Archive for the ‘Education’ Category
As summer comes to a close so begins the peak season for stings by insects like wasps, bees, and hornets. And the allergy clinic at St. Joseph’s Hospital in London has some advice on how to take the sting out of late summer. Cases of insect stings peak in September. That’s because the cooler weather makes the insects slower and more likely to come into contact with humans. A non-allergic reaction to stings is pain and localized swelling which can be treated with over the counter remedies. But the clinic warns to be alert for signs of a severe reaction which can include swelling, hives, itching and respiratory problems. The good news is that there is treatment for those who have had severe anaphylactic reactions to bee venom in the past.
A London Ontario Chiropractor will soon be leaving for London England. He’s an Olympic team doctor but a team doctor with a twist, and it’s not a twist that’s related to chiropractic treatment.
Throat Cancer is on the rise and one of the most recent ways of treating it is with robotic surgery. Now London researchers are embarking on the world’s first study to compare robotic surgery for throat cancer with conventional treatment with radiation.
It’s a place that cancer patients who come for treatment in London will probably never see. The Tumour Bank. But the tissue samples that patients provide, and that are collected through the Tumour Bank at the London Regional Cancer Program provide an important resource for researchers.