Conditions and Diseases
15-year-old Fullerton resident Bailey Riesch-DeDio desperately needs a kidney, but that’s not stopping him from doing his part to raise funds and awareness about his disease — nephropathic cystinosis, which has robbed him of kidney […]
To help kick-off Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month in November, the Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research will host the 16th Annual L.A. Cancer Challenge (LACC) Halloween-themed charity race. Sponsored by the Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When we sleep, our brains get rid of gunk that builds up while we’re awake, suggests a study that may provide new clues to treat Alzheimer’s disease and other disorders. This […]
Government advisers have endorsed lung cancer screening for the first time. They say certain current and former heavy smokers should get annual CT scans, a type of X-ray, to cut their chances of dying of […]
From the simple things in life to the much bigger planning, are you finding that you get nothing done — even when you really want to? Everything you have to do is swirling around in […]
One man, trying to cheer up his friend suffering from cancer had an idea and it’s gone national. David Stursma with Moss Motors tells Maggie and Michael about a program called Drive Away Cancer.
(AP) – A tiny magnetic bracelet implanted at the base of the throat is helping some people with chronic heartburn who can’t get enough relief from medicines. It’s a novel way to treat severe acid reflux.
Orange Country Register radio columnist Gary Lycan has died. He was 68. For most of his time at the Register, he was an editor, and the paper says the radio column was “launched almost by accident.”
We know aspirin relieves pain and prevents heart attacks. Now we learn through a new study it may also help reduce a woman’s risk for melanoma, the most dangerous type of skin cancer.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Developing diabetes during pregnancy isn’t good for mother or baby, and it’s a growing problem. Now there’s a push to change how women are tested for the disorder.
(AP) – Researchers have chosen an experimental drug by Eli Lilly & Co. for a large federally funded study aiming to prevent Alzheimer’s disease in older people at high risk of developing it.
This morning Dr. Drew Pinsky listed all of the serious medical concerns for people who get less than 7 hours of sleep on a regular basis, people like Penny Griego and Phil Hulett of LA’s […]