Researchers at University Hospitals Case Medical Center discovered that a mutation in the VSIG10L gene that appears to be associated with a susceptibility to familial Barrett esophagus. The mutation keeps normal esophageal lining from growing and maturing, leading to Barrett esophagus.
Mid-June until the end of August is peak blueberry season in North America. Blueberries are often called a “super food.” These tiny, flavorful berries do pack a lot of nutrition into a small bite.
According to a new study from University of Rochester Medical Center of 236 advanced cancer patients, more than half of patients (68%) rated their odds of survival differently than their doctors did. Of this group, only 10% knew that their view differed from their doctor.
Amusement parks are a fantastic source of family fun during the summer. Maybe you are planning a special trip to Disney World? Maybe you have season passes to Six Flags?
What is America’s favorite dessert? Ice cream is definitely in the running! What are the top 5 ice cream flavors? Answer: vanilla, chocolate, cookies ‘n cream, strawberry and mint chocolate chip.
As a parent receiving a cancer diagnosis, one of your first thoughts may be about how to tell your children. Children are very perceptive, no matter their age.