How Gareth Bale's sticky tape is helping cancer patients: Relief for thousands as sports science finds the answer to a lingering side-effect of treatment In cancer patients it usually affects the arms and legs ... Every day for five months he had to go to hospital to have a litre of fluid drained from his leg. When the swelling eventually subsided, Michael says: 'I jumped into my car and drove to Scotland ... 03/11/2014 - 2:04 pm | View Link
Helping Abdominal Surgery Patients Recover Sooner Two main causes of an ileus, Thiele said, are giving patients powerful pain medications known as opioids and large amounts of intravenous (IV) fluid following their surgery. The IV fluid can cause swelling and make it harder for patients to move around ... 10/17/2013 - 1:50 am | View Link
Helping abdominal surgery patients recover sooner The IV fluid can cause swelling and make it harder for patients to move ... "Helping abdominal surgery patients recover sooner." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 17 October 2013. . University of Virginia ... 10/16/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
'Oncoplastic' surgery helping breast cancer patients recover Fewer lymph nodes are being removed to check for cancer's spread, sparing women painful arm swelling for years afterward ... Federal law requires insurers to cover reconstruction for mastectomy patients, and many of the improvements in surgery are aimed ... 05/14/2013 - 9:56 am | View Link
Marian therapist goes from helping cancer patients to becoming one Lymphedema is the swelling of soft tissues in the body that can result from surgery involving lymph nodes, radiation or cancer. For five years, Hughes worked with cancer patients before becoming one. “I love working with cancer patients. They’re so ... 02/25/2013 - 7:16 pm | View Link
Patient UK The same info as provided by GPs to patients during consultations,health/disease leaflets,patient support orgs,all about medicines,book GP appts online,interactive ... 07/26/2014 - 12:09 pm | View Website
Ascites Signs and symptoms . Mild ascites is hard to notice, but severe ascites leads to abdominal distension. Patients with ascites generally will complain of progressive ... 07/26/2014 - 12:09 pm | View Website
itchy red swollen eyelids,,,not Blepharitis here i go....so for the last 6 months i have had itchy eyelids...my eye doctor told me it was due to mild allergies and prescribed eye drops which didnt help in the ... 07/26/2014 - 7:37 am | View Website
Edema Edema (American English) or oedema (British English) (/ ɪ ˈ d i m ə /; from the Greek οἴδημα —oídēma, "swelling"), formerly known as dropsy or hydropsy ... 07/26/2014 - 1:54 am | View Website
Leg Swelling (Lymphedema) in a Patient With Gynecologic Cancer Leg Swelling (Lymphedema) in a Patient With Gynecologic Cancer Lower-Extremity Lymphedema in a Patient With Gynecologic Cancer Kathleen Appollo, RN, BSN, OCN 07/24/2014 - 8:08 am | View Website
Reliever Jean Machi and the San Francisco Giants took advantage of a huge baserunning blunder by Pittsburgh, tagging out two runners who wandered away on the same play and beating the Pirates 7-5 Wednesday to end a six-game losing streak.
San Francisco Giants' Tim Lincecum works against the Pittsburgh Pirates in the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in San Francisco.
Pittsburgh Pirates' Charlie Morton works against the San Francisco Giants in the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in San Francisco.
San Francisco Giants' Gregor Blanco swings for an RBI single off Pittsburgh Pirates' Charlie Morton in the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in San Francisco.
San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum (55) waits for Pittsburgh Pirates' Jordy Mercer to run the bases after Mercer's two run home in the fifth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in San Francisco.
If you plan on living to the year 2100, go out and buy an air conditioner, because Boston’s getting steamy. A new interactive map from Climate Central predicts what summer will be like in 1,001 different cities in the year 2100.
In the first inning against Houston, Jason Hammel picked up right where he left off since coming to the Oakland Athletics.
Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Jason Hammel throws against the Houston Astros during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Houston.
Oakland Athletics second baseman Nick Punto dives for a hit by Houston Astros' Carlos Corporan during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Houston.
Members of the Oakland Athletics watch from the dugout during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Houston.