Tag: cancer drugs

Ask Dr. Etingin: Stopping Diarrhea; Acid Reflux

Q. Can you give me any information about what stops diarrhea, especially when you don’t know what is causing it? Are there any sure-fire cures?
A. As you suggest, what stops diarrhea often depends on what’s causing the problem. A variety of medications, including antibiotics, certain cancer drugs, and antacids with

Add the DASH Diet to the List of Gout Remedies

Add the DASH Diet to the List of Gout Remedies

Gout is a form of arthritis in which a build-up of uric acid in the body results in deposits of sharp crystals forming in the joints. It typically affects the big toe, although gout also can affect other joints. People with gout also are more likely to suffer from kidney

What Is Osteoporosis?

What Is Osteoporosis?

It’s a question that should concern all women: “What is osteoporosis?” Yet it also should concern men, who may not be aware they also could be at risk for the disease.
What Is Osteoporosis? It Starts With an Imbalance
You may not realize that your bones—like all your body tissues—are metabolically active,

A New Specialty: Cardio-Oncology

Imagine being cured of cancer, only to learn the treatment that saved your life caused you to develop heart failure. Or perhaps your risk factors for heart disease spiral out of control when you begin chemotherapy. More concerning: What if your doctor suggests you stop your cancer treatment because it’s

3. Dementia

MCI to Dementia
Progressing from MCI to dementia means the difference between forgetting names, dates, or what you intended to buy at the supermarket, and having significant trouble functioning in your day-to-day life. The progression of MCI to dementia can alter many aspects of who you are, including your memory, personality

Anti-Cancer Compounds Target Leukemia, Lymphoma Blood Cancers

A new class of small-molecule compounds (MMRI) that appear suitable for development of leukemia- and lymphoma-targeted therapies has been discovered by a research team led by Dr. Xinjiang Wang, from the Roswell Park Cancer Institute’s Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics in Buffalo, NY.
Researchers found that this new class of compounds

What You Must Know About Low Magnesium Symptoms

What You Must Know About Low Magnesium Symptoms

Magnesium plays a vital role in your health, participating in more than 300 enzymatic reactions. Sadly, up to half of Americans are deficient in magnesium and they don’t even know it. What about you? Could you have low magnesium symptoms?

What You Must Know About Low Magnesium Symptoms

Magnesium plays a vital role in your health, participating in more than 300 enzymatic reactions. Sadly, up to half of Americans are deficient in magnesium and they don’t even know it. What about you? Could you have low magnesium symptoms?

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