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Safety Concerns Cloud Promise of New Cancer Immune Drugs
A new wave of experimental cancer drugs that directly recruit the immune system's powerful T cells are proving to be immensely effective weapons against tumors, potentially transforming the $100 billion global market for drugs that fight the disease. But top oncology researchers...... [Full Story]
People with chronic insomnia may beat increased risk for high blood [Full Story]
Allergy Drug Benadryl Linked to Dementia
Long-term and/or high-dose use of a class of medications used for hay [Full Story]
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it approved Teva [Full Story]
Doctor after doctor said removing the tumor causing Pamela Shavaun Scott's [Full Story]
Princeton Gene Discovery Offers Hope for Preserving Memory
Researchers have identified new genes that govern long-term memory, [Full Story]
Want to know how long you'll live? Ask your friends, a new study [Full Story]
Many People Ignore Early Cancer Warning Signs: Survey
Many people put their lives in jeopardy by ignoring early warning signs of cancer, a new survey finds. The Cancer Research UK study found that more than half of cancer patients had at first ignored symptoms dubbed alarm warning signs and did not see their doctor about... [Full Story]
Statins Less Effective Than Lifestyle Changes: Study
Statin drugs give an illusion of protection from heart attacks and stroke, say top doctors in the United Kingdom, and more lives would be saved if patients made lifestyle chances, such as eating a healthy diet, exercising, and quitting smoking. While the effectiveness of... [Full Story]
Vets Suffer 'Hidden' Brain Damage From Blast Injuries
The brains of some veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan who were injured by homemade bombs show an unusual pattern of damage, a small study finds. [Full Story]
Patients Pioneer Less Invasive Brain Surgery
Doctor after doctor said removing the tumor causing Pamela Shavaun Scott's unrelenting headaches would require cutting open the top of her skull and pushing aside her brain. Then one offered a startling shortcut - operating through her eyelid. The idea: Make a small incision... [Full Story]
Exercise Before Breakfast to Burn Fat: Researchers
Hitting the gym or going for a jog before breakfast - on an empty stomach - may help you burn more fat and potentially stave off weight gain, compared to later in the day, new research shows. [Full Story]
'Death Test' Predicts Chances of Dying Within 30 Days
A checklist of 29 items called CriSTAL (Criteria for Screening and Triaging to Appropriate aLternative care) can predict a patient's chances of dying within 30 days, according to researchers at Australia's University of New South Wales. CriSTAL can help doctors determine at... [Full Story]
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