14 Fad Diets You Shouldn’t Try

14 Fad Diets You Shouldn’t Try From the impractical to the downright dangerous, these diets aren’t your best choice for losing weight. via Diet & Fitness – Health.com: For more...

Secretary Shinseki – Please Notify Veterans There’s No Waiting List at the Zumwalt Mesothelioma Treatment Program in Los Angeles

Secretary Shinseki – Please Notify Veterans There’s No Waiting List at the Zumwalt Mesothelioma Treatment Program in Los Angeles Dear Secretary Shinseki, Zumwalt MesoTreatment Program The best...

Senator Flake and the FACT Act: What is Fair?

Senator Flake and the FACT Act: What is Fair? When U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) introduced the Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act of 2014 (S. 2319) to the Senate on May 12, he claimed...

Overweight, obese preschoolers lose more weight when parent is also treated

Overweight, obese preschoolers lose more weight when parent is also treated Primary care treatment of overweight and obese preschoolers works better when treatment targets both parent and child compared...

The ugly truth about summer allergies

The ugly truth about summer allergies Summer allergies can cause severe symptoms for some sufferers, and can be just as bad as the spring and fall seasons. Some unusual symptoms can leave you looking...

Six new genetic risk factors for Parkinson’s found

Six new genetic risk factors for Parkinson’s found Using data from over 18,000 patients, scientists have identified more than two dozen genetic risk factors involved in Parkinson’s disease,...

25 Surprising Ways to Lose Weight

25 Surprising Ways to Lose Weight We asked doctors, dietitians, and other experts to share their favorite diet tricks. via Diet & Fitness – Health.com: For more info: 25 Surprising Ways...

Advocate of the Month – July 2014

Advocate of the Month – July 2014 The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance would like to thank Abigail Cashelle for sharing her story of how mesothelioma touched her life. Abigail is a twenty-something...

Drug Interactions a Serious Health Concern

Drug Interactions a Serious Health Concern We live in an age where medical and pharmaceutical research is something we take for granted. The medical procedures and medications we rely on to maintain...

Insights into birds’ migration routes

Insights into birds’ migration routes By tracking hybrids between songbird species, investigators have found that migration routes are under genetic control and could be preventing interbreeding....

Genome analysis helps in breeding more robust cows

Genome analysis helps in breeding more robust cows Genome analysis of 234 bulls has put researchers on the trail of DNA variants which influence particular characteristics in breeding bulls. For example,...

Common herbal supplement can cause dangerous interactions with prescription drugs

Common herbal supplement can cause dangerous interactions with prescription drugs St. John’s wort, the leading complementary and alternative treatment for depression in the United States, can be dangerous...

11 Reasons Why You’re Not Losing Belly Fat

11 Reasons Why You’re Not Losing Belly Fat Belly fat won’t budge? Genetics, hormones, or easy-to-fix mistakes could be to blame. via Diet & Fitness – Health.com: For more info:...

Taking a Moment for Mesothelioma

Taking a Moment for Mesothelioma Mesothelioma is a rare and aggressive cancer that is primarily caused by asbestos exposure. To those who have never heard of the disease or have never known someone...

It’s About You: Lu Ann Cahn’s Story

It’s About You: Lu Ann Cahn’s Story via LBBC’s Blog:   We would like to introduce you to our blogging series, “It’s About You.” In addition to telling you their personal...

Leaf-mining insects destroyed with the dinosaurs, others quickly appeared

Leaf-mining insects destroyed with the dinosaurs, others quickly appeared After the asteroid impact at the end of the Cretaceous period that triggered the dinosaurs’ extinction and ushered in the...

Breakthrough drug-eluting patch stops scar growth, reduces scar tissues

Breakthrough drug-eluting patch stops scar growth, reduces scar tissues A new invention provides a simple, affordable and — most importantly — highly effective way for patients to self-treat...

11 Foods That Make You Hungrier

11 Foods That Make You Hungrier Do you ever get the feeling that your stomach’s a bottomless pit? These foods might actually be the problem. via Diet & Fitness – Health.com: For more...

Dr. Robert Cameron Chairs International Panel of Medical Specialists at 4th Annual Symposium on Lung-Sparing Therapies for Malignant Pleural…

Dr. Robert Cameron Chairs International Panel of Medical Specialists at 4th Annual Symposium on Lung-Sparing Therapies for Malignant Pleural… Dr. Robert Cameron The Pacific Meso Center,...

Changes in agriculture increase high river flow rates

Changes in agriculture increase high river flow rates Researchers have examined how changes in rainfall amounts and an increase in the amount of acreage used to grow such crops as corn and soybeans can...