• Apr
    22
    New Technology Tests Tumors Inside the Patient to Find Best Treatment
    (HealthDay News) -- Two new devices may eventually lead to more accurate, less toxic methods of predicting how well a specific cancer drug might work on an individual's cancer, researchers report. The goal: to construct a "laboratory in a patient" method for safely exposing tumors to tiny samples Read Article »
    Apr
    22
    Vaccine Spurs Immune Response to Fight Aggressive Cancers in Mice
    (HealthDay News) -- In a step toward personalized vaccines against cancer, scientists report they have developed an immune-system therapy that knocks out several types of aggressive tumors in mice. German researchers said the findings, reported April 22 in the journal Nature, could lead to a "blu Read Article »
    Apr
    22
    Health Tip Manage WeightLoss Goals
    (HealthDay News) -- When you set a weight loss goal, remember to revisit that goal periodically and assess how you're doing. The goal may need to change. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests:Take a look at your goals and evaluate how you are progressing toward them.If you' Read Article »
    Apr
    22
    Health Highlights April 22 2015
    Health Highlights: April 22, 2015 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Judge Approves NFL Concussion Settlement A landmark settlement between the NFL and 5,000 football players who accused the league of hiding the danger Read Article »
    Apr
    22
    Ebola Treatment Shows Promise in Monkey Study
    (HealthDay News) -- An experimental drug being tested on Ebola victims in Sierra Leone has proven effective in treating infected monkeys during laboratory trials, a new study reports. The antiviral drug, TKM-Ebola, cured three monkeys infected with Ebola, said study senior author Thomas Geisbert, Read Article »
    Apr
    22
    Ban Flavoring Ads for ECigarettes Doctors Group Says
    (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration should ban flavorings and television ads for e-cigarettes, a prominent physicians' organization says. There is scant evidence that e-cigarettes help people quit smoking, as claimed by manufacturers. And the chemicals used in these devices Read Article »
    Apr
    22
    Most Adults Dont Support Medical Marijuana for Kids Poll Finds
    (HealthDay News) -- Most Americans believe that adults should be allowed to use medical marijuana, but far fewer think it's appropriate for children, a new survey finds. Nearly two-thirds of respondents said their state should allow medical marijuana for adults. But just over one-third said it sh Read Article »
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