients out of pain.
         8. Asthma, Allergies or ISS? (2nd week)
PHILADELPHIA. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- You can’t catch your breath, and then your doctor treats you for asthma, but it keeps getting worse. It’s a mysterious disease that affects only women, but there’s something simple you can do to change your life.
         9. A New Way to Banish Panic Attacks -- Doctor’s In-depth Interview (2nd week)
Alicia Kaplan, M.D., a psychiatrist specializing in treating anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorder at Allegheny Health Network, talks about panic attacks.
         10. A Hard Pill to Swallow
ORLANDO, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- According to the journal, Pediatrics, 20 percent of children and 40 percent of adults in America has difficulty swallowing a standard-sized pill. Luckily, there are some tactics that can help.

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