News tagged with side effects

A path to lower-risk painkillers

For patients managing cancer and other chronic health issues, painkillers such as morphine and Vicodin are often essential for pain relief. The body's natural tendency to develop tolerance to these medications, however, often ...

Jun 10, 2013
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Virus shows promise as prostate cancer treatment

A recombinant Newcastle disease virus kills all kinds of prostate cancer cells, including hormone resistant cells, but leaves normal cells unscathed, according to a paper published online ahead of print in the Journal of ...

Feb 25, 2013
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Flu shots boosted by exercise

(Medical Xpress)—Exercising at the time of having a flu shot may increase the success of vaccination according to a University of Sydney researcher.

Apr 23, 2013
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MU researcher close to solving problem for cancer patients

Patients with cancer and other long-term debilitating diseases often have additional problems. Many cancer patients, and those with other chronic diseases, can experience a wasting disease, cachexia anorexia, which causes ...

Dec 11, 2013
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