Posts tagged “Cancer”

Beauty Tips Seminar Held For Cancer Sufferers

March 22nd, 2011
Beauty Tips Seminar Held For Cancer Sufferers

A seminar was held recently for women who worry about how they can look after themselves during and after chemotherapy. One of the most frequently asked questions it seems by women undergoing chemotherapy is: Will I lose my hair? Since looking and feeling good is of paramount importance for everyone, in particular women, it was […]

Losing hair an inspiration to start a new business

March 4th, 2011
Losing hair an inspiration to start a new business

An American entrepreneur Carrie Bell lost her hair after being diagnosed with Grave’s Disease. As a result she decided to cover her head, but found that what was available was at best rather poor, at worst non-existent. Carrie, a Golf lover decided to see whether she could offer other women suffering from hair loss the […]

Accused Man Manufactured Hair Loss Symptoms

February 28th, 2011
Accused Man Manufactured Hair Loss Symptoms

Loss of hair is for most people something that they would not willingly wish to happen. However it is something that criminals are prepared to do if it helps them succeed. One such person is a man who is on trial for murder, and is reported to have manufactured symptoms of cancer which include loss […]

Cancer Drug Possible New Treatment For Eye Disease

February 22nd, 2011
Cancer Drug Possible New Treatment For Eye Disease

A recent study suggests that a drug normally used for treating cancer may be useful in helping premature babies at risk of going blind from premature retinopathy. Not just that, the drug treatment is thought to be a better and cheaper solution than laser therapy. The results of the study are astounding in fact, with […]

Cancer Nurse Has Her Own Cancer Scare

February 22nd, 2011
Cancer Nurse Has Her Own Cancer Scare

A Scottish nurse who spent most of her time advising women to examine themselves for lumps had her own scare recently. Luckily however, the nurse did the right thing and had treatment. One year on she is all clear, but she did say it was one of the hardest things she had to face in […]

Woman Sacked For Shaving Her Hair

February 18th, 2011
Woman Sacked For Shaving Her Hair

A Canadian woman lost her job simply because she shaved her hair as an act of support for her uncle, who is suffering from Cancer. Despite wearing head scarves, the lady’s employer said it wasn’t enough. For its part, the company owner said that her shaven head (even covered) was not conducive to image the […]

Hair loss, friendship and solidarity

February 16th, 2011
Hair loss, friendship and solidarity

Losing hair at any time of life can and often is devastating. But two people decided to lose theirs to demonstrate friendship and solidarity with their friend at an awful time in her life. Adele Marshall was diagnosed with Lymphoma, who during treatment would lose her hair. Without turning a hair, Adele’s friends – Rachel […]

What Repealing the US Healthcare Bill Really Means for Rural America

January 14th, 2011
What Repealing the US Healthcare Bill Really Means for Rural America

It’s been a rocky ride for the United States’ history-making President Obama. From a storybook campaign and election to outright obstinacy in Congress, President Obama has held strong and has continued to push for reform in much of the American way of life, including the controversial healthcare reform. Now, many of the achievements from the […]

Ground breaking treatment could help infertile women

December 29th, 2010
Ground breaking treatment could help infertile women

Doctors in India are planning to carry out an innovative new procedure, that if successful could help infertile women all over the world. IVF experts at Army’s Research and Referral Hospital in Delhi have discovered a way of implanting an ovary in a woman’s forearm, allowing her to grow her own eggs there instead of […]

Lords debate cancer with private insurance

December 28th, 2010
Lords debate cancer with private insurance

Members of the House of Lords recently debated the policies of private medical insurers in dealing with cancer patients, condemning them as “vague and confusing”. Lord Crisp, an independent crossbench peer, made a long speech on the issue, quoting the instance of a friend who was diagnosed with cancer, only to be told limits existed […]

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