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  • Truck Accident On I70 Near Claysville Injures Three Truck Accident Lawyers

    March 22, 2017

    Truck Accident on I-70 Near Claysville Injures Three – Truck Accident Lawyers There was a truck accident on I-70 near Claysville today – August 22, 2008 – that injured three people.  The State Police reported that a truck was traveling westbound on I-70 when it lost control and crashed into cars traveling east on I-70.  The tractor-trailer […]

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  • Substance Present In Broccoli And Brussels Sprouts Found To Inhibit Cancer Growth

    March 22, 2017

    Substance present in broccoli and brussels sprouts found to inhibit cancer growth A chemical substance produced when digesting broccoli and brussels sprouts has the ability to block the growth of certain cancer cells.  The substance is called indole-3-carbinol (I3C). Laboratory and animal studies show that the I3C substance caused destruction of a necessary factor in […]

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  • Blood Test May Offer Early Diagnosis And Detection Of Colon Cancer

    March 22, 2017

    Blood test may offer early diagnosis and detection of colon cancer  The CRP blood test is a common test showing inflammation levels in the body.  CRP tests for levels of C-reactive protein, a substance produced in greater quantities by the liver when there is infection or inflammation present in the body.  The CRP test is […]

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  • Clostridium Difficle C Diff Strikes 1 In Every 100 Hospital Patients

    March 22, 2017

    Clostridium Difficle (C. Diff) Strikes 1 in every 100 Hospital Patients A new study reports that more than 1 in every 100 hospital patients are struck by Clostridium difficile, commonly called C. diff.  Of those patients, more than 94 percent had infections.  This bacteria can cause diarrhea, nausea and abdominal pain and sometimes leads to […]

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  • Wrongful Death Lawsuits

    March 22, 2017

    Wrongful Death Lawsuits The death of a loved one is always a traumatic event, and it is especially so when the death could have been prevented.  In many cases, families lose a source of emotional or financial support and are faced with medical bills, funeral and burial costs, loss of family income, loss of companionship […]

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  • Errors In Doctors Office Can Injure Patients

    March 22, 2017

    Errors in Doctor’s Office Can Injure Patients As pointed out in the recent study about errors in doctor’s offices, 60% of the errors related to the reporting of test results to the doctors.  Almost 25% of the errors were the result of test results being incomplete, lost or late. This often occurs because a doctor’s […]

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  • Heart Attacks Missed Because Doctors Blame Symptoms On Stress

    March 22, 2017

    Heart Attacks Missed Because Doctors Blame Symptoms on Stress The New York Times reports on two new studies that conclude that signs of heart disease are more likely to be blamed on stress when the patient is a woman. The presence of stress changed the way doctors interpreted a woman’s symptoms, prompting them to suggest […]

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  • Healthier Life Style Linked To Lower Risk Of Breast Cancer

    March 22, 2017

    Healthier lifestyle linked to a lower risk of breast cancer A newly released study indicates life style links to breast cancer risk.  The study compared breast cancer rates in North and South America.  It found that breast cancer rates in the United States are nearly double those seen in South American countries like Brazil.  The […]

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  • Bulletin Colon Cancer Update Includes Rectal Cancer Part Ii

    March 22, 2017

    Bulletin: Colon Cancer Update (includes Rectal Cancer) Part II  Do you have questions about whether the proper tests were done for colon or rectal cancer?  This time we outline some of the pros and cons of widely available tests. 1.  Fecal Occult Blood Test. (FOBT) Possible advantages: No cleansing of the colon is necessary.  Samples […]

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  • Study Finds Hormone Therapy Increases Risk Of Ovarian Cancer

    March 22, 2017

    Study Finds Hormone Therapy Increases Risk of Ovarian Cancer According to a recent study that was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, women who use hormone therapy after menopause may be at a higher risk of ovarian cancer. The researchers studied 909,946 Danish women, ages 50 to 79. Overall, 3,068 women developed […]

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