A new study finds that real and fake acupuncture are equally effective in treating the side effects of cancer drugs in breast cancer patients, thus symptom relief is due to the placebo effect, not acupuncture. Continue reading →
A Houston cancer doctor is coming under fire for offering patients unproven therapies. Continue reading →
A new study of African-American men strengthens the connection between early-onset balding and prostate cancer. ->
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A new study suggests acupuncture helps allergies, but a closer look suggests otherwise. ->
When you hear "suspended animation," you may think of Ted Williams, or simply dismiss whoever's talking. But that's about to change, as scientists are moving away from freezing the dead, and focusing on the dying. The Food and Drug Administration has approved human trials of a technique developed b...
It's a fact of an active lifestyle, if you're spending your weekends on the court, course or trail, you're going to get bumps, bruises, sore muscles, and various and sundry other injuries. And most trainers/doctors/moms will tell you, the best way to treat those injuries is with RICE: Rest, Ice, Co...