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The kidneys are two bean-shaped organs, located against the back muscles in the upper abdominal cavity just below the rib cage, one on each side of the spine. The kidneys detoxify the blood and aid the body in filtering out waste products through urine. Another primary function of the kidneys is to remove excess water …
Kidney Month: 10 Ways to Keep Your Kidneys Healthy
Concerned about your kidney health? In honor of National Kidney Month, we are sharing 10 tips that'll help you keep your kidneys healthy for the long run.
10 Common Habits That Damage the Kidneys
The kidneys purify the blood of unnecessary substances which are then discharged through the urethra.
10 Common Habits That Seriously Damage Your Kidneys
Our kidneys are super important for our health. Find here 10 common habits that may seriously damage your kidneys.
How To Keep Your Kidneys Healthy
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How to Make Jun: A Traditional Fermented Tea Made with Green Tea and Honey
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How to Create a Cancer Care Package
It's difficult to know how to help when you learn that a friend or co-worker has cancer. Donna Branson, director of patient and public education at Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah, offers tips to create a care package of useful items.
Cancer Care, Health Topics, Women’s Health
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month – and it serves as an annual reminder for women about the disease and how they can protect themselves against it.
What cancer care can learn from the NFL
Superbowl Sunday, basically a holiday in the U.S., could teach us more than how to tackle the quarterback. In an article by Forbes, Kathy Giusti and Richard G. Hamermesh, Founder of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, and Senior Fellow at Harvard Business School, explain how precision medicine can learn from the NFL.
How lessons from childhood cancer care could improve adult cancer care
By The Associated Press May 18, 2018 6:41 am 05/18/2018 06:41am Share (The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Leonard L. Berry, Texas A&M University ; Hetal Modi, Texas A&M University , and Tracey Danaher, Monash University (THE CONVERSATION) A cancer diagnosis is a firestorm that turns lives upside down. It may not be life-ending, but it…
Difference In What Medicare Spends On Cancer Care May Not Affect Survival Rates
Although Medicare spending for patients with advance cancers varies regionally, a new study suggests that those differences are not related to survival rates. The study, published Tuesday in the Jo…
Barry Russo Explains How Artificial Intelligence Programs Can Simplify Cancer Care
An artificial intelligence system can digest what would take a person 29 hours to read in about 30 seconds, so everything is right in front of providers at the point of care, says Barry Russo, chief executive officer of The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders.
Breast Cancer : Using targeted therapy and knowing which patients have genetic changes the drugs...
We are hoping that in 5-10 years, genetic testing or other forms of biomarker testing will be standard to identify those patients who will respond to targeted t
How Shared Decision Making Affects Cancer Care
“Two heads are better than one” is an idiom so old and often used that it borders on cliché. But as with most colloquial sayings, a kernel of truth is buried underneath. Combining forces to solve...
It takes a village: what makes a cancer care team
Individuals facing a cancer diagnosis often need the experience and skills of several different medical professionals to treat the disease. This is where a multidisciplinary care team comes in.
The 4 Uses of PSA for Prostate Cancer Care
PCRI Executive Director Mark Scholz, MD, gives a broad overview of how PSA is used for detecting and diagnosing prostate cancer and monitoring prostate cance...
Novel Therapies: How CAR T Cells and Biosimilars Are Changing Cancer Care
Clinical practice is in a constant state of evolution as new guidelines are released, drugs are approved for new indications, and technology reshapes the way care is delivered. Patients are also ...
How ONS and Oncology Nursing Are Helping to Define Big Data and Cancer Care
For oncology nurses, physicians, and care professionals, the importance of implementing tools to collect and analyze big data cannot be understated. Through collaboration and multidisciplinary tactics...
What You Need to Know About Personalized Cancer Care
The most promising advances in cancer treatment today center around personalized or precision medicine, but what exactly does that mean? We asked Dr. Fadlo Khuri, deputy director of the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, to explain the terms and help us understand who is benefitting from these types of treatment. Q: What is personalized …
How Campaign For Stanford Medicine Dollars Are Helping Transform Cancer Care
The Transforming Cancer Care initiative at Stanford Medicine was created to re-imagine the delivery of cancer care and shape the future of cancer science. In