Tag Archives: Common

Common Cold Virus Completely Eliminates Tumor In Patient With Bladder Cancer

A strain of the common cold virus has been used to treat people with bladder cancer in the U.K., with impressive early results. Photo credit: Getty royalty-free Getty A strain of the common cold virus has been used to treat patients with a type of bladder cancer, completely removing any trace of disease in one patient. The… Read More »

4 Common Signs You Need To Schedule An Eye Exam

Photo Credit: Shutterstock by Robert James It’s estimated that 61% of the population require reading or visual aids, so while it’s not a rare health condition, it’s certainly a complex one, as the signs that you need eye care assistance aren’t always obvious. These visual aids can include wearing glasses full time, wearing prescription reading… Read More »

Pharmacists warn of a 'surge' in shortage of common medicines

Pharmacists say they are struggling to obtain many common medicines including painkillers and anti-depressants. This is leaving patients complaining of delays in getting hold of drugs and pharmacists paying over the odds for common medicines. The BBC has found there has been a big rise in the number of drugs on the “shortage of supply”… Read More »

Common pain relievers may worsen C. difficile infection

A study finds that certain pain relievers may promote Clostridium difficile infection. The results may help improve the management of the condition and its symptoms. Clostridium difficile infection is relatively common and can be serious. Clostridium difficile, also called C. difficile or C. diff, is a bacterium that causes inflammation of the colon. This health… Read More »