By Brandie Sellers
The recent revelation that Angelina Jolie had a double mastectomy and reconstruction to minimize her chances of developing breast cancer is causing quite a buzz. It seems that the public is supportive of this measure.
As for me,I don’t know what I would do in her shoes.
I don’t [...]
Nature Reviews Cardiology 10,238 (2013). doi:10.1038/nrcardio.2013.39
Stable patients hospitalized for heart failure with reduced ejection fraction do not significantly benefit from the addition of aliskiren to their standard therapy,according to the ASTRONAUT investigators. Their findings were presented at the 2013 ACC Scientific Sessions and published online in JAMA in
Today,a group of influential scientists called for swift action by the UN system to prevent harm from a wide variety of synthetic chemicals in consumer products and pesticides that play a role in increased incidences of reproductive diseases,cancer,obesity,and type-2 diabetes worldwide. Newswise:MedNews
New research suggests that patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) who wear flat,flexible footwear (mobility shoes) had significant reduction in knee loading –the force placed upon the joint during daily activities…Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today
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Nature Reviews Drug Discovery 12,250 (2013). doi:10.1038/nrd3992
Disappointing developments with Amgen’s ganitumab and Bristol-Myers Squibb’s BMS-754807 highlight the need for rational combinations and predictive biomarkers to rescue IGF1R pathway antagonists.
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The UK regulator of medicines is going to take a “light touch” approach to the pre-publication vetting of material that advertises new drugs if drug companies have a good track record in complying…
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Cardiologists are performing angioplasties with a new procedure by accessing an artery in a patient’s wrist rather than near the groin,eliminating potential complications that can occur in traditional catheterization. Mayo Clinic Research News and Discovery’s Edge