Month: May 2018

Why divorce is bad for your health (like, really bad)

Why divorce is bad for your health (like, really bad)

We already know divorce can be bad for your check book and your emotional health. It turns out, it can be bad for your physical health, too. A new study published in the Annals of Behavioral Medicine, an academic journal, suggests people who divorce have a greater likelihood of smoking […]

FDA approves first stand-alone prosthetic iris in the US

FDA approves first stand-alone prosthetic iris in the US

May 30, 2018 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the first stand-alone prosthetic iris in the United States, a surgically implanted device to treat adults and children whose iris (the colored part of the eye around the pupil) is completely missing or damaged due to a congenital condition […]

40% less cancer cases if tobacco banned: Experts

40% less cancer cases if tobacco banned: Experts

JAIPUR: One who smokes might not be aware that tobacco is the single most preventable cause of cancer. Health experts say that if tobacco is eliminated, 30-40% cases of cancer can be prevented. “Lung cancer is the most common cancer in the country. Eight per cent of lung cancer is […]

Cartilage Cell Therapy for knee pain

Cartilage Cell Therapy for knee pain

By Express News Service KOCHI:Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation (ACI) or Cartilage Cell Therapy, a revolutionary cell-based treatment method, is very successful in treating acute knee pain and has been increasingly used of late, said Dr Jacob Varghese, Senior Consultant and HOD, Director of Orthopedic Centre and Department of Joint Replacement and […]

World Multiple Sclerosis day spreads awareness

World Multiple Sclerosis day spreads awareness

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – May 30 is World Multiple Sclerosis Day, which aims to bring awareness to the disease. MS has no cure. According to the National MS Society, 2.6 million people are living with multiple sclerosis. “A lot of people have a misconception because you look good. You […]

Op-ed: Our commitment to a tobacco-free Utah

Huntsman Cancer Institute A view of the Huntsman Cancer Institute. In commemoration of World No Tobacco Day on May 31, HCI joins the World Health Organization and other global partners to affirm our commitment to a tobacco-free world, and specifically, to a tobacco-free Utah. Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University […]