"Maintaining order rather than correcting disorders is the ultimate principle of wisdom.
To cure disease after it has appeared is like digging a well when one already feels thirsty"
From the Chinese Medical Classic, Nei Jing.
A new study finds that massage therapy may have immediate benefits on pain and mood among patients with advanced cancer.
In a randomized trial of 380 advanced cancer patients at 15 U.S. hospices, improvement in pain and mood immediately following treatment was greater with... Read more
Capsular contracture doesn't occur in all women who have had breast implant surgery. It's possible that contamination inside the pocket where the implant is located may stimulate inflammation and the growth of scar tissue to wall off the contaminated material... Read More
Lymphedema is an accumulation of lymphatic fluid in the interstitial tissue that causes swelling, most often in the arm(s) and/or leg(s), and occasionally in other parts of the body. Lymphedema can develop when lymphatic vessels are missing or impaired (primary), or when lymph vessels are damaged or lymph nodes removed (secondary). Read More