Breast cancer patients to be spared chemotherapy

However, the results of the TAILORx trial show only 30 per cent of women with this particular form of early-stage breast cancer benefit from the treatment. "Research is ongoing to find more "off the shelf" approaches that can help harness the immun... More..

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Wynne continues to campaign hard despite predicting loss in Ontario election
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Wynne continues to campaign hard despite predicting loss in Ontario election

THE CANADIAN PRESS Ontario Liberal Party Leader Kathleen Wynne listen to students at the University of Waterloo during a campaign stop in Waterloo, Ont., on Friday. Both Deirdre Pike and Ted McMeekin say they a...More..

by | Monday, June 04, 2018

[Exclusive] Giulia On The Importance Of Mental Health Awareness

Mental health advocates are working together to overcome both the illnesses and the stigmas with hopes of creating acceptance in the communities they live in. "The old regulation had several flaws and gaps and ...More..

Kathleen Wynne admits she won't win upcoming election
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Kathleen Wynne admits she won't win upcoming election

We have a terrific team of local candidates, they deserve your support. "We know Andrea Horwath and her NDP team will stand up not just for these industries, but specifically for workers in Ontario", said Ken N...More..

Number of Texans sickened by E. coli from romaine lettuce rises
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Number of Texans sickened by E. coli from romaine lettuce rises

This is the worst multistate outbreak since 2006 , when contaminated spinach was linked to 238 illnesses and five deaths. Eighty-nine people have been hospitalized. Prices for whole heads of romaine lettuce we...More..

Hundreds participate in Relay for Life of Aquidneck Island
by | Sunday, June 03, 2018

Hundreds participate in Relay for Life of Aquidneck Island

The opening ceremony will begin at 6 p.m., followed by the cancer survivors lap. For Russ, the relay presents an opportunity to reflect on the lives of both Pam and his brother, Roderick "Rod" Pochop, who die...More..

Lyme -- The First Epidemic of Climate Change author
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Lyme -- The First Epidemic of Climate Change author

After you come indoors, check your clothing for ticks and remove any ticks found immediately. Dont twist or jerk the tick; this can cause the mouth-parts to break off and remain in the skin. Its saliva, injecte...More..

Doctors welcome possible 'holy grail of cancer research'
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Doctors welcome possible 'holy grail of cancer research'

The universal screening test is known as a liquid biopsy as it takes a blood sample from the patient as opposed to a tissue sample. The findings will be presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology ...More..

Another Indian state reports Nipah virus death, fanning fears of spread
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Another Indian state reports Nipah virus death, fanning fears of spread

So far, a total of 196 samples have been tested for Nipah , of which 18 have tested positive. The objective was to avoid crowding of people, the official said. She was shifted to Pariyaram medical college five...More..

Is Too Much Protein Bad for Men's Heart Health?
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Is Too Much Protein Bad for Men's Heart Health?

The research investigated the association between protein intake and survival in 2,281 patients, with an average age of 68 years, and who were all diagnosed with heart failure. Only proteins from fish and...More..

One Person From Arkansas Among Five Killed In Romaine Lettuce Outbreak
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

One Person From Arkansas Among Five Killed In Romaine Lettuce Outbreak

At least 89 people were hospitalized. On Friday, health officials said they have learned of four more - two in Minnesota and one each in Arkansas and NY. The recent E. coli outbreak is the most severe to hit ...More..

Virginia legislature sends Medicaid expansion to governor
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Virginia legislature sends Medicaid expansion to governor

LaRock, who represents the 33rd District, which includes parts of Frederick, Clarke and Loudoun, said the Medicaid amendments in the Senate's version of the budget were written in conjunction with the House App...More..

World No Tobacco Day offers chance to win a personal CO monitor
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

World No Tobacco Day offers chance to win a personal CO monitor

The focus of World No Tobacco Day 2018 is " Tobacco and heart disease ". The tobacco-free standards were also implemented at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. "While many people are aware of the fact that tob...More..

Irving mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Irving mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus

IDPH Director Nirav D. Shah, M.D., J.D., said "Although we see West Nile virus in IL every year, don't become complacent". Health officials recommend steps be taken to prevent mosquito bites, including limiti...More..

People who wear glasses have a genetic predisposition to be smarter
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

People who wear glasses have a genetic predisposition to be smarter

Scientists explored how an individual's hereditary traits may impact their cognitive function . Previous studies have determined that someone wearing glasses is perceived to be more attractive by other peo...More..

by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Four more people dead from E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce

The new CDC report announces four more deaths - one in Arkansas, two in Minnesota and one in NY. The outbreak is the largest in the United States since 2006, when spinach tainted with a similar strain of E. ...More..

Hancock County Relay for Life to be held Saturday
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Hancock County Relay for Life to be held Saturday

Businesses and landmarks in the city centre such as Kilkenny Castle, The Tholsel (City Hall), Rothe House and St Canice's Cathedral will be lit up purple as part of the Paint the Town Purple campaign in suppo...More..

Nipah Virus Claims Two More Lives In Kerala
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Nipah Virus Claims Two More Lives In Kerala

NDTV is one of the leaders in the production and broadcasting of un-biased and comprehensive news and entertainment programmes in India and overseas. And while it appears contained at the moment, the Times of...More..

American Cancer Society recommends earlier colorectal cancer screening
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

American Cancer Society recommends earlier colorectal cancer screening

The American Cancer Society says the change come sin response to an increase in colorectal cancer rates. There are new recommendations for colon cancer screening. Clinical trials are the "gold standard"...More..

Keralite native suspected of Nipah quarantined in Goa hospital
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Keralite native suspected of Nipah quarantined in Goa hospital

It is advised to the people that they should not eat fruits and vegetables bitten by birds, bats and animals, wash their hands properly after ing infected person and monitor fever cases with history of travel t...More..

For the first time, scientists 3D-print human corneas
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

For the first time, scientists 3D-print human corneas

The cornea also acts as a shield to the eye, as it protects it from incoming particles. Worldwide, approximately 10 million people risk corneal blindness due to infectious disorders like trachoma , but ther...More..

Thousands of children leaving primary school severely obese, new figures show
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Thousands of children leaving primary school severely obese, new figures show

Fearnley-Whittingstail, further, called for the next childhood obesity plan to be the "let's fix it now" plan. This compares with 14,787 out of 629,359 (2.35%) of four and five-year-olds in reception class....More..

Study finds popular vitamin and mineral supplements are useless
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Study finds popular vitamin and mineral supplements are useless

In studies testing the four common supplements of multivitamins, vitamin D, calcium and vitamin C, there was no reduction in incidence of heart disease, stroke or premature death . Are vitamins and supplem...More..

DOJ Report: Purdue Knew of Opioid Abuse After Releasing OxyContin
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

DOJ Report: Purdue Knew of Opioid Abuse After Releasing OxyContin

Nearly immediately after releasing OxyContin in 1996, Purdue Pharma received reports that patients were crushing and snorting the drug and stealing it from pharmacies, and that some doctors were beginning to se...More..

Walk and chew gum, it may keep you thin
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Walk and chew gum, it may keep you thin

They tested two groups, one which walked 15 minutes while chewing a couple of pieces of gum, and the other who drank the same ingredients mixed in water while walking 15 minutes, just in case there was somethin...More..

by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Colorectal cancer start screening age changed

Analyst Brian Weinstein, with the William Blair investment firm, praised the American Cancer Society for its "forward thinking", but cautioned that the updated guideline may not be a big boost for Cologuard...More..

Nipah claims two more lives in Kerala, toll touches 16
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Nipah claims two more lives in Kerala, toll touches 16

However, some of his relatives said he visited the medical college hospital recently to meet a relative of his friend. The deadly Nipah virus has so far claimed at least 14 lives, mostly in Kerala. Ke...More..

Preventing and treating tick bites
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Preventing and treating tick bites

An infected person who eats red meat can have symptoms ranging from stomach cramps to anaphylaxis. Smith's friend has been diagnosed with the same thing. Cases in theUnited States increased from about 12,000 an...More..

Packaging error leads to nationwide birth control pill recall
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Packaging error leads to nationwide birth control pill recall

Allergan is now notifying customers about the recall by letter, and arranging for the return of all recalled products. Birth control pills have been recalled because they were packaged incorrectly. Only one ...More..

New Zealand to cull over 100000 cows to eradicate Mycoplasma
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

New Zealand to cull over 100000 cows to eradicate Mycoplasma

They say numerous cows will be slaughtered at processing plants and used for beef, but some cows will have to be killed and buried on the farms or dumped in approved landfills. About 26,000 cattle have been kil...More..