It’s Never Too Early or Too Late to Reduce Your Skin Cancer Risk
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by MDN
2d ago
Use a broad-spectrum (UVA/UVB) sunscreen with an SPF of 15 or higher every day. For extended outdoor activity, use a water-resistant, broad-spectrum (UVA/UVB) sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or higher.  Image for illustration purposes Mega Doctor News Skin Cancer Foundation New York, NY – Skin cancer is a disease that affects people of every age, gender and ethnicity. One in five Americans will develop skin cancer by the age of 70; in fact, more people are diagnosed with skin cancer each year in the U.S. than all other cancers combined.   But there is good news: skin cance ..read more
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New Imaging Software Improves Lung Diagnosis For 30% Of Patients Who Can’t Tolerate Contrast Dye
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by MDN
2d ago
A single-photon emission computerized tomography (SPECT) scan uses a radioactive substance (Techne gas) and a special camera to create lung images. CT-derived functional imaging is a novel image processing method without the need for inhalation of special gas or injection of contrast. This image shows close similarities between areas of lung function obtained on same patient with CTFI and SPECT. Image Source Credit: Corewell Health via Newswise Mega Doctor News By Corewell Health Newswise — Southfield, Mich., May 17, 2024 – For up to 30% of patients who are allergic to medical contra ..read more
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Local Nonprofit Provides Single Mothers at STC With Affordable Housing
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by MDN
2d ago
South Texas College Associate Degree in Nursing student Maria Luisa Quintana has found peace of mind thanks to Christian’s Manor, a local nonprofit organization that provides affordable housing and support services for single parents pursuing a higher education. STC Image Texas Border Business Only a few months ago, South Texas College Nursing student Maria Luisa Quintana and her two children were living in her car sleeping in parking lots and signing up for shelter waitlists that were too long for her to even have hope, but thanks to Christian’s Manor in San Juan, Quintana now has a roof over ..read more
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STC Sends Off More Than 250 Health Care Professionals into The Workforce
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by MDN
2d ago
South Texas College recently hosted numerous pinning ceremonies to commemorate more than 250 Nursing and Allied Health spring 2024 graduates. STC Image Mega Doctor News By Selene Rodriguez   A significant tradition in the journey of health care professionals around the world, South Texas College recently hosted numerous pinning ceremonies to commemorate more than 250 Nursing and Allied Health spring 2024 graduates, who are about to join the workforce, honoring their dedication to make a difference and help save lives. “Even before I became the President of this remarkable institution ..read more
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Celebrating Women’s Health Week, May 12th-18th
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by MDN
3d ago
Taking care of yourself includes caring for your physical, mental, social, and emotional health. There’s a lot that you can do – from practicing healthy habits to making and keeping all health care appointments. Practice healthy behaviors to get the care you need. Image for illustration purposes Mega Doctor News National Women’s Health Week starts each year on Mother’s Day. This health observance encourages women and girls to make their health a priority. This year’s theme is dedicated to empowering women to take charge of their health journeys and shining a light on health issues unique ..read more
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Surprising Health Benefits of Pickles
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by MDN
3d ago
Czerwony said pickles generally offer fiber, antioxidants as well as vitamins to support eye and heart health. Image for illustration purposes Mega Doctor News CLEVELAND CLINIC – There’s nothing like the crunch of a pickle on a good burger, but does the cookout staple have any health benefits? “When it comes to the health benefits of pickles, it depends on the kind of pickle as well as the consumer,” explained Beth Czerwony, RD, registered dietitian for Cleveland Clinic. “It’s important to be mindful of any health conditions to determine how healthy pickles are for you, or how often ..read more
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U.S. Overdose Deaths Decrease in 2023
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by MDN
3d ago
There were an estimated 107,543 overdose deaths in the United States in 2023, according to the CDC. 111,029 deaths were reported in 2022.  Image for illustration purposes Mega Doctor News Newswise — According to the Centers for Disease Control, preliminary data shows drug overdose deaths decreased by three percent in 2023. This would be the first annual decrease in drug overdose deaths since 2018.  There were an estimated 107,543 overdose deaths in the United States in 2023, according to the CDC. 111,029 deaths were reported in 2022.  Nebraska, Kansas, Indiana and Maine saw ..read more
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Pioneering gene therapy restores deaf toddler’s hearing
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by MDN
3d ago
A UK toddler born deaf can now hear unaided, after a groundbreaking gene-therapy treatment. Opal Sandy was treated shortly before her first birthday – and six months on, can hear sounds as soft as a whisper and is starting to talk, saying words such as “Mama”, “Dada” and “uh-oh”. Given as an infusion into the ear, the therapy replaces faulty DNA causing her type of inherited deafness. The trial is recruiting patients in the UK, US and Spain. The post Pioneering gene therapy restores deaf toddler’s hearing appeared first on Mega Doctor News ..read more
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STC Graduate Represents The RGV in Washington D.C.
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by MDN
4d ago
Empowered by the remarkable support received at South Texas College, graduate Aliyah Garcia was recently chosen to represent the Rio Grande Valley at the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Capitol Hill 2024 event in Washington D.C. STC Image Mega Doctor News By Selene Rodriguez Empowered by the remarkable support received at South Texas College, spring 2024 graduate Aliyah Garcia was recently chosen to represent the Rio Grande Valley at the 2024 American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Capitol Hill Day, an advocacy event in Washington D.C. Among a select group of licensed physica ..read more
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Inside the Breakthrough Injection that Targets Cancer, HIV, and More
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by MDN
4d ago
What if a simple injection could instruct your body to destroy diseases like cancer or HIV? This remarkable possibility could soon become reality thanks to pioneering research at Penn Medicine. Dr. Carl June and Dr. Drew Weissman are collaborating to modify messenger RNA (mRNA) to program cells to produce powerful cancer-killing CAR T-cells directly inside the body. By combining mRNA technology with CAR T-cells, this breakthrough treatment could be administered via direct injection like a standard drug. The simplified, affordable nature expands its potential to treat not just cancer but autoim ..read more
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