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Scientists Investigated Magic Mushroom’ Drug

Volunteers who have tried the hallucinogenic ingredient in psychedelic mushrooms during a controlled study funded by the U. S. government had “mystical” experiences, and many of these still felt unusually happy months later. The aims of the Johns Hopkins researchers … Continue reading

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Direct-to-Consumer Drug Advertising Expands Despite Criticism

Drug company spending on direct-to-consumer advertising continues to skyrocket, even as criticisms against it have soared. Calling to get a moratorium, rather than just restrictions, on this kind of advertising might be to be able, say the authors of a … Continue reading

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Genetic Causes of Cancer Were Found by Researchers

A close look at a tumor’s or patient’s genetics can provide important, possibly lifesaving clues to preventing and treating cancer. Therefore say scientists who outlined their analysis Tuesday in five presentations at the American Association for Malignancy Research’s annual meeting, … Continue reading

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Naturopathy Tries to Fight Hot Flashes and Cancer

Advocates for naturopathic remedies say their treatments can help battle menopausal symptoms, depression and also cancer. For instance, “bio-identical hormone therapy” looks promising for relieving the symptoms of menopause, one research found, while an age-old herbal treatment for cancer is … Continue reading

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Cancer Drugs&Meal May Reduce Costs

Taking a pricey breast malignancy drug called lapatinib (Tykerb) with food rather than on an empty stomach might improve its absorption by the body — lowering the doses needed and greatly reducing costs for patients, a fresh study displays. In … Continue reading

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Two Vital Cancer Drugs Will Be More Available Thanks to FDA

The U. S. Meals and Medication Administration announced Tuesday what it called a series of steps to guarantee the continued availability of vital cancer drugs that have been in dangerously short supply. One of the drugs, methotrexate, can be used … Continue reading

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After outbreak of fungal meningitis 28 people are people dead, 363 Sickened

As compounding pharmacies in the centre of the ongoing meningitis outbreak are inspected and closed, the loss of life toll rose to 28 on Tuesday, with 363 illnesses reported across 19 says. Three new fatalities — two from Michigan and … Continue reading

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researchers argue Broccoli sprouts, cabbage, ginkgo biloba prevent cancer

Broccoli sprouts, cabbage, ginkgo biloba and garlic appear to have a job in preventing a variety of cancers, researchers report. The study, which focuses on chemical substance interactions between compounds found in foods and the body’s cells and DNA, suggests … Continue reading

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FDA announces changes in regulation of Homeopathic Medicines

Homeopathic treatments could receive higher scrutiny from the U. S. Food and Medication Administration in the near future, as their growing reputation has led some critics to demand tighter regulation. The FDA on Tuesday wrapped up two times of public … Continue reading

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Studies affirm the viability of an antibody against cervical disease in young girls

Extended findings from trials that led to U. S. approval of the cervical malignancy vaccine Gardasil think it is extremely effective in stopping precancerous lesions of the cervix. The vaccine prevents infection with four strains of the sexually transmitted human … Continue reading

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