Items Tagged ‘News Tips and Features’


OMNI Health Media is a leading online provider of Daily Health News. OMNI’s News Tips And Features News provides summaries of developments in the prevention, screening, and management of Gastrointestinal Health Conditions as they are discovered and reported by physicians and scientists around the world. Our mission is to provide this news, including results of recent clinical trials evaluating new therapies and supportive care strategies in order to better educate patients and their caregivers, ensuring timely access to the best care available.
Start 2018 Right: Plan for Cancer Screening and Save Lives!

January 5th, 2018

Start 2018 Right: Plan for Cancer Screening and Save Lives!

By Anonymous User anonymous_user_10987

Screening guidelines should initiate conversations with your healthcare team.  Charles H Weaver MD, Editor CancerConnect CancerConnect News: The goal of cancer screening is to find disease at early stages in people who are otherwise asymptomatic—before it causes symptoms and when it may be more easily treatable.  Screening tests are not available for every type of […]

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Tags: breast, Breast Cancer, cancer screening, Colon, Colon Cancer, lung, Lung Cancer, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, Skin Cancer


Diagnosed with Gastric Cancer: 10 Tips on How to Get The Most From Your Doctor

December 21st, 2017

Diagnosed with Gastric Cancer: 10 Tips on How to Get The Most From Your Doctor

By Anonymous User anonymous_user_10987

1) Choose Your Doctor Carefully Surgeons, medical oncologists and radiation oncologists are the primary doctors involved with gastric cancer and often work in collaboration. Pick your primary oncologist carefully, rely on people you trust including nurses and other health care professionals who make help with recommendations.  Make sure your doctor is someone you feel comfortable […]

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Tags: Gastric Cancer, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other


Diagnosed with Esophageal Cancer: 10 Tips on How to Get The Most From Your Doctor

December 1st, 2017

Diagnosed with Esophageal Cancer: 10 Tips on How to Get The Most From Your Doctor

By Anonymous User anonymous_user_10987

1) Choose Your Doctor Carefully Surgeons, medical oncologists and radiation oncologists are the primary doctors involved with esophageal cancer and often work in collaboration. Pick your primary oncologist carefully, rely on people you trust including nurses and other health care professionals who make help with recommendations.  Make sure your doctor is someone you feel comfortable […]

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Tags: Esophageal Cancer, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other


Does Long-term use of Proton Pump Inhibitors as Treatment for Ulcers Increases Risk for Gastric Cancer?

November 27th, 2017

Does Long-term use of Proton Pump Inhibitors as Treatment for Ulcers Increases Risk for Gastric Cancer?

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

The use of a proton-pump inhibitor (PPI) medication after Helicobacter pylori eradication appears to more than doubles the risk for developing gastric cancer, according to a recent study published in the medical journal Gut.1 About Proton pump inhibitors. This group of drugs, which includes Nexium® (esomeprazole), Prevacid® (lansoprazole), Prilosec® (omeprazole), and others reduces stomach acidity by blocking […]

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Tags: esomeprazole, Gastric Cancer, gastric Ulcer, heliobacter pylori, lansoprazole, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, Nexium, omeprazole, Prevacid, Prilosec, proton pump inhibitors


Living with a Colostomy

November 3rd, 2017

Living with a Colostomy

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

Approximately 10-15% of patients with colorectal cancer require a colostomy. Colostomy refers to a surgical procedure where a portion of the large intestine is brought through the abdominal wall to carry stool out of the body. During a colostomy, a surgeon will create an opening between the intestine and the abdominal wall. This opening is […]

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Tags: Colon Cancer, News Tips and Features, Rectal Cancer


Orphan Drug Act: Rare Disease Patients Find Their “Voice,” Fight for Innovation

November 1st, 2017

Orphan Drug Act: Rare Disease Patients Find Their “Voice,” Fight for Innovation

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

There Are More Patients Living with Rare Diseases Than the Combined Number of Patients Living With HIV, Heart Disease, Or Stroke. By Terry Wilcox A year before she was hitting the high notes on national television, Felicia Temple was feeling low. “I didn’t really know what was going on with me, but I knew I […]

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease is Associated with Increased risk of other Immune Mediated Diseases

October 17th, 2017

Inflammatory Bowel Disease is Associated with Increased risk of other Immune Mediated Diseases

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

A Danish National Patient Registry based analyses has shown higher rates of immune mediated diseases (IMD) in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Inflammatory Bowel Disease is an immune-mediated chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. Normally, the cells and proteins that make up the immune system protect you from infection. In people with IBD, however, […]

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Tags: ankylosing spondylitis, Asthma, Celiac Disease, immune mediated disease, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Iridocyclitis, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, Primary sclerosing cholangitis, psoriasis, Pyoderma gangrenosum, rheumatoid arthritis


Flu Shot 101 – What You Need to Know

October 17th, 2017

Flu Shot 101 – What You Need to Know

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

Flu season is here again, and besides a fever and runny nose, it can bring about the longtime controversy surrounding vaccines. In order to protect more human lives this year and to clarify some of the most common misconceptions surrounding the flu vaccine, the team at ConsumerSafety.org met with Dr. William Schaffner, an infectious disease […]

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