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Using Light Energy to Kill Mesothelioma Cancer Cells

Using Light Energy to Kill Mesothelioma Cancer Cells A clinical trial at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center will start using light energy to kill cancer cells in patients with malignant mesothelioma. Doctors at that cancer center have successfully used the treatment on patients with … Full News here – Read more on Asbestos.com

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Watching the watchers

Watching the watchers Some smaller data brokers also compile lists of more sensitive information, such as men who suffer from erectile dysfunction, women who have bought porn or adult products in the last six months, or high school students who are gay. But data gathering … Full News here – Read more on Harvard Gazette

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ER Visits And Hospitalizations For Asthma On The Rise

ER Visits And Hospitalizations For Asthma On The Rise Ava Passley covered her nose and giggled as Dr. Jacob Hen walked into an examination room at his pediatric pulmonology office in Trumbull recently. Ava, 3, of Bridgeport, knows what to expect from a visit with Hen, having dealt with asthma since she was 1. Full […]

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Psychological intervention reduced hospital admissions, stays for patients

Psychological intervention reduced hospital admissions, stays for patients … Patients with severe asthma experienced fewer admissions and hospital days after meeting with a clinical psychologist, according to research presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress in Munich. “The results of our study can … Full News here – Read more on Healio

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Mepolizumab: Antibody-Based Treatment Improves Asthma

Mepolizumab: Antibody-Based Treatment Improves Asthma A team of researchers have evaluated mepolizumab, a new antibody-based drug for certain patients with severe asthma, and found it can replace traditional, steroid-based treatments for a specific subset of patients, resulting in improved outcomes and … Full News here – Read more on Science 2.0

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YMCA Greensboro Diabetes Program: Classes Enrolling Now

YMCA Greensboro Diabetes Program: Classes Enrolling Now GREENSBORO, N.C. — You can know your risk of diabetes in three easy steps and the results could possibly save your life. Tracie Heavner, the Director of the YMCA's Diabetes Prevention Program, talked about those steps with WFMY News 2's Tracey … Full News here – Read more on […]

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The radical new way to treat asthma – have your tonsils out

The radical new way to treat asthma – have your tonsils out A growing number of studies suggest tonsil removal can, in some cases, reduce the symptoms of asthma – an inflammation of the airways that causes wheezing and breathing difficulties. Asthma affects one in 11 children in the UK, and is the most common … […]

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Texas Children's improves patient care with data

Texas Children's improves patient care with data Texas Children's was able to help Joshawua and others after determining doctors didn't always prepare, file or give patients consistent asthma action plans to follow when they were discharged, resulting in uncontrolled symptoms and repeat hospital visits. Full News here – Read more on Houston Chronicle

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Mesothelioma Surgeon Says Proper Staging Key to Radical Surgery Survival

Mesothelioma Surgeon Says Proper Staging Key to Radical Surgery Survival In the Baylor study, 5% of the mesothelioma patients who had EPP died either in the hospital or within 30 days of surgery. But 4% of patients who had the radical procedure lived for 10 years or more. Sixty-seven percent lived for at least a […]

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Positive Results for Reslizumab in Asthma Trials

Positive Results for Reslizumab in Asthma Trials Teva announced positive results from its Phase 3 studies of reslizumab in patients with uncontrolled moderate to severe asthma with elevated eosinophils, treated with standard of care therapies. Reslizumab is an investigational humanized monoclonal … Full News here – Read more on Monthly Prescribing Reference

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Weight May Trigger Asthma in Kids

Weight May Trigger Asthma in Kids Researchers have long discussed the connection between obesity and asthma, and some have more recently discussed the link between the two conditions in kids. Drawing from existing research, a new study suggests that childhood obesity may lead to … Full News here – Read more on dailyRx

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Terry Fox's cancer now highly curable researcher says

Terry Fox's cancer now highly curable researcher says At the time Terry Fox was treated for the bone cancer that claimed his leg and eventually led to his death in 1981, few patients survived that kind of malignancy, known as an osteosarcoma. But advances in treatment over the last few decades have … Full News […]

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Man sues after losing 5 toes to diabetes in a Colorado jail

Man sues after losing 5 toes to diabetes in a Colorado jail CENTENNIAL, Colo. — A man who lost five toes to diabetes while incarcerated at Arapahoe County jail has filed a lawsuit claiming the loss was due to lack of medical care. The lawsuit filed in federal court alleges that Correctional Healthcare … Full […]

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Sleeping on animal fur may help protect against asthma

Sleeping on animal fur may help protect against asthma They found that the risk of a number of factors connected with asthma was greatly reduced for those sleeping on animal skin. Children who had slept on animal skin were 79% less likely to have developed asthma by the age of 6 than children who had […]

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Prediabetes, diabetes afflict half the nation

Prediabetes, diabetes afflict half the nation Americans are getting fatter, and we're getting older. And these converging trends have led to an alarming health crisis: Nearly half of adults have either prediabetes or diabetes, raising their risk of heart attacks, kidney failure, blindness and … Full News here – Read more on The Courier-Journal

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