ASH: Lower Rate of Sickle Cell Pain Crises With Crizanlizumab
 

(HealthDay News) High-dose crizanlizumab treatment is associated with a significantly lower rate of sickle cell-related pain crises than placebo, according to research in the New England Journal of Medi...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 RESEARCH NEWS

Keeping Minors From Tanning Beds Would Save Thousands of Lives, Study Says
 

Restricting people under 18 from indoor tanning could prevent thousands of skin cancers and deaths in the U.S., according to research in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. An age limita...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 BREAKING NEWS

11 Percent of Stroke Survivors Struggle With Epilepsy
 

More than one in 10 stroke survivors develop epilepsy, and the greater the brain damage caused by stroke, the higher the risk of seizures. Researchers analyzed data from 450 stroke survivors and found t...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 BREAKING NEWS

Multimodal Breast Cancer Tx May Up Cytokines, Comorbidities
 

(HealthDay News) Breast cancer survivors who undergo multimodal treatment have higher cytokines and comorbidities than controls without cancer, according to research in the Journal of Clinical Oncology....
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 RESEARCH NEWS

Study Explores Factors Linked to Successful Peanut OFC
 

(HealthDay News) Early peanut introduction is associated with increased probability of a successful oral food challenge (OFC), with higher odds for introduction between 6 to 11 versus 4 to 6 months, res...
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 RESEARCH NEWS

Another Step Closer to Artificial Blood
 

Researchers have created an artificial red blood cell that effectively picks up oxygen in the lungs and delivers it throughout the body. This artificial blood can be freeze-dried, making it easier for c...
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 BREAKING NEWS

Regular Drinkers, Irregular Heartbeat?
 

Regularly drinking even small amounts of alcohol may boost the risk of an irregular heartbeat known as atrial fibrillation, a research review in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology finds. ...
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 BREAKING NEWS

Nearly 2 Million Lbs. of Chicken Recalled
 

Nearly 2 million pounds of ready-to-eat chicken products are being recalled by Oklahoma-based National Steak and Poultry because the products may not be fully cooked, the U.S. Food & Safety Inspect...
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 BREAKING NEWS