Chemotherapy Found to Reactivate Dormant Cancer Cells in Surrounding Breast Tissues: Study

Chemotherapy Linked to Reactivation of Dormant Cancer Cells in Surrounding Tissues, Study Finds A recent study published in the academic journal PLOS Biology has revealed that chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer can inadvertently reactivate dormant cancer cells in the surrounding tissues. The research team focused on Docetaxel, a commonly used drug in anti-cancer chemotherapy, to […]

Chicken and Beer: How Excessive Consumption Can Lead to Gout

Office workers often find solace in indulging in a plate of chicken and a refreshing glass of beer after a long day at work. However, one must exercise caution, as overconsumption of these delights can lead to the development of gout. Excessive drinking can elevate uric acid levels in the body, which is a contributing […]

The Impact of Seasonal Temperature Changes on the Risk of Stroke: Understanding the Importance of Rehabilitation Treatment

During times of seasonal changes with significant fluctuations in daily temperatures, the risk of developing cerebrovascular disease, such as stroke, increases. One key reason for the influence of external factors, like temperature variations, on strokes is the impact they have on the constriction and relaxation of blood vessels. For instance, when transitioning from a warm […]

Continuous Use of Antihypertensive Drugs Reduces Risk of Dementia Among Elderly, Study Finds

Elderly individuals who consistently take antihypertensive medications have been found to have a reduced risk of developing dementia, according to recent research findings. The study, which was published in ‘JAMA Network Open,’ revealed that the risk of dementia was 26% lower in older adults who maintained a continuous antihypertensive drug regimen compared to those who […]

The Risks of Excessive Chicken and Beer Consumption: Link to Gout

Office workers often find solace in indulging in a post-work ritual of enjoying chicken and beer. However, it is important to exercise caution, as excessive consumption of these beloved treats can potentially lead to the development of gout. Excessive alcohol intake can elevate uric acid levels, which in turn contributes to the onset of gout […]

New Type of Vaccine Shows Promise in Treating and Preventing Autoimmune Diseases

New Type of Vaccine Successfully Developed to Treat Autoimmune Diseases A groundbreaking study published in the esteemed academic journal ‘Nature Biomedical Engineering’ reports the development of a novel vaccine that shows promising potential in preventing and treating autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis, type 1 diabetes, and Crohn’s disease. The research team from the Pritzker […]

The Rising Threat of Obesity: Understanding the Complications and Importance of Prevention

Obesity is increasingly recognized as a significant threat to the health of modern society, often referred to as the root cause of many diseases. Defined as an excess accumulation of fat tissue in the body, obesity can lead to various complications that require special attention. Among the complications commonly associated with obesity are high blood […]

Understanding Osteoporosis: Causes, Risks, and Treatment Options

The Main Cause of Declining Bone Health: Osteoporosis By Junsu Kim, Medical Reporter Osteoporosis is a prevalent condition characterized by a decrease in bone density, which significantly increases the risk of fractures. Bones are constantly undergoing a cycle of tissue creation and breakdown, where osteoblasts create new bone and osteoclasts break down old bone. The […]