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Blood pressure drug recall expands; another heart medication possibly tainted with cancer-causing chemical

BLOOD PRESSURE DRUG RECALL EXPANDS; ANOTHER HEART MEDICATION POSSIBLY TAINTED WITH CANCER-CAUSING CHEMICAL

Those using drugs to keep their high blood pressure in check might want to scan the medicine cabinet.

Obese people are more likely to get cancer as their fat clogs up the immune system, scientists say

OBESE PEOPLE ARE MORE LIKELY TO GET CANCER AS THEIR FAT CLOGS UP THE IMMUNE SYSTEM, SCIENTISTS SAY

Obese people are more likely to get cancer because fat clogs up the immune system, scientists have discovered. The study was led by...

 
 
 
Cancer set to overtake heart disease as the biggest killer for rich Americans

CANCER SET TO OVERTAKE HEART DISEASE AS THE BIGGEST KILLER FOR RICH AMERICANS

The report, published today in the Annals of Medicine, showed that between 2003 and 2015 heart disease and cancer deaths dropped nationwide...

 
 
 
Vitamin D supplements may be pointless for preventing heart disease and cancer, study finds

VITAMIN D SUPPLEMENTS MAY BE POINTLESS FOR PREVENTING HEART DISEASE AND CANCER, STUDY FINDS

Currently, 26 percent of Americans aged 60 and older take vitamin D supplements, despite the results of a new study that found the...

New treatment for pancreatic cancer shows that heating and freezing cells causes them to die off

NEW TREATMENT FOR PANCREATIC CANCER SHOWS THAT HEATING AND FREEZING CELLS CAUSES THEM TO DIE OFF

Dual thermal ablation, a process that involves heating and freezing, can be a potential treatment for pancreatic cancer as it kills...

 
 
 
Report: Cancer clinical trials tech startup Driver shutters two months after launch

REPORT: CANCER CLINICAL TRIALS TECH STARTUP DRIVER SHUTTERS TWO MONTHS AFTER LAUNCH

The high cost to join the platform - which combined molecular pathology labs with a mobile app - played a role in its low sign-up numbers,...

Obesity puts you more at risk of cancer because fat clogs up the killer cells that fight it off

OBESITY PUTS YOU MORE AT RISK OF CANCER BECAUSE FAT CLOGS UP THE KILLER CELLS THAT FIGHT IT OFF

Researchers at Trinity College Dublin claim the finding is a major breakthrough for understanding the link between obesity and cancer.

 
 
 

BOEHRINGER POWERS CANCER VACCINE STARTUP AMAL TO B ROUND

Amal Therapeutics has added €21.2 million to its series B round. Boehringer Ingelheim Venture Fund co-led the financing to tee Amal...

Clinical study finds Chinese medicine improves survival rates in colorectal cancer patients

CLINICAL STUDY FINDS CHINESE MEDICINE IMPROVES SURVIVAL RATES IN COLORECTAL CANCER PATIENTS

Colorectal cancer is one of the most diagnosed cancers in the U.S., excluding skin cancer. It's estimated that at least 140,000 American...

 
 
 

POTENTIAL BIOMARKER OF CIRCULATING HSA-MIR-1273G-3P LEVEL FOR DETECTION OF RECURRENT EPITHELIAL OVARIAN CANCER

Abstract Purpose Ovarian cancer is first gynaecologic cancer that causes women death and epithelial ovarian cancer is the most lethal...

Stage 4 no more: Going vegan and stopping chemo resulted in one man becoming cancer-free

STAGE 4 NO MORE: GOING VEGAN AND STOPPING CHEMO RESULTED IN ONE MAN BECOMING CANCER-FREE

Health is defined by our daily activities and the food we eat. It's a well-known fact that eating too much sugary foods and junk foods...

 
 
 
Aetna forced to pay $25M after denying coverage to cancer patient

AETNA FORCED TO PAY $25M AFTER DENYING COVERAGE TO CANCER PATIENT

Jurors ordered the payment after ruling that Aetna failed to deal in good faith in determining whether or not to cover proton beam...

Vitamin D And Fish Oil Supplements Disappoint In Long-Awaited Study Results

VITAMIN D AND FISH OIL SUPPLEMENTS DISAPPOINT IN LONG-AWAITED STUDY RESULTS

After years of debate, a major government funded study failed to find any overall benefit of taking widely used supplements to protect...

 
 
 
Scientists look at a traditional Ayurvedic herb as a natural cure for cancer

SCIENTISTS LOOK AT A TRADITIONAL AYURVEDIC HERB AS A NATURAL CURE FOR CANCER

The potential of antioxidants in cancer treatment and prevention has become the subject of many scientific endeavors. Among these is...

One of the oldest traditional herbal medicines, the cancer bush is a possible cure for tuberculosis

ONE OF THE OLDEST TRADITIONAL HERBAL MEDICINES, THE CANCER BUSH IS A POSSIBLE CURE FOR TUBERCULOSIS

The cancer bush was used in traditional African medicine as a treatment for tuberculosis. Researchers, in a study published in the...

 
 
 
Sucralose: 5 Reasons to Avoid This Artificial Sweetener

SUCRALOSE: 5 REASONS TO AVOID THIS ARTIFICIAL SWEETENER

Many of our friends and family members have been duped to believe that artificial sweeteners like Splenda® are saviors to prevent diabetes...

BIO Celebrates 300 Biotech IPOs since Enactment of the JOBS Act

BIO CELEBRATES 300 BIOTECH IPOS SINCE ENACTMENT OF THE JOBS ACT

The biotech industry recently realized its 300 th IPO since the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act was enacted in 2012. This marks...

 
 
 
Brother of boy who recently lost brain cancer battle struck by multiple cars, in coma

BROTHER OF BOY WHO RECENTLY LOST BRAIN CANCER BATTLE STRUCK BY MULTIPLE CARS, IN COMA

"Eleven days ago we buried our youngest son Brody," the parents wrote. "Today Shilo and I are again in the hospital facing the very...

Animal Model Suggests Metabolic Syndrome May Impair Repair

ANIMAL MODEL SUGGESTS METABOLIC SYNDROME MAY IMPAIR REPAIR

In the body, repair is constant process. So it's a good thing the body has a Star Trek-like replicator in the mesenchymal stem cell....