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Although less a sign of HIV infection than it was at the beginning of the AIDS epidemic, KS remains the most common—and treatable—form of cancer in people with HIV.
Dealing with pain is one of the most challenging aspects of living with cancer. Knowledge, understanding, and compassion tend to increase together.
There is a range of remedies for treating the nausea and vomiting that often accompany chemo- and radiation therapy for cancer, which is important for more than comfort.
Even a critic of a recent study on the fermentation process in cancer progression still finds the data “incredible”—in that it may point to a sugar-cancer link.
Even before hurricanes ravaged the American Gulf Coast, citizens were becoming aware of their exposure to industrial carcinogens; America's "new" EPA is there for the industrialists.
While it remains relatively rare, testicular cancer is on the rise, and men can perform regular self-testing.
The Hollywood star's voluntary risk-reducing mastectomy has increased genetic testing and encouraged women to consider all options.
Public-heath concerns about a coming anal cancer "epidemic," particularly among HIV-infected men, include recommendations about how to head the epidemic off.
There’s ample evidence that obesity is a significant factor in getting cancer, and ample information about how to reduce that risk.
Researchers re-examine the "seed" and "soil" archetypes to enhance patient-centered cancer treatment.
A new gene therapy using a patient's own cells, genetically modified, becomes a promising second-line treatment for child leukemia, and possibly other cancers.
Based on laboratory findings, researchers express hope that modifications to the Zika virus -- deadly to the brains of infants -- could be used to treat aggressive brain cancers in adults.
The Power Of Self-coaching: The Five Essential Steps To Creating The Life You Want
A proven five-step program for reconnecting with the innate capacity for happiness, The Power of Self-Coaching gives you what you need to: * Identify learned patterns of thought and feelings that are making you unhappy * Use Dr. Luciani's celebrated Self-Talk techniques to develop new, healthy ways of thinking and feeling * Eliminate boredom, hopelessness, chronic fatigue, and emotional numbness from your life * Tap your full creative, intellectual, and emotional potential and live the rich, rewarding life you want and deserve
Persuasive Technology: Using Computers to Change What We Think and Do
Can computers change what you think and do? Can they motivate you to stop smoking, persuade you to buy insurance, or convince you to join the Army? "Yes, they can," says Dr. B.J. Fogg, director of the Persuasive Technology Lab at Stanford University. Fogg has coined the phrase "Captology"(an acronym for computers as persuasive technologies) to capture the domain of research, design, and applications of persuasive computers. In this thought-provoking book, based on nine years of research in captology, Dr. Fogg reveals how Web sites, software applications, and mobile devices can be used to change people's attitudes and behavior.
Acupuncture for Beginners
Acupuncture is an ancient medical procedure that has been adopted by modern medicine. It is derived from traditional Chinese medicine thus it has been around for thousands of years. Traditional ancient medicine believes that the body is made up of energy called qi. Blockage of qi results to disorders and other health problems. Acupuncture uses needles to unblock all energy points in the body.There are many benefits of acupuncture and if you want to take advantage of this alternative treatment, then this book will serve as your guide.
Rabid: A Cultural History of the World's Most Diabolical Virus
A maddened creature, frothing at the mouth, lunges at an innocent victim—and, with a bite, transforms its prey into another raving monster. It’s a scenario that underlies our darkest tales of supernatural horror, but its power derives from a very real virus, a deadly scourge known to mankind from our earliest days. In this fascinating exploration, journalist Bill Wasik and veterinarian Monica Murphy chart four thousand years in the history, science, and cultural mythology of rabies.