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Mesothelioma claims the life of Canberra electrician

Mesothelioma claims the life of Canberra electrician John Jorritsma died of mesothelioma on Wednesday after spending a career as an electrician drilling through asbestos sheeting and crawling through Mr Fluffy homes. Having watched his brother die of mesothelioma six years previously, Mr Jorritsma spent … Full News here – Read more on The Canberra Times

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Apricus Biosciences announces launch of topical treatment for erectile

Apricus Biosciences announces launch of topical treatment for erectile … Apricus Biosciences (APRI), a biopharmaceutical company advancing innovative medicines to meet the needs of patients, has announced the launch in Germany of Vitaros, Apricus' novel topical on-demand treatment for erectile dysfunction (ED), by Hexal AG … Full News here – Read more on Pharmaceutical Business Review

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GPs review how well patient asthma is controlled

GPs review how well patient asthma is controlled A new Clinical e-Audit from NPS MedicineWise has been released that will help GPs review just how well patient asthma is controlled. Survey findings* released last month showed that over half of all respondents to a survey of adults with asthma said … Full News here – […]

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Hospital admissions for children with asthma could soar 250pc next month

Hospital admissions for children with asthma could soar 250pc next month Asthma is one of the most common medical conditions in Ireland – affecting one in five children. Most recent figures reveal admissions for those aged between five and 14 years were up sharply between August and September in 2012. And with the ending of … […]

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How fat grizzly bears stay diabetes-free

How fat grizzly bears stay diabetes-free In humans, such extreme weight gain would likely lead to diabetes or other metabolic diseases, but the bears manage to stay healthy year after year. Their ability to remain diabetes-free, researchers have now discovered, can be chalked up to the … Full News here – Read more on Science […]

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Diabetes education improves health, quality of life for diabetics

Diabetes education improves health, quality of life for diabetics Diabetes education significantly improves outcomes among people with the condition, leading to reduced blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol levels, according to data presented by the Diabetes Self-Management Education Program from New … Full News here – Read more on NephrologyNews.com

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Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes is Sun. Sept. 14

Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes is Sun. Sept. 14 News Channel 11 is partnering with your East Tennessee office of the American Diabetes Association to help stop diabetes in our community. The Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes will be at the Kingsport Farmer's Market on Sunday, September 14. You can … Full News here […]

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UCSC professor searches for new type of cancer drug

UCSC professor searches for new type of cancer drug SANTA CRUZ >> A new class of breast cancer drugs may be on the horizon, due to research led by UC Santa Cruz professor Seth Rubin. Rubin was awarded a $ 350,000 federal grant to fund his research on retinoblastoma, a protein that doesn't work … Full […]

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MSK Continues on Groundbreaking Path in Treatment of Mesothelioma

MSK Continues on Groundbreaking Path in Treatment of Mesothelioma Although malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) remains a rare disease, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center has considerable experience with this malignancy, and our specialists are at the forefront of translating new approaches for the treatment of … Full News here – Read more on OncLive

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AstraZeneca squares off against Roche in blockbuster PhIII asthma showdown

AstraZeneca squares off against Roche in blockbuster PhIII asthma showdown AstraZeneca ($ AZN) has launched a Phase III test of its targeted IL-13 asthma drug tralokinumab, beefing up its late-stage pipeline for respiratory diseases and squaring off against some major league competition now in the clinic. The antibody, which … Full News here – Read […]

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Arena And VIVUS: A Case Study In Small-Cap Pharma

Arena And VIVUS: A Case Study In Small-Cap Pharma By contrast, VIVUS got the bulk of its revenue from licensing STENDRA, a new erectile dysfunction drug. Going from a research company with a few promising ideas to a profitable drug-maker is clearly much more difficult than advertised, if such high … Full News here – […]

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FDA approves more reliable at-home screening test for colon cancer

FDA approves more reliable at-home screening test for colon cancer The US Food and Drug Administration last week approved a new at-home stool test to screen for colon cancer that's better at detecting cancer than currently-used tests that check for hidden blood in the stool. Called Cologuard, it's the first non … Full News here […]

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Statins and Diabetes: Studies Offer New Insights

Statins and Diabetes: Studies Offer New Insights In this study, the authors estimated rates of hospitalizations for hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia during a time when guidelines for diabetes emphasized tighter glycemic control than in previous years. The study covered nearly 34 million Medicare … Full News here – Read more on Medscape

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Price of the little blue pill, Viagra, has plummeted from $85 to $14 as

Price of the little blue pill, Viagra, has plummeted from to as … In cases where erection problems are associated with diseases most men in Australia received no financial compensation, with very few private health funds paying for such treatments. National Chairman of Prostate Cancer Foundation David Sandoe said … Full News here – Read more […]

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Information About Mesothelioma From The Mesothelioma Compensation Center

Information About Mesothelioma From The Mesothelioma Compensation Center … High risk groups for exposure to asbestos include the US Navy Veterans, shipyard workers, oil refinery workers, power plant workers, manufacturing workers, plumbers, electricians, auto mechanics, machinists, or construction workers. Typically the … Full News here – Read more on PR Web (press release)

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