When constipation becomes an emergency for cancer patients

submitted by: mdanderson
More than 50% of palliative care cancer patients have serious issues with constipation leading to emergency room visits. It’s important for cancer patients to bring up concerns about constipation with their oncologists, but some are reluctant, says Knox Todd, M.D., department chair in Emergency Medicine at MD Anderson. In this podcast, Todd discusses causes, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of cancer-related constipation and makes suggestions for how to avoid associated emergency room...

Should we focus on Cures or is it better to focus on uplifting lives

submitted by: Johnny Pietersen
http://www.biogetica.com - This video discusses the cure controversies across different systems of medicine. Natural medicine systems like Ayurveda and Homeopathy rarely get into the duality of whether a certain ailment can be cured. Allopathy on the other hand often does and lands up in a situation where very few ailments or diseases can be cured. Is it productive or counter-productive to focus on finding cures? Is it better to focus on curing people or keeping them well? IF you were no...

Antibody Detection and Viral Cures

submitted by: Johnny Pietersen
http://www.biogetica.com - This Video discusses how the presence of Anti-bodies is linked to Viruses. Antibodies are created by your body to fight a virus. These specific anti-bodies are tell tale signs of past or present viral infections or vaccinations. Blood tests do not actually detect the virus; instead they look for antibodies (the body's immune response) in the blood. The presence of life long anti-bodies is now used to label viruses as incurable. Once you've had a certain virus you...