Gil Basilio’s usual routine of 70-plus days on his snowboard every winter changed amid stage 4 cancer. But his $1,000 season pass was prepaid, and he didn’t insure it. Would the company make an exception?
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The family of Julian Fraser has fundraised for research into rare cancers with a cross-country bike ride in honor of the late collegiate water polo player.
- Eating Well
After Bob Harper’s heart attack in 2017, the Biggest Loser trainer says he had to pivot his life and redefine the way he ate and worked out. Here’s how he’s taking care of his mind, body and spirit now.
Check Your Medicine Cabinet: Blood Pressure Medications Recalled Over Potential Cancer-Causing Ingredients
Lupin Pharmaceuticals is recalling all Irbesartan tablets and Irbesartan and Hydrochlorothiazide tablets, which might have carcinogenic impurities.
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People who've had COVID-19 are facing memory problems months after contracting the disease, new study says: 'They can't think'
One of the longterm effects of COVID-19 is "brain fog," or difficulty thinking and concentrating, according to the CDC's website.
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For 28 years, I kept my breast cancer a secret. I lived in fear that my Chinese-American friends would shun me if I told them what I had endured.
- The Conversation
Exercising too much, too hard can lead not only to burnout but sometimes to a serious condition that can harm the kidneys. Thayut Sutheeravut/Shutterstock.comEvery 365.25 days, when the Earth completes a full orbit around the Sun, we humans have the opportunity to hit the reset button and become fitter, finer versions of ourselves. As usual for January, social media is humming with advice on how to eat better, exercise regularly, lose weight and remain healthy. We feel particularly invincible at
Blair discussed her mother, Molly Cooke, during an interview for her new documentary which profiles her 2019 stem cell transplant.
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Hoda Kotb and Olivia Newton-John opened up about breast cancer in a 'Today' interview. “We’re sisters,” Newton-John said of their shared breast cancer battle.
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The newest 'Simpsons' character is a hypnotherapist breast cancer survivor with 'uniboob.' Here's her inspiring backstory.
The Oct. 24 episode introduces character Dr. Wendy Sage, a hypnotherapist who has had a unilateral mastectomy, leaving her with what fellow survivors endearingly refer to as “uniboob.”
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Pregnant women pass fewer coronavirus antibodies to unborn boys than girls - a clue as to why men are more vulnerable to severe COVID-19
The researchers also found that pregnant women carrying baby boys had fewer antibodies to the virus than pregnant women carrying baby girls.
I wasn't about to sit around and let cancer break me.
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The FDA and CDC say it's OK to mix and match COVID-19 vaccines and booster shots, and in some cases it's preferred.
- Motley Fool
Right now, investors are waiting for news from BeyondSpring (NASDAQ: BYSI), Allakos (NASDAQ: ALLK), and Deciphera Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: DCPH) that could send their stock prices screaming higher, or lower, overnight. Shares of BeyondSpring more than tripled in August after the clinical-stage biotech's lead candidate, plinabulin, produced positive results. During a clinical trial with lung cancer patients called Dublin-3, adding plinabulin to standard chemotherapy significantly reduced patients' risk of death.
Salarius Pharmaceuticals (SLRX) is Developing a Novel LSD1 Inhibitor, Positioning it as a Significant Mover in Epigenetics-Based Cancer Therapies
Image by the National Cancer Institute on Unsplash The following post was written and/or published as a collaboration between Benzinga’s in-house sponsored content team and a financial partner of Benzinga. Salarius Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: SLRX) is developing a novel epigenetics-based treatment that targets the lysine-specific histone demethylase 1 (LSD1) enzyme, which researchers believe plays a key role in the growth of difficult-to-treat cancer cells. Salarius lead drug candidate, seclid
- The Telegraph
Ten years ago wild horses would not have got me anywhere near an exhibition called Cancer Revolution: Science, innovation and hope. I’d have walked on by, fingers stuffed in my ears, and found something else involving puppies or ponies. I grew up in the Sixties, when cancer – like divorce – wasn’t mentioned by name; it was very much “pas devant les enfants” and aunts elaborately mouthing words behind our backs.
Meet Dr. Laura Esserman, who's leading a groundbreaking study that aims to change the way breast cancer is treated.
- American City Business Journals
Xilio Therapeutics, the Waltham-based cancer biotech that rebranded from Akrevia Therapeutics back in early 2020, has made its Wall Street debut. The company raised $117.5 million in an IPO on Friday, selling nearly 7.4 million shares at $16 apiece.
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New statistics show 30% of those who died from COVID-19 in Maryland over the last six weeks were fully vaccinated, but experts said those numbers can be deceiving. That number might sound startling, but researchers said to see the full picture, you need to flip that statistic around. They said the vaccines are still very effective.
Norway will hold off giving children aged 12-15 a second dose of a vaccine against COVID-19 until it has gathered more research, partly due to a rare side effect involving inflammation of the heart, health authorities said on Friday. The Nordic country has so far only recommended using the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to minors. The health ministry said there was no urgency given that children have a low risk of falling seriously ill from COVID-19 and because a single dose of a vaccine offered a protection rate of 85% against the disease for up to 16 weeks.
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U.S. health officials may have solved the mystery of how four people in different states came down with a serious tropical disease even though none had traveled internationally: an aromatherapy spray imported from India. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday that investigators found the same type of bacteria that causes the disease, melioidosis, in a spray bottle found in one of the patients' homes. The contaminated product is labeled “Better Homes & Gardens Lavender & Chamomile Essential Oil Infused Aromatherapy Room Spray with Gemstones,” the CDC said.