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A Family Affair With Cancer I was only six weeks old when my mom was diagnosed with stage III cancer.At a time when I was too young to help and too helpless to remember, she was told she may only have one year to live. At only 38, life flashed before her eyes. In the weeks leading u
Yahoo! News | Jul 27, 2016 2:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Researchers successfully block colon cancer tumor growth Researchers in the USA have discovered that reducing the amount of the L-glutamine amino acid in the body can block the growth of colorectal cancer tumors in mice.The first clinical trials on humans are due to begin this summer. Recent research has establ
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Scientists hunt 'anti-evolution' drugs in new cancer fight By Ben Hirschler LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists are opening a new front in the war on cancer with plans to develop "anti-evolution" drugs to stop tumor cells from developing resistance to treatment. Britain's Institute of Cancer Research (IC
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Pre-stroke lifestyle tied to long term risk of more strokes, dementia By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) - Having heart disease risk factors like high blood pressure before suffering a stroke may influence a persons risk for a second stroke or dementia years later, according to a new study from the Netherlands. In recent yea
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Amgen, Allergan biosimilar found as effective as Roche cancer drug (Reuters) - Amgen Inc and Allergan Plc said their copycat version of Roche Holding AG's blockbuster cancer treatment, Herceptin, was found as effective as the original in a late-stage study. There were no "clinically meaningful" differences
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Study finds 140,000 bad reactions to antibiotics Reuters - Bad reactions to antibiotics, mostly allergic ones, send people to U.S. emergency rooms more than 140,000 times each year, government researchers reported on Wednesday.
Yahoo! News | Aug 13, 2008 4:01 PM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend
Commonly Used HIV Infectivity Rate Misses Risks HealthDay - TUESDAY, Aug. 5 (HealthDay News) -- A widely used HIV infectivity ratedoesn't take into account multiple risk factors, say U.S. researchers whoreviewed published data.
Yahoo! News | Aug 5, 2008 9:01 PM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend
HIV Patients Living Longer HealthDay - THURSDAY, July 24 (HealthDay News) -- Since 1996, the life expectancyof HIV patients in developed countries taking antiviral therapy hasincreased more than 13 years, and deaths have dropped by almost 40percent, researchers report.
Yahoo! News | Jul 25, 2008 8:02 PM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend
Antipsychotics Dangerous for Elderly With Dementia HealthDay - MONDAY, May 26 (HealthDay News) -- Elderly people with dementia who aregiven antipsychotics, even for a very short period of time, are morelikely to end up in the hospital or even die, new research shows.
Yahoo! News | May 28, 2008 03:47 AM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend