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Consider These 8 DNA Testing Issues Before You Get Tested

CONSIDER THESE 8 DNA TESTING ISSUES BEFORE YOU GET TESTED

Imagine that, just by swabbing your cheek with a piece of cotton, you could figure out if you might be susceptible to a particular...

BIO 2017 Innovation Zone Company Snapshot: Xeris Pharmaceuticals, Inc

BIO 2017 INNOVATION ZONE COMPANY SNAPSHOT: XERIS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC

The next big medical breakthrough may start in a small business with a big idea. Recognizing the potential and promise of early-stage...

 
 
 
Cigarette Filters May Increase Lung Cancer Risk

CIGARETTE FILTERS MAY INCREASE LUNG CANCER RISK

Cigarette filters, introduced decades ago to reduce the amount of tar smokers inhale, also alter other properties of smoke and smoking...

FDA Approved Tocilizumab Drug for Giant Cell Arteritis

FDA APPROVED TOCILIZUMAB DRUG FOR GIANT CELL ARTERITIS

The US FDA has approved the use of tocilizumab for the treatment of giant cell arteritis.

 
 
 
FDA approves drug to target a tumor's genetic traits

FDA APPROVES DRUG TO TARGET A TUMOR'S GENETIC TRAITS

Keytruda, made by Merck & Co, is a form of immunotherapy which targets solid tumors with certain biomarkers, rather than trying to...

More or less than seven hours sleep has a lung cancer risk

MORE OR LESS THAN SEVEN HOURS SLEEP HAS A LUNG CANCER RISK

Researchers from the University of Eastern Finland found too little, or excessive, sleep raises our dementia risk by 1.5 times as it...

 
 
 
Cleveland Clinic tests cooling cap to fight breast cancer hair loss

CLEVELAND CLINIC TESTS COOLING CAP TO FIGHT BREAST CANCER HAIR LOSS

Jennifer Buckland of Willoughby faced her breast cancer diagnosis by gathering hats, scarves and a wig, expecting that chemotherapy...

Pot belly is a cancer red flag says WHO

POT BELLY IS A CANCER RED FLAG SAYS WHO

Scientists at the WHO International Agency for Research on Cancer found adding 11cm to the waistline increases the risk of developing...

 
 
 
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declares martial law

PHILIPPINE PRESIDENT RODRIGO DUTERTE DECLARES MARTIAL LAW

Noel Celis/AFP/Getty Images. Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte has just declared martial law on the southern island of Mindanao...

Trump tells Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte 'great job' for drug war that killed thousands

TRUMP TELLS PHILIPPINE PRESIDENT RODRIGO DUTERTE 'GREAT JOB' FOR DRUG WAR THAT KILLED THOUSANDS

Thomson Reuters President Donald Trump appeared to endorse Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's brutal campaign against suspected...

 
 
 
Trump tells Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte 'great job' for drug war that killed thousands

TRUMP TELLS PHILIPPINE PRESIDENT RODRIGO DUTERTE 'GREAT JOB' FOR DRUG WAR THAT KILLED THOUSANDS

Thomson Reuters President Donald Trump appeared to endorse Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's brutal campaign against suspected...

Basil seeds from Vietnam recalled because of Salmonella risk

BASIL SEEDS FROM VIETNAM RECALLED BECAUSE OF SALMONELLA RISK

Basil seeds imported from Vietnam and sold by retailers nationwide since October of 2015 are under recall by L.A. Lucky Import & Export...

 
 
 
Roger Moore, Former James Bond Actor, Passes Away at 89Roger

ROGER MOORE, FORMER JAMES BOND ACTOR, PASSES AWAY AT 89ROGER

Roger Moore, Former James Bond Actor, Passes Away at 89 Roger Moore, who played James Bond from 1973 to 1985, succumbed to cancer at...

BEZOS GOES FULL PHARMA: Amazon teaming up with Big Pharma to sell toxic prescription drugs

BEZOS GOES FULL PHARMA: AMAZON TEAMING UP WITH BIG PHARMA TO SELL TOXIC PRESCRIPTION DRUGS

All indications point to Amazon.com expanding its business to include the sale of prescription pharmaceuticals in the near future,...

 
 
 
Over HALF of women undergoing mastectomy surgery have no idea how painful reconstructive surgery and recovery will be

OVER HALF OF WOMEN UNDERGOING MASTECTOMY SURGERY HAVE NO IDEA HOW PAINFUL RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY AND RECOVERY WILL BE

A recent study published in JAMA Surgery found that a significant number of female breast cancer patients undergo mastectomy without...

Study Reveals Scary Link Between Daily Alcohol Intake and Risk of Breast Cancer

STUDY REVEALS SCARY LINK BETWEEN DAILY ALCOHOL INTAKE AND RISK OF BREAST CANCER

Screw apples; I live by the mantra "A glass of wine a day keeps the doctor away." But some concerning scientific findings are making...

 
 
 
Digital medicine Take 2: Proteus Digital Health, Otsuka resubmit FDA application

DIGITAL MEDICINE TAKE 2: PROTEUS DIGITAL HEALTH, OTSUKA RESUBMIT FDA APPLICATION

After more than one year since the FDA sent Proteus Digital Health and Otsuka back to the drawing board with a complete response letter...

What It's Really Like to Get Checked for Skin Cancer

WHAT IT'S REALLY LIKE TO GET CHECKED FOR SKIN CANCER

This place looks more like a shabby-chic wedding venue than a dermatologist's office. A crystal chandelier hangs from the barn-wood...

 
 
 
7 Best Moisturizers With Sunscreen

7 BEST MOISTURIZERS WITH SUNSCREEN

On the hunt for the perfect daily moisturizer that hydrates skin and delivers sun protection? The Environmental Working Group recently...

Ask the Vet: Cancer Treatments for Dogs

ASK THE VET: CANCER TREATMENTS FOR DOGS

A cancer diagnosis in your family is a scary thing-including when that family member is one with four legs. Today more cancer treatments...