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Friday 22nd August 2014

Vault Nanoparticles Show Promise for Cancer Treatment and Possible HIV Cure

A multidisciplinary team of scientists from UCLA and Stanford University has used a naturally occurring nanoparticle called a vault to create a novel drug delivery system that could lead to advances in the treatment of cancer and HIV.Read more about...

Endogenous hormones improve breast cancer risk models

(HealthDay)—Inclusion of endogenous hormones in prediction models improves prediction of invasive breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women, according to a study published online Aug. 18 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

Home Care Assistance of Centennial to Host Webinar on Heart Health, Featuring Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum

Led by Dr. Steinbaum, author, and attending cardiologist and Director of Women’s Heart Health at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, the upcoming webinar, Living From the Heart: Everything you Need to Know to Live a Heart-Healthy Life, will be held on Wednesday, August 27th at 11 AM Mountain Time. Centennial, CO (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Centennial, North America’s lea...

Working Women Beauty: Commuting Tips for Biking to Work in Style – Presented by Skincare-News.com

Biking to work doesn’t have to mean sacrificing polished hair, skin and style. Read on for tips on looking professional and chic even after a two-wheeled commute. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 There are myriad reasons to try biking to work, from saving gas and getting some exercise to helping the environment. For women who work in a professional atmosphere, the biggest concern may be m...

Botox Blitz Could Work against Stomach Cancers

(Scientific American) – Could the destroyer of wrinkles also work on cancer? Gastric cancer is the fifth most common cancer in the world and can be hard to treat. Chemotherapy is often not enough to stop tumour growth, but it … Read More

Many Women Who Have Mastectomy Don’t Get Breast Reconstruction: Study

(U.S. News and World Report) – Breast reconstruction after a mastectomy has long been an option, but a new study shows that only about 42 percent of women choose it. “The most common reasons women didn’t undergo reconstruction was t...

OncoGenex Says Lung Cancer Drug Trial Will Continue

OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals Inc.Read more about OncoGenex Says Lung Cancer Drug Trial Will ContinueComments

Texas Roundup: CPRIT, Saranas, SailPoint, Leto Solutions, Bearch

Here is the latest innovation news around Texas: —San Diego-based Curtana Pharmaceuticals is making the move to Texas after receiving a $7.2 million grant from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. The agency, known as CPRIT, a...

Study links early-to-midlife obesity to increased risk of dementia

People who are obese in their early to midlife adult years have an increased risk of developing dementia, and the risk is especially high for people who are obese in their 30s, according to a study published earlier this week.The study also found that people who become obese late in life have a decreased risk of developing dementia, particularly Alzheimer’s disease.Both obesity and dementia are...

Merck Tecemotide Cancer Vaccine Fails Phase II Clinical Trial Goal

Merck’s therapeutic cancer vaccine candidate, tecemotide, has shown no treatment effect in any trial endpoints Merck’s experimental therapeutic cancer vaccine,  in partnership with Oncothyreon,  has recently shown disappointing clinical trial results after the drug failed to meet its primary endpoint, as well as several other secondary endpoints. Many pharmaceutical companies are cur...

Play Dodgeball For A Great Cause

CHICAGO, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, September 21, Accelerated Physical Therapy will host its first annual Accelerated Dodgeball Tournament. The tourney, which is currently accepting teams and sponsors, will be held at The Accelerated Center, a 97,000 square-foot sports facility located at 1900 Old Willow Road in Northbrook. All net proceeds will benefit the Wounded Warrior Pr...

Key West Health & Beauty Announces The 12 Best & Worst U.S. Cities For Skin Study

With over 35 years of skin care experience as multi- location day spa owners, the team at Key West Health & Beauty has released the findings of their recent study. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Key West Health & Beauty’s (http://www.keywesthealthandbeauty.com) team of skin care experts revealed their much anticipated study results of the 12 best and worst U.S. cities for your...

South Florida Personal Injury Lawyer Robert Gordon Comments on Johnson & Johnson’s Decision to Withdraw Power Morcellators from the Market

The lawyers at Gordon & Doner are assisting patients who have undergone power morcellation review their situation to determine their legal rights. Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Robert Gordon, partner at South Florida law firm Gordon & Doner, is expressing his concern over the thousands of women who were exposed to the alleged cancer risks linked to power morcellation following Jo...

Vault nanoparticles show promise for cancer treatment, potential HIV cure

A multidisciplinary team of scientists from the Univ. of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and Stanford Univ.Read more about Vault nanoparticles show promise for cancer treatment, potential HIV cure

Some Embattled Democrats Embracing Obamacare

News outlets look at Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor's promotion of the health law in a campaign ad as a sign the law may be less radioactive. Meanwhile, Politico notes that 30 of the 34 House Democrats who voted against the law are no longer in office as the partisanship that it engendered grows. The Associated Press: Democrats Reframe Debate On Health Care One of the most vulnerable Senate Democ...

Plastic Surgery: More Than Skin Deep, notes Dr. J

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Plastic surgery procedures are still sometimes stigmatized in our society, as some judgmental onlookers have wrongly tended to dismiss such operations as nothing more than self-involved acts of vanity. The truth, however, is that the reasons for plastic surgery vary wildly, are highly personal, and sometimes stem from much deeper reasons than one mig...

Zacks' Bull Of The Day: Epizyme

By Zacks Investment Research:The biotech bull market is far from over due to several secular and macro drivers like an aging population, cash-rich "big pharma" facing patent cliffs forcing them to buy new drugs, and the incredible success of small companies doing innovative disease R&D. One such small company making headlines lately is Epizyme (NASDAQ:EPZM), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical...

Viewpoints: Employers And Health Benefits; Sen. Pryor's ACA Endorsement; Waging War On Hep C

The Wall Street Journal: Unemployed By ObamaCare Most of the political class seems to have decided that ObamaCare is working well enough, the opposition is fading, and the subsidies and regulation are settling in as the latest wing of the entitlement state. This flight from reality can't last forever, especially as the evidence continues to pile up that the law is harming the labor market. On Thu...

Research Roundup: Surgical Site Infections; Medicare Drug Plans

Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and briefs. Urban Insitute/RWJF: Physician Network Transparency: How Easy Is It for Consumers to Know What They Are Buying?  Urban Institute researchers studied nine marketplace websites (California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Oregon, Rhode Island and Washi...

ACS Exec Exits After Projecting $40-Million Revenue Slump

(MedPage Today) -- The American Cancer Society spent 3 years streamlining and reorganizing its operations, but less than a year after completing that task it faces the sudden departure of its top revenue-marketing VP as well as a huge projected short...

Immunotherapy Treatments for Kidney Cancer

Dr. Guru Sonpavde highlights the top research news in immunotherapy for kidney cancer from the ASCO 2014 Annual Meeting.Related Posts:ASCO: Key PD-1 Data in Kidney Cancer!Treating Newly Diagnosed Kidney CancerFacilitating Partial Nephrectomy with Pre-Operative…

Elekta: Welcome to Elekta’s Capital Markets Day at ASTRO

Elekta (STO:EKTAB) Elekta welcomes you to its Capital Markets Day on September 15, in conjunction with the 56th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), in San Francisco, USA. The event will be held on Monday, September 15, at 09:00 am – 11:30 am local time, at Marriott Marquise Hotel, 780 Mission Street. B...

Popular Gilbert and Scottsdale, AZ Gastroenterologist Now Offers Canadian and American Screening Colonoscopies

GILBERT, Ariz., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Colon health is a big deal for patients in North America, which is why Dr. Andrew M Weinberg is now offering both Canadian and American screening colonoscopies to patients. The screening guidelines are slightly different in these countries.Gilbert, AZ gastroenterologist Dr. Andrew M Weinberg, DO is a board-certified physician who has both intern...

Women with severe, chronic health issues are screened for breast cancer less often

Women with severe disabilities and multiple chronic conditions are screened for breast cancer less often than women with no disabilities or no chronic conditions, a new study has found.

New enzyme targets for selective cancer therapies

Thanks to important discoveries in basic and clinical research and technological advances, the fight against cancer has mobilized into a complex offensive spanning multiple fronts.


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