Chinese actress dies after choosing traditional medicine over chemotherapy

Chinese actress dies after choosing traditional medicine over chemotherapy

A sudden news about Chinese actor, Xu Ting dies after using traditional Chinese therapies over conventional medicine for treating cancer. In July Xu, only 25 years old announced on the Chinese social media, Weibo that she had lymphoma, a cancer of the lymphatic system that best responds to chemotherapy as a first-line treatment. In her statement, the high cost of chemotherapy in China and her fears about side effects and pain meant she decided to…

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University study will examine long-term health of rugby players

University study will examine long-term health of rugby players

Sports scientists are to research the long-term health effects of playing rugby, including the implications for those who suffer concussion. Retired amateur and professional players across the UK will be assessed as part of a university study. A Rugby Football Union report in March found there were 645 injuries in the 2014-15 Premiership season, with their severity the highest since 2002. The research will also explore muscle, bone, joint and cardiometabolic health. Cardiometabolic risk refers…

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What is Cerebral Palsy

What is Cerebral Palsy

Do you know about cerebral palsy? Cerebral palsy is the general term for a number of neurological conditions that affect movement and co-ordination. The nerve damage caused by this disorder affects a person’s ability to move and maintain balance and posture. It is caused by brain damage or abnormal brain development that happens before birth or early in life. Symptoms of cerebral palsy The symptoms of cerebral palsy normally become apparent during the first three…

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