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What to know about proton therapy for breast cancer

Proton therapy is a type of radiation that can treat cancers, including breast cancer. This article discusses its uses, effectiveness, and procedure....

What to know about proton therapy for breast cancer

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What is the link between age and breast cancer? A person's risk of breast cancer increases with age. Doctors most commonly diagnose the condition in females over the age of 50. However, there are many other factors that can affect the chances of developing breast cancer. Learn about these risk fac...
23:32, 07/03/2019

What to know about HER2-negative breast cancer There are two main types of HER2-negative breast cancer: hormone receptor-positive and triple-negative. Many treatments exist, and prognosis varies. Learn more here....
01:32, 08/21/2019

How AI could help with early detection of breast cancer Artificial intelligence can help patients at risk of breast cancer make smarter health decisions, new research suggests. A deep-learning model developed by a team of researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology can predict a woman’s breas...
20:00, 05/09/2019

I found my lover’s breast cancer during sex Last June, Alyssa Dyal and Sumit Kashyap were fooling around on her bed when Kashyap felt her breast and suddenly pulled away. “He was like, ‘You need to get that checked out. That could be a problem,’ ” says Dyal, 24. “I was surprised he noticed, an...
08:00, 07/16/2019

Low-fat diet may improve breast cancer survival For the first time, a large experiment suggests that trimming dietary fat and eating more fruits and vegetables may lower a woman's risk of dying of breast cancer. (May 15)        ...
15:00, 05/15/2019

Breast cancer spreads through the body in just two or three waves The evolution of deadly tumours and their migration around the body has been charted in unprecedented detail in ten women with breast cancer for first time...
08:48, 05/28/2019

Why we're tackling the Etape du Tour despite our breast cancer Our conditions have forced us to temper our expectations, but my friend and I won’t let them stop us pursuing what we loveA breakaway is a cycling term that refers to an individual or a small group of cyclists who have successfully opened a gap ahead...
04:32, 07/19/2019

MIT AI model is 'significantly' better at predicting breast cancer MIT researchers have invented a new AI-driven way of looking at mammograms that can help detect breast cancer in women up to five years in advance. A deep learning model created by a team of researchers from MIT's Computer Science and Artificial...
20:48, 05/07/2019

Which natural treatments can help people with breast cancer? A number of natural and complementary therapies can help support a person’s mind and body during breast cancer treatment and may also help alleviate medication side effects. However, these therapies cannot replace standard treatment for breast cancer...
20:16, 07/01/2019

Aspirin may raise death among some breast cancer patients Using aspirin may raise risk of death in some women with breast cancer, a study says. Researchers say the drug may interact during methylation, a chemical shift in DNA activation, to increase the risk of death....
18:00, 08/12/2019

F.D.A. Won’t Ban Sales of Textured Breast Implants Linked to Cancer Many other countries have already banned the products. But the U.S. agency said the risk was still low, despite repeated requests from women and doctors that the implants be removed from the market....
12:16, 05/02/2019

New breast cancer guidelines say more women need gene test WASHINGTON — More women may benefit from gene testing for hereditary breast or ovarian cancer, especially if they’ve already survived cancer once, an influential health group recommended Tuesday. At issue are genes called BRCA1 and BRCA2. When they’r...
15:00, 08/21/2019

Cuse's star senior Mangakahia has breast cancer Syracuse senior Tiana Mangakahia announced Monday that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer. A two-time first-team All-ACC selection, Mangakahia was second in the nation last year in assists....
14:48, 07/01/2019

Early risers may have lower breast cancer risk (Reuters Health) - Women who like to wake up early every day may be less likely to develop breast cancer than women who prefer to sleep in, a recent study suggests....
14:16, 07/12/2019

Weight-loss surgery may help cut risk of breast cancer (Reuters Health) - Severely obese women who opt for weight-loss surgery may be cutting their risk of breast cancer along with their extra pounds, a large U.S. study suggests....
12:48, 05/14/2019

Nordic walking may benefit breast cancer patients (Reuters Health) - Nordic walking, an aerobic activity performed with walking poles similar to ski poles, may benefit patients with breast cancer, according to a review of existing research....
08:32, 08/16/2019

A Low-Fat Diet May Lower the Risk of Dying from Breast Cancer Breast cancer treatments have come a long way in recent decades, but understanding how to prevent tumors from forming in the first place has been a major challenge. In a new study being presented at the annual American Society of Clinical Oncology me...
21:32, 05/15/2019

FDA allows breast implant linked to cancer to remain on US market WASHINGTON — U.S. health authorities will allow a type of breast implant linked to a rare form of cancer to stay on the market, saying its risks do not warrant a national ban. But the Food and Drug Administration said Thursday it is considering bold ...
08:00, 05/03/2019

Eating less fat, more fruit may cut risk of dying of breast cancer For the first time, a large experiment suggests that trimming dietary fat and eating more fruits and vegetables may lower a woman’s risk of dying of breast cancer. The results are notable because they come from a rigorous test involving 49,000 women ...
09:00, 05/16/2019

IBM AI helps predict breast cancer a year before it appears IBM isn't just using AI to predict diabetes. Its researchers have developed an AI model that can predict malignant breast cancer within a year with an 87 percent accuracy rate comparable to human radiologists. While there are already AI predic...
08:32, 06/18/2019

IBM researchers analyze the makeup of breast cancer cells with AI In a newly published paper, researchers at IBM and the University of Zurich detail an AI-driven cell analysis technique that targets breast cancer.Read More...
11:16, 05/16/2019

Breast cancer guidelines say more women may need gene test More women may benefit from gene testing for hereditary breast or ovarian cancer, especially if they've already survived cancer once, an influential health group recommended Tuesday....
11:00, 08/20/2019

Do ‘night owls’ have a higher risk of breast cancer? There are a few known risk factors associated with breast cancer, including alcohol consumption and obesity. Now, say researchers, we may need to add being a “night owl” to that list. The new study, published this week in the BMJ, finds t...
17:16, 06/27/2019

Astronomers studying space could help fight breast cancer Techniques developed by astronomers to understand space could help fight against breast and skin cancer, according to new research. A large part of astronomy depends on the detection and analysis of light – scientists study the light scattered,...
17:32, 07/02/2019

Novartis' breast cancer treatment wins FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Friday it approved Novartis AG's treatment in combination with hormone therapy fulvestrant for postmenopausal women, as well as men, with a form of advanced breast cancer....
13:16, 05/24/2019

4 Your Health: Red meat may increase risk of breast cancer A study suggests a plant-based diet is good for your heart. Researchers studied the eating habits of more than 10,000 middle-aged adults for more than 30 years. Those who ate the most plant-based foods were less likely to develop and die from heart d...
16:48, 08/07/2019

Personalised breast cancer test could tell when to stop treatment A blood test for a person’s specific breast cancer mutations – which is 100 times more sensitive than existing tests – seems to tell when treatment is working and when more is needed...
09:16, 08/08/2019

How does tumor size relate to breast cancer stage? Doctors use tumor size to help determine the stage of breast cancer. People with early-stage cancers are likely to have smaller tumors that are easier for doctors to treat. However, doctors take many other factors into account when determining the ca...
12:00, 07/05/2019

Allergan Inc. recalls breast implants due to cancer risk Breast implant maker Allergan Inc. on Wednesday issued a worldwide recall of its Biocell textured breast implants and tissue expanders due to the risk of a rare type of cancer. The US Food and Drug Administration said that it called for Allergan to r...
11:16, 07/24/2019

Japan's Former Empress Michiko Diagnosed With Breast Cancer Japan's former empress Michiko has been diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer and will soon undergo surgery, the Imperial Household Agency (IHA) said on Friday....
08:16, 08/09/2019

Drinking Oolong Tea May Help Combat Breast Cancer: Study Apart from preventing diabetes, this Chinese tea is known to be heart-healthy and brain-healthy as well. Oolong tea extracts may also help stave off breast cancer....
01:00, 08/21/2019

Morning people may have lower breast cancer risk A large study of women found that those with a morning preference were less likely to have or develop breast cancer than those with an evening preference....
13:00, 06/28/2019

How a dietary change might boost cancer therapy A study in mice finds that eating less of a particular amino acid that is found in high levels in meat and eggs enhances the effects of cancer treatments....
22:48, 08/04/2019

Merck's Keytruda fails as monotherapy in breast cancer study Merck & Co Inc said on Monday its blockbuster cancer drug Keytruda failed to meet the main goal of a late-stage study testing the drug as a standalone treatment in patients with an aggressive type of breast cancer....
17:00, 05/20/2019

FDA Says It Won't Ban Textured Breast Implants Linked to Rare Form of Cancer The Food and Drug Administration announced this week that it would not ban textured breast implants, despite reports that link them to a rare form of cancer, anaplastic large cell lymphoma, that has affected hundreds of women.Read more......
22:00, 05/03/2019

Honoring mom: Brandon Carr connects with breast cancer patients When the Ravens cornerback thinks of his mom Sunday, he'll remember the commitment she made to her family, but her memory influences him beyond Mother's Day....
13:00, 05/12/2019

Breast implants linked to rare form of cancer, but FDA declines to ban Recent medical studies have found that anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) which is a rare type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, is notably higher in patients who have textured implants, compared to other types....
07:00, 06/14/2019

Swapping red meat for chicken may reduce breast cancer risk A new study in the International Journal of Cancer found that women who switched to poultry from beef, lamb or pork were 28 percent less likely to get breast tumors....
13:16, 08/07/2019

Promising Blood Test Could Help to Predict Breast Cancer Recurrence Doctors have gotten much better at detecting and treating breast cancer early. Drug and chemotherapy regimens to control tumors have gotten so effective, in fact, that in some cases, surgery is no longer necessary. In up to 30% of cases of early-stag...
07:16, 08/08/2019

A California teacher with breast cancer needs more sick days. She has to pay for a substitute. California teachers are required by state law to cover the costs of a substitute while they are on extended sick leave.        ...
17:32, 05/09/2019

MIT CSAIL’s AI can predict the onset of breast cancer 5 years in advance Scientists at MIT's CSAIL and Massachusetts General Hospital have developed an AI model that can predict breast cancer up to five years in advance.Read More...
12:00, 05/07/2019

Study: Black women born in U.S. have more aggressive breast cancer Black women born in the United States have a higher rate of triple-negative breast cancer than black women who are U.S. citizens born in Eastern and Western Africa, and the Caribbean, a study says....
09:00, 06/13/2019

Replacing 'beef with chicken' could reduce breast cancer risk The role of nutrition in cancer is a hot topic. A new study concludes that red meat increases the risk of breast cancer, but poultry may reduce risk....
03:32, 08/13/2019

A Breast Implant Linked to Rare Cancer Is Finally Off the Market The end of a breast implant product linked to a rare type of cancer is seemingly finally here. On Wednesday, the Food and Administration said it had pushed for a recall of Biocell textured breast implants, sold by the pharmaceutical company Allergan....
16:48, 07/24/2019

Breast implants tied to rare cancer to remain on US market U.S. health authorities will allow a type of breast implant linked to a rare form of cancer to stay on the market, saying its risks do not warrant a national ban....
07:32, 05/03/2019

Textured Breast Implants Recalled Because of Link to Rare Cancer (WASHINGTON) — Breast implant maker Allergan Inc. issued a worldwide recall Wednesday for textured models because of a link to a rare form of cancer. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it called for the removal after new information sho...
09:48, 07/24/2019

Breast Implants Linked to Rare Cancer Are Recalled Worldwide Under pressure from the Food and Drug Administration, Allergan will stop selling textured implants. 33 deaths have been tied to this type of implant....
08:48, 07/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Novartis' breast cancer treatment wins FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Friday that it had approved Novartis AG's treatment in combination with a hormone therapy for postmenopausal women, as well as for men, with a form of advanced breast cancer....
16:32, 05/24/2019

Chasing My Shadow as a Cancer Patient in Talk Therapy A psychiatrist who learned he had cancer considers whether his own sessions in therapy will die with him. Will the work being done in those sessions die with me?...
09:00, 07/11/2019

Cuomo signs law requiring insurance to cover breast cancer detection at age 35 Insurance companies will now be required to provide mammogram screenings for individuals ages 35 and up, under a new law approved by Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday. New York’s insurance law currently covers breast cancer screenings for men and women age...
19:48, 08/02/2019

AstraZeneca-Daiichi Sankyo breast cancer drug shows promise British drugmaker AstraZeneca and Japan's Daiichi Sankyo said on Wednesday their experimental treatment for breast cancer met its key goal in a mid-stage study, bolstering their position in a highly competitive oncology market....
01:16, 05/08/2019

Why do women face higher heart disease risk after breast cancer? New research confirms that women who have undergone breast cancer therapy are more at risk of cardiovascular disease, and it also shows why this may be....
11:32, 06/20/2019

Night shifts do not increase breast cancer risk, study concludes UK study covering 100,000 women finds ‘no overall link’ between cancer and night workNight shift work does not increase the risk of breast cancer, finds a UK study covering analysis of 102,869 women over 10 years. The Breast Cancer Now Generations st...
02:16, 05/29/2019

Syracuse women’s basketball star Tiana Mangakahia has breast cancer Syracuse guard Tiana Mangakahia has been diagnosed with Stage 2 breast cancer, she announced in a release on Monday. Mangakahia will begin chemotherapy on Friday and undergo surgery after her treatment. She was diagnosed on June 18. “I know this will...
13:00, 07/02/2019

FDA requests recall of Allergan textured breast implants linked to cancer By Lauren Dunn In a major reversal, the Food and Drug Administration announced today they are asking breast implant maker Allergan to recall its textured implants after the agency found a higher risk of cancer linked to those devices. The move comes ...
08:32, 07/24/2019

New treatment shows hope for younger women with advanced breast cancer _____ New research shows that a novel breast cancer treatment could help some women with late-stage breast cancer live longer. Doctors are calling the treatment, which combines hormone therapy and a daily dose of the pill ribociclib, a breakthrough....
12:16, 06/02/2019

Light therapy may stop cancer treatment side effect Researchers say that light therapy is an effective treatment for oral ulcers resulting from radiation therapy for head and neck cancer or stem cell transplants....
23:32, 07/09/2019

New breast cancer treatment offers hope of longer life to younger women Combining ribociclib with hormone therapy found to cut risk of death by up to a thirdYounger women with breast cancer have been given the hope of living longer after what is described as “one of the greatest advances in breast cancer research in rece...
16:32, 06/01/2019

Women's pro soccer player Toni Pressley being treated for breast cancer Orlando Pride defender Toni Pressley, 29, had surgery Friday and has been put on NWSL team's disabled list.       ...
16:16, 08/07/2019

AstraZeneca-Daiichi breast cancer treatment shows promise in latest study An experimental breast cancer drug being developed by British drugmaker AstraZeneca and Japan's Daiichi Sankyo's met its main goal in a mid-stage study, bolstering their position in a highly competitive oncology market....
04:32, 05/08/2019

Perez/Stroll F1 grid gains to raise funds for Breast Cancer Care Racing Point's title sponsor SportPesa has launched a grand prix-based initiative to support the Formula 1 team's bid to raise more than £250,000 for a breast cancer charity...
08:48, 07/12/2019

Breast cancer risk reduced by swapping red meat for poultry, study finds Heads up, ladies: Consider swapping chicken for red meat the next time you have the choice, as doing so may reduce the risk of breast cancer, a new study suggests. ...
20:16, 08/08/2019

Healthy diet cuts risk of dying from breast cancer in older women A balanced, low-fat diet significantly lowers the risk of dying from breast cancer in postmenopausal women, according to new long-term data from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) Dietary Modification trial....
13:16, 05/16/2019

Risk of dementia rises with prostate cancer hormone-blocking therapy Prostate cancer patients who received hormone-lowering therapy were at higher risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer's disease later on than men who didn't get this treatment, a large U.S. study finds....
15:00, 07/03/2019

Study: Deadly skin cancer growth slowed by three-drug therapy A combination of inhibitor drugs that block a form of melanoma known as BRAF V600E may help extend the lives of people with the disease, according to new research....
10:48, 06/06/2019

Florida boy with cancer must continue chemo despite parents' wishes to use cannabis therapy, court rules A 3-year-old Florida boy with leukemia was ordered Wednesday to continue his chemotherapy treatments despite his parents wishes that he undergo cannabis therapy and other herbal remedies....
20:48, 05/09/2019

A woman learned she had breast cancer after her son refused to feed from one of her breasts, and it's likely because the tumor made her milk taste bitter via Shutterstock From the time Joanne Carr had her son Dougie, the U.K.-based mom breastfed him with no issue, so she was surprised when, at 14 months old, Dougie refused to feed from her right breast, Yahoo UK reported. Carr decided to investigate ...
15:32, 07/09/2019

Olivia Newton-John 'had to learn to walk again' amid stage 4 breast cancer battle After a difficult year battling stage 4 breast cancer, Olivia Newton-John wants fans to know she's doing well.        ...
19:32, 08/15/2019

Mourning the last bag of breast milk, long after my kids outgrew breast-feeding It was a connection to a former version of myself and my children that I didn’t have to fully mourn as long as I had those eight ounces sealed in a bag....
05:32, 08/17/2019

An Instagram-famous 'fit mom' got her breast implants removed and told followers they gave her ‘breast implant illness’ Shutterstock Maria Kang, a self-described "fit mom" with over 75K Instagram followers, recently shared a post about her decision to remove her breast implants. Kang said the decision was difficult because she loved how the implants made her look, bu...
04:48, 08/03/2019

Bob Newhart, aka ‘Professor Proton,’ bids farewell to ‘Big Bang Theory’ In 2013, TV legend Bob Newhart finally won an Emmy Award for his guest-starring role as Arthur Jeffries, aka Professor Proton, on “The Big Bang Theory” — after eight nominations dating back to 1962. “They were selling a bunch of computer nerds [to vi...
11:00, 05/16/2019

'90210' star Shannen Doherty gets candid on breast cancer battle: 'I’m lucky to be alive' "Beverly Hills, 90210" star Shannen Doherty opened up about how her breast cancer battle has forever changed her life and marriage.        ...
19:32, 08/15/2019

How Marcia Cross Discovered Her Anal Cancer Was Linked to Husband's Throat Cancer For Marcia Cross, a regular gynecologist visit about year-and-a-half ago revealed a lot more than she expected. Sitting down with CBS This Morning on Wednesday, the Desperate Housewives......
16:16, 06/05/2019

Cancer hospital affiliation tied to lower cancer surgery mortality rates (Reuters Health) - Community hospitals may have lower mortality rates for cancer surgeries when they're affiliated with a top-ranked cancer center, a U.S. study suggests....
17:48, 08/06/2019

What can cause a rash under the breast? A rash under the breast often results from skin irritation, an allergic reaction, or heat rash. Other causes can include viral and bacterial infections and skin disorders, such as eczema or psoriasis. Learn more about the possible causes here....
13:48, 07/18/2019

What to know about medullary breast carcinoma Medullary breast carcinoma is a rare type of invasive breast cancer. In this article, we look at the symptoms, causes, and treatment of medullary breast carcinoma and the outlook for people with this cancer....
20:48, 07/03/2019

Should I worry about breast calcifications? Breast calcifications are small deposits of calcium that can appear in the breast tissue. These are visible on mammograms and most are typically benign. Some forms, however, may indicate a form of cancer. Learn more about why they form and what happe...
01:48, 06/28/2019

Is breast really best? I looked at all the data to find out Breast milk is said to make your child healthier and smarter, leading women who are unable to breastfeed to feel immense shame. But do all the claims about its benefits add up?When I was pregnant with my first child, I was committed to breastfeeding....
13:32, 06/20/2019

EMDR therapy: Everything you need to know Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing, or EMDR, is a type of therapy that doctors sometimes recommend for people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or other mental health conditions. Learn about how it works and whether it is effectiv...
17:48, 07/11/2019

What to know about red light therapy Among other things, red light therapy can improve acne, speed up wound healing, and reduce inflammation. There is a very low risk of side effects. Learn more here....
21:48, 07/29/2019

Breast-feeding a 3.5-year-old isn’t creepy, it’s hilarious I decided to stop viewing the inability to get weaning to stick as a personal failure. I hadn’t created this breast-milk monster. She was like this on her own....
09:00, 05/28/2019

Teacher says she was fired over breaks to pump breast milk PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A former Falmouth elementary school teacher contends the school district declined to renew her contract because she took three breaks a day to pump breast milk for her baby. Thirty-three-year-old Shana Swenson, of Portland, sue...
18:16, 05/17/2019

Allergan recalls textured breast implants worldwide Allergan Plc said on Wednesday it was recalling its Biocell textured breast implants and tissue expanders across markets, citing concerns over a rare form of cancer, after the U.S. health agency asked the drugmaker to pull the products....
15:00, 07/24/2019

Breast milk donations kept my tiny daughters alive A drop of breast milk – enough to feed a kitten – fed one mother’s twins, but formal support for donations is under-fundedI wanted to donate breast milk even before I had my now four-month-old daughter, Gallia, whose birth has made it possible. It is...
09:16, 06/29/2019

Aggressive breast cancers more likely to hit black and younger women Black and younger women face elevated risks of developing breast cancers that are not only aggressive but also less responsive to treatment, a new study confirms....
13:16, 07/09/2019

Breast implants should come with ‘illness’ warning: plastic surgeon Breast implant illness may not be a medically recognized condition, but some surgeons say the cosmetic procedure should now come with a warning. Those who claim to suffer from the mysterious illness report symptoms that mimic other autoimmune disorde...
17:00, 07/22/2019

Allergan to recall textured breast implants in Canada Allergan Plc said on Tuesday it will voluntarily recall and stop the sale of its Biocell textured breast implants in Canada after the country's health agency suspended the company's licenses for the implants, citing increased risk of cancer....
17:00, 05/28/2019

Chris Hemsworth Used to Clean Out Breast Pumps For a Living (Yes, Really) Before he was wielding a hammer as Marvel Universe's Thor, Chris Hemsworth was, uh, hands deep in breast milk. Allow us to explain. During an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring......
09:48, 06/13/2019

Cover Your Breast Pump Bottle With a Baby Sock Pumping breast milk can be disheartening, particularly if you don’t produce much of it. I’ve sat there attached to my Williams-Sonoma tit juicer (trademark Tina Fey), watching, waiting, wishing and hoping for that liquid gold to come gushing through....
14:32, 06/06/2019

Nordic Cuddle therapy – would you pay £65 to hug a stranger? Platonic touch can reduce anxiety and boost empathy and wellbeing, but this feels odd. Lovely and relaxing – but oddCuddles are like cups of tea, aren’t they? You would be mad to turn one down. But would you pay £65 for an hour-long cuddle, in bed, w...
02:00, 06/11/2019

This $119 Pressure Washer Is Cheaper Than Therapy You might not think you need a pressure washer, but after spending 10 minutes on r/pressurewashingporn, you’ll have your credit card out. For a limited time, Walmart and Amazon’s marked down a powerful Sun Joe washer down to $119, a new all-time low....
08:16, 05/17/2019

How horses became mental health 'therapy' Debbie Matthews was "petrified" of horses growing up. She would turn down the opportunity to attend race days with her father and had no interest in the sport....
19:16, 04/28/2019

NIH to focus on HIV treatment to replace ART therapy Health experts have prioritized research to develop a therapy that can replace ART and still achieve HIV remission, Anthony S. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told UPI....
17:00, 06/07/2019

Germany: Gay conversion 'therapy' ban presented "Homosexuality is not a disease and does not require treatment," said Health Minister Jens Spahn. There are believed to be about 1,000 cases in Germany each year....
03:16, 06/11/2019

Allergan recalls Biocell textured breast implants across markets Allergan Plc said on Wednesday it was recalling its Biocell textured breast implants and tissue expanders across all markets following an updated safety information from the U.S. Food And Drug Administration....
07:00, 07/24/2019

Breast pumps may introduce harmful bacteria to babies’ gut microbiome Milk from breast pumps contains more pathogens than milk that is directly breastfed, which may explain why asthma is more common in bottle-fed infants...
10:32, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Allergan to recall textured breast implants in Canada Allergan Plc said on Tuesday it will voluntarily recall and stop the sale of its Biocell textured breast implants in Canada after the country's health agency suspended the company's licenses for the implants, citing increased risk of cancer....
17:16, 05/28/2019

Allergan Recalls Breast Implants After FDA Cites Lymphoma Link Allergan recalled certain textured breast implants from the market after U.S. health regulators said there was an increase in cases of a rare type of cancer and deaths among women receiving the implants....
15:32, 07/24/2019

My breast reduction: why I had the surgery that helped Simona Halep win at Wimbledon The operation freed me from chronic headaches, and back and neck pain. But nothing about the process was easyThree days before Christmas 2015, when I was 19, I had my breasts reduced in size. Sitting alone in my flat after the operation at Ross Hall ...
13:00, 07/15/2019

Express yourself! How the breast-pump revolution could ease maternal stress As hi-tech pumps enter the market, it’s hoped the hassle and difficulty of feeding a small baby will soon be consigned to the pastMost women who have ever had to express breast milk will recognise the facial expressions of the comedian Amy Schumer in...
01:32, 06/13/2019

Drugs make headway against lung, breast, prostate cancers CHICAGO (AP) — Newer drugs are substantially improving the chances of survival for some people with hard-to-treat forms of lung, breast and prostate cancer, doctors reported at the world’s largest cancer conference. Among those who have benefit...
10:00, 06/02/2019

No prison for mom after baby dies from drug-laced breast milk CHALFONT, Pa. — A Pennsylvania mother who prosecutors say killed her 11-week-old son with a lethal mix of drugs in her breast milk is not going to prison. Under terms of a plea agreement, a judge has sentenced 31-year-old Samantha Jones to three year...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Dense breast notification laws not leading to more screening ultrasounds State laws requiring women with dense breasts to be told about the benefits of further imaging after mammography may not lead more women to get extra screening, a U.S. study suggests....
16:48, 08/08/2019

Nigel Slater’s breast of lamb, peppers and burrata recipe Succulent meat and creamy cheese served warm and spicyPeel and roughly chop a couple of cloves of garlic. Remove the leaves from about 4 sprigs of rosemary and chop them finely. You will need enough for 2 tbsp. Pick enough thyme leaves from their sta...
04:16, 07/23/2019

Extreme breast milk donor has been pumping 4 years straight This breast-feeding Portland mom has only two kids of her own, but she’s breaking records for feeding hundreds more. Along with her two daughters, Isabella, 4 and Sophia, 2, Elisabeth Anderson-Sierra estimates she’s fed about 250 other babies with he...
14:32, 05/09/2019

Raw chicken breast crawls off restaurant table in horrifying video The terrifying moment when a piece of raw chicken appears to come back to life on a restaurant table has been caught on video. Footage shows a plate of raw meat on a restaurant table, including a piece of chicken that begins to twitch. After hoisting...
11:32, 07/25/2019

New vaccine strategy boosts T-cell therapy A promising new way to treat some types of cancer is to program the patient’s own T cells to destroy the cancerous cells. This approach, termed CAR-T cell therapy, is now used to combat some types of leukemia, but so far it has not worked well agains...
12:32, 07/11/2019

For Anderson family, an early bet on SMA gene therapy When Malachi Anderson was diagnosed with a rare and often deadly disease called spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) as an infant nearly four years ago, his parents Tina and Torence had a decision to make....
16:32, 05/24/2019

Colorado Bans ‘Conversion Therapy’ for Minors Colorado on Friday became the 18th state to ban “conversion therapy,” a discredited practice that aims to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender expression....
20:48, 06/01/2019

Access Is Limited for $2 Million Gene Therapy Zolgensma, the world’s most expensive drug, is a cutting-edge treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, or SMA, but access to the gene therapy is limited for now as insurers sort out their coverage....
12:48, 07/28/2019

Room to grow: how allotment life can be the best therapy When his wife became ill, Barney Norris found that growing his own food helped him through the traumaFor the past year I’ve kept an allotment. Taking it over in a state of disrepair, some years after the death of the previous tenant, I’ve cleared wee...
15:48, 07/27/2019

New Gene Therapy Priced at $1.8 Million in Europe The maker of a gene therapy for a rare blood disorder said it would sell the new treatment for €1.6 million ($1.8 million) in Europe, a sticker price that indicates the heights to which costs of emerging high-tech drugs are climbing....
15:00, 06/14/2019

MRI may predict which depression patients respond best to therapy Currently, only 45 percent of people with depression respond positively to cognitive-behavioral therapy, but conducting fMRIs on patients could help identify patients that will respond best....
18:48, 08/01/2019

A$AP Ferg on Staying Focused and How Jay-Z Inspired Him to Try Therapy On a new episode of GQ's Airplane Mode podcast, The A$AP Mob rapper gets candid about his mental health, his dad's business advice, and the death of A$AP Yams....
13:32, 07/15/2019

ALS: 'Unique' cells could open up new avenues for therapy A new study has found 'never before reported' cells in the spines of people with ALS. The discovery may lead to a better understanding of the condition....
02:00, 07/17/2019

Alzheimer's: How light therapy could protect the brain A study uncovers the neuron and immune cell changes that explain why light therapy can reduce toxic brain proteins in mouse models of Alzheimer's disease....
14:48, 05/07/2019

My gay son: 'The family said we should send him to Syria for conversion therapy' Could an ‘outrageously heterosexual’ father handle his eldest child coming out at 16?Sam Khalaf and his son Riyadh used to call themselves the two musketeers. When Riyadh was growing up in Bray, south of Dublin, they were inseparable. Like twins or b...
22:16, 06/21/2019

Why is the AARP missing in action on 'step therapy?' Why is the largest consumer advocacy organization sitting on the sidelines as new federal rules make it harder for patients to get the vital medicines they need? That’s the question every senior should be asking AARP, and the organization’s lucrative...
11:16, 08/09/2019

Xbox Adaptive Controllers will be used for veteran therapy The Xbox Adaptive Controller might just become an important tool for some US military veterans. Microsoft and the Department of Veterans Affairs have formed a partnership that will donate controllers, consoles, games and adaptive gear to 22 Veterans....
08:00, 04/30/2019

A complete guide to home nebulizer therapy Home nebulizers are an effective way to deliver medicine into the airways. Learn more about home nebulizer therapy here, including how to use the equipment....
23:16, 06/28/2019

Stem cell therapy for rheumatoid arthritis Stem cell therapy may help reduce inflammation and build up healthy cells in the body. Scientists are now investigating whether it may benefit autoimmune conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis. Learn more here....
15:00, 06/27/2019

Low-amp electroconvulsive therapy may relieve suicidal thoughts A new, small trial finds that low-amp electroconvulsive therapy is highly effective in reducing suicidal ideation while having no cognitive side effects....
09:32, 06/03/2019

Hormone therapy may improve some symptoms of autism Two studies suggest that suppressing or boosting the hormone vasopressin may help communication skills and social interactions in autistic children and men...
11:16, 05/01/2019

Russian 'spy whale' may have provided therapy for children The tame beluga whale which appeared in Norwegian waters may have previously served as a child therapy animal in Russia, according to Fiskeribladet. There had been media speculation that the whale was a Russian navy spy....
11:32, 05/08/2019

Amy Schumer Shares Photo of Her Pumping Breast Milk After Birth of Son Gene Behold new mom Amy Schumer's "outfit of the day." The 37-year-old comedienne and actress posted on her Instagram page on Saturday a photo of her using an automatic breast pump......
12:48, 05/18/2019

Breast v bottle? Motherhood is messy enough without picking sides | Hadley Freeman It’s one of life’s ironies that this debate will rage most loudly when a woman is at her most vulnerableMy experience with breastfeeding was as relaxed as it was completely atypical. I had a C-section, which meant I stayed in hospital a few nights to...
03:00, 05/04/2019

How to redeem meat’s biggest snooze, the boneless skinless chicken breast If the color beige was an animal, I suspect it would taste a lot like boneless, skinless chicken breast. Americans eat more than 90 pounds of chicken a year per person, much of it in its blandest form. The appeal is obvious: Boneless and skinless bre...
08:48, 05/14/2019

Macaws offer feathered 'therapy' to suffering Venezuelans Looking for an escape from the daily realities of crisis-ridden Venezuela, Carmen Gomez finds solace receiving visitors on the roof of her Caracas apartment building every morning: groups of blue and gold macaws that arrive at daybreak....
06:48, 07/17/2019

Surviving 'conversion therapy' for LGBT+ people in Germany An estimated 1,000 queer-identified people in Germany undergo "conversion therapy" every year. But the practice may soon be banned. During LGBTQ Pride Month, DW spoke to Mike F., who underwent the controversial therapy....
08:16, 07/29/2019

Insomnia sufferers can benefit from therapy, new study shows Authors call for cognitive behavioural therapy to be offered through GPsForget counting sheep and drinking warm milk, an effective way to tackle chronic insomnia is cognitive behavioural therapy, researchers have confirmed.The authors of a new study ...
21:16, 07/29/2019

Insomnia sufferers could benefit from therapy, new research suggests The study, which analyzed 13 trials on around 1,500 adults, found that patients who had undergone four to six sessions of “talking therapy” -- known as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy -- struggled much less with insomnia....
13:48, 07/30/2019

Parkinson's: New gene therapy shows promise for prevention Researchers from Japan have tested a new gene therapy against Parkinson's disease using mouse models. Their results suggest that the approach is effective....
01:48, 06/07/2019

The Roys prove they're beyond therapy as Succession heads to "Austerlitz" In advance of the second season of HBO’s Succession, we’ve decided to revisit the first season episode-by-episode. Yes, we shared some thoughts ahead of its season one premiere and also wrote up the finale, but we’re big fans of Jesse Armstrong’s wic...
20:48, 07/30/2019

Anxiety, revolution, kidnapping: therapy secrets from across the world As part of the Guardian’s new mental health series, psychiatrists and psychologists from around the globe talk about the view from the couchIllustrations by Alex Hedworth/EyecandyOye Gureje, professor of psychiatry Continue reading......
06:00, 06/04/2019

Nigel Farage defends Ann Widdecombe over gay therapy comments Brexit party leader criticises ‘hounding’ of MEP by media and politiciansNigel Farage has defended the Brexit party MEP Ann Widdecombe, after she suggested science might one day produce an answer to being gay.The Brexit party leader also claimed that...
06:00, 06/04/2019

Wickens driving again is "best therapy" after IndyCar pace laps Robert Wickens says driving again is "the best therapy" after leading parade laps at the Toronto IndyCar race in a specially adapted road car with hand controls...
07:00, 07/16/2019

$2.1m Novartis gene therapy to become world's most expensive drug US approves the one-time treatment for deadly spinal muscular atrophy in infantsSwiss drugmaker Novartis has received US approval for its spinal muscular atrophy gene therapy Zolgensma – pricing the one-time treatment at a record $2.125m.The Food and...
23:32, 05/24/2019

Breastfeeding relaxation therapy for mothers helps babies eat more (Reuters Health) - Mothers who get breastfeeding support that includes relaxation therapy may feel less stressed and have babies who eat and sleep more than women who don't get this extra help, a small experiment suggests....
20:16, 07/04/2019

Surviving 'conversion therapy' for LGBTQ+ people in Germany An estimated 1,000 queer-identified people in Germany undergo "conversion therapy" every year. But the practice could soon be banned. During LGBTQ Pride Month DW spoke to Mike F., who underwent the controversial therapy....
06:16, 07/28/2019

Radiation therapy consent forms too difficult to read (Reuters Health) - Cancer patients usually get written consent forms to sign before radiation that are supposed to clearly spell out the treatment risks, but a new U.S. study suggests these forms are too complex for most patients to easily understand...
01:32, 05/09/2019

Israeli minister condemned for saying gay conversion therapy 'works' An Israeli government minister has been widely condemned for saying gay conversion therapy works, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netenyahu calling his remarks "unacceptable"....
08:48, 07/14/2019

Jared Polis signs gay conversion therapy ban in Colorado Colorado became the 18th state to ban gay conversion therapy Friday when Gov. Jared Polis signed the law on the steps of the state Capitol in Denver....
21:32, 06/01/2019

Personal Health: Virtual Reality as Therapy for Pain It’s more than a distraction, researchers say. It’s more like a brain hack that occupies the brain so fully that it has no room to process pain sensations at the same time....
05:00, 04/29/2019

Israeli Cabinet minister suggests gay conversion therapy 'is possible' An Israeli Cabinet minister has sparked outrage from politicians, medical professionals and the country's gay community by suggesting conversion therapy "is possible" and saying he "did it" in the past....
09:00, 07/14/2019

Amag's female libido injectable therapy to sell at $899 Amag Pharmaceuticals Inc's treatment to boost sexual desire in premenopausal women will be offered at $899 and is the only injectable drug on the market for the condition....
10:16, 08/06/2019

Insomnia: 'Long-distance' CBT as effective as in-person therapy Telemedicine-delivered cognitive behavioral therapy is as effective as in-person therapy for people trying to manage chronic insomnia, new research shows....
07:32, 06/12/2019

FDA approves $2.1M gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a $2.125 million treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, a genetic illness known as muscle-wasting disease that kills many babies before they turn 2....
16:32, 05/24/2019

Israel minister under fire for gay conversion therapy support New education minister Rafi Peretz has expressed his support for the therapy that tries to turn gay people straight. Often involving aversion techniques, such treatment has been rejected by the mental health sector....
14:48, 07/14/2019

Bluebird prices gene therapy at 1.575 mln euros over five years Bluebird bio Inc on Friday set a price for its gene therapy, Zynteglo, at 1.575 million euros ($1.78 million) over five years, after winning conditional approval in Europe this month to treat a rare genetic blood disorder....
06:16, 06/14/2019

Israeli education minister favors gay 'conversion therapy' Israel's education minister voiced support on Saturday for so-called gay "conversion therapy", drawing a disavowal from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, whose government's religious-rightist tilt has worried liberals a home and backers abroad....
15:00, 07/13/2019

Valentino Rossi went to "forbidden" motocross track for "therapy" Yamaha MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi says his recent visit to the "forbidden" Cavallara motocross venue was a way of keeping focus after the "shock" of the Italian Grand Prix...
10:32, 06/13/2019

This solstice, try Stonehenge as therapy | Maggie Aderin-Pocock The prehistoric peoples who built this amazing monument could teach us a lesson about connecting with the universeWhen was the last time you stepped outside and looked up? It’s hard to find the time to do it, and even when we do, high-rise cityscapes...
00:48, 06/21/2019

Teacher sues, saying she was fired for taking breaks to pump breast milk for her child A Portland, Maine, elementary teacher says her contract was not renewed and she faced "extreme animosity and hostility” from some colleagues.        ...
19:48, 05/20/2019

Just Approved Gene Therapy Drug Is World's Most Expensive At $2.1 Million The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the most expensive drug in the world, a $2.1 million, one-time gene therapy for treatment of a rare disease that afflicts infants....
18:48, 05/24/2019

Want to stop climate change? Jared Diamond says nations need therapy In his new book Upheaval, polymath Jared Diamond says nations need a special kind of therapy to solve big problems like climate change, Brexit and nuclear proliferation...
03:16, 06/08/2019

Vertex to file for approval of cystic fibrosis therapy in 2019 Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Thursday it will apply for regulatory approval later this year for its triple combination of drugs to treat life-shortening genetic condition cystic fibrosis....
07:00, 05/30/2019

Andrew Scheer will ‘wait and see’ before taking a stance on conversion therapy ban 'We're opposed to any type of practice that would forcibly attempt to change someone's sexual orientation against their will,' Andrew Scheer told Global News....
15:16, 07/10/2019

I Visited Eve Ensler to Talk About Her Sexual Abuse. I Got a Therapy Session Instead This isn’t a Psychologist’s Office. It’s a cavernous Manhattan loft, the kind with an elevator that opens directly into the apartment. But my conversation with its resident, famed feminist Eve Ensler, feels suspiciously like a thera...
04:32, 05/02/2019

Biogen beats estimates on multiple sclerosis therapy sales Biogen reported a 72.4% rise in second-quarter profit, boosted by higher sales of its multiple sclerosis treatment Tecfidera and lower research and development costs....
10:16, 07/23/2019

Pfizer invests $500 million in expanding gene therapy facility Pfizer Inc is investing $500 million to expand a manufacturing facility in Sanford, North Carolina, that plays a central role in its efforts to become a major player in gene therapy, the company said on Wednesday....
07:32, 08/21/2019

Vertex Pharmaceuticals expands into Duchenne gene therapy with new deals Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc said http://pdf.reuters.com/htmlnews/htmlnews.asp?i=43059c3bf0e37541&u=urn:newsml:reuters.com:20190606:nBw4wRKsa on Thursday it would acquire privately held Exonics Therapeutics for an upfront payment of $245 million and po...
17:48, 06/06/2019

Mice Regain Their Sense of Smell After New Stem Cell Therapy Smells, like the tangy scent of the ocean or the acrid odor of smoke, are powerful cues that shape our memories and warn us of imminent threats. But for approximately 12 percent of Americans over the age of 40, this crucial sense is significantly red...
13:48, 05/30/2019

U.S. FDA says some data testing Novartis' $2 million gene therapy was manipulated The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday that some data from early testing of Novartis' more than $2 million gene therapy Zolgensma was manipulated, but the agency believes the treatment should remain on the market....
17:48, 08/06/2019

Channing Tatum Thinks Astrology App May Have Eavesdropped on Therapy Session You're not the only one who suspects your phone spying on you. Channing Tatum took to Instagram on Friday to air his grievances with the astrology app The Pattern, which aims to......
15:48, 07/13/2019

Toddler's Parents Battle For Coverage Of $2.1 Million Gene Therapy When a $2.1 million gene therapy offering the chance of a cure for her daughter's rare disease won government approval in May, Lauren Sullivan was struck by a sense of "dangerous hope.''...
01:32, 07/11/2019

Biogen profit rises 72% on multiple sclerosis therapy sales Biogen Inc posted a 72% rise in quarterly profit and lifted its 2019 earnings forecast on Tuesday, boosted by higher sales of its top-selling multiple sclerosis therapy Tecfidera....
04:16, 07/23/2019

Enanta's lung infection therapy succeeds in mid-stage trial Enanta Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Friday its treatment for a highly contagious respiratory infection met the main goal of reducing virus levels in the body and improving symptoms in patients in a mid-stage study....
06:16, 06/14/2019

Why Jessica Alba Decided to Go to Therapy With 10-Year-Old Daughter Honor Jessica Alba wants to talk it out. The L.A.'s Finest star and Honest Company mogul is improving her parenting in a way that veers from her own upbringing. As she reportedly shared......
10:48, 06/03/2019

Ayurvedic massage with sound therapy: ‘Is this how it feels to be a posh Pot Noodle?’ It is unlike anything I have ever experienced; like being massaged from the insideSound massage? Sounds like woo-woo to me. I have been to a gong bath before, lying at the back of a sweaty studio for an hour, confused in the dark while a yogi fingere...
03:16, 08/06/2019

Review: The Boys is the perfect therapy for chronic superhero fatigue Superheroes incorporate and go very, very bad in The Boys on Amazon Prime. A ragtag gang of vigilantes takes on a powerful group of corrupt and venal superheroes in The Boys, Amazon's adaptation of the comic books series of the same name by Garth E...
12:48, 08/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Amag's female libido injectable therapy to sell at $899 Amag Pharmaceuticals Inc's treatment to boost sexual desire in premenopausal women will be offered at $899 and is the only injectable drug on the market for hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD)....
10:16, 08/06/2019

FDA says some data testing Novartis' $2 million gene therapy was manipulated The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday that some data from early testing of Novartis' more than $2 million gene therapy Zolgensma was manipulated, but the agency believes the treatment should remain on the market....
15:16, 08/06/2019

Why researchers are turning to gene therapy to treat heart failure Single jab could reduce risk of heart attack for some but wider benefit is yet to be provenGene therapy startup plans to slash heart attack risk with jabThe rise in life expectancy in Britain from 2001 to 2016 was largely driven by better medical car...
19:16, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. FDA says some data testing Novartis' $2 mln gene therapy was manipulated The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday that some data from early testing of Novartis' more than $2 million gene therapy Zolgensma was manipulated, but the agency believes the treatment should remain on the market....
19:16, 08/06/2019

Bluebird prices gene therapy at 1.58 million euros over 5 years Bluebird bio Inc on Friday set a price for its gene therapy, Zynteglo, at 1.58 million euros ($1.78 million) over five years, after winning conditional approval in Europe this month to treat a rare genetic blood disorder....
12:32, 06/14/2019

Antibiotic therapy slows Alzheimer's disease in male mice A long-term antibiotic treatment limited the growth of amyloid plaques in the brain by decreasing inflammation in the gut microbiome of male mice, researchers report in a new study....
14:48, 05/16/2019

Bluebird prices gene therapy at 1.575 million euros over five years Bluebird bio Inc on Friday set a price for its gene therapy, Zynteglo, at 1.575 million euros ($1.78 million) over five years, after winning conditional approval in Europe this month to treat a rare genetic blood disorder....
06:16, 06/14/2019

Therapy in the office: banks take mental health fight in-house In 'Billions', a U.S. television show set in the world of hedge funds, traders at the fictional Axe Capital regularly attend sessions with an in-house psychiatrist....
23:32, 06/02/2019

Pennsylvania mom avoids jail time after son dies from drinking drug-laced breast milk A Pennsylvania mother whose 10-month-old son was killed by drugs in her breast milk will not serve jail time after agreeing to a plea deal, according to a press release from the Bucks County District Attorney’s Office....
01:32, 05/14/2019

BioMarin says data shows hemophilia gene therapy effects could wane BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc said on Tuesday early trial data for its gene therapy for hemophilia A suggested the one-time infusion's effect on some patients' bleeding disorders would last eight years....
17:00, 05/28/2019

Sarepta says adverse event report for DMD gene therapy erroneously submitted Sarepta Therapeutics Inc said on Thursday it was informed that an adverse event report was erroneously submitted to the U.S. health regulator regarding an ongoing study of the company's gene therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD)....
16:48, 08/08/2019

MDMA-Assisted Therapy Shows Promise as Treatment for Alcohol Addiction Supplementing psychotherapy with small doses of MDMA could be an effective strategy to prevent relapses of alcohol addiction in patients, an ongoing small clinical trial suggests. The research is yet another example of how scientists and doctors are ...
12:16, 08/19/2019

Gene therapy maker submitted manipulated data before drug was approved, FDA says The maker of a newly approved $2 million gene therapy was aware that some of the testing data in its application to the Food and Drug Administration was manipulated, the agency said....
00:16, 08/07/2019

How a proposed conversion therapy ban and LGBTQ2 issues are mobilizing Canada’s Christian right “We trust you’ll agree that it is high time for the church in Canada to rise up, take its place and get fully engaged in the election process," said one leader of the One Accord movement....
11:00, 07/22/2019

As a psychiatrist, if I had severe depression I’d choose the ‘barbaric’ therapy | Mariam Alexander Things have moved on from the era of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. ECT is one of the best treatments availableIt might come as quite a surprise to learn that, as a psychiatrist, if I ever had the misfortune to develop severe depression, my treatme...
01:16, 07/22/2019

Israeli education minister under fire for supporting LGBTQ2 conversion therapy Rafi Peretz, who leads a small religious nationalist party, said in a televised interview over the weekend that he supports conversion therapy and has performed it....
17:32, 07/14/2019

Serena Williams moved past U.S. Open controversy after therapy and an apology Williams, 37, writes in a first-person essay in Harper's Bazaar that she reached out to Naomi Osaka, who won the U.S. Open final after Williams was penalized for arguing with a chair umpire....
13:16, 07/09/2019

Psoriasis therapy may treat coronary inflammation that leads to heart attack Anti-inflammatory biologic medications that treat psoriasis may also help to reduce coronary inflammation, and prevent heart attacks in the long run....
14:16, 07/31/2019

Light Therapy Golden Facial Treatment Device – I’d rather accept ageing I don the mask, with its many wires and 150 coloured LEDs, and it does give my skin a glow. It could just be sweat, thoughLook at the hellish picture above these words. It looks as if someone has made a baby drink plutonium. It’s not nice, is it? You...
02:32, 06/04/2019

Counselors on call to give ‘Game of Thrones’ fans grief therapy For many “Game of Throne” super fans, last night’s series finale felt more like losing a loved one than the end of a television show. That’s why Bark.com, a UK-based social network that helps match users match with service pro...
07:48, 05/20/2019

Liberal justice minister ‘committed’ to criminalizing conversion therapy, says Edmonton MP Attendees at a government roundtable in Edmonton on Thursday were assured that Ottawa is still exploring the possibility of making conversion therapy a Criminal Code offence....
02:32, 08/16/2019

Bluebird CEO defends $1.8 million gene therapy price — 'It's really thinking about it differently' Bluebird Bio's $1.8 million gene therapy, Zynteglo, is the second most expensive drug in the world behind Novartis' $2.1 million gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy....
13:00, 06/14/2019

GV joins $50 million investment in ‘wearable therapy’ startup Cala Health Cala Health, a startup that's developing "wearable therapies" to tackle hand tremors, has raised $50 million in a round of funding from GV and others.Read More...
06:48, 05/21/2019

Kaley Cuoco gets cupping and scraping therapy, leaving her 'absolutely wrecked' In a series of wince-inducing Instagram stories, actress Kaley Cuoco showcased herself undergoing cupping and scraping therapy, following an intense workout....
11:16, 06/26/2019

Veterans, experts say horse therapy shows promise as PTSD treatment For the first time ever, a clinical research study has been funded – not by the government, but by a private citizen – to investigate the potential benefits of pairing patients with PTSD, specifically veterans, and horses. And the early results are p...
11:48, 07/30/2019

Fake doctor scammed sex abuse victims with bogus therapy: cops A Florida man who touted his ability to use a “powerhouse combination of psychology and quantum physics” to treat women who were sexually abused was busted for practicing medicine without a license, police said. Phillip Stutzman, 43, of Lakewoo...
12:48, 06/26/2019

Dow breast implant case spotlights Elizabeth Warren’s work helping big corporations navigate bankruptcies Warren’s campaign says she was “a consultant to ensure adequate compensation for women who claimed injury” from the implants. But participants on both sides of the matter say that description mischaracterizes Warren’s work....
13:00, 07/15/2019

Cardi B got liposuction after having her baby. From breast lifts to vaginal rejuvenation, here are 6 popular ‘mommy makeover’ surgeries. Rich Fury/Getty Images for Fashion Nova In early May during her performance at the Beale Street Music Festival, Cardi B told fans she had liposuction and got her "boobs redone" after giving birth to her daughter. In 2010, a reported 112,000 women ha...
15:48, 06/05/2019

Firefighter wins $3.8M lawsuit after station didn't provide space for pumping breast milk After a five-year legal battle, a jury sided with Carrie Clark. The mom said she faced workplace retaliation after she asked for a place to pump.        ...
12:00, 04/28/2019

Prince Andrew groped young woman's breast at Epstein house, court files allege Prince accused of touching young woman’s breastAllegation contained within files in Ghislaine Maxwell casePrince Andrew was accused in court documents of touching a young woman’s breast at the Manhattan mansion of Jeffrey Epstein, the wealthy financi...
05:16, 08/10/2019

How ancient Chinese therapy helped Londoner Eden Silva compete at Wimbledon A Londoner playing in Wimbledon for the first time revealed how she is relying on ancient Chinese medicine after suffering a potentially career-ending injury as a teenager....
11:48, 07/02/2019

Sophie Turner Turned to Therapy After Being Pressured to Lose Weight During Game of Thrones Onscreen, as Game of Thrones' badass Sansa Stark, Sophie Turner seems invincible. After all, she's battled mystical White Walkers, bratty King Joffrey and the sadistic Ramsay Bolton. But,......
12:00, 05/03/2019

Carlos Reygadas wastes Our Time with a very long therapy session masquerading as a drama Twelve years ago, the Mexican filmmaker Carlos Reygadas fashioned a towering masterpiece from a simple tale of marital infidelity. Silent Light’s emotions were simple and universal, but Reygadas told its story via majestic images, and he chose a stri...
14:16, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 5-Novartis $2 mln gene therapy for rare disorder is world's most expensive drug Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Friday won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic cause of death in infants, and priced the one-time treatment at a record $2.125 million....
16:32, 05/24/2019

U.S. approves $2 million Novartis gene therapy for rare, deadly muscle disorder ZURICH/NEW YORK - Swiss drugmaker Novartis won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic cause of death in infants, and priced the one-time treatment at a record $2.125 million....
13:16, 05/24/2019

Novartis $2 million gene therapy for rare disorder is world's most expensive drug ZURICH/NEW YORK - Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Friday won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic cause of death in infants, and priced the one-time treatment at a record $2.125 million....
13:48, 05/24/2019

Cold war politics hampered life-saving phage therapy research | Letters Western scientists ignored the progress being made in the Soviet east, argues David HankePhage therapy (Girl is first patient saved by GM virus treatment, 9 May) has a long history, predating antibiotics, but has been largely confined to the (former)...
13:16, 05/09/2019

FDA approves Novartis' $2.1 million gene therapy — making it the world's most expensive drug The therapy, Zolgensma, is a one-time treatment for spinal muscular atrophy — a muscle-wasting disease and leading genetic cause of infant mortality, affecting 1 in every 11,000 live births....
12:32, 05/24/2019

BioMarin says hemophilia gene therapy meets certain criteria in late-stage trial BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc said on Tuesday data from a group of patients in a late-stage study of its gene therapy for a bleeding disorder showed the drug met certain criteria, which will help it to apply for approval in the United States and Europe...
05:00, 05/28/2019

Intensive blood pressure therapy for type 2 diabetes reduces cardiovascular risk Death rates among people with type 2 diabetes treated with perindopril and indapamide fell by 14 percent compared to those who didn't get the treatment....
07:32, 04/30/2019

Sarepta surges after Pfizer gene therapy data raises safety concerns Shares of Sarepta Therapeutics Inc surged 15% on Friday after some safety concerns were raised in a small, early-stage study of a competing gene therapy for a rare muscle-wasting disorder from Pfizer Inc ....
14:48, 06/28/2019

UPDATE 3-BioMarin says data shows hemophilia gene therapy effects could wane BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc said on Tuesday early trial data for its gene therapy for hemophilia A suggested the one-time infusion's effect on some patients' bleeding disorders would last eight years....
17:16, 05/28/2019

Brockhampton's Kevin Abstract Interview: On Making Art to Survive, Therapy with Shia LaBeouf, and Forgiveness For Pride, GQ called up playwright Jeremy O. Harris to sit down with the young leader of the rap collective for a raw, far-ranging conversation about creating art while queer, family, the trickiness of mining personal trauma, and more....
05:32, 06/24/2019

Venezuela inflation hits 10 million percent. 'Shock therapy' is its only chance to undo the damage A coup taking down Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro would be only the first step to get the South American economy back on track. Shock therapy will be required to reverse the chaos of a state-run system that wasted its oil riches....
06:48, 08/03/2019

Myovant Sciences' uterine fibroids combo therapy meets main goal in study Myovant Sciences Ltd on Tuesday said its combination therapy met the main goal of a late-stage study testing the treatment in women with uterine fibroids....
05:48, 05/14/2019

Serena Williams moved past U.S. Open controversy after therapy and an apology to Naomi Osaka Williams, 37, writes in a first-person essay in Harper's Bazaar that she reached out to Naomi Osaka, who won the U.S. Open final after Williams was penalized for arguing with a chair umpire....
13:16, 07/09/2019

Exclusive: Novartis pitches discounts on pricey gene therapy for deadly muscle disorder Novartis AG is offering price discounts in negotiations with U.S. health insurers on its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a treatment that could cost more than a million dollars, but the gesture comes with strings attached....
13:48, 05/10/2019

PEN15's Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle on Their First Emmy Nomination and Putting Viewers in Therapy There are big, expensive and heavily promoted shows like Game of Thrones and The Big Bang Theory, and then there's the little show that could, like Schitt's Creek and PEN15. The latter two......
23:00, 07/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Gilead to separate Kite cell therapy unit, posts higher profit Gilead Sciences Inc, which hired Roche veteran Daniel O'Day to be its new chief executive, on Thursday said Kite Pharma, the cancer-focused cell therapy company it acquired in 2017, will become a separate business unit....
16:32, 05/02/2019

RuPaul's Drag Race Star Michelle Visage Advocates for Breast Implant Illness Awareness on Season Finale Michelle Visage said "sashay away" to her breast implants for an important reason. During the Season 11 finale of RuPaul's Drag Race, the 50-year-old media personality took a......
19:32, 05/30/2019

Pfizer gene therapy for rare muscle disease shows promise in small, early study Pfizer Inc on Friday presented promising results from a tiny early study of its experimental gene therapy for a rare muscle disease, but two of the six patients in the trial experienced side effects that landed them in the hospital....
08:00, 06/28/2019

Imagine Dragons frontman Dan Reynolds calls for conversion therapy ban at 2019 Billboard Music Awards Imagine Dragons was named Top Rock Artist at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards – and during the band’s acceptance speech, lead man Dan Reynolds used his platform to advocate for the LGBTQ community and call out conversion therapy laws in the United Sta...
22:16, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Myovant Sciences' uterine fibroids combo therapy meets main goal in study Myovant Sciences Ltd said on Tuesday its combination therapy met the main goal of a late-stage study testing the treatment in women with uterine fibroids....
05:48, 05/14/2019

Ayesha Curry got a breast lift after becoming a mom: 'A Kit Kat wasn’t going to fix this' The celebrity chef revealed on "The Rachel Ray Show" that she got cosmetic surgery on her breasts after breastfeeding her oldest daughter.        ...
19:16, 05/08/2019

Novartis CEO plans gene therapy price 'far lower' than $4 million to $5 million range Novartis AG's top executive said on Wednesday it expects to price its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy “far lower” than the $4 million to $5 million figure the Swiss drugmaker has said it could be worth....
14:48, 05/22/2019

Pink opens up about therapy, miscarriage at 17: 'You feel like your body is broken' Pink gets candid about mental health, marriage and having multiple miscarriages on her emotional new song "Happy."        ...
10:16, 04/29/2019

Kenny Rogers hospitalized for dehydration, will have physical therapy to get 'strength back' Entertainer Kenny Rogers has been admitted to a Georgia hospital for dehydration, according to his official Twitter account.        ...
09:00, 05/31/2019

Dispatcher names therapy dog 'Sully' after fallen Sacramento police officer The Sacramento emergency dispatcher who handled the chilling police channel during a violent standoff that killed an officer adopted a therapy dog.        ...
09:48, 06/24/2019

Rape victims 'told not to have therapy by police' Rape and sexual abuse survivors with ongoing court cases are being told by police and specialist services not to go to therapy, an investigation claimed today....
11:00, 05/30/2019

Confused about cancer? Here's what we really do know about its causes We are bombarded with stories about things that might give us cancer, yet even the experts don't seem sure. So what's the best way to judge the risks?...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Should I get checked for cancer? The warning signs of cancer vary depending on the type. People should see a doctor if they have any new symptoms or existing symptoms worsen. Learn more about the warning signs of cancer here....
01:16, 05/24/2019

What to know about ulcerative colitis and cancer Ulcerative colitis (UC) causes inflammation in the digestive system. This may increase the risk of certain cancers. Learn more about the link between UC and cancer, as well as when to see a doctor and how to reduce the risk of cancer, here....
21:16, 05/20/2019

What to know about the link between diet and cancer A person’s diet may affect their risk of developing cancer in several ways. Some diets may also help prevent cancer, or help a person recover. Learn more here....
18:16, 08/09/2019

What to know about COPD and lung cancer COPD is a group of conditions that have clear links to lung cancer. Smoking tobacco is the primary preventable risk factor for both of these diseases. Learn more about COPD and lung cancer here....
20:16, 07/01/2019

AI is already changing how cancer is diagnosed Cancer is a worldwide issue. Statistics show that 17 million cases of the disease were diagnosed across the globe last year alone. Depressingly, the same research suggests there will be 27.5 million new cancer cases diagnosed each year by 2040. Altho...
05:32, 05/01/2019

Best anti-cancer supplements Anti-cancer supplements can include vitamin tablets and herbal extracts. However, while supplements may help to reduce a person’s risk of developing cancer or support the body during cancer treatment, no supplement can replace standard cancer therapi...
20:48, 07/03/2019

Allison Williams' friends told her to get therapy after 'Get Out,' 'The Perfection' roles After terrifying moviegoers in 2017's "Get Out," Allison Williams is back with Netflix horror movie "The Perfection," playing a mysterious cellist.        ...
09:32, 05/24/2019

Marriott CEO diagnosed with pancreatic cancer NEW YORK (AP) — Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson has been diagnosed with stage two pancreatic cancer. The 60-year-old Sorenson will continue to lead the company while he undergoes treatment. Sorenson said in a prepared release Friday that the cancer was fo...
05:00, 05/03/2019

Can the Rife machine treat cancer? The Rife machine delivers a low energy electromagnetic frequency into the body. It usually consists of a controller box and two electrical pads that a person attaches to their hands or feet. Proponents claim that it can cure cancer and HIV, but there...
15:48, 07/02/2019

Law enforcement help in a brother’s fight against cancer TUCSON – A Pima County Sheriff’s Deputy battling an aggressive form of cancer is getting a little help from his fellow law enforcement officers. A fundraiser was held on Thursday, June 13th at the Village Inn on 22nd and Harrison to raise...
04:32, 06/14/2019

Unmasking mutant cancer cells As cancer cells progress, they accumulate hundreds and even thousands of genetic and epigenetic changes, resulting in protein expression profiles that are radically different from that of healthy cells. But despite their heavily mutated proteome, can...
10:32, 07/17/2019

How do cancer-causing bacteria take over our stomachs? H. pylori live in the stomachs of around 50% of all humans. Despite their prevalence, little is known about how they can survive inside us for a lifetime....
05:16, 05/08/2019

Ron Darling diagnosed with thyroid cancer Mets broadcaster and former pitcher Ron Darling announced on Monday he has thyroid cancer. “After the removal of the mass on my chest along with further tests, I have been diagnosed with thyroid cancer,” Darling said in a statement. ̶...
15:00, 05/06/2019

The New Handball Rule Is The Cold, VAR Is Cancer For the second time in as many weeks of the new Premier League season, the biggest story from the weekend was another ruinously stupid imposition of VAR. The only thing more tiring than having to write the umpteenth anti-VAR post is having to witness...
08:00, 08/20/2019

Joe Biden’s cancer nonprofit is shutting down The nonprofit foundation established by former Vice President Joe Biden to find a cure for cancer​ after the death of the Democratic candidate’s son from the disease is shutting down, according to a report Monday. ​The Biden Cancer Initiative w...
12:32, 07/15/2019

The cancer survivor on a mission to help women win Rana Nawas built her career on solving problems. As an Oxford-educated engineer she forged a highly successful career, plying her trade with companies like GE Capital, McKinsey & Company, as well as the Dubai government....
10:00, 08/16/2019

How HPV and a taboo sex act can lead to anal cancer Actress Marcia Cross (“Desperate Housewives”) and her doctors revealed Wednesday that they believe her battle with anal cancer was caused by the same human papillomavirus (HPV) that led to her husband Tom Mahoney’s throat cancer. HPV is t...
21:32, 06/07/2019

Can Rick Simpson oil help treat cancer? Rick Simpson oil is a cannabis extract with high levels of tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC. Some people claim that this oil can help treat cancer. Although there is little to no evidence to suggest that it can cure cancer directly, it may have some use ...
00:48, 06/29/2019

The entrepreneur who battled cancer to help women win Rana Nawas built her career on solving problems. As an Oxford-educated engineer she forged a highly successful career, plying her trade with companies like GE Capital, McKinsey & Company, as well as the Dubai government....
05:00, 08/16/2019

4 Your Health: The reoccurrence of cancer later in life People who had cancer may get brain cancer later in life. Elderly adults who survive certain cancers face a risk of developing brain cancer later in life. A new study from Case Western University found seniors who beat melanoma breast or lung cancer ...
11:00, 05/03/2019

Can itchy armpits be a sign of cancer? Itchy armpits may occasionally be due to cancer, although there are many more likely causes. Infections and underlying skin conditions are some other reasons. Learn more here....
13:00, 08/15/2019

HPV vaccinations for boys could cut cancer rates in men New research suggests that vaccinating boys against human papillomavirus, or HPV, could cut cancer rates related to the virus in men in the long term....
22:32, 06/24/2019

How plants from Mauritius could help fight cancer Research into the medicinal herbs of Mauritius shows that we may still have much to learn about the anticancer properties of many of the island plants....
05:16, 05/06/2019

How to survive the fake news about cancer The internet is awash with ads for costly but bogus treatments – and claims that scientists are suppressing a cure for the diseaseFor Eileen O’Sullivan, being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013 was the catalyst for a deluge of distinctly unscientif...
06:48, 07/14/2019

4 Your Health: Fitness prevents cancer Fitness has been found to help prevent lung and colorectal cancers. A new study suggests your fitness level may affect your risk of certain cancers. Researchers from Johns Hopkins School Of Medicine tracked nearly 50,000 adults who took a treadmill s...
13:00, 05/06/2019

Infectious cancer hasn’t done much over the last 4,000 years Enlarge / Does this dog look concerned because he realizes he can catch an infectious cancer? (credit: Martin Astley) Cancer is a horrific disease, with its damage only limited by the fact that it only harms the individual in which it arises—except...
08:16, 08/03/2019

Mom seeks help for son with cancer so rare it has no name or cure A British woman says her young son is battling an aggressive cancer so rare even doctors have never seen it before — and she’s asking for help finding a cure. Helen Wright, 47, told The Mirror UK that experts at the Great Ormond Street Ho...
16:16, 06/17/2019

Alex Trebek says his cancer is now in "near remission" Back in early March, game show fans worldwide were struck with some truly dispiriting news: An announcement from Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek that he had been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Over the last few months—even as the show itself ha...
22:16, 05/29/2019

Venezuelan children with cancer die, and accusations fly CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The deaths of several cancer-stricken Venezuelan children who were awaiting bone marrow transplants have ignited a bitter dispute between the government and opponents over who is to blame. Several dozen people protested this...
10:32, 05/28/2019

Police K-9 adopted after losing leg, job to cancer A former Massachusetts police K-9 forced into retirement after losing its leg to cancer has found a new home, officials said Wednesday. The three-legged Bloodhound, Blue, was diagnosed in April with a soft tissue sarcoma, a type of cancer that requir...
15:48, 05/30/2019

Why don't whales develop cancer, and why should we care? Whales have a minimal risk of developing cancer, despite factors that may lead us to think otherwise. Why is this, and how can this knowledge help us?...
13:16, 05/15/2019

Mom who was diagnosed with cancer same day she became a widow dies A 38-year-old Minnesota mother who was diagnosed with an inoperable cancer the same day her husband succumbed to his battle with ALS in 2017 has died, according to new reports. Tessie Sylvester of Minneapolis passed away on May 1 — two years af...
17:48, 05/17/2019

Google’s new AI is better at detecting lung cancer than doctors Science fiction has taught us to fear the inevitable rise of digital brains and while it’s true that handing too much power to machines of our own creation could end badly, AI is proving itself to be an incredible tool for improving lives. The New Yo...
09:48, 05/22/2019

Vitamin D may prolong life in people with cancer Taking vitamin D supplements does not cut cancer risk but may prolong life once cancer develops, according to an analysis of trials covering 79,055 people....
19:00, 06/07/2019

Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine says he has throat cancer NEW YORK (AP) — Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine says he has been diagnosed with throat cancer. The singer and guitarist of the heavy metal band announced the news on social media Monday, writing that he’s “working closely with my doctors, ...
14:00, 06/17/2019

Cancer biologists identify new drug combo When it comes to killing cancer cells, two drugs are often better than one. Some drug combinations offer a one-two punch that kills cells more effectively, requires lower doses of each drug, and can help to prevent drug resistance. MIT biologists ...
13:32, 07/10/2019

Mama Blair asking for prayers after diagnosed with cancer TUCSON – After years of fighting for other people’s lives, Judith Blair is now fighting for her own. Affectionately referred to as “Mama Blair” by the community, Blair has appeared on the cover of magazines, shared the front page of an Italian ...
18:16, 07/26/2019

What the Science Really Says About Grilled Meat and Cancer Risk As backyard cookout season kicks into high gear, many people may be eyeing their sizzling burgers and dogs with suspicion. And for good reason: a number of studies published in the past two decades have turned up evidence that eating charred, smoked,...
17:32, 06/25/2019

4 Your Health: Cost of cancer drugs soar The cost of cancer drugs continues to rise. The cost of specialty drugs used to treat cancer and other chronic illness continues to soar. That’s according to a new report from the AARP. It shows the average cost for a single specialty drug is n...
11:32, 06/25/2019

Could targeting this enzyme halt ovarian cancer? Scientists have identified an enzyme that promotes cell proliferation in the most common and lethal ovarian cancer and could serve as a treatment target....
19:48, 07/16/2019

Could artificial intelligence be the future of cancer diagnosis? The authors of a recent paper believe that in the future, artificial intelligence might be able to tell benign from malignant lesions without a biopsy....
06:00, 07/16/2019

Being overweight is even more of a cancer risk than previously thought The risks of being obese are fairly well documented, and while it’s true that a person who is significantly overweight can better their odds of living longer with exercise, avoiding tobacco, and other healthy lifestyle choices, losing weight is...
15:00, 08/13/2019

Mama Blair asking for prayers after cancer diagnosis TUCSON – After years of fighting for other people’s lives, Judith Blair is now fighting for her own. Affectionately referred to as “Mama Blair” by the community, Blair has appeared on the cover of magazines, shared the front page of an Italian ...
04:16, 07/27/2019

4 Your Health: Artificial intelligence diagnosing cancer Artificial intelligence may be able to detect lung cancer before radiologists. Scientists from Northwestern University and Google trained their computer system to assess lung nodules without human involvement. This form of artificial intelligence, ca...
19:32, 05/21/2019

Just one dose of the HPV vaccine may be enough to lower cancer rates A single dose of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine seems to be almost as good as two or three injections for preventing cervical precancerous lesions...
07:16, 07/29/2019

Sleep apnea and cancer: Is there a link, and in what cases? New research analyzing a large dataset suggests there may be a link between sleep apnea and the likelihood of developing cancer, especially in women....
13:48, 05/21/2019

Don't buy tobacco industry's claim to be tackling cancer, WHO says Electronic cigarettes and heated tobacco products are not helping fight cancer, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday, urging smokers and governments not to trust claims from cigarette firms about their latest products....
10:32, 07/26/2019

| US runner Grunewald dies at 32 after cancer battle Gabriele Grunewald, who became an inspirational figure to thousands of fans after continuing to compete at a high level despite a decade-long battle with cancer, has died....
18:16, 06/12/2019

Are dogs better at detecting cancer 'than advanced technology?' In a new study, beagles were able to detect the presence of cancer with extremely high accuracy. Could their 'sniff skills' lead to novel screening tests?...
07:16, 06/19/2019

Eleven U.S. cancer centers get to charge more for care For several decades, certain cancer centers have been allowed by the U.S. government to charge more for the care they give. A new study finds the care given at these centers isn't very different from that received at other top-notch facilities....
09:00, 06/17/2019

Grunewald, runner with cancer who inspired many, dies at 32 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Gabriele Grunewald, one of the country’s top middle-distance runners, has died at her home in Minneapolis after inspiring many with her long and public fight against cancer. She was 32. Her husband, Justin Grunewald, posted o...
07:16, 06/12/2019

HPV vaccine may lead to elimination of cervical cancer NBC NEWS – The HPV vaccine is far more effective than expected, with benefits extending beyond those who receive the vaccine, a study published Wednesday finds. The new study, published in The Lancet, suggests that the more people who receive t...
15:00, 06/27/2019

Athlete Gabriele Grunewald dies at 32 from cancer • Runner continued to train and race for decade after diagnosis• Athlete was the US champion over 3,000m indoors in 2014The American runner Gabriele Grunewald has died at the age of 32 from cancer.Grunewald lived with the disease for a decade and con...
05:00, 06/12/2019

HPV Vaccines Are Reducing Infections, Warts — and Probably Cancer An analysis covering 66 million young people has found plummeting rates of precancerous lesions and genital warts after vaccination against the human papillomavirus....
12:48, 06/27/2019

This is how many cancer cases are linked to unhealthy diet An apple a day might keep cancer away. More than 80,000 cancer cases in the US were linked to poor diet, or around 5 percent, according to a study published Thursday in the journal JNCI Cancer Spectrum. The study, conducted by the Friedman School of ...
14:32, 05/23/2019

Cancer survivors to reach 22 million by 2030 Roughly 17 million cancer survivors are living in the United States, and researchers expect that number to surge to more than 22 million by 2030, new study says....
15:00, 06/11/2019

Drug Giant Tries New Tactic to Fight Cancer Seeking an edge in the increasingly competitive market for cancer drugs, one of the industry’s largest companies is taking a bold but risky approach: targeting the early stages of the disease....
11:48, 05/27/2019

End cervical cancer? The HPV vaccine could do it, study suggests Experts said that cervical cancer could be eliminated if consistently high HPV vaccine use can be achieved and maintained.        ...
10:16, 06/27/2019

During a.m. appointments, doctors more likely to advise cancer screening (Reuters Health) - Patients who see their doctors in the morning are a lot more likely to be referred for screenings for breast and colon cancer than patients with end-of-the-day appointments, a new study suggests....
13:48, 05/10/2019

Peter Fonda Dead at 79 After Cancer Battle Peter Fonda has passed away at the age of 79. The star of hit films like Easy Rider, 3:10 to Yuma and Ulee's Gold died from respiratory failure caused by lung cancer. A rep for Peter......
18:00, 08/16/2019

10 Ways to Lower the Cancer Risk of Grilling If you plan to grill often experts suggest taking some small steps to make a big difference in lowering your exposure to compounds that are tied to cancer....
03:32, 06/27/2019

U.S. Runner Gabriele Grunewald Dies of Cancer at 32 Gabriele Grunewald, one of the country’s top middle-distance runners, has died at her home in Minneapolis after inspiring many with her long and public fight against cancer. She was 32.       ...
18:00, 06/12/2019

Biden cancer group shuts down operations The Biden Cancer Initiative, a non-profit organization started by former Vice President Joe Biden to support cancer prevention and research, said on Monday it suspended operations last week, two and a half months after Biden and his wife resigned fro...
12:16, 07/15/2019

MRI scans to be trialled as test for prostate cancer Simple scans ‘could revolutionise the way that we diagnose disease’, says professorHundreds of men will be given MRI scans in a groundbreaking clinical trial that scientists say could transform screening for prostate cancer.The £5m trial, which begin...
22:16, 06/09/2019

Mets’ Darling says he has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer NEW YORK (AP) — Mets announcer Ron Darling says he has thyroid cancer and hopes to return to SNY’s broadcast booth in about a month. Darling issued a statement April 13 saying he planned to have surgery to remove a large mass from his chest and...
12:48, 05/06/2019

HPV vaccine: Boys aged 12 to 13 to be given cancer-preventing jab Boys in the UK will be given the HPV jab from September in a bid to wipe out cervical cancer and prevent thousands of cases of other cancers, it has been announced....
06:16, 07/09/2019

Your broken heart might make you die of cancer: study Amorous affairs can have tumorous ends. “Broken Heart Syndrome” may make you more likely to die of cancer, according to a new report from the American Heart Association. Adults with Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, or a clinically broken heart f...
17:00, 07/19/2019

| Australia cancer sufferer first to use new assisted dying law A 61-year-old cancer patient has become the first person in over two decades to die under controversial assisted dying laws in Australia, a charity said....
00:48, 08/06/2019

FDA to improve access to experimental cancer drugs The Food and Drug Administration is launching a project aimed at giving more cancer patients a chance to try treatments that are not yet on the market but that have shown some promise in early testing. (June 3)        ...
09:48, 06/03/2019

4 Your Health: Whole body MRI’s good weapon against cancer Whole body MRI’s may allow cancer patients to be treated more quickly. Whole body MRI’s could help reduce the time it takes to determine the stage of certain cancers. British researchers tracked 500 patients recently diagnosed with colore...
11:48, 05/10/2019

Cops: Man urinated on memorial to boy who died of cancer HAMILTON, N.J. (AP) — A video showing a man urinating on a park memorial marker that honors a 9-year-old boy who died of brain cancer has led to charges against him and another man who allegedly made the recording. Hamilton police say a friend of Chr...
06:16, 05/20/2019

US aims to help more cancer patients try experimental drugs CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. drug regulators are launching a project aimed at giving more cancer patients a chance to try treatments that are not yet on the market but that have shown some promise in early testing. Currently, when patients want what’s c...
06:48, 06/03/2019

Cancer and nutrition research: How best to move it forward In the proceedings of a recent conference about the interplay between nutrition and cancer, specialists note that interdisciplinarity is the way forward....
00:16, 08/02/2019

New war on cancer aims at longterm survival, not cure Scientists want to ‘take away the fear’ by halting mutation of cells, even in advanced casesLeading scientists are embarking on a new war against cancer, aimed not necessarily at curing it but at turning it into a condition that people can live with....
17:16, 05/15/2019

| Hamilton inspired to victory by brave cancer boy Lewis Hamilton said he was inspired to victory in Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix by receiving a humbling message from a five-year-old boy who is fighting cancer....
13:16, 05/12/2019

Overall cancer death rates falling in U.S., NIH reports Each year, cancer death rates among men and women in the United States between ages 20 and 49 fell by 1.8 percent and 1.4 percent, the National Cancer Institute reports....
10:48, 05/31/2019

Colon cancer cases rising among adults under 50 The percentage of people under age 50 who have been diagnosed with colon cancer has rose to 12.2 percent in 2015, up from 10 percent in 2004, according to new research....
11:00, 07/22/2019

Facts about skin cancer in black people Black people can get skin cancer, though it is less likely to affect them than people with lighter skin. For darker-skinned people, it usually occurs on lighter areas of the skin. Learn more here....
22:16, 07/16/2019

Google trained its AI to predict lung cancer Of all cancers worldwide, lung cancer is the deadliest. It takes more than 1.7 million lives per year -- more than breast, prostate and colorectal cancer combined. Part of the problem is that the majority of cancers aren't caught until later sta...
11:16, 05/20/2019

Cancer treatments: Patients need to know heart risks Specialists warn that many people undergoing cancer treatment receive neither appropriate information about heart risks nor sufficient monitoring for them....
08:32, 05/07/2019

'War on cancer' metaphors may do harm, research shows Use of military terminology can make people more fearful and fatalistic, say psychologistsThe ubiquitous use of war metaphors when referring to cancer may do more harm than good, according to research into the psychological impact the phrases have on...
05:16, 08/10/2019

4 Your Health: A connection between sugary drinks and cancer Sugary drinks may cause inflammation of organs leading to cancer. NBC News New research suggests a possible link between sugary drinks and cancer. The study, conducted in france, tracked the diets over 100,000 adults for 9 years. It showed a three ou...
15:00, 07/11/2019

Farmers save a harvest of neighbor with cancer When stage 4 cancer stood in the way of farmer Larry Yockey reaping his wheat harvest for the first time in 50 years, dozens of his fellow farmers stepped up to save his crop....
04:48, 08/10/2019

1 in 5 states are dangerously unconcerned about skin cancer, is yours? May marks the start of National Skin Cancer Awareness Month. As it heats up in Southern Arizona, it is important to remember to protect yourself from the sun’s harmful rays. According to a new study by Digital Third Coast, skin cancer rates are highe...
02:48, 05/08/2019

Scientists in new push to control cancer before curing it Cancer scientists in Britain are launching what they call the world's first "Darwinian" drug development program in a bid to get ahead of cancer's ability to become resistant to even the newest treatments and recur in many patients....
21:48, 05/15/2019

Broken heart syndrome may be linked to cancer There may be a possible link between broken heart syndrome and cancer. Researchers from the University Hospital Zurich in Switzerland studied data from over 1,600 patients who had broken heart syndrome. The syndrome occurs when one part of the heart ...
21:48, 07/17/2019

American Gibbs cancer free after surgery Nicole Gibbs is cancer free after surgery to remove the tumor on the roof of her mouth was successful but she will be sidelined for longer than previously thought, the American tennis player said on Thursday....
18:16, 05/30/2019

Runner Gabriele Grunewald Dead at 32 After Cancer Battle Gabriele Grunewald has passed away at the age of 32. After battling cancer for over a decade, the U.S. runner and Olympic hopeful died on Tuesday evening. Gabriele's husband, Justin......
17:32, 06/12/2019

Cancer deaths in the U.S. cost $94B in lost earnings in 2015 Deaths from cancer among people between age 16 and 84 cost America nearly 9 million years of life and more than $94 billion in lost earnings in 2015....
21:32, 07/03/2019

Eating Yogurt May Reduce Risk Of Bowel Cancer In Men The findings revealed that eating two or more weekly servings of yogurt may help to lower the risk of developing the abnormal growths of tissues (adenomas)...
02:16, 06/20/2019

Cardinals legend Bob Gibson battling pancreatic cancer ST. LOUIS — St. Louis Cardinals great Bob Gibson is fighting pancreatic cancer. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch said the 83-year-old Hall of Famer was diagnosed with the cancer several weeks ago and revealed the news Saturday to the other living Hall of ...
07:48, 07/14/2019

Distance runner dead at 32 after long cancer battle A decorated distance runner who captured hearts with her inspiring fight against a rare form of cancer has died “peacefully with no suffering,” her husband announced. Gabriele Grunewald, 32, died late Tuesday, a decade after being diagnosed with an a...
13:16, 06/12/2019

Cancer deaths cost the US $94 billion in lost earnings Almost 500,000 Americans died of cancer in 2015 and a new study concludes the disease robbed them not only of their lives but of $94.4 billion in lifetime earning potential. The American Cancer Society study released Wednesday calculates the missed-o...
14:48, 07/08/2019

Colon cancer: Could yogurt prevent precancerous growths? A new study has found that men who eat yogurt regularly have a lower risk of abnormal growths in the bowel, or adenomas, which can precede colon cancer....
06:48, 06/20/2019

Fundraiser to benefit PCSD deputy battling cancer TUCSON –The Arizona Fraternal Order of Police is hosting a fundraiser Thursday in support of a fellow deputy. Sgt. Gary Hawco served the Pima County Sheriff’s Department for over 26 years. In January, Hawco was involved in a car accident, he passed o...
14:16, 06/13/2019

'I hope your children die of cancer': MPs tell of rise in anonymous abuse MPs have told how they have received a fake bomb and messages calling for their children to die of cancer after a sharp rise in the number of crimes reported in parliament....
05:16, 07/01/2019

4 Your Health: The women at highest risk of deadly cancer Certain women are more at risk of a deadly form of breast cancer. Certain women may face a higher risk of an aggressive and hard to treat form of breast cancer. Researchers from Georgia State University looked at all breast cancer cases in the U.S. b...
08:32, 07/09/2019

Kenya telecoms giant Bob Collymore dies of cancer at 61 Bob Collymore, Chief Executive Officer of Safaricom, Kenya's largest mobile service provider, died of cancer on Monday, the company announced on Monday. He was 61....
03:48, 07/01/2019

CEO Collymore dies of cancer after steering Safaricom's expansion Bob Collymore, the chief executive who helped to turn Safaricom Plc into East Africa's most profitable company with an $11 billion valuation, has died after a nearly two-year long battle with cancer....
03:32, 07/01/2019

Listening to music may ease cancer patients' pain (Reuters Health) - Listening to music at home may reduce cancer patients' pain and fatigue and ease symptoms like loss of appetite and difficulty concentrating, according to research in Taiwan....
12:32, 06/14/2019

WHO keeps key lung cancer drugs off its essential medicines list Immunotherapies that have emerged as a breakthrough in treating lung cancer have been rejected for inclusion on the World Health Organization's list of "essential medicines", which received a biennial update on Tuesday....
06:32, 07/09/2019

One-third of cancer survivors experiences chronic pain, study says Roughly one in three cancer survivors experiences chronic pain, and about one in six survivors have high impact pain that prevents them from performing everyday activities, according to new research published Thursday....
12:32, 06/20/2019

Rich nations could end cervical cancer within decades, say experts Study shows HPV vaccine has greatly reduced infections among girls and young womenElimination of cervical cancer in wealthy countries such as the UK may be possible within decades, say experts, following a major study showing the success of the HPV j...
20:48, 06/26/2019

How vitamin D helps fight treatment-resistant cancer Two active forms of vitamin D can kill treatment-resistant cancer cells by blocking a way that the cells pump out chemotherapy drugs, a new study shows....
13:00, 06/19/2019

Study finds possible link between sugary drinks and cancer People who drink a lot of sugary drinks have a higher risk of developing cancer, although the evidence cannot establish a direct causal link, researchers said on Thursday....
21:00, 07/10/2019

Having too many sugary drinks linked to higher cancer risk Sugary drinks aren’t just bad for your waistline — they may also lead to an increase risk of cancer, a new study has found. Researchers in France found that downing a small glass of 100 percent fruit juice or soda — about 3.3 ounces worth...
11:00, 07/11/2019

Combining two cancer drugs could help slow growth of tumours Breast tumours grow at a slower rate in mice if the animals are given one drug to block cancer cell division and another that prevents therapy resistance...
17:32, 07/11/2019

‘Jeopardy!’ champ donates to a cancer walk in Trebek’s name The “Jeopardy!” champion who won more than $2 million is honoring the host of the game show. James Holzhauer donated a portion of his winnings to a Chicago-area pancreatic cancer walk in Alex Trebek’s name. An organizer for the 2019...
11:00, 06/20/2019

Megadeth's Dave Mustaine diagnosed with throat cancer Metal group cancel majority of forthcoming tour as frontman undergoes treatmentMegadeth’s Dave Mustaine is undergoing treatment for throat cancer, he has told fans. The 57-year-old frontman said that his doctors had “mapped out a treatment plan they ...
04:00, 06/18/2019

Study: MRI, ultrasound more accurate in locating prostate cancer Using a combination of ultrasound and MRI to guide biopsies to screen for prostate cancer was as much as 33 percent more effective than one method alone, according to a new study....
12:32, 06/12/2019

How long will a person with stage 4 colon cancer live? The 5-year relative survival rate for stage 4 colon cancer is 14%. Many factors determine the life expectancy of a person with this condition. Learn more here....
13:48, 05/21/2019

Cancer researcher becomes first woman to win 4,000km cycling race Fiona Kolbinger, 24, rode from Bulgaria to France in 10 days, two hours and 48 minutesA German cancer researcher has become the first woman to win one of the world’s toughest cycling races in her first ultra-distance event.Fiona Kolbinger, 24, from D...
08:48, 08/06/2019

Monsanto ordered to pay $2B to couple who say they contracted cancer from Roundup A jury ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto Co. to pay a combined $2.055 billion to a couple claiming that the company’s popular weed killer Roundup Ready caused their cancers....
09:00, 05/14/2019

Joel Dahmen’s a cancer survivor, so being in hunt won’t stress him out CHARLOTTE , N.C. — Joel Dahmen doesn’t do stress. Not because he can’t handle it, but because he’s had enough of it to last a few lifetimes and he’s done with it. “I’ve been through life and death,’’ Dahmen said Friday. “This is not it.’’ This is Dah...
06:48, 05/04/2019

Roche's personalized cancer treatment wins FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Roche Holding AG's personalized cancer treatment, which targets tumors with specific genetic mutations, irrespective of where in the body the disease started, the agency said on Thursday....
15:32, 08/15/2019

Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson diagnosed with pancreatic cancer Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson has been diagnosed with stage two pancreatic cancer. The 60-year-old Sorenson will continue to lead the company while he undergoes treatment. Sorenson said in a prepared release Friday that the cancer was found early and th...
10:32, 05/03/2019

A Sexually Transmitted Cancer in Dogs Is Even Weirder Than We Thought Our precious pooches can carry one of the strangest diseases known to exist—a sexually transmitted form of cancer that’s jumped from host to host for thousands of years. Now, a large group of researchers say they’ve unpacked the evolutionary history ...
18:16, 08/01/2019

He Was the Face of a Bike-a-thon to Fight Cancer. He Was Also a Fake. After John Looker announced he had brain cancer, he became a star fund-raiser and the heart of Pelotonia, a charity event in Ohio that raises millions of dollars. But something wasn’t right....
10:16, 08/01/2019

Cancer-stricken ‘Broadway bandit’ looks frail in court The cancer-stricken “Broadway Bandit” looked frail as he appeared in Manhattan federal court Friday for a hearing related to yet another bank-robbery charge. “Yes, your honor,” Jamie Frierson, 49, replied in a soft voice when Magistrate Judge Stewart...
01:32, 05/18/2019

Roche prices personalized cancer treatment at about $204,560 annually Roche Holding AG priced at about $204,560 a year its personalized cancer treatment, Rozlytrek, which targets tumors with specific genetic mutations, the Swiss drugmaker said....
08:32, 08/16/2019

Orion, Bayer prostate cancer drug gets FDA approval Finland's Orion and Germany's Bayer said on Wednesday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had approved prostate cancer drug daroluramide, which the two companies have been developing together....
13:16, 07/31/2019

ASU researcher launches cancer ‘vaccine’ trial in dogs PHOENIX- A researcher at Arizona State University is using dogs to test his preventative cancer “vaccine.” Stephen Johnston, director of the Center for Innovations in Medicine, has already tested the concoction on hundreds of mice with pr...
17:16, 05/20/2019

Researchers identify RNA cell that speeds prostate cancer A non-coding RNA known as HULLK gives the blueprint to proteins and controls cells that cause prostate cancer to grow, which researchers say could be used as a target for new treatments of the disease....
21:48, 07/30/2019

High insulin levels may bring on pancreatic cancer Researchers bred mice that were genetically unable to produce excess insulin with mice susceptible to cancer development. The resulting mice had the same pancreatic cancer mutation found in 90 percent of human patients....
09:48, 08/03/2019

Merck to Buy Cancer Drug Maker Peloton Therapeutics Merck agreed to acquire cancer drug developer Peloton Therapeutics for $1.05 billion in cash, adding to a list of deals in 2019 by pharmaceutical companies looking to bolster their cancer treatment portfolios....
06:48, 05/21/2019

Olympic silver medallist Parrot says he has beaten cancer "Olympic snowboarding slopestyle silver medallist Max Parrot of Canada has said he has beaten cancer and intends to return to competition at an X Games event in Norway in August."...
07:48, 07/30/2019

Mercedes Send Lewis Hamilton's F1 Car To Cancer-Stricken Boy Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes team arranged for one of their F1 cars to park at the home of Harry Shaw, a 5-year-old from Surrey, who is set to lose his battle against a rare bone disease....
21:32, 05/13/2019

NYT: Conspiracy theories that 5G phones cause cancer originate from Russia After so many years of talking about the miracle that 5G will be for everything tech-related, it finally happened: 5G is here. “Here” is Korea, the US, and Switzerland, for the time being, although more and more countries will be getting ...
19:48, 05/13/2019

San Francisco parents rally around teacher with cancer who has to pay for her own substitute A group of parents in San Francisco are rallying around a second-grade teacher with breast cancer who was required to pay for her classroom’s substitute teacher while she is on medical leave. The parents at Glen Park Elementary School were stun...
14:16, 05/09/2019

Howard Stern Reveals He Faced a Cancer Scare Howard Stern is setting his own record straight. The 65-year-old radio icon faced a cancer scare in 2017 and finally opened up about it almost exactly two years later in an interview......
11:16, 05/08/2019

NHS artificial intelligence boost to tackle cancer and dementia A new £250m investment in "robot" technology to treat cancer, dementia and heart disease in the NHS is being promised by Boris Johnson in his latest pledge on health spending....
00:48, 08/08/2019

Parents Outrage As US Teacher With Cancer Forced To Pay For Substitute Parents at an elementary school in San Francisco have expressed outrage after learning that a teacher suffering from cancer and on sick leave is having to pay the school district for her substitute....
12:00, 05/10/2019

'It’s been killing us for 50 years': residents on living in Cancer Town Reserve, Louisiana, has a higher risk of cancer than anywhere in America – a hazard residents must face every day. We hear their storiesThe small town of Reserve sits 30 miles from New Orleans in Louisiana. Home to just under 10,000 residents, it is ...
11:16, 05/07/2019

Medicare to cover expensive cancer cell therapies The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on Wednesday said it has finalized a decision to cover expensive cancer cell therapies sold by Gilead Sciences Inc and Novartis AG ....
23:16, 08/07/2019

Diabetes linked to different forms of cancer in males vs. females A study in a large Chinese cohort shows that people with type 2 diabetes have a higher risk of cancer, and the types of cancer vary in males and females....
15:16, 05/10/2019

Deleting just one gene may 'completely prevent' pancreatic cancer Using a mouse model that "faithfully mimics" human pancreatic cancer, researchers have found a gene that wholly prevents the disease when knocked out....
11:16, 05/02/2019

Fighter mom: Cancer survivor proves she will do anything and everything to take care of kids Mollie Mills Sheppard lost a baby in childbirth. She has two sons with special needs and beat cancer. Now, Sheppard takes in foster kids with special needs to thank God for surviving        ...
13:48, 05/12/2019

Measuring chromosome imbalance could clarify cancer prognosis Most human cells have 23 pairs of chromosomes. Any deviation from this number can be fatal for cells, and several genetic disorders, such as Down syndrome, are caused by abnormal numbers of chromosomes. For decades, biologists have also known that...
13:32, 05/13/2019

Cancer and chemicals in Reserve, Louisiana: the science explained In the area closest to the local chemicals factory, residents face a cancer risk of 50 times the national average. So what’s in the air?St John the Baptist parish sits about 20 miles from New Orleans in southern Louisiana. Home to about 45,000 people...
03:48, 05/06/2019

NeNe Leakes' Husband Gregg Is Cancer Free Nene Leakes has a reason to celebrate. On Monday, the Real Housewives of Atlanta star took to social media with some special news to kick off the week: a year later, her husband Gregg......
15:48, 05/13/2019

More older adults die from cancer despite high screening rates As the fastest-growing age group in the United States, adults older than age 85 have higher incidences and death rates from cancer than people between ages 65 and 84....
09:16, 08/07/2019

AstraZeneca scores win in race to treat ovarian cancer AstraZeneca has made further headway in the race with larger competitor GlaxoSmithKline's to use a promising new class of drugs to treat ovarian cancer....
03:02, 08/14/2019

Monsanto must pay couple $2bn in largest verdict yet over cancer claims California jury holds makers of Roundup weedkiller responsible for couple contracting non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma A California jury has ordered Monsanto to pay more than $2bn to a couple that got cancer after using its weedkiller, marking the third and la...
18:32, 05/13/2019

WHO says e-cigarettes, 'smoke-free' products do not help reduce cancer Electronic cigarettes and heated tobacco products are not helping fight cancer, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday, urging smokers and governments not to trust claims from cigarette firms about their latest products....
19:00, 07/26/2019

UA researchers develop cancer-detecting blood test TUCSON – When it comes to fighting cancer, early detection is key. Researchers at the University of Arizona have developed a blood test that could be the best weapon to win that fight. “We believe that simple, inexpensive blood tests are really...
23:00, 05/27/2019

Scientists spar over cancer study in Ontario towns The lead author of the study argues his research paper addressed the criticisms raised by a Lambton County health official along with other factors that needed further research....
12:32, 06/01/2019

Cancer more common in females with severe sleep apnea A new study of 20,000 adults with sleep apnea suggests that the risk of cancer could be 2–3 times higher among females with a severe form of the condition....
01:32, 08/21/2019

Study: More blacks got timely cancer care after ‘Obamacare’ CHICAGO (AP) — New research suggests that states that expanded Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act eliminated racial differences in being able to quickly start on treatment after a diagnosis of advanced cancer. The law that is often calle...
08:16, 06/02/2019

The Health Issue: When Do You Give Up on Treating a Child With Cancer? Andrew Levy’s parents knew that the rare and deadly cancer in his blood could not be beaten, so they began to prepare for the worst. Then something mysterious happened....
12:32, 04/28/2019

How US Children Battling Cancer Ended Up In A Photo Shoot Lora Scantling is a professional photographer who has long documented happy moments of birth, graduations and weddings. Then several years ago, her stepfather was dying of lung cancer, and her close......
22:00, 05/13/2019

TFD implements procedures to prevent work-related cancer TUCSON-The Tucson Fire Department is working to prevent cancer in the workplace. The department implemented a number of procedures to protect its firefighters. “Cancer has become the leading risk to health and safety for firefighters,” sa...
22:32, 06/02/2019

Cancer patients using alternative therapies may hesitate to tell doctors (Reuters Health) - One in three U.S. patients with a cancer diagnosis has recently used non-standard therapies to manage their disease - but many haven't told their doctors, survey data suggest....
11:00, 04/28/2019

Antibiotics and bowel cancer: Study finds link A study looking at antibiotics and bowel cancer concludes that the drugs might increase the risk of colon cancer, but lower the risk of rectal cancer....
18:32, 08/21/2019

California Says Coffee Does Not Pose Significant Cancer Risk LOS ANGELES (AP) — California has officially concluded coffee does not pose a “significant” cancer risk. State regulators gave final approval Monday to a rule that means coffee won’t have to carry ominous warnings that the beverage ...
19:48, 06/03/2019

A gut bacteria toxin that damages DNA may be involved in bowel cancer People with bowel cancer often have higher levels of certain toxic-producing bacteria. The toxin has now been shown to damage DNA in gut cells in mice...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Scotland's HPV vaccine linked to 'near elimination' of cervical cancer The routine vaccination of schoolgirls with the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in Scotland has led to a dramatic reduction in cervical cancer in later life....
10:32, 04/28/2019

MTA conductor shows mercy to cancer-stricken man who stabbed him An MTA subway conductor who nearly died in a knife attack on a Bronx platform in April took pity Friday on his violent but gravely ill stabber, agreeing to let him stay out of jail and even ride the trains — but only to travel to cancer treatment. Ot...
19:16, 06/07/2019

3D-printed replica heads are being used to help treat cancer patients Radiotherapists are using 3D printed replica heads of their patients to practice performing cancer treatments and work out any kinks before doing the real thing...
00:32, 06/09/2019

$11M grant seeks to prevent cervical cancer in Appalachia MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — The National Cancer Institute has gifted 10 Appalachian health systems a total of $11 million for cervical cancer prevention programs. News outlets report the grant was announced last week in collaboration with the West Virgi...
10:16, 06/10/2019

Belly, thigh fat linked to aggressive prostate cancer Visceral fat that sits deep in the abdomen or surrounding the organs, and thigh subcutaneous fat that rests just beneath the skin, are linked to advanced and fatal prostate cancer....
11:48, 06/10/2019

Nitrate in tap water may cause 12,500 annual cancer cases, study says Nitrate pollution has polluted drinking water around the United States, which may lead to more than 12,500 cases of cancer each year, a new study says....
15:00, 06/11/2019

Former Wimbledon champion McNamara dies at 64 after cancer battle "Australia\u0027s Peter McNamara, who won three doubles Grand Slam titles and became a prominent coach after hanging up his racquet, has died at the age of 64 after a quiet battle with cancer."...
06:48, 07/22/2019

Convicted killer of 2 Virginia college students has cancer RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The convicted killer of two Virginia college students has been diagnosed with cancer. Jesse Matthew Jr. is serving multiple life sentences in the 2009 murder of Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington and the 2014 murder of Unive...
09:00, 05/22/2019

Bayer in frame to win first EU nod for high-precision cancer drug Europe's drug regulator has recommended approving Bayer's Vitrakvi, putting the medicine on track to become the first in Europe to tackle tumours with a specific genetic mutation regardless of where in the body the disease started....
10:32, 07/26/2019

FDA approves Celgene's bone marrow cancer treatment The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Celgene Corp's Inrebic to treat certain rare forms of bone marrow cancer called myelofibrosis....
08:32, 08/16/2019

Firefighters, cancer and lobbying: the safety row over flame retardants Massachusetts has failed to sign a bill – opposed by the American Chemistry Council – banning flame retardants into law despite the endorsement of lawmakers and pediatriciansJay Fleming is a booming Boston firefighter who has climbed the ranks since ...
23:32, 05/23/2019

How Scientists Built a ‘Living Drug’ to Beat Cancer Researchers didn’t know if it would work, but they had little to lose when they tried a new drug known as a CAR-T—a living cell reprogrammed to recognize and kill leukemia—on a dying 6-year-old....
07:16, 07/25/2019

This Mother’s Day special for Giants pick after mom’s cancer scare It was not long after Ryan Connelly shared the team lead with eight tackles in Wisconsin’s 31-17 victory over Rutgers at Camp Randall Stadium on Nov. 3. His parents — who, as always, made the four-hour ride to see him in action — sat their son and hi...
02:16, 05/12/2019

"Want To Die In Mother's Lap": Cancer Patient In Jail Tells Top Court A cancer patient lodged in a Rajasthan jail moved the Supreme Court on Tuesday seeking bail to fulfil his last wish of wanting to "die in the lap of his mother."...
11:16, 05/28/2019

Arkansas State coach: Wife has died of cancer Arkansas State coach Blake Anderson announced that his wife, Wendy, has died after dealing with cancer. The news comes a day after the school announced Anderson would take a leave of absence....
07:00, 08/20/2019

NYPD cops climb Mt. Kilimanjaro for kids with cancer They took the NYPD to new heights. The three cops who announced in April their plans to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest free-standing mountain in the world, to raise money for sick children have successfully completed their seven-day summit, the...
14:16, 07/23/2019

Could invigorating the immune system prevent lung cancer? Early immune-related molecular changes in airway tissue could potentially predict invasive lung cancer and serve as prevention targets, new study suggests....
14:32, 04/28/2019

Colorectal cancer rates rising in younger adults In the United States, colorectal cancer rates are rising in the under 50s. Also, diagnoses in younger adults are more likely to be of advanced disease....
23:00, 07/22/2019

4 Your Health: Increase of colorectal cancer in younger patients News 4 Tucson’s Angelique Lizarde has the latest health findings. Watch the video below to learn more....
01:48, 07/23/2019

'Walking Dead' actor and former firefighter dies after battle with cancer Dango Nguyen, a former firefighter and actor who appeared on "The Walking Dead" died Saturday "after a hard-fought battle with cancer," according to Georgia's Athens-Clarke County Fire department....
07:34, 08/12/2019

Tucsonan on the road to recovery after three-year battle with liver cancer PHOENIX – After a long wait, a sea full of emotions and nearly three-year bout with liver cancer, a Tucson man finally returned home, equipped with a fully functioning liver. “When you’re waiting on these transplants, it’s gloom and doom,...
12:00, 06/28/2019

Pancreatic cancer cells spread by 'educating' the tumor environment Why does pancreatic cancer spread? The answer may lie in a previously unknown set of molecules that help cancer cells shape the environment around tumors....
07:00, 08/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Roche personalized cancer treatment to cost about $204,560 a year Roche Holding AG has priced at about $204,560 a year its personalized cancer treatment, Rozlytrek, that targets tumors with specific genetic mutations, the Swiss drugmaker said....
10:32, 08/16/2019

Kylie breaks down on Glastonbury stage 14 years after cancer battle KYLIE Minogue wept on stage today as she finally performed at Glastonbury, fourteen years after being forced to drop out after battling cancer in 2005....
11:16, 06/30/2019

UPDATE 2-FDA approves Celgene's bone marrow cancer treatment The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Celgene Corp's Inrebic to treat certain rare forms of bone marrow cancer called myelofibrosis, making it the second approved drug to treat the disease....
12:00, 08/16/2019

Simple dietary changes may reduce cancer risk, increase lifespan The health benefits of fruit and vegetables are partly due to flavonoids. A new study concludes that consuming more flavonoids each day may extend life....
19:32, 08/16/2019

President Trump Says Wind Turbines Cause Cancer. 99% of Iowans Disagree Since the early days of his administration, Donald Trump has sought to use his presidency to slow the country’s transition to clean energy, blocking key environmental regulations and lending his support to the fossil fuel industry whenever he c...
04:32, 08/13/2019

How scientists use household bleach and quantum physics to hunt down cancer A team of scientists from MIT and Rice University recently discovered a new method for creating qubits that could revolutionize both quantum computing and cancer research – and all it takes is some household bleach and a UV light. Qubits are the basi...
03:33, 08/13/2019

CEO Collymore, who built Safaricom into $11 billion telco, dies of cancer Bob Collymore, the chief executive who helped to turn Safaricom Plc into East Africa's most profitable company with an $11 billion valuation, has died after a nearly two-year long battle with cancer....
13:48, 07/01/2019

Exercise may extend the lives of advanced colorectal cancer patients Advanced colorectal cancer patients who performed low-intensity exercise four or more hours a week saw close to a 20 percent reduction in cancer progression or death, according to new research....
16:00, 08/14/2019

UK-led cancer and climate trials at risk as British researchers become liability Projects headed by UK universities have fallen sharply since Brexit voteBritish researchers say they are being shut out of bids for major European research partnerships, or asked to keep a low profile, because of fears that the threat of a no-deal Br...
23:32, 07/01/2019

Snowboarding: Olympic silver medalist Parrot says he has beaten cancer Olympic snowboarding slopestyle silver medalist Max Parrot of Canada has said he has beaten cancer and intends to return to competition at an X Games event in Norway in August....
16:48, 07/30/2019

EMA panel recommends approving Bayer's cancer drug Vitrakvi A panel under Europe's drug regulator has recommended approving Bayer's cancer treatment Vitrakvi for adults and children, in a boost to the German company whose pipeline has suffered a series of setbacks....
05:32, 07/26/2019

A cure for cancer, Alzheimer’s, depression? FDA smacks down wild CBD claims Enlarge / Curaleaf products. (credit: Curaleaf) One CBD company sure has been busy. The company Curaleaf claims that it has developed products that can treat a slew of the most formidable conditions found in humans, including cancer, Alzheimer’s, P...
14:32, 07/25/2019

Bowel cancer: 3-drug combo may offer alternative to chemo By combining three different drugs, researchers may have found a potential alternative to chemotherapy as a treatment for an advanced form of bowel cancer....
07:16, 07/14/2019

High blood sugar may increase risk for pancreatic cancer Pancreatic cancer risk may be directly related to elevated blood sugar levels, according to an analysis of health records for 25 million people in South Korea....
09:16, 07/24/2019

'Electronic tongues' may help diagnose early stage bladder cancer New research proposes the use of electronic tongues for detecting bladder cancer in its early stages. The device is cheap, noninvasive, and easy to use....
17:32, 07/23/2019

Beth Chapman Gets Candid About Her "Incurable" Cancer in New Dog's Most Wanted Trailer Before her death, Beth Chapman wanted fans to see her brave fight until the very end. In a brand-new trailer for Dog's Most Wanted released Monday morning, viewers quickly learn that......
13:32, 07/22/2019

Tennis: Australia's McNamara dies at 64 after quiet cancer battle Australia's Peter McNamara, who won three doubles Grand Slam titles and became a prominent coach after hanging up his racquet, has died at the age of 64 after a quiet battle with cancer....
22:32, 07/21/2019

Mom of two was misdiagnosed with cancer, endured chemo and surgery before the mistake was found A mother-of-two from England was misdiagnosed with cancer three years ago, with doctors telling her she had a particularly aggressive form of the disease that would require intense treatment and surgery. It took months before the hospital realized th...
13:16, 07/20/2019

Woman breaks ‘cancer-free bell’ after completing radiation A Texas woman who completed radiation treatment for breast cancer was so excited to ring the “cancer-free bell” at her hospital — she accidentally broke it. Video posted by Harris Health System in Houston Monday shows Darla Jaye beaming a...
05:00, 07/18/2019

Steelers’ James Conner had a week to live without cancer diagnosis If he had waited one more week, it might have been too late. Steelers running back James Conner said on the “Ya neva know: you know what I mean?” podcast that when he was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma in 2015 that he was told he had a ...
07:48, 07/17/2019

When hurricanes halt treatment, lung cancer patients die sooner (Reuters Health) - Lung cancer patients whose radiation treatments are halted by hurricanes or other natural disasters may not live as long as patients who complete treatment without interruptions, a U.S. study suggests....
13:00, 07/16/2019

Notable raises $50 million to personalize cancer drug regimens Notable Labs, a California-based provider of personalized drug combination testing for cancer patients, today revealed that it's raised $40 million.Read More...
04:16, 07/16/2019

Stress may drive up death risk in cervical cancer patients Patients with cervical cancer and a stress disorder had a 55 percent higher risk of dying from the disease than those without a disorder, new research suggests....
07:48, 08/01/2019