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(HealthDay) -- Perjeta (pertuzumab) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat people with HER2-positive late-stage breast cancer, the agency said in a news release.
Cancer Jun 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- For patients receiving highly emetogenic chemotherapy who experience breakthrough chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting, treatment with olanzapine (Zyprexa) is significantly better than treatment ...
Cancer May 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
It's Sunday lunchtime in Las Vegas and Justin looks like he wants to curl up and die. He has a monster hangover after drinking for two days solid. But help, he hopes, is at hand.
Other Apr 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Most people go through life setting goals for themselves. But what happens when a life-altering experience makes those goals become unachievable or even unhealthy?
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 23, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0 |
California will test an HIV-prevention pill in an attempt to slow the spread of the disease in the state, researchers announced Tuesday.
HIV & AIDS Apr 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- The Neupro (rotigotine) transdermal system has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat advanced Parkinson's disease and moderate-to-severe restless leg syndrome, the Belgian drug maker ...
Medications Apr 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In an organ transplant the recipient protects himself with an immune reaction against the alien organ. This reaction is counteracted long-term with the use of immunosuppressants. In future this medication ...
Surgery Apr 03, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
At the start of The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, the ever-resourceful Ford Prefect buys four packets of salted peanuts, ostensibly to prevent motion sickness. We sometimes get them on flights too. But ...
Health Mar 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
There is better evidence for the effectiveness of drug-based approaches for relieving labour pains than non-drug approaches. These are the findings of an all-encompassing publishing in The Cochrane Library, which draws togeth ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Mar 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Cervical preparation with misoprostol reduces major complications of early surgical abortion by almost a third compared with placebo, according to new research published Online First in The Lancet.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Mar 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Officials at George Washington University in Washington are alerting the campus that about 85 students have been sickened by the norovirus this week.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The internet is awash with stories of how silver can be used to treat cancer. Now, lab tests have shown that it is as effective as the leading chemotherapy drug - and may have fewer side-effects.
Cancer Feb 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(AP) -- Rosalia Adhiambo won't take the free anti-HIV drugs that would prolong her life. The spiraling price of food in Kenya means she can't afford to feed both her grandniece and herself.
HIV & AIDS Dec 22, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- More than 50% of men diagnosed with cancer in Australia are turning to complementary and alternative medicine to help find a cure, or to improve their health, according to new research from the University ...
Cancer Dec 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Across U.S. outpatient clinics between 1997 and 2008, opioid prescriptions for chronic abdominal pain more than doubled, according to a new study in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, the official journal of the Am ...
Medications Nov 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0