While all itching skin problems are not eczema, more than 30 million Americans have it. Roughly 10-20% of us develop some form in infancy or childhood. Appearances and location depend on the age of onset. Infants can show skin changes anywhere on the body, however, onset childhood starts at skin … [Read more...] about October is Eczema Awareness Month
A while back I blogged about a 'liquid biopsy' - a blood test that looked for gene mutations to detect if the 'on' or off' 'methyl' groups were attached to DNA to make cells go crazy and generate 'cancer' cells. Clever I said, but now there is another approach -a 'next-gen' approach -that looks for … [Read more...] about Skip Liquid Biopsies For Cancer Detection – Check DNA!
Haloween is the time to stock up on tricks and treats. Most of us go for the latter, enjoying the memories (good and bad) as we stroll down the candy aisle. A caution though avoid black licorice. The FDA reports "If you’re 40 or older, eating 2 ounces of black licorice a day for at least 2 weeks … [Read more...] about Black Licorice Can Kill
News: Phase III study completed on nasal testosterone. Indications - so far on the label is for males with hypogonadism (small male genitalia) doses (4-8 hours) allows for the maintenance of testicular testosterone production and sperm production. Nasal does not suppress a man's natural testosterone … [Read more...] about Nasal Testosterone
Some may have noticed a hiatus in my blogging. I owe you an explanation! August 9th I went ‘under the knife’ for the second time in my life. I have enjoyed good health, over my many years but my back has been talking and recently screaming so much that if I did not have surgical intervention I would … [Read more...] about Surviving Surgery