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Chemo ‘Cocktail’ Embraced as Pancreatic Cancer Breakthrough

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 19, 2018 — When researchers announced that a four-drug chemotherapy regimen can add years to the lives of some patients with earlier-stage pancreatic cancer, doctors didn’t wait. Trial results were released last spring, and were immediately “practice-changing,” said Dr. Hedy Kindler, an oncologist at the University of Chicago who was not involved in […]

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Proper preparation: As you get from food, most of the Video

Vitamins, fiber, and tannins – lots of food contain healthy ingredients. However, it also depends on the preparation, whether the good materials arrive in the body. What you need to know. Who wants to be a food especially tastes good, and healthy, following foods on the proper preparation: 1. Vegetables with Vitamin C Vitamin C […]

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U.S. birth rates continue to drop as age of new moms rises

(HealthDay)—American women are having fewer children, and they’re having them later in life, a new government report shows. “Overall, we saw continuing decreasing trends in total fertility,” said report author Danielle Ely, a health statistician at the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), which is part of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. […]

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Doctors Use Bacteria as Weapon Against Cancer

SUNDAY, Sept. 30, 2018 — It’s a perfect case of the enemy of my enemy is my friend. A potentially dangerous bacteria appears to target malignant cells and could provide a new means of fighting cancer, a small, preliminary study reports. The bacteria, Clostridium novyi-NT, can cause gas gangrene and sepsis if infection is allowed […]

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Fear and anger as cholera strikes again in Zimbabwe

Sixty-year-old Emma Zhakata winces, struggling to hold back tears as she relates how her husband, one of 32 cholera victims in Zimbabwe, died within hours of falling ill. She never suspected her 69-year-old husband, Wonder Zhakata, would die suddenly after complaining that he felt weak and was suffering stomach pain. After she rushed her husband […]