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  • WHAT IS ASBESTOS  19 Jul 2018 20:47 Charleston Daily Mail WHAT IS IT?  Asbestos is a heat-resistant mineral material which was popular in building and construction until the 1980s.  They contain microscopic fibers which, if they are breathed in, can fester and cause lethal diseases including types of cancer.  …
  • St. Onge competing for title of Miss America’s Outstanding Teen 2019 19 Jul 2018 19:56 Southcoast Today Jordan St. Onge, a 17-year-old senior at Fairhaven High School, will travel to Orlando to represent Massachusetts at the 14th annual Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Scholarship Pageant. From July 21 through July 28, 51 national contestants will be …
  • The e-cigarette ban will increase smoking and kill more Israelis 19 Jul 2018 19:42 Jerusalem Post Share on facebook Share on twitter Electronic cigarette. (photo credit: INGIMAGE) Israel’s smoking rate, after a decade of decline, increased from 19.7% of Israelis in 2015 to 22.5% in 2016. But instead of reversing this deadly trend, Israel’s Ministry of …
  • FDA Puts Mersana Cancer Study on Partial Hold After Patient Death 19 Jul 2018 19:34 Xconomy Xconomy Boston —  A patient has died in a clinical trial testing Mersana Therapeutics’ lead cancer drug, and the FDA has put a partial hold on the early-stage study as a result. The partial hold means that no new patients will be enrolled in the Phase 1 …
  • Four in five lung cancers preventable through healthy lifestyle 19 Jul 2018 19:31 HealthCanal.com New research from UNSW Sydney reveals the burden of lung cancer in Australia that can be prevented by adopting healthy lifestyle behaviours, such as quitting smoking, boosting fruit intake and being physically active. A large collaborative study led by …
  • Complementary medicine for cancer can decrease survival 19 Jul 2018 19:31 HealthCanal.com People who received complementary therapy for curable cancers were more likely to refuse at least one component of their conventional cancer treatment, and were more likely to die as a result, according to researchers from Yale Cancer Center and the  …
  • Cancer cluster discovered in Centereach, Farmingville, Selden 19 Jul 2018 19:29 Times Beacon Record Online By Anthony Frasca Brad Hutton, the deputy commissioner of the New York State Office of Public Health, delivered sobering news to a standing-room-only crowd at the Hilton Garden Inn Stony Brook July 17. At a public hearing, Hutton told concerned residents …
  • Link for Asbestos-Free Talcum Powder, Cancer Not Clear 19 Jul 2018 18:45 Pharmaceutical News THURSDAY, July 19, 2018 -- Talcum powder, made from talc, which contains asbestos is considered carcinogenic to humans, while the carcinogenicity of talc without asbestos is unclear, according to the American Cancer Society. Talcum powder is widely used …
  • Cancer Survival Drops With Complementary Therapy: Study 19 Jul 2018 18:45 Pharmaceutical News THURSDAY, July 19, 2018 -- People with curable cancers who try "complementary therapy" often refuse some part of standard care. And they may die as a result, researchers say. U.S. cancer patients increasingly use complementary medicine -- a …
  • Cancer patients who use complementary medicine have higher risk 19 Jul 2018 18:04 Charleston Daily Mail Cancer patients who use complementary medicine have a higher risk of dying because they are more likely to forego key parts of their conventional treatment, a new study warns. In recent years there has been a boom in the rate of patients using ' …

 

 

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