Heart(y) News, August 20

Mipomersen passes hurdle in two trials The new and upcoming anti-cholesterol drug mipomersen performed quite well in two phase 3 trials. Mipomersen is an antisense inhibitor of apolipoprotein B … [Read more...]

What’s the latest in health care, May 22

The long weekend on our side (most of Europe) started last Thursday. The US long weekend goes on till Monday. Enjoy the extra free time.  But first, your health care updates for this … [Read more...]

News from the cancer side, May 22

News from the cancer patients Arrest ordered for mom of boy, 13, resisting chemo The 13-year old boy with Hodgkin's lymphoma who refused to have chemotherapy has been reported to have disappeared … [Read more...]

CVD News watch, May 15

Our heart(y) news watch for this weekend is focusing on obesity, a risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Happy reading! CVD obesity watch The obesity epidemic in the US is due solely to … [Read more...]

CVD News watch, April 17

How has been your spring so far? Isn't spring the perfect time for walking, cycling, or jogging? How about starting this weekend? Check out our heart(y) news update below! CVD legislation … [Read more...]

What’s the latest in healthcare, April 3

 Here are your healthcare updates on this first April weekend. Have fun reading! What's New? President Barack Obama Announces Key FDA Appointments and Tougher Food Safety Measures In his weekly … [Read more...]

CVD Newswatch, March 27

Heart(y) news round up for you on this Friday morning. CVD legislation news Texas lawmakers once again mull controversial bill based on SHAPE cardiac-screening proposal The Heart Attack … [Read more...]

What’s the latest in Healthcare, March 20

Every two weeks, I will be bringing you a news round up of what's the latest in health care and the pharmaceutical industry. And it starts today. What's New? Incoming chief to tackle woes of US … [Read more...]

News from the cancer side, March 20

I have some interesting cancer news for you today. Check them out! News from the statisticians Hospitalizations for brain cancer 2006 "People in the Northeastern United States are one-third … [Read more...]

News from the cancer side, February 13

Your cancer news round up for this weekend... News from the pharmaceutical industry Deal watch: Bristol-Myers Squibb and Exelixis collaborate on kinase inhibitors Nature Reviews report that … [Read more...]

CVD News Watch, February 6

Don't forget! Today, February 6, is US National Wear Red Day. Join thousands of people and show your solidarity against heart disease by wearing anything that's red. Andie MacDowell joins the … [Read more...]

Diabetes News, Late Friday, July 18, 2008

We Have Winners here at Battling Diabetes!!! The 30-Day Diabetes Miracle: Lifestyle Center of America’s Complete Program to Stop Diabetes, Restore Health and Build Natural Vitality (January … [Read more...]

News From the Alzheimer’s Association

I am interrupting my series of posts on organization to share this important information from the Alzheimer's Association. My hope is that it will help to put things into perspective as you battle the … [Read more...]

OK Go – Here It Goes Again (video)

The 2006 YouTube Award Winners Heads up from: The Blog Herald Most Creative - OK Go Anyone who’s ever approached the treadmill with dread need only to watch this video from Chicago-born band OK … [Read more...]

Stress linked to nurses’ health problems: study

Work stress, low autonomy and lack of respect have been linked, at higher than average rates, to health problems among Canada's 314,900 nurses, says a new study by Statistics Canada. Thirty-one per … [Read more...]

Early schizophrenia clue is found

Scientists have discovered a new method for the early diagnosis of the mental disorder schizophrenia. The joint study involving Cambridge University found that patients with the condition have high … [Read more...]

Governor Kaine gives triple murderer six more months to live

Governor Tim Kaine has delayed the execution of a triple killer set to die tonight. Kaine's decision comes just over an hour before 27-year-old Percy Walton is scheduled to die by injection at the … [Read more...]

Woodbridge mayor ill, will carry on

WOODBRIDGE — Mayor Frank G. Pelzman said yesterday that he has been diagnosed with cancer and will begin immediate treatment. The 71-year-old mayor said the illness will not deter him from his daily … [Read more...]

Roger Ebert diagnosed with cancer again

Ebert revealed Thursday he will have an operation June 16 to remove a cancerous growth on his salivary gland. ... “It is not life threatening, and I expect to make a full recovery,” Ebert told the … [Read more...]

Ex-Cyclone Love is battling cancer

Former Iowa State quarterback Cris Love is undergoing treatment in Houston after being diagnosed with cancer in the past month, university officials said. Love, who played at Iowa State from 2001-04, … [Read more...]

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