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WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time, women's death rates from lung cancer are dropping, possibly a turning point in the smoking-fueled epidemic. It's a small decline, says the nation's annual report on cancer — just under 1 percent a year....
Tags: Medical Research, Diseases and Illnesses, Health, Brain, Cancer
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials are warning doctors and patients that a recently-launched heart drug from Sanofi-Aventis SA has been linked to liver damage in a handful of patients. The Food and Drug Administration said it has...
LONDON (AP) — Experts are warning that tens of thousands of people in Britain could drink themselves to death in the next two decades unless the government tightens its control over the use of alcohol. In the 1980s, the U.K.'s rate of liver deaths...
Hepatitis C has long been a problem with a low rate of cure. But new drug therapies are in use and others are on the horizon, according to Dr. Paul J. Thuluvath, chief of gastroenterology at Mercy Medical Center and the medical director of the Institute...
Reuters(Reuters) - Pharmasset Inc said its hepatitis C shot showed positive results in a trial involving patients who have not been previously treated for the infection, sending its shares to a life-high on Tuesday morning. In a mid-stage trial named PROTON, 98...
Is it the corporations or our personal laxity? “But we should be careful in heaping praise on corporations for simply reducing the scope of the problem they continue to create,” said Kelle Louaillier, executive director of Corporate Accountability...
firstname.lastname@example.orgDeborah "Debbie" Shifler is remembered by her family for always putting others first. "She put herself at the bottom of the pole," said Steven "Steve" Shifler, her husband of almost 30 years. "She was last on the list for aspirin, last on the list for...
Volunteer connections Help during Day of Caring. This September marks the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, as well as the federally recognized National Day of Service and Remembrance. In observance of this important and historic milestone, you're...
WGN NewsWhen you think of sibling rivalry you think of brothers competing for their parents attention, for sports accolades. But these local boys were vying for a liver. And now that one has gotten the prize ... the other waits with hope for the life saving organ...
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ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Patients with the rare form of cancer suffered by Apple Inc's Steve Jobs face a tougher battle if the disease recurs, because of the methods used in fighting it. Jobs said on Wednesday that he could no longer be chief executive...
On an early summer night, I'm enjoying sitting at a sidewalk table taking in the street action in front of the Spice Table, a 3-month-old Vietnamese-Singaporean restaurant in Little Tokyo. People are walking by, rushing past on their way inside or to some...
Tags: Vietnam, Garlic, Lucques, Foods and Beverages, Ice Cream
The 33 NewsJenny Carillo is like a growing number of young American's--she's 23 and was diagnosed with fatty liver disease when she was 19. "I guess it's how you're parents teach you to eat," Jenny said. "I guess I always ate what my dad ate." Dr. Shahid Aziz is...
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