Stem Cells To Cure Sickle Cell

Ten years ago, wed just tell them, sorry you have no family member. We cant transplant you, Shalini Shenoy, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Medical Director, Pediatric Stem Cell Transplant Program, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis Children’s Hospital, told Ivanhoe. Dr. Shalini Shenoy is studying a new option for patients without related donors. To…

Anemia Basics

Is Anemia A Running Epidemic? The Basics of Iron-Deficiency Anemia Anemia is also sometimes called iron-poor blood. Without adequate iron, your body cant produce enough hemoglobin, a protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the body. Women are at higher risk for this type of anemia, because…

How Tomato-rich Diet Reduces Breast,prostate Cancer Risk

The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism shows how analysis of 70 postmenopausal women for 20 weeks demonstarted the potential of lycopene to reduce breast cancer risk. In the stydy, for the first 10 weeks, the women were required to follow a tomato-rich diet. This involved consuming a minimum of 25 mg of lycopene each…