Preventive Care Is Life Line Screenings Specialty

July 8, 2017

Over 2 million people die every year due to chronic diseases. Some of these diseases can be prevented if the conditions were properly monitored. Modern medicine has come a long way and while death and diseases will continue, these tools can make the quality of life better and keep people in the know on their […]

Mikhail Blagosklonny – The Professor of Oncology

March 6, 2017

Mikhail Blagosklonny has been a Professor of Oncology at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute since April of 2009. He earned his medical degree in internal medicine and PhD from the First Pavlov State Medical University of St. Petersburg. He has been a professor of medicine at New York Medical College and a senior research scientist […]

Sergio Cortes Investigates Implications of Zika Virus

March 1, 2016

The mosquito transmitted zika virus was first discovered in the early 1940s in Africa. The disease may cause fevers, rashes, and muscle and joint pain and, while it seems to have originated in African countries, has quickly spread to certain areas in Asia. Sergio Cortes reports that the rapid circulation of the disease has caused […]

Science confirms, eating chocolate linked to ‘lower heart disease and stroke risk’.

June 16, 2015

A study conducted by the University of Aberdeen found that eating a moderate amount of chocolate every day is linked to a lower risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke. Researchers reviewed the eating habits of more than 20,000 middle-aged and elderly people. The findings were published in the British Medical Journal’s “Heart” magazine stated the […]

Boys Who Smoke Marijuana are Shorter Than Boys Who Don’t

June 7, 2015

New research has discovered that young boys who smoke marijuana before they reach puberty are shorter than their peers who do not smoke marijuana. The weed smoking that is promoted as being relaxing and enjoyable actually stresses the body of a young prepubescent boy. The stress on the yet under-developed body of a young boy […]

Scientists Working on CyberLegs to help Amputees Walk Again

March 24, 2015

A team of Italian researchers have been working on “a new type of bionic leg,” for the last three years. This study is part of a European project called “Cyberlegs” whose objective is to improve the living conditions of transfemoral amputees. This project, coordinated by the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, combines two types of […]

Frankie, the Cancer Sniffing Canine, Detects Cancer in Human Urine

March 13, 2015

Dogs are becoming man’s best friend in many more ways than just emotionally. Already being used by law enforcement and as rehabilitation aides, dogs, with their fierce sniffing skills, are again being utilized in the health field in new, meaningful ways. In comparison to a humans smelling abilities with only five million scent receptors, a […]

All-Girls College Now Accepting Transgender Women

March 6, 2015

According to the story on, Wellsley, the all-girls liberal arts college in Boston, has agreed to accept transgender women into their program. The school announced the news in the letter that goes out to those within the school community. Many in the community, including the professors, students, alumni, and staff praised the decision. The […]

Aspirin Resistance Causes Worse Strokes

February 25, 2015

An aspirin a day helps keep the strokes away. That is, unless you are aspirin resistant. A new study from Brian Torchin shows that people whose body does not respond to aspiring may have worse strokes than those who don’t take aspirin at all. Taking a low-dose daily aspirin has long been prescribed to patients […]

HPV Vaccine Offers Protection Against 9 Types of Cancer

February 24, 2015

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, the old adage teaches us. Imaging suggests the recent outbreak of measles has taught us first hand that this wise old adage is still relevant for today. If a vaccine can prevent a destructive, potentially lethal, disease from developing in our body, why not take […]