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Millions at risk of losing coverage as justices take up challenge to Obamacare - Washington Post

Mon, 2015-02-16 21:54

Millions at risk of losing coverage as justices take up challenge to Obamacare
Washington Post
Erin Meredith, a fifth-generation Republican who lives in Austin, was no fan of President Obama's Affordable Care Act, which she considered just another wasteful government handout. She didn't sign up for ... But any alternative would raise a host of ...

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Cancer treatments make remarkable advances - YourWestValley.com

Mon, 2015-02-16 15:12

Cancer treatments make remarkable advances
YourWestValley.com
First there was surgery, then the painful “poisoning and burning” from treatments, by which the cancer was supposedly vanquished. Four months later? Stage 4. One round of chemo was followed by an “alternative approach.” An acquaintance had endured ...

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Hospira launches first biosimilar monoclonal antibody (mAb) Inflectrab ... - CNNMoney

Mon, 2015-02-16 04:01

Hospira launches first biosimilar monoclonal antibody (mAb) Inflectrab ...
CNNMoney
For example, it has been estimated that 40% of RA patients in Europe have severely restricted access to biologic treatment.2 Inflectra can offer a cost-effective alternative while maintaining the same quality, safety and efficacy as the reference ...

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New medicine offers woman a dose of hope - WTSP 10 News

Mon, 2015-02-16 03:25

WTSP 10 News

New medicine offers woman a dose of hope
WTSP 10 News
She'd recently watched a 60 Minutes episode on genetics and cancer and reasoned "there's still just a chance there could be (a new treatment) right around the corner." But Conley wasn't thinking that far ahead. She just knew that the remaining chemo ...

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A*STAR's GIS scientists develop new system that can predict treatment targets ... - News-Medical.net

Sun, 2015-02-15 10:26

A*STAR's GIS scientists develop new system that can predict treatment targets ...
News-Medical.net
They also demonstrated a proof-of-concept in this study for using driver mutation signatures to predict clinical outcomes for cancer patients. This is an exciting alternative to currently available tests based on RNA and protein levels as DNA can be ...

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Nothing holds back woman after double mastectomy - Fredericksburg.com

Sat, 2015-02-14 23:13

Fredericksburg.com

Nothing holds back woman after double mastectomy
Fredericksburg.com
Following her fertility treatment, Rothe had her breasts reconstructed in August then decided to remove her fallopian tubes in October because of the high chances of ovarian cancers starting in the tubes, according to The Oncology Report and the ...

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Finding ways to create cancer-killing swords - U-T San Diego

Sat, 2015-02-14 19:02

Finding ways to create cancer-killing swords
U-T San Diego
The first is powered by science's increasing ability to peer deep within cells and parse the minute changes in DNA or specific biological processes, such as the immune system, that permit diseases like cancer to arise, grow and thrive. The second ...

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Medicare Launches Performance-Based Cancer Payment Model - Cancer Network

Sat, 2015-02-14 13:13

Medicare Launches Performance-Based Cancer Payment Model
Cancer Network
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has launched a new multi-payer cancer payment model that reimburses oncologists for episodes of care surrounding chemotherapy treatment, part of a larger effort by the agency to reward physicians ...

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Cancer Care - WDIV Detroit

Sat, 2015-02-14 11:26

Cancer Care
WDIV Detroit
Alternative cancer treatments. Take a look at 10 alternative cancer treatments that have produced positive results in some patients. More. iStock/JBryson. New year good time for cancer survivors to make new plan. Cancer survivors, get tips on how to ...

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It's not just a twist of the tongue - RDH

Fri, 2015-02-13 15:10

RDH

It's not just a twist of the tongue
RDH
Alternative treatments are used instead of a medical doctor's treatment. • Complementary methods: Most complementary treatment methods are not offered as cures for cancer. Mainly, they are used to help you feel better. Some methods that can be used ...

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The Search for a Permanent Alternative to HIV Drugs - Wall Street Journal

Fri, 2015-02-13 11:29

Wall Street Journal

The Search for a Permanent Alternative to HIV Drugs
Wall Street Journal
“It's very much like the concept of treating cancer,” says Jintanat Ananworanich, who led the research group, known as Search, in Bangkok for nine years and is now associate director for therapeutics research at the U.S. Military HIV Research Program ...

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Researchers develop expert systems for identifying treatment targets for ... - Medical Xpress

Fri, 2015-02-13 09:08

Researchers develop expert systems for identifying treatment targets for ...
Medical Xpress
They also demonstrated a proof-of-concept in this study for using driver mutation signatures to predict clinical outcomes for cancer patients. This is an exciting alternative to currently available tests based on RNA and protein levels as DNA can be ...

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Antibody cancer therapy: a new age? - OUPblog (blog)

Fri, 2015-02-13 05:39

Antibody cancer therapy: a new age?
OUPblog (blog)
Frequently, antibodies that we should produce as a natural response to cancer cells that may develop in an organ or tissue are somehow either inhibited from forming, or where they do form are poorly effective at destroying the cancer. To combat this ...

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David Carr, a Champion and Critic of the Media, Dies at 58 - Toledo Blade

Fri, 2015-02-13 00:26

ABC News

David Carr, a Champion and Critic of the Media, Dies at 58
Toledo Blade
A few months later, Carr was in a treatment program, and by 2008 he could look back and write: “Today I am a genuine, often pleasant person, I do solid work for a reputable organization and have, over the breadth of time, proved to be an attentive ...
David Carr, Times Critic and Champion of Media, Dies at 58New York Times
New York Times journalist David Carr dies aged 58Irish Times

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Vision for cancer treatment fulfilled as centre launches new services - ABC Online

Thu, 2015-02-12 23:27

Vision for cancer treatment fulfilled as centre launches new services
ABC Online
LISA HORVATH: Rather than patients having to make the journey to different parts, the patient becomes the centre of this and every - all of those services come to the patient. They come to the one place and they get all of their treatment in the one place.

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When the choice isn't yours: Families of pediatric cancer patients live in ... - Fox News

Thu, 2015-02-12 11:25

Fox News

When the choice isn't yours: Families of pediatric cancer patients live in ...
Fox News
Stinchfield, 57, also a director of infection prevention and control at Children's, guides cancer patients and their caregivers through treatment, and educates them on protective measures in the process. She helped Laura Bredesen, of Independence, Minn ...

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Dying Dutch: Euthanasia Spreads Across Europe - Newsweek

Thu, 2015-02-12 10:02

Newsweek

Dying Dutch: Euthanasia Spreads Across Europe
Newsweek
She and her husband signed their power of attorney papers in 1997, just after doctors diagnosed him with intestinal cancer. Neither had any interest in living longer than what felt natural; they wanted to decide for themselves when they would go ...

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What's the purpose of education in the 21st century? - Washington Post (blog)

Thu, 2015-02-12 04:03

What's the purpose of education in the 21st century?
Washington Post (blog)
To be clear, the framework starts from the premise that science is a means to develop explanations about how the natural world works, and engineering is a means to develop solutions to human problems. Both are intended to improve our lives– a strong ...

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Franziska Michor named winner of Creative Promise Prize in Biomedical Science - News-Medical.net

Thu, 2015-02-12 02:52

Franziska Michor named winner of Creative Promise Prize in Biomedical Science
News-Medical.net
Early-stage clinical trials to test the logistical feasibility of Dr. Michor's alternative drug regimen for non-small-cell lung cancer and to develop an alternative radiation therapy schedule for a form of brain tumor called pro-neural glioblastoma are ...

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The Immune System, In Pill Form: SyAMs May Treat Cancer, HIV, And ... - Medical Daily

Wed, 2015-02-11 10:49

The Immune System, In Pill Form: SyAMs May Treat Cancer, HIV, And ...
Medical Daily
For years, doctors have been trying to mimic the body's natural immune response to treat an array of diseases the body has trouble fighting on its own. Biologics, a growing field of protein-based therapy treatments utilize synthetic antibodies in order ...

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