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How to treat or get rid of a stye

A stye, which a doctor might call a hordeolum, is a bump that develops on the eyelid or at the base of the eyelashes. A bacterial infection is the cause of most styes. The majority of styes will disappear on their own, with or without treatment, within 1 or 2 weeks. However, there are a… Read More »

Israel’s IceCure says gets FDA nod to treat tumors in liver, kidney

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel’s IceCure Medical said on Sunday it received U.S. regulatory approval to expand the use of its cryoablation technology to treat benign and cancerous tumors in livers and kidneys, sending its share price up 30%. IceCure’s treatment uses special needles to inject liquid nitrogen to freeze and destroy tumors without the need… Read More »

Drug that restricts overactive immune systems could help treat lupus

Interferon (pictured in bottles) is involved in regulating the body’s immune systemiStock/Getty Images A drug that stops the body’s overactive immune system could be key to treating lupus. This would be only the second new drug for the autoimmune condition in 60 years. Around 5 million people around the world are affected by lupus, a… Read More »