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Scientists identify cancer drugs that can also cure early stage Malaria

Aug 26, 2014

Scientists identify cancer drugs that can also cure early stage Malaria

Most efforts to find safe, effective, low-cost drugs for malaria have focused on the later stage of the infection when symptoms are the worst. #BuzzPatrol #Life #Health #Cancer #Drugs #malaria #enzymes #Drug compounds #Duke university
E-cigarettes must be subject to same rules as regular cigarettes US heart assn

Aug 25, 2014

E-cigarettes must be subject to same rules as regular cigarettes US heart assn

E-cigarettes are currently unregulated, meaning they can be sold to youths and are openly advertised, unlike cigarette-makers which must follow strict rules about where and how their products are marketed. #World #HowThisWorks #US #Health #Cancer #Cigarette #Smoking #US Food and Drug Administration #Regulations #E-cigarette
Botox could help treat stomach cancers Scientists

Aug 21, 2014

Botox could help treat stomach cancers Scientists

Scientists have suggested that Botox, the popular wrinkle eraser, could also be effective in treating stomach cancers. #cancer treatment #botox #stem cells #Vagotomy #Stomach Cancer #Norwegian University of Science and Technology #Science Translational Medicine #Gastrocopy
Use of aspirin may slow breast cancer recurrence study

Aug 16, 2014

Use of aspirin may slow breast cancer recurrence study

Postmenopausal overweight breast cancer patients who use common anti-inflammatory drugs like aspirin have significantly lower recurrence rates, says a study. #science #Health #Cancer #Breast cancer #HealthBuzz #Aspirin
Immune cell discovery might stop cancer spread Study

Aug 16, 2014

Immune cell discovery might stop cancer spread Study

Highly specialised immune cells, called natural killer cells, can play a critical role in killing melanoma cells that have spread to the lungs, a new study has found. #NewsTracker #Cancer #research #cancer treatment #immune cells

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Why a global fight against cancer is a good idea

Apr 10, 2013

Why a global fight against cancer is a good idea

In a substantive paper published today in the journal Nature Reviews, a group of authors from Singapore, the USA and Brazil evaluate the cost of cancer medication in low and middle income countries. #WhyNow #Cancer #Healthcare #Diabetes #Novartis #glivec #Merck #Dabur Pharma
Crazy, mad, losing-your-mind?  Mental health challenges go beyond that

Jul 07, 2011

Crazy, mad, losing-your-mind? Mental health challenges go beyond that

Depression is the third leading contributor to the global disease burden. #didyouknow #Cancer #Mental health

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Crazy, mad, losing-your-mind?  Mental health challenges go beyond that

Aug 31, 2014

MLB players raising awareness with Tuesday's Strike Out Cancer Day

Ken Rosenthal talks to Skip Schumaker about Strike Out Cancer, an organization meant to help families facing cancer...
Crazy, mad, losing-your-mind?  Mental health challenges go beyond that

Sep 01, 2014

CytRx is pouring money into R&D of cancer-fighting drugs

CytRx Corp. is on a mission to cure cancer — or at least slow it down...
Crazy, mad, losing-your-mind?  Mental health challenges go beyond that

Aug 31, 2014

Standing Up To Cancer: Farrah Fawcett's Dream Continues

Actress Alana Stewart, as President of The Farrah Fawcett Foundation, is part of an ongoing mission—a mission to bring awareness and importance of continuing her late friend’s fight against cancer... #Farrah Fawcett #Alana Stewart