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Light therapy could replace opioids as main treatment for cancer treatment side effect

Worldwide research coalition offers new guidelines for healing oral mucositis in head, neck cancer patients By Marcene Robinson BUFFALO, N.Y. — A worldwide coalition of researchers and clinicians has agreed that light therapy is among the most effective interventions for the prevention of oral mucositis, painful ulcers in the mouth resulting from cancer therapy. The… Read More »

Exercise More To Reduce Effect Of Salt On Blood Pressure

According to research, the more physically active you are, the less your blood pressure rises in response to a high-salt diet. Restricting sodium is especially important for reducing blood pressure in more sedentary individuals and physical activity should be increases as well as reducing sodium consumption. [1] Researchers compared individuals’ blood pressure on 2 one… Read More »

Net Effect of Expanding Medicaid

By SAURABH JHA MD  What is the effect of expanding Medicaid on overall healthcare costs and use of the emergency room? This type of question can’t easily be answered by observational studies and requires a randomized controlled trial (RCT). But an RCT isn’t easy to perform. However, a natural RCT serendipitously happened in Oregon a… Read More »