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Study: Using herbs for treatment of cancer not necessarily a good idea
Studies have shown that curcumin helps prevent several forms of cancer including breast, lung, stomach, liver, and colon because of its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. It stops the development of cancer by interfering ... It examined the ... [...]
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Novartis (NVS) Issues Positive Update from Cosentyx CLEAR Study in Psoriasis
Cosentyx is the first fully human interleukin-17A inhibitor approved for adults to treat moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis, and was recently approved for the treatment of psoriatic arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis in the EU and US. "Cosentyx ... [...]
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One in 10 younger women with breast cancer diagnosed as new mum, study suggests
New research from Breast Cancer Care among 496 women aged 45 and under who developed breast cancer has found one in 10 spotted signs while pregnant or breastfeeding. More than a third (39%) of women went through treatment when their youngest ... [...]
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Study fuels prostate cancer debate on surgery vs. watchful waiting
“Prostate cancer has a very long natural history, and our results show that benefits of treatment become more pronounced with extended followup,” said study co-author Jennifer Rider, an assistant professor of epidemiology at Harvard. But the results ... [...]
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Bone, Joint, Muscle Conditions Strike Half of US: Study
The average annual cost per person for treatment of a musculoskeletal condition is $7,800. The estimated annual cost for medical care to treat all forms of arthritis and joint pain was $580.9 billion, which represented a 131 percent increase (in 2011 ... [...]
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Latest prostate cancer study adds to debate
Older men who had surgery did not have a lower risk of dying from prostate cancer but had a very small reduced risk of having their cancer spread to other organs. “Prostate cancer has a very long natural history, and our results show that benefits of ... [...]
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Triple Negative Breast Cancer Study Tests Way of Monitoring Metastasis Using …
The trial, “A Pilot Surveillance Study to Monitor Natural Killer Cells and Circulating Tumor Cells in Previously Treated Non-metastatic Triple Negative Breast Cancer,” will use the company's ClearID genomic test, powered by the LiquidBiopsy technology, ... [...]
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Two-year study of etanercept in pediatric patients with JIA, PsA shows …
A sustained response was observed in pediatric patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis, enthesitis-related arthritis, psoriatic arthritis or extended oligoarthritis treated with etanercept over 96 weeks with no serious adverse events, according to ... [...]
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Investigators Publish Three-Year Outcome Analysis From PlanB Study Using …
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – European investigators have published new outcomes results from the large PlanB study in which Genomic Health's Oncotype DX breast cancer test has been used to guide treatment for women with node-negative and ... [...]
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Study links high sugar intake to increased risk of breast cancer
The new study suggests high sugar intake may raise the risk of breast cancer and metastasis. Study coauthor Peiying Yang, PhD, assistant professor of palliative, rehabilitation and integrative medicine at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer ... [...]
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Study Finds Metastatic Prostate Cancer May Benefit From Precision Medicine …
"They're not identical, but in terms of the key features of a cancer that would inform how best to treat that cancer, we can feel generally confident, at least with prostate carcinoma, that if you did sample a single tumor, you could make clinical ... [...]
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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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Study Indicates Rose Hips May Help Fight Against Breast Cancer
For the study presented at the annual meeting of the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET), the researchers treated the tissue cultures of triple negative breast cancer cells with rose hip extract concentration and ... [...]
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Acupuncture Beats Drugs for Hot Flashes, Study Finds
25, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Needles beat pills for treating hot flashes in breast cancer survivors, according to a new trial that compared acupuncture, “sham” acupuncture, the medication gabapentin and a placebo pill. Interestingly, sham acupuncture ... [...]
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Prostate Cancer: Study Finds Four Plants That Fight Cancer
... a capsule containing a concentrated blend of turmeric, pomegranate, broccoli and green tea, all of which are known to have anti-cancer properties. The doctors tested the capsule by giving it to half of an experimental group of 203 men with prostate ... [...]
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Steroid may be safe, effective gout treatment, study finds
Researchers who compared the steroid prednisolone with the arthritis medication indomethacin found both drugs offered a similar degree of pain reduction. And while indomethacin (Indocin) appeared to cause more minor side effects, neither treatment ... [...]
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