Dermatologists are currently warning the populace against a new trend in skin decoration called sunburn art. Doctors report that this new trend is dangerous because as a form of sunburn it increases the risk of melanoma which is the most common kind of skin cancer in the United States.
Sunday, July 5, 2015
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Keryx Announces Two National Insurance Providers Added Auryxia (TM) to Their Medicare Part D Formularies
BOSTON, Jun 24, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) -- Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. KERX, +0.63% a biopharmaceutical company focused on bringing innovative therapies to market for people with renal disease, today announced that two national insurance providers have added Auryxia™ to their Medicare Part D formularies. Auryxia is the first and only absorbable, iron-based phosphate binder for the treatment of elevated serum phosphorus levels in people with chronic kidney disease on dialysis. Together, these new formularies will increase unrestricted access to Auryxia, across Medicare Part D and commercial insurance providers, to approximately 65 percent of people in the U.S. currently taking phosphate binders.
Monday, June 22, 2015
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Women ages 50 to 69 years who attend mammography screening reduce their risk of dying from breast cancer by 40% compared with women who are not screened, according to a major international review of the latest evidence on breast cancer screening. This review was published in the New England Journal of Medicine
Sunday, May 31, 2015
Dr. Jedd D. Wolchok, chief of the melanoma and immunotherapeutics service at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New drugs that boost the immune system’s ability to fight tumors may be one of the greatest medical advances in years, cancer doctors say, pulling some patients from death’s door and keeping them in remission for years.
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Friday, May 22, 2015
Erik Sorto was shot in the back 13 years ago and paralyzed from the neck down. Yet recently the father of two lifted a bottle of beer to his lips and gave himself a drink, even though he can’t move his arms or legs.
Thursday, May 21, 2015
A large study in Sweden has shown that people with depression may be 50 percent more likely to develop Parkinson's disease.
Depression may be an early indicator of Parkinson's disease, or a risk factor for it, researchers said after studying patient records that spanned more than 20 years.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
While it's often suggested that women with dense breasts get ultrasound or other extra screenings after a mammogram, a new study suggests those added tests may only help certain women.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Celiac disease, an autoimmune disorder that causes intestinal damage when a person eats gluten, is still something of a medical mystery. But a new Swedish study adds another piece to the puzzle.
Thursday, April 23, 2015
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Friday, April 17, 2015
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Sunday, March 29, 2015
GUARDIAN: All babies in the UK will soon have a potentially life-saving vaccine against meningitis B under a landmark deal, the health secretary has announced.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Regularly drinking diet soda could impact waist size, say the authors of a study linking calorie-free colas to greater abdominal obesity in adults 65 years of age and older.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Monday, July 7, 2014
Reuters: Endo International Plc and BioDelivery Sciences International Inc said their experimental pain drug was found effective in a second late-stage trial, taking the drug a step closer to a marketing approval.