Complementary Cancer Therapies ‘Do More Harm Than Good’

Cancer patients should tell their doctors if they are taking herbal products because some of the ingredients could stop their treatment working, a cancer conference has heard. Garlic, ginger and ginkgo pills, for example, can delay the healing of skin wounds when breast cancer spreads….

Portuguese Doctor Suspended After Baby Born Without A Face

A Portuguese obstetrician has been suspended after a baby was born without a nose, eyes or part of his skull. The parents of baby Rodrigo had not been aware of their son’s severe physical abnormalities until he was born earlier this month. Medical council officials…

CDC Gives Vaping-Related Lung Illnesses A Name

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention late last week issued a new name for the vaping-related lung illness that has sickened more than 1,000 people and killed at least 26. DOCTOR SAYS VAPING COULD MAKE YOU MORE SUSCEPTIBLE TO THE FLU In its Morbidity and…

Most Plastic Products Contain Potentially Toxic Chemicals, Study Reveals

Most of the plastics that consumers encounter in daily life—including plastic wrap, bath mats, yogurt containers, and coffee cup lids—contain potentially toxic chemicals, according to a new study published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology. The researchers behind the study analyzed 34 everyday plastic…

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