Health


Ovarian cancer drug could fight prostate tumours Ovarian cancer drug could fight prostate tumours
- October 30, 2015

Mike Mitchell, at Panmure, said the study "reinforces the view that cancer treatment (along with other diseases) will be increasingly targeted not by where in the body a tumour is located, but by understanding and targeting specific genetic sequences/mutations". (more...)
Sing to your infant rather than talk to keep them calm Sing to your infant rather than talk to keep them calm
- October 29, 2015

But infants do not display these gestures as they do not synchronize their physical behavior with the music, because they do not possess either the physical or the mental capacity to do so.     Researchers examined a variety of measures to determine if the children's reaction to the music was not influenced by other factors, including sensitivity to their mother's voice. (more...)
Aquino rejects permanent refugees from Australia Aquino rejects permanent refugees from Australia
- October 29, 2015

The transition to a new government next year will pose little risk to the Philippines' growth momentum, Australia's ANZ said. From the late 1970s until late 1980s, the Philippines helped provide transit to thousands of Vietnamese, Laotians and Cambodians who escaped by boat to seek permanent homes in the United States and elsewhere in the West. (more...)
Warning over 'postcode lottery' in cancer diagnosis damaging chances of survival Warning over 'postcode lottery' in cancer diagnosis damaging chances of survival
- October 28, 2015

Merseyside stood out as one of the worst performing regions, with nearly half (49%) of patients being diagnosed at cancer stages three and four. Some of the past few stories showed that 63% of survivors continued working or returned to work after treatment depending upon the type and stage of cancer . (more...)
5-year-old Portland girl chooses 'heaven over hospital' 5-year-old Portland girl chooses 'heaven over hospital'
- October 28, 2015

The degenerative disease manifests in various degrees of severity, which have in common progressive muscle wasting and mobility impairment. First it attacks proximal muscles and lung muscles. The onset was early and the progression of her muscle weakness was fast that she suffered from respiratory difficulties starting when she was 3 years old. (more...)
Russell Brand Brutally Disses Katy Perry in His New Documentary Russell Brand Brutally Disses Katy Perry in His New Documentary
- October 28, 2015

But it's not a resolution to anything spiritual... "Katy thinks his actions are heartless, and she just wishes he would let it go and stop using it for his own benefit". Russell filed for divorce on December 30, 2011, citing irreconcilable differences, and their divorce was finalized in July 2012. Singer and entertainer extraordinaire Katy Perry's short marriage to ex-husband Russel Brand continues to haunt her. (more...)
FDA lists deficiencies at Theranos' Newark facility FDA lists deficiencies at Theranos' Newark facility
- October 28, 2015

Another Form 483 , addressed to Theranos COO Ramesh Balwani, chastises the company for marketing its product, which is manufactured and used by Theranos to collect blood samples, as an unapproved medical device. Theranos said it is already "transitioning" from the CLIA (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments) framework to the FDA framework. Specifically, FDA found that one of Theranos' complaint logs provided to FDA "contained no logged complaints", though a different log included ... (more...)
New York Jets: Turning Point In Loss vs. New England Patriots New York Jets: Turning Point In Loss vs. New England Patriots
- October 27, 2015

At New England, Tom Brady overcame New England's shaky first three quarters by throwing for a pair of touchdowns in the fourth, and the Patriots beat the New York Jets to remain unbeaten. "He ended up finding the matchups that he wanted to find and made the plays he needed to throw". In his last two games Amendola has 15 catches for 191 yards . (more...)
Switched at Birth Recap 10/26/15: Season 4 Finale Switched at Birth Recap 10/26/15: Season 4 Finale "And Always Searching for"
- October 27, 2015

Any number of things could have happened, but fans will have to wait until 2016 to find out what when " Switched at Birth " returns for Season 5. Kathryn Kennish , Bay Kennish and John Kennish all feel betrayed and John tells Regina, "You call the cops on that guy or I will". (more...)
Male Pattern Baldness May Be Cured by New Drugs Male Pattern Baldness May Be Cured by New Drugs
- October 27, 2015

During work with mice during that study, they found that applying the drugs on the skin caused more hair to grow than when the drugs were given to rodents systemically. Both are being tested in clinical trials for the treatment of plaque psoriasis and alopecia areata , an autoimmune disease that causes hair loss. In the future, perhaps a treatment will be formulated, but for now, they need to conduct more testing. (more...)
AbbVie Slumps, FDA Issues Warning Related to 2 HCV Drugs AbbVie Slumps, FDA Issues Warning Related to 2 HCV Drugs
- October 26, 2015

The shares of AbbVie fell 10% to $48.27 on Thursday after the FDA posted the safety alert. AbbVie spokeswoman Jackie Finley wrote in an email that estimates of frequency can’t be determined, as well as causal links between treatment and effects because the events that happened after marketing efforts were reported voluntarily during clinical practice. (more...)
Breast cancer and prostate cancer are parallel diseases Breast cancer and prostate cancer are parallel diseases
- October 25, 2015

According to the State Health Registry of Iowa, more than 2,200 women in Iowa will diagnosed with breast cancer this year and it will claim close to 400 patients' lives. She started The Image Project, free wigs for patients experiencing medical hair loss. "They could potentially develop cancer , and if they don't go get screened regularly then the cancer metastasizes and by the time it gets caught it's a lot harder to treat", she says. (more...)
United Kingdom nurse critically ill after Ebola infection returns United Kingdom nurse critically ill after Ebola infection returns
- October 24, 2015

NBC News cites a case of a 44-year-old woman who got the disease from having sexual intercourse with her fiancé who was a survivor. She was flown to the hospital from Scotland in a military aircraft last week after complaining of feeling unwell. (more...)
Valeant lifts 2015 outlook as third-quarter profit beats expectations Valeant lifts 2015 outlook as third-quarter profit beats expectations
- October 23, 2015

Finally, Howard Weil began coverage on shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl in a report on Friday, July 10th. Valeant Pharmaceuticals (TSX:VRX) says 2015 is shaping up to be more profitable than its previous estimates. Shares of Northwest Biotherapeutics, Inc (NASDAQ:NWBO) shifted down with loss of -29.34% after buying and selling at $4.19 with volume of 2.98 million shares. (more...)
British nurse who had Ebola has meningitis British nurse who had Ebola has meningitis
- October 23, 2015

She was the first person to have been diagnosed with Ebola on British soil when she contracted the disease in December 2014 and spent several weeks at the Royal Free before making a recovery and being discharged. "This is a highly experimental treatment". Evidence of the virus was found in their brains and other organs not typically infected by Ebola , said Dr Lisa Hensley, a scientist with the National Institutes of Health. (more...)
Wife 'could smell' husband's Parkinson's disease before diagnosis Wife 'could smell' husband's Parkinson's disease before diagnosis
- October 23, 2015

The study was launched after a Scottish woman, named in reports as Joy Milne, successfully identified sufferers by smelling T-shirts they had slept in. Scientists at the Universities of Manchester and Edinburgh have identified 24 people like Joy Milne for a pilot study into their abilities. The team aim to recruit up to 200 people with and without Parkinson's to have a skin swab taken and fill in a brief questionnaire. (more...)
NYC Wants to Ban This Ad From Subways for Being Too 'Sexual' NYC Wants to Ban This Ad From Subways for Being Too 'Sexual'
- October 23, 2015

With sultry Victoria's Secret and American Apparel ads gracing our subway stops, enormous billboards, and computer screens, why should a relatively tame Thinx advertisement be treated any differently? "We're still reviewing the ads, which sometimes takes time when some people have strong reactions to an ad. (more...)
RHOC's Brooks Ayers SLAMS 'Mouth Piece' Meghan Edmonds YET AGAIN! RHOC's Brooks Ayers SLAMS 'Mouth Piece' Meghan Edmonds YET AGAIN!
- October 23, 2015

The newest Housewife has been EXTREMELY vocal about how she doesn't believe Vicki Gunvalson's ex has a  cancer . In the three-part reunion; Meghan Edmonds, Shannon Beador, Tamra Judge and Heather Dubrow severely questioned his health. (more...)
Angelina Jolie And Brad Pitt Movie Angelina Jolie And Brad Pitt Movie "By The Sea" Is "Not Autobiographical"
- October 22, 2015

Pax recently joined her on a trip to Myanmar, where he met Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, and previous year, Shiloh accompanied her mother on a trip to Lebanon. "It made me act differently and made me direct differently too". Relationships have those extremes. "You can absolutely madly love the same person you want to kill". (more...)
SUV Crashes Into Texas H-E-B Store Killing 1, Injuring 7 SUV Crashes Into Texas H-E-B Store Killing 1, Injuring 7
- October 20, 2015

Her 2-year-old daughter was among the six people who were injured. "It was like a bowling pin because there was like 15 people near the front", said a witness. (more...)

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