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Cyramza Approval Expanded to Include Non-Small Lung Cancer
Cyramza Approval Expanded to Include Non-Small Lung Cancer FRIDAY, Dec. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of the anti-cancer drug Cyramza (ramucirumab) has been expanded to include aggressive non-small cell lung c...
Constant Email Checks Can Leave You Stressed
Constant Email Checks Can Leave You Stressed SATURDAY, Dec. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Looking for a way to help reduce your stress? Try checking your emails less often, researchers suggest. The new study featured 124 adults -- including students, f...
Cheap Natural Compound May Help Smokers Quit
Cheap Natural Compound May Help Smokers Quit WEDNESDAY, Dec. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The naturally occurring plant compound cytisine may be more effective than nicotine replacement therapy in helping smokers quit, a new study suggests. Cytisine, ...
College Students Say 'Curiosity' Leads Them to Fake Pot
College Students Say 'Curiosity' Leads Them to Fake Pot WEDNESDAY, Dec. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Curiosity is the main reason why college students try synthetic marijuana, a new survey finds. Of more than 330 students in undergraduate and graduate...
Can You Balance on One Leg? You May Have Lower Stroke Risk
Can You Balance on One Leg? You May Have Lower Stroke Risk THURSDAY, Dec. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- If you can't balance on one leg for at least 20 seconds you may be at risk of a stroke, Japanese researchers suggest. Difficulty standing on one leg...
Common Painkillers May Help Prevent Certain Skin Cancers, Study Finds
Common Painkillers May Help Prevent Certain Skin Cancers, Study Finds THURSDAY, Dec. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Common painkillers, including ibuprofen, might slightly reduce your risk of developing a form of skin cancer, researchers say. Use of ibu...
Cocaine, Amphetamines May Up Injection Drug Users' Suicide Risk
Cocaine, Amphetamines May Up Injection Drug Users' Suicide Risk FRIDAY, Dec. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Injectable drug users who also use cocaine and amphetamines have nearly double the suicide attempt rate of other substance users, a new study fin...
Could Bacteria Play a Role in Colon Cancer?
Could Bacteria Play a Role in Colon Cancer? FRIDAY, Dec. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Dense bunches of bacteria called biofilms can be found on most colon polyps and cancers, a new study finds. The researchers said these biofilms were especially preva...
Crohn's, Colitis May Have Genetic Underpinnings, Study Finds
Crohn's, Colitis May Have Genetic Underpinnings, Study Finds FRIDAY, Dec. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The intestinal bacteria that cause inflammatory bowel disease, which includes Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, may be inherited, researchers ...
Cancer Treatment Costs Weigh Heavily on Patients, Study Finds
Cancer Treatment Costs Weigh Heavily on Patients, Study Finds FRIDAY, Dec. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The cost of cancer treatment can cause financial stress that threatens patients' well-being, a new study finds. Researchers examined data from 1,00...