Archive for the Category ‘Medical News’

Advocates: Funding lifts breast cancer survival rates – USA TODAY

Advocates: Funding lifts breast cancer survival rates – USA TODAY

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Boston, San Francisco Most ‘Active Living Cities’ in U.S. – WHAS11.com

Boston, San Francisco Most ‘Active Living Cities’ in U.S. – WHAS11.com

Boston, San Francisco Most ‘Active Living Cities’ in U.S. – WHAS11.com ABC News , WHAS 11:50 AM. CDT October 12, 2016 A man bikes along the Charles River in Boston. (getty images) CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST (ABC NEWS) — To combat the growing obesity epidemic in the U.S., cities across the country have been promoting […]

Here’s Why Big Cities Are Healthier – NBCNews.com

Here’s Why Big Cities Are Healthier – NBCNews.com

Here’s Why Big Cities Are Healthier – NBCNews.com Woman exercising. Shutterstock The cities include: Boston, San Francisco, Chicago, New York and Washington, D.C. “Residents in these top five communities have, on average, significantly lower rates of smoking, obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and depression compared with those in the five lowest-ranked active living […]

Here’s Why Big Cities are Healthier – NBCNews.com

Here’s Why Big Cities are Healthier – NBCNews.com

Here’s Why Big Cities are Healthier – NBCNews.com Woman exercising. Shutterstock The cities include: Boston, San Francisco, Chicago, New York and Washington, D.C. “Residents in these top five communities have, on average, significantly lower rates of smoking, obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and depression compared with those in the five lowest-ranked active living […]

The Next Zika – Scientific American

The Next Zika – Scientific American

The Next Zika – Scientific American A city worker sprays chemicals with a fumigator to kill mosquitoes in an effort to control the spread of the Zika virus at a school in Bangkok on September 14, 2016. Disease detectives are on the lookout for obscure viruses that can be spread among people by traveling insects, […]

Doctors grapple with best use of potent new cancer drugs – Reuters

Doctors grapple with best use of potent new cancer drugs – Reuters

Doctors grapple with best use of potent new cancer drugs – Reuters By Ben Hirschler | COPENHAGEN COPENHAGEN Evelyn O’Flynn still has lung cancer. But after going straight on to a new immune system-boosting drug more than a year ago, rather than traditional hard-to-tolerate chemotherapy, she is feeling great. “It’s like a miracle,” said the […]

AstraZeneca, Rivals Take Aim at Lung Cancer Combo Therapies – Bloomberg

AstraZeneca, Rivals Take Aim at Lung Cancer Combo Therapies – Bloomberg

AstraZeneca, Rivals Take Aim at Lung Cancer Combo Therapies – Bloomberg For AstraZeneca Plc, when it comes to beating cancer there’s strength in numbers. The drugmaker is combining two medicines to overcome lung cancer’s defenses against an immune system attack, an approach that became more attractive after rivals’ studies showed that single-drug therapy might only work […]

‘New day’ in lung cancer as Merck drug shines, works with chemo – Reuters

‘New day’ in lung cancer as Merck drug shines, works with chemo – Reuters

‘New day’ in lung cancer as Merck drug shines, works with chemo – Reuters By Ben Hirschler | COPENHAGEN COPENHAGEN Merck & Co scored a double hit on Sunday with new clinical data showing its Keytruda immunotherapy offered big benefits in previously untreated lung cancer patients, either when given on its own or with chemotherapy. […]

New Frontiers In Breast Cancer – TIME

New Frontiers In Breast Cancer – TIME

New Frontiers In Breast Cancer – TIME MY ACCOUNT SIGN IN SIGN OUT SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE Your browser is out of date. Please update your browser at http://update.microsoft.com © 2016 Time Inc. All rights reserved. Powered by WordPress.com VIP Dear TIME Reader, As a regular visitor to TIME.com, we are sure you enjoy all the great […]

Science|What’s the Longest Humans Can Live? 115 Years, New Study Says – New York Times

Science|What’s the Longest Humans Can Live? 115 Years, New Study Says – New York Times

Science|What’s the Longest Humans Can Live? 115 Years, New Study Says – New York Times Leading figures in the debate greeted the new study with strong — and opposing — reactions. “It all tells a very compelling story that there’s some sort of limit,” said S. Jay Olshansky, a professor of public health at the […]

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