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What Can I Do About Vaginal Dryness?
When Pat (now 71) was in her 40s, her vaginal dryness became so severe that the vaginal tissue would flare…
Hispanic Health Risks
This month, we celebrate what makes Hispanic heritage wonderful and unique. We’d like to bring up another way to acknowledge…
New Chemo Drug Rylaze Offers Treatment for Children’s Leukemia
A new chemotherapy drug promises to treat some patients with pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) who have been unable to…
Should Cancer Patients Get the COVID-19 Vaccine?
May 26 Update: Only 62.6% of patients taking methotrexate, an immunosuppressant drug used in some cancer patients, mounted an effective…
Breast Cancer, Osteoporosis and Cardio Health
Less medicine and a little less food are the themes for keeping healthy this week. Be well. Breast Cancer…
Panel Says Routine Prostate Cancer Screening Unnecessary for Most Men
Most men do not need to undergo routine testing for prostate cancer because the benefit of doing so is small…
Quick Hits: Dangerous Side Effects With Some Diabetes Drugs, Vitamin D Doesn’t Curb Cancer & More
Switching from metformin – the standard drug treatment for type 2 diabetes – to sulfonylureas – a second-line treatment for diabetes…
Frequent Follow-Up Testing for Colorectal Cancer Unnecessary
Frequent follow-up testing did not improve the survival rate among patients with stage II or III colorectal cancer (CRC), according…
Quick Hits: Drugmakers Fail on Postmarket Studies and Cancer Therapies That Aren’t Breakthroughs
Fewer than half of postmarketing studies required for drugs granted accelerated approval (AA) have been completed . A study evaluated whether…
Many Women Shun Preventive Breast Cancer Meds
Six in 7 women shun a medication that may reduce their risk of breast cancer because some do not trust…
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