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Way back in 2002, Dr. Judah Folkman hit upon a tantalizing weight-loss strategy for obese mice. When given daily injections of a drug designed to fight cancer, their fat melted away. The higer the dose they got, the more fat they lost. Some of the obese...
Now that the budget "sequester" is in effect, Congress is shifting its attention to entitlement reform. There's simply no way to achieve long-term reductions in federal spending without touching the big health programs, particularly Medicare. Although...
Consumers shopping for medicine on the Internet often are getting convenience, a good price and the cloak of privacy, but they may not be getting the real thing. A burgeoning multibillion-dollar industry of counterfeit drugs — ranging from AIDS...
Medical study results: In the Oct. 24 Section A, an article about medical studies said that follow-up studies of the drug Avastin showed that it did not help breast cancer patients live longer with their disease without getting worse. Those studies did...
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The federal Food and Drug Administration identified 89 medical facilities in Maryland that bought drugs from the Massachusetts manufacturer being investigated for a national fungal meningitis outbreak. The facilities are among more than 3,000 in numerous...
Sun SentinelIt’s been over 12 years since my cancer diagnosis. I prefer to think of myself as a “thriver” instead of a survivor. During my annual GYN check-up in March 2000, my physician felt a tiny lump in my left breast. Even though both of my...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsPleasant Valley Middle School teacher, Kelli Frazier, loves history. She even documents her own. "This was going from the chemo to the radiation treatments,” Kelli said. Kelli's scrapbook tells the story of her fight with breast cancer. It...
In November, following an emotional public hearing some months earlier, the Food and Drug Administration withdrew approval for the cancer drug Avastin for patients with metastatic breast cancer — the late-stage, incurable form of the disease. The...
U.S. Sen. Michael Bennett released the following statement today: "The U.S. Senate today passed with broad bipartisan support a bill cosponsored by Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet, along with senators Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA), to crack...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Breast cancer experts are cheering what could be some of the biggest advances in more than a decade: two new medicines that significantly delay the time until women with very advanced cases get worse. In a large international...
A new international study shows that treating ovarian cancer with Avastin delays the disease progression and may improve survival. The drug, generically called bevacizumab, seemed to keep the disease from returning for two months. It was delayed five...
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