Cancer and Chronic Illness Causes Employment Hardships

Cancer and Chronic Illness Causes Employment Hardships

A recent study reports working women who survive breast cancer are much more likely to lose their jobs. This poses a question for people who suffer long-term illnesses, and what happens to their job security as they struggle for treatment and recovery. Cancer and other chronic, or long-term illnesses, can cause employment hardships for Americans. […]

Evolution: Research Finds Mutations Continue

Evolution: Research Finds Mutations Continue

Medical News Today reports on a finding from the body of a 115-year-old woman who died in 2005, and is said to hold key mutations that could further the investigation into evolution. Her body was donated to science, and now researchers have found that her healthy blood cells were identified as having over 400 genetic […]

Chronic Pain or an Under-reported Birth Defect?

Chronic Pain or an Under-reported Birth Defect?

A recent medical discovery has been documented in Atlanta, Georgia last month as a patient with a chronic pain syndrome was found to possess an uncommon, and unnamed birth defect. Kristin Martin, 27, was treated for an Arnold-Chiari Malformation, which requires an invasive surgery at the lower skull and hind-brain area. However, the treatment has […]