Kids Health

I Stopped Weekend Workouts Because of My Kids

When my twins were toddlers, I was pretty near fanatical about working out. The combination of needing an outlet after going from no kids to suddenly having two, and the fact that my 40th birthday was approaching, made me put fitness on the front burner. And it was great. My six-days-a-week exercise routine got us out of the […]

Health Problems

Presence of leukemia cutis tied to worse survival in AML

(HealthDay)—For patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML), the presence of leukemia cutis (LC) is associated with decreased overall and leukemia-specific survival, according to a study published online April 10 in JAMA Dermatology. Cynthia X. Wang, M.P.H.S., from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, and colleagues conducted a retrospective cohort study involving 1,683 patients […]

Health Problems

Scientists compare methods of drug delivery to malignant tumors

A team of biologists from Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University and Lobachevsky University (Nizhny Novgorod) has analyzed available methods of targeted drug delivery to malignant tumors. Individual approaches to cancer therapy limit the influence of drugs on healthy tissues and reduce side effects. The results of the study were published in the Cancers journal. […]

Health News

Vaccine wars: Social media battle outbreak of bogus claims

Like health officials facing measles outbreaks, internet companies are trying to contain vaccine-related misinformation they have long helped spread. So far, their efforts at quarantine are falling short. The digital scrapbooking site Pinterest—which has been a leading online repository of vaccine misinformation—in 2017 took the seemingly drastic step of blocking all searches for the term […]