Breast reconstruction surgery after mastectomy improves patients’ quality of life

Breast cancer is one of the cancers with the most treatment methods. Doctors can combine many methods to treat a patient depending on the stage of the disease, the biology of the tumour, the health status, and the wishes of the patient. Cancer treatments include surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, and immunotherapy, among others. — VNS

Henry Ford Cancer Institute Set To Begin Patient Care At Brigitte Harris Cancer Pavilion

“This is a transcendent moment in the fight against cancer,” said Steven Kalkanis, M.D., CEO of Henry Ford Medical Group and Chief Academic Officer of Henry Ford Health System. “At a time when our society has endured extraordinary challenges, the opening of this new Henry Ford Cancer Institute location in Detroit is a beacon of hope in the lives of […]

‘End of Life Care’: Gitmo Might Turn Into Rest Home as Prisoners Aging – Report

For more than a decade, the US military had to bring medical specialists to the prison to provide medical exams and treatment. There are 40 detainees still held at the camp, The Times reports. There are also 140 medical specialists who care for the detainees but also provide healthcare service for the 1,500 US troops stationed at the base. The Pentagon now seeks to build […]

Design news for January – broken treasures made better and Britain’s only black glassblower

“To be creative is to be free,” says artist Jenny Saville, a patron of AT The Bus and one of the sitters for this project. “The process of being utterly present in the moment, where all your concentration is given to a particular creative task. It’s when humans play their best game, can love life […]

Following departure from Vietnam, factory worker tests positive for COVID-19 in Japan

Vietnam is sealing its borders to all international arrivals but it still allows entry to skilled workers, experts, diplomats, and Vietnamese repatriates, who are all subject to mandatory quarantine upon arrival.

Traditional tea losing flavor for young Vietnamese

Teashop owner Vu Thien Tan in Hanoi began her first short-term teamaking course two years ago and has so far taught over 400 students, most of them born in the 1990s. By setting up a Facebook page, she has been able to reach a niche group of youths who are willing to put down their […]

‘Legacies’ Casts Omono Okojie, Nadia Affolter Joins ‘New Amsterdam’

EXCLUSIVE: A new student is enrolling at the Salvatore School. Omono Okojie (NCIS) has booked a recurring role on the CW’s Legacies. She will play Cleo, a new witch student at the Salvatore School, who bonds with Hope (Danielle Rose Russlell) over their artistic passions. Free-spirited and self-reliant, Cleo is excited to find a new […]

​Vietnamese scientist honored with UNESCO for Women in Science Awards

Huynh Thanh Dat, director of the Vietnam National University-Ho Chi Minh City, said Hiep’s ultimate goal with the award-winning project is to make products poor people and those facing limited access to medical care or living in remote areas or on islands can afford.

Schizophrenia is 2nd highest risk factor for dying of COVID-19, after age

“There were such high rates, and the whole system was close to being overwhelmed and the treatments were not as effective as the treatments are now,” Goff said. Since then, “the absolute rates of mortality have dropped across the board, but we think this continues most likely to be true that people with schizophrenia are […]

Daily ovarian cancer pill is ‘biggest breakthrough in 30 YEARS’ – and slows disease by up to a year

Marc Clausse, from drugs firm GSK, said: “Maintenance therapy has become a mainstay of treatment in advanced ovarian cancer and making sure it is available as early as possible is key to keeping this debilitating cancer at bay for as long as possible.