Tag Archives: Advanced

High-dose vitamin D shows benefit in patients with advanced colorectal cancer

Results of a small clinical trial suggest that supplementing chemotherapy with high doses of vitamin D may benefit patients with metastatic colorectal cancer by delaying progression of the disease, say scientists from Harvard-affiliated Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Prompted by the “very encouraging” results of the Sunshine clinical trial, the potential benefits of vitamin D supplementation in metastatic… Read More »

Reduce The Risk For Developing Advanced Macular Degeneration

  If you want to decrease your risk for developing macular degeneration it is not necessary to buy high priced vitamin supplements. A group of European researchers has found that eating a Mediterranean diet decreases an individual’s risk of developing advanced macular degeneration by about 41% This diet provides an abundance of omega-3 fats acids,… Read More »

3M’s New Durapore Advanced Surgical Tape for Keeping Tubes in Place

3M is releasing a new surgical adhesive tape that was developed to address special needs for a variety of clinical applications. The 3M Durapore Advanced tape is particularly beneficial when securing critical tubes that have to stay in place without a danger of being moved (chest tubes, JP drains, etc). The new product line adheres… Read More »