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Biogen Says EU Committee Issues Positive View on FLIXABI to Treat Rheumatoid …
Biogen's (NASDAQ:BIIB) FLIXABI shares were practically unchanged on Friday after the European Medicines Agency's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use issued a positive opinion for the marketing authorization of FLIXABI for adults suffering ... [...]
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Breast cancer most curable of all cancers, says leading surgeon
JEDDAH — Though breast cancer is a common and potentially deadly disease, it is actually a treatable form of cancer, according to Dr. Barbara Bass, a leading American surgeon at Houston Methodist Hospital. “With the appropriate care and early ... [...]
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Paracetamol 'not effective' against arthritis, says study
BERN (Switzerland): Paracetamol, a common over-the-counter pain-reliever, does not work in the treatment of osteoarthritis, a joint disorder afflicting tens of millions of elderly people, according to a study released on Friday. When taken on its own ... [...]
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Maple Syrup May Protect Against Alzheimer's, Study Says
Even if you're counting your calories, it may be worth pouring some maple syrup on your morning stack of pancakes every now and then. Not only does the sweetener provide a major flavor boost, but it might also protect your brain from Alzheimer's ... [...]
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Pennsylvania governor says he has treatable prostate cancer
Tom Wolf said Wednesday he was recently diagnosed with a mild form of prostate cancer and will be treated in the coming weeks. Wolf, 67, said ... Radiation or surgery to remove the prostate is a common treatment when the disease is confined to the ... [...]
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Moderate alcohol consumption is good for the heart, says study
You may not be doing your breath any favours, but eating garlic regularly can do wonders for your health. Not only does it boost your immune system, but it can also help prevent heart disease, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center. The ... [...]
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Cochrane teen says juvenile arthritis manageable with diagnosis, treatment
Cochrane teen says juvenile arthritis manageable with diagnosis, treatment. Childhood Arthritis Awareness Month has one teen sharing his story. CBC News Posted: Feb 28, 2016 5:36 PM MT Last Updated: Feb 28, 2016 5:36 PM MT. Media placeholder. [...]
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HIV, AIDS treatment news: Arthritic goat's milk does not cure HIV, expert says
Recently, an Australian doctor has stated that HIV can now be cured through arthritic goat's milk. However, further examinations have shown that using the aforementioned treatment cannot cure the virus. Last January, Dr. Samir Chachoua made it to the ... [...]
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Mike Kastl says the book "You Can Beat Prostate Cancer" convinced him in 2009 …
Kastl got online and discovered a book titled “You Can Beat Prostate Cancer” by Robert Marckini and was encouraged to know about the benefits of proton therapy. “I started in August (2009) and brought my Alan Jackson tape and Brooks & Dunn tape,” Kastl ... [...]
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Wolf says he has treatable prostate cancer
Tom Wolf said Wednesday he was recently diagnosed with a mild form of prostate cancer and will be treated in the coming weeks. Wolf, 67, said the cancer was detected several months ago during a routine checkup and then confirmed about two weeks ago ... [...]
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Research says, More Breast Cancer Patients are Opting For Mastectomy
Even with widespread availability of breast conserving treatments for breast cancer, more and more women are opting for mastectomy or surgical removal of the breast. “The vast majority of women with breast cancer do have a choice,” says Allegheny ... [...]
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Missouri's Sen. Claire McCaskill says she has breast cancer
Claire McCaskill said Monday she has breast cancer and would remain in St. Louis for the next three weeks to receive treatment. The Democrat said in a blog post Monday that the cancer was detected through a regular mammogram. "It's a little scary, but ... [...]
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Green tea helps you fight arthritis and joint pain, says study
Experts say that a phytochemical found in green tea, called epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) has high potential as a treatment for rheumatoid arthritis because of how effectively the molecule blocks the effects of the disease without blocking other ... [...]
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What Are the Health Benefits of Turmeric? Here's What Science Says About the Spice
Turmeric is the bright orangey yellow spice that gives South Asian curries its distinct color and flavor. Not only is the spice served by dish, but its primary active component curcumin has been a staple in traditional herbal medicine for thousands of ... [...]
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Black raspberries a contender for best antioxidant fruit, says study
“They may exert anticancer activity by various mechanisms, including deactivation of carcinogenic compounds, modulation of cancer cell signalling or cell cycle progression, induction of apoptosis, and modulation of activity of several enzymes ... [...]
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Study says 'Junk' DNA can help in preventing breast cancer
The findings could be used to understand how other non-coding RNAs function and to develop potential gene therapies to treat cancer, the researchers said. (Read: Eating more fruits & vegetables in adolescence lowers breast cancer risk). The non-coding ... [...]
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