KIMT WEB Covering Your Health

BWS: Rare Genetic Condition

MIAMI. (Ivanhoe Newswire) — Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome is a genetic condition that causes excessive growth. It’s linked to birth defects an…

GERD

Treatment for acid reflux

ORLANDO. (Ivanhoe Newswire) — Most of us will have a case of heartburn from time to time , but as many as 20 percent of all Americans live w…

FIGHTERS

Fighters and concussions

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (Ivanhoe Newswire) — The NFL has taken a lot of heat for not being more proactive about the long-term issue of concussions…

EPILEPSY

Epilepsy treatment

HACKENSACK, N.J. (Ivanhoe Newswire) — Three million Americans have epilepsy, a disorder that causes unexpected seizures. When the condition …

lung cancer vaccine

Lung cancer vaccine

BUFFALO, N.Y. (Ivanhoe Newswire) — Lung cancer is the number one killer in the U.S. Until now, treatment options have been limited. But rese…

CARTILAGE

Building cartilage in knees

TUCSON, Ariz. (Ivanhoe Newswire) — A University of Arizona researcher is growing cartilage from stem cells taken from fat tissue. He said th…

OVARIAN CANCER

Ovarian cancer treatment

BALTIMORE, Md. (Ivanhoe Newswire) — Doctors have used HIPEC, or heated chemotherapy, for years to treat certain abdominal cancers. Now resea…

KIMT WEB Covering Your Health

Covering Your Health – 7/18/16

BALTIMORE, Md. (Ivanhoe Newswire) — Robotic surgery allows doctors to operate through tiny incisions using controllers and specially designe…

CANCER TUMORS

Beads blast cancer tumors

MIAMI. (Ivanhoe Newswire) — A new type of Nano bead, a medical magnetic bead, offers better treatment for some liver cancers. It’s called th…