Health

Stopping diabetes can begin with a single step

(ARA) – Do you or a loved one have diabetes? Have you lost someone close to you to diabetes? If you or a loved one suffer from diabetes, or if you’ve lost someone close due to the disease, you know just how important it is to take strides to stop diabetes. Step Out! On Saturday, October 15 you can Walk to Stop Diabetes at the American Diabetes Association’s signature fundraising ... »

Zerona – The New Laser Free Weight Loss Treatment

By Annette Pinder Perhaps you have seen it on TV. It has been on Rachel Ray, Dr. Oz, and others. If you did, you might have thought this latest weight loss technology sounds like a gimmick. After all, how could six 40-minute treatments possibly shrink body fat and inches?  Buffalo cardiovascular surgeon Dr. Hratch Karamanoukian, says he and his nurse practitioner, Jenna Goldsmith, NP were hig... »

Depression Without Medicine – New Treatment at Dent Neurological Institute

Depression is a devastating brain illness that affects millions of Americans, their families and even their employers. People with depression may exhibit such symptoms as problems with sleep, appetite, level of energy, and concentration. They may show a lack of motivation, unusual feelings of guilt, and experience sadness or irritability. This is now well understood to be a problem in how the brai... »

New DENT Dizziness and Balance Center Brings Hope, World Class Diagnostics and Treatment

by Annette Pinder Have you ever felt dizzy or lightheaded? Lost your balance? Experienced vertigo (a feeling of spinning)?  One in 3 people will have dizziness or balance dysfunction during their life time. They are the number 1 complaint of patients over age 70 and number 3 complaint of all patients (after headache and lower back pain). Twenty million Americans visit the emergency room each ... »

Don’t Wait for New Warnings: Quit Today

The New York State Smokers’ Quitline, located at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, applauds the U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s announced graphic cigarette health warnings. The gruesome pictorial warnings tell the hard truth about smoking in a way that will be hard for smokers to escape. Importantly, the new FDA warnings also included the government’s 1-800-QUITNOW toll-free phone number, which... »

New Breakthrough Treatment for Depression

  by Annette Pinder   Depression is a devastating brain illness that affects millions of Americans, their families and even their employers. People with depression may exhibit such symptoms as problems with sleep, appetite, level of energy, and concentration. They may show a lack of motivation, unusual feelings of guilt, and experience sadness or irritability. This is now well understood to b... »

New Cancer Treatment Comes to Buffalo

by Annette Pinder When I walked through the doors of CCS Oncology for a press conference announcing a new $5 million tumor targeting system – one of only ten in the United States, I had no idea what to expect. When I left I felt like I understood why people today may live longer. As I received the grand tour to learn about the new and most advanced tumor targeting system available today, I had the... »

Treatment with Oral Lenalidomide After Stem-Cell Transplant

MAINTENANCE TREATMENT WITH ORAL LENALIDOMIDE AFTER STEM-CELL TRANSPLANT IMPROVES MULTIPLE MYELOMA SURVIVAL, REDUCES RISK OF DISEASE PROGRESSIONRoswell Park Investigator Dr. Philip McCarthy Presents Data at the 13th International Myeloma Workshop BUFFALO, NY — Updated data from a National Cancer Institute-sponsored clinical trial conducted by the Cancer and Leukemia Group (CALGB) was presented May ... »

Breast Cancer Facts and Mammography Screening

Breast cancer, the second leading cause of cancer death (behind lung cancer) among American women, claimed the lives of more than 14,000 New York state women from 2003 through 2007, and a total of 70,000 new cases were diagnosed statewide from 2002 through 2006, according to a new report released by Univera Healthcare. To view the complete fact sheet, go towww.univerahealthcare.com/factsheets. »

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