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Massage TherapyMassage Therapy Used to Combat Breast Cancer-Related Fatigue

According to the National Cancer Institute (NCI), fatigue is the most common side effect of cancer treatment. And it can also be one of the most debilitating. Many breast cancer survivors describe their fatigue as more intense than the tiredness we all experience from time to time, including weakness, heaviness and lack of energy and initiative. In light of this, researchers at the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University are currently conducting a trial to investigate the benefits of massage therapy for breast cancer survivors with extreme fatigue. 
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What Questions Should You Ask Before Enrolling in a Clinical Trial? What Questions Should You Ask Before Enrolling in a Clinical Trial?

AWhile there are many benefits to participating in clinical trials, there can also be risks. If you have been offered a clinical trial or are considering participating, it is important to talk with your physician before enrolling. Your health care team wants to make sure you have all the information needed to make your decision. That’s why you shouldn’t hesitate to ask any questions or bring up any issues you may have with the research team conducting the trial.  Find a List of Questions to Get You Started>>

5 Tips to Help Prevent Computer Eye Strain5 Tips to Help Prevent Computer Eye Strain

You’ve probably developed a headache from sitting and staring at a computer too long. And contact lenses can make it worse — if you wear them, you probably know that dry, blinking feeling that comes after a couple of hours of looking at a screen. There’s actually a name for this — computer vision syndrome (CVS). Contact and glasses wearers generally report more issues related to CVS than non-wearers. Either way, there are a few things you can do to avoid symptoms. Learn More>>
 

Emory Receives Grant to Help Increase Access to Living Donor Kidney Transplants Emory Healthcare Named One of Atlanta’s Best and Emory Receives Grant to Help Increase Access to Living Donor Kidney Transplants

The Carlos and Marguerite Mason Trust has awarded the Emory Transplant Center a $500,000 grant over two years that will go a long way toward saving lives and increasing access to the benefits of living donor kidney transplants among Georgians. The grant will help Emory Transplant Center researchers design, implement and evaluate new recruitment and retention tools in partnership with Tonic Health, a leading medical data collection system. The initiative’s goals are to help living donor candidates navigate the donation process and to be able to easily track them through the entire transplant process.
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