Soluble brain tumour drug ‘ten times’ more effective for treating cancer

SCIENTISTS have revealed that a new formula which includes soluble aspirin could be ten times more effective than other drugs in treating brain tumours The researchers, who said the drug could have ‘far reaching’ consequences for future treatments of brain tumours has been revealed at an international research meeting in Poland. Professor Geoff Pilkington and Dr Richard Hill, from the Brain Tumour Research Centre of Excellence at the University of Portsmouth have been collaborating with Innovate Pharmaceuticals who have developed […]

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For Everyone Married to Scoliosis

It’s too late to get a divorce from Scoliosis now. I have never had good posture. I would always slouch, use only one backpack strap, sit horribly, wear unsupportive shoes, etc. It didn’t come as shock to hear that I had scoliosis. For those who don’t know, scoliosis is the irregular curvature of the spine. After hitting a rather speedy growth spurt starting in about fourth grade, going on throughout middle school, my back became very limber and flexible. Unfortunately […]

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Little-Known Facts about Chronic Dizziness in Women

Dizziness may appear to be completely spontaneous and impossible to control, which makes it even harder to deal with. However, it doesn’t have to be a war against the unknown: these six facts will help you be better prepared for it, and even point you in the right direction to find relief. Save It’s caused by the Ears One of the most common causes of chronic dizziness is an inner-ear condition.Then inner ear plays an important role in maintaining internal […]

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Potential New Treatment for Osteoarthritis

Traditionally, treatment for osteoarthritis has been limited to relieving pain. Scientists have found hope that drugs used to treat osteoporosis may be useful in treating not only osteoarthritis (OA) pain, but cartilage damage as well. Osteoporosis is a condition in which bone tissue breaks down faster than it is replaced, causing the bones to become brittle and prone to fracture. Bisphosphonates, a class of drugs commonly prescribed for osteoporosis, work by inhibiting cells called osteoclasts that break down bone. Researchers believe […]

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Dyslexia in the General Education Classroom

The following passage is about dyslexia. I want you to assume that I will be asking you a comprehension question or two when you are done. You have one minute. Go! The bottob line it thit it doet exitt, no bitter whit nibe teotle give it (i.e. ttecific leirning ditibility, etc). In fict, iccording to Tilly Thiywitz (2003) itt trevilence it ictuilly one in five children, which it twenty tercent. How was that? Did you stumble on some words? Did […]

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8 things you should never say to someone with bipolar

While anxiety is slowly shaking off its stigma, bipolar (or manic depression) is still rarely talked about. And considering 5% of us could be suffering – according to charity Bipolar UK – it’s a conversation we should all be having. No surprise then that bipolar – which causes severe mood swings from massive highs to devastating lows – is often misunderstood. Here’s 7 things you should never say to someone with bipolar… 1. “Are you bipolar?” That’s like asking someone […]

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Divorce Without Remorse: When Your Ex Won’t Apologize

I see it all the time in my work with divorcing people: the anger, bitterness, and frustration felt when one partner betrays or deceives the other with little or no remorse for their actions. If you’re waiting for an apology or some explicit expression of remorse from your ex, pull up a comfortable chair and get ready to sit for a while. The ability to repent for an act of betrayal requires a level of evolution that most people never […]

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How Facial Paralysis Freed My Mind

One day 14 years ago, I woke up to find that my face was paralysed. My mouth was touching my right ear. I could not speak or eat with any dignity. The doctors said I had Bell’s palsy. They gave no clinical reasons why. I was a healthy 24-year-old girl. Never smoked and did not drink. Was super-healthy and exercised every day.   I suffered two days of utmost misery. But by the third day I decided, “Enough”. I was […]

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Fernando Torres released from hospital following horror head injury in Atletico Madrid’s draw with Deportivo

Fernando Torres has been released from hospital following his horror head injury sustained during Atletico Madrid’s draw against Deportivo. The former Liverpool man was able to leave hospital on Friday morning following final tests and the club have issued a statement to confirm the player’s health is good. ‘A cervical magnetic resonance has corroborated that Fernando Torres has no alterations or traumatic injuries after the blow to the head that he suffered on Thursday,’ the club wrote in statement ‘After […]

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12 Things You Should Never Say To or About a Thyroid Patient

It is a pleasure to include my friend and fellow thyroid advocate Sarah Downing at Hypothyroid Mom. Sarah volunteers as Blog Editor for the nonprofit organization ThyroidChange fighting for change for thyroid patients around the world. Written by Sarah Downing, The week it was published in 2010, this article ranked number three out of several hundred articles on thyroid disease featured on Google News. This article was written shortly after my diagnosis. I’m pleased to say that my health has progressed a […]

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