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Shorter drug treatment OK for many breast cancer patients

Many women with a regular and aggressive form of breast cancer treated with Herceptin can complete six months of the drug instead of the usual 12, which significantly reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease that it sometimes causes, suggesting a study. It's good news, but it's almost two decades after the drug first entered the market and many patients have …

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Demens training program "Do not slow down the brain"

Image copyright Getty Images Image texts People with mild to moderate dementia participated in weight training Exercise programs for people with mild to moderate dementia "do not work", according to researchers writing in the British Medical Journal. They found no improvement in thinking skills or behavior in more than 300 people in the 70's did aerobic and strength over four …

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TOUCHED BY LYME: New CDC Stance on Lyme Disease?

Retrieved from LymeDisease.org with the typical state of Dorothy Kupcha Leland. To read the original article, click here. Disease Control and Prevention Centers made major news this week by 19459006 and announced that diseases of mosquitoes, tick and flea bite more than tripled in the US 2004-2016. During that period more than 640,000 cases of vector-borne diseases were reported to …

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Loxo Oncology directed RET drug shows the promise in early trial

CHICAGO, May 16 (Reuters) – An experimental Loxo Oncology Inc drug targeting cancer in the RET gene led to shrinkage in almost 70 percent of patients regardless of where their cancer originated, according to preliminary data from A small study was released on Wednesday. The drug LOXO-292 was well tolerated by advanced cancer patients, many of whom were resistant to …

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The opioid crisis makes more organs available

Get breaking news and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE US opioid epidemic has a sad side: more organs available for life-saving transplants, researchers reported Wednesday. Nearly 14 percent of people donating a body in 2016 had died of an overdose of drug, the expert group reported in the New England Journal of Medicine. …

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Limbitless introduces the new generation of prosthetic arms

Limbitless Solutions, a UCF based company that manufactures 3D-printed bionic arms for children, launches the first clinical trial of its kind to study the effectiveness of the prostheses and the impact on the child's quality of life. The company collaborates with researchers at Oregon Health Sciences University to recruit 20 candidates between the ages of 6 and 17 years of …

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Better diet, bigger brain?

FRIDAY, May 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) – You go to the gym to make your muscles bigger, but what happens if you want to massage your brain to help you stay sharp? New research indicates that you may want to go to production. People who ate diets with vegetables, fruits, nuts and fish had larger brains than their less well-liked …

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Congo receives first doses of Ebola vaccine among eruptions

GENEVA / KINSHASA – The first venture of 4000 experimental Ebola vaccines to fight an outbreak suspected of killing 23 people arrived in the royal capital Kinshasa on Wednesday. The Ministry of Health said vaccinations should start this weekend. The first time the vaccine was to be used since it was developed two years ago. The vaccine, developed by Merck …

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