Personalized Treatment for Chemotherapy Side Effects is More Effective

Recent research has shown that a one-size-fits-all approach is not as effective for managing the side effects of chemotherapy as a more personalized approach. The November 12thissue of JAMA-Oncology includes the results of research that Dr. Mark Clemons of the Ottawa Hospital conducted focusing on chemo-related side effects, specifically nausea and vomiting. His research found that most physicians follow…

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World Diabetes Day

November 14th is World Diabetes Day. Join MiraBurstTMin supporting this effort by the International Diabetes Federation to halt the diabetes epidemic by raising awareness of this serious disease. Please visit the IDF website for details and informative content to share.

Have a Healthy Halloween with MiraBurst

Halloween is almost here! Although the holiday is traditionally celebrated with sugary candy and desserts imaginatively shaped into jack-o-lanterns, ghosts, and other spooky figures, you can celebrate the holiday with healthy foods, without missing out on fun. To have a nutritious Halloween snack, arrange a festive plate of cut vegetables and fruit into a skeleton,…

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Uses for Chemotherapy: Not Just for Cancer

When Selena Gomez recently announced that she underwent chemotherapy to treat lupus, it raised the public’s awareness that chemotherapy isn’t only used to treat cancer. Chemotherapy has also been administered to manage autoimmune disorders and inflammatory diseases. Rheumatic Diseases Joint and muscles are affected by rheumatic diseases. Certain types of rheumatic diseases which stem from immune system…

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