Month: September 2016

The heroin overdose antidote saving lives

A year ago, a change in the law made it possible for people who might have to deal with overdosing heroin users to be allowed to carry an antidote. The injection, naloxone, can be carried by lifeguards, toilet attendants, carers and also friends, family and even children of drug users. Charity Change, Grow, Live says

DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT OF PERITONEAL MESOTHELIOMA

Malignant peritoneal mesothelioma is a rare type of cancer that occurs in the thin cell walls surrounding the abdominal cavity, known as the peritoneum. This thin membrane acts a lubricant within the abdominal cavity so that surrounding organs and internal body structures may contract and expand within their normal body function. Incidence of peritoneal mesothelioma

PLEURAL MESOTHELIOMA, A RARE FORM OF CANCER

Pleural mesothelioma is a rare cancer often diagnosed in people who have been exposed to high levels of asbestos. The malignancy affects the pleura, a thin membrane of lubricating cells that lines the lungs and chest wall. It sometimes takes ten years or more for changes to appear that are indicative of pleural disease, and

COMMON TREATMENTS FOR MESOTHELIOMA CANCER

There are four types of treatment of Mesothelioma cancer. MESOTHELIOMA SURGERY CHEMOTHERAPY RADIATION THERAPY MULTI-MODAL THERAPY Surgery :  If your cancer is relatively contained in the lining around the lungs or the abdomen, you may be eligible for aggressive surgery. This option can be potentially curative. In addition to an aggressive surgery, you may be given