WEDNESDAY, Feb. 14, 2024 (HealthDay News) — Everyone’s heard of fighting fire with fire. Now that tactic is coming to breast cancer treatment. Researchers think they’ve figured out a better way to fight breast cancer fueled by the female hormone estrogen – by employing mechanisms used by the male hormoneContinue Reading

MONDAY, Feb. 5, 2024 (HealthDay News) — A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel on Friday addressed a continuing issue with pulse oximeters — that they give less accurate readings for folks with darker skin. The devices are designed to measure oxygen levels in the blood, so correct readingsContinue Reading

MONDAY, Jan. 29, 2024 (HealthDay News) — Britain’s King Charles III returned home on Monday after a planned prostate surgery, the same day his daughter-in-law Kate Middleton, the Princess of Wales, was also discharged following an undisclosed abdominal surgery. Both had been treated at the London Clinic private hospital. TheContinue Reading

FRIDAY, Jan. 26, 2024 (HealthDay News) — Too many American tourists looking for cheap cosmetic surgeries alongside their beach time are winding up dead in the Dominican Republic, a new report finds.  Between 2009 and 2022, 93 people — almost all young or middle-aged women — have died after undergoingContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Jan. 23, 2024 (HealthDay News) — The prestigious Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston will retract six studies and correct 31 more as part of an ongoing investigation into claims of data manipulation. The action follows allegations that a British molecular biologist posted in a blog earlier this month suggestingContinue Reading