Posts by Dr. Steven Lipsky

Lung Cancer Rates Are Now Higher for Women Than Men Comments Off on Lung Cancer Rates Are Now Higher for Women Than Men

Lung Cancer Rates Are Now Higher for Women Than Men

Posted by on Sep 13, 2018 in Women's Health

Lung cancer rates are now higher for women than men, according to a recent study.  This marks the first time this has ever occurred: Whereas the lung cancer rate in women was 12% lower than the male cancer rate from 1995-1999, from 2010-2014 the female lung cancer rate was 17% than that of men*.

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American Cancer Rate Is Falling, Study Shows Comments Off on American Cancer Rate Is Falling, Study Shows

American Cancer Rate Is Falling, Study Shows

Posted by on Jul 31, 2018 in Cancer

As the second leading cause of death, there’s no doubt that cancer is one of America’s most deadliest killers. However, a study published this past May suggests that cancer is actually affecting less American men and women in recent years.

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New Flu Treatments on the Horizon Comments Off on New Flu Treatments on the Horizon

New Flu Treatments on the Horizon

Posted by on Jun 25, 2018 in Family Health, Healthcare Trends

There are some new methods of preventing and treating the flu, which could be available in the coming year. A company in Osaka, Japan called Shionogi & Co. Ltd. has announced that an experimental drug called baloxavir marboxil has been able to reduce the virus to undetectable levels, effectively killing it within 24 hours for half of the 414 individuals who were involved in their study.

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