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Darwin’s Ideas on Evolution Drive a Radical New Approach to Cancer Drug Use

This year at least 31,000 men in the U.S. will be diagnosed with prostate cancer that has spread to other parts of their body, such as bones and lymph nodes. Most of them will be treated by highly skilled and experienced oncologists, who have access to 52 drugs approved to treat this condition. Yet eventually more than three quarters of these men will succumb to their illness.

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Fans May Be Okay for Muggy Days--but Avoid 2019-08-05 17:00:00New research contradicts conventional wisdom on fan use during heat waves -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Cancer Research in a Nutshell 2019-08-05 12:00:00A website called OncoBites offers short, easy-to-understand reports on what’s new in the field -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Darwin's Ideas on Evolution Drive a Radical New 2019-08-05 08:00:00Principles of evolution and natural selection drive a radical new approach to drugs and prevention strategies -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Cancer Medicine Is Failing Us 2019-08-04 15:00:00Our aggressive, expensive approach to cancer is doing more harm than good -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

London Is Crawling with Drug-Resistant Microbes 2019-08-03 17:45:00Nearly half of bacteria gathered in public settings around the city were resistant to two or more commonly used antibiotics, such as penicillin and er

Can Psychiatry Heal Itself? 2019-08-03 15:00:00A Harvard historian urges psychiatrists to focus less on making money and more on helping patients -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Do Amino Acids Build Bigger Muscles? 2019-08-03 09:00:00Amino acids enhance workout performance, promote recovery, and help build muscle. But do we need to buy supplements to keep on hand during workouts? -

A Year In, the Second-Largest Ebola Outbreak Continues 2019-08-02 09:30:00Despite vaccination and treatment efforts, the epidemic in Central Africa has resulted in 1,700 deaths and counting -- Read more on ScientificAmerican

Is a Vegetarian Diet Bad for Your Brain? 2019-08-02 09:30:00If creatine is important for brain functioning and vegetarians have lower creatine levels, could a vegetarian or vegan diet have a negative impact on

We're Starting to Harness the Microbiome to Treat 2019-08-01 19:30:00But strong regulation is a must to protect patient safety -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Mind the Staph: London Is Crawling with Antibiotic-Resistant 2019-08-01 09:00:00The bacteria are not a major threat, but they could transfer their resistance to more dangerous pathogens -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

AI Can Predict Kidney Failure Days in Advance 2019-07-31 15:00:00A new program could save lives in hospitals, where kidney injury is one of the most common causes of death -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Researchers 'Spin' Clinical Trial Findings in Top Psych 2019-08-07 03:00:00Title: Researchers 'Spin' Clinical Trial Findings in Top Psych Journals: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/6/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Revie

Health Tip: Managing Arthritis of the Hands 2019-08-07 03:00:00Title: Health Tip: Managing Arthritis of the HandsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/6/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

AHA News: Common Prostate Cancer Treatment May Increase 2019-08-07 03:00:00Title: AHA News: Common Prostate Cancer Treatment May Increase Risk of Fatal Heart ConditionCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/5/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Edi

Some Transgender Women May Be Able to Make 2019-08-07 03:00:00Title: Some Transgender Women May Be Able to Make SpermCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/5/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

Drug Approved to Treat Tenosynovial Giant Cell Tumor 2019-08-07 03:00:00Title: Drug Approved to Treat Tenosynovial Giant Cell TumorCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/5/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/6/2019 12:00:00

In Heat Waves, Fans May Do More Harm 2019-08-07 03:00:00Title: In Heat Waves, Fans May Do More Harm Than GoodCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/6/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

Explaining, Easing the Horror of Mass Shootings for 2019-08-07 03:00:00Title: Explaining, Easing the Horror of Mass Shootings for Your KidsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/5/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/6/2019

3 Ways to Improve Your Eating Habits 2019-08-07 03:00:00Title: 3 Ways to Improve Your Eating HabitsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/6/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

Rugby-Style Tackling Might Make Football Safer 2019-08-07 03:00:00Title: Rugby-Style Tackling Might Make Football SaferCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/5/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

Smoking Creates Long-Lasting Risk for Clogged Leg Arteries 2019-08-07 03:00:00Title: Smoking Creates Long-Lasting Risk for Clogged Leg ArteriesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/5/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/6/2019 12:

Football Head Trauma Linked Again to Long-Term Brain 2019-08-07 03:00:00Title: Football Head Trauma Linked Again to Long-Term Brain DamageCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/5/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/6/2019 12

Health Tip: Benefits of Yoga 2019-08-07 03:00:00Title: Health Tip: Benefits of YogaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/6/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

Santé

Avancée dans la lutte contre la maladie de 2019-08-05 13:06:00Des chercheurs californiens ont séquencé le génome de la souris à pattes blanches, qui joue un rôle crucial dans la

Bactérie E-Coli dans l'eau potable de l'hôpital Fleurimont 2019-08-02 06:40:00La présence d'une faible quantité de la bactérie E-Coli dans les conduites de distribution d'eau potable de l'hôpital Fl

Justin Trudeau promet l'accès aux médicaments 2019-08-01 14:15:00Le premier ministre Justin Trudeau promet de s'assurer que les Canadiens aient accès aux médicaments dont ils ont besoin à des p

Trump menace d'aggraver les pénuries de médicaments au 2019-08-01 05:00:00Le projet de l'administration Trump d'autoriser les Américains à importer des médicaments d'ordonnance du Canada risque d'agg

Les archivistes médicaux veulent éviter une fuite comme 2019-08-01 05:00:00Sans un renforcement des lois et une réglementation plus stricte du secteur privé, le système de santé québé

Maladie débilitante chronique: le public exposé à des 2019-07-31 19:11:00L'Agence canadienne d'inspection des aliments (ACIA) expose le public à des risques inutiles en permettant à la viande de cervid&eacut

Médicaments exportés aux États-Unis: Ottawa ignorait tout 2019-07-31 19:00:00Des responsables fédéraux ont admis mercredi que le gouvernement canadien n'avait pas été consulté à l'ava

Les Américains pourront importer des médicaments du Canada 2019-07-31 08:57:00L'administration Trump a annoncé mercredi qu'elle mettrait en place un système qui permettra aux Américains d'importer l&eacut

Québec veut mieux protéger les dossiers médicaux 2019-07-31 05:00:00Alors qu'une fuite massive touche Desjardins, le gouvernement du Québec entend améliorer la protection de sa plus grande base de donn&e

Salles d'urgence bondées à Montréal et en Montérégie 2019-07-30 06:56:00La fréquentation des salles d'urgence du Québec en cette période où de nombreux Québécois sont en vacances

Les cigarettes électroniques jugées «nocives» par l'OMS 2019-07-26 15:30:00Les cigarettes électroniques sont « incontestablement nocives » et devront être régulées, selon un ra

Global News : Health

Cyberbullying by vegan activists a source of stress 2019-08-05 13:03:33The Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food spent several months studying the mental health challenges facing farmers, ranchers and agricultur

‘Manipulating physicians’: How drug reps pitch your doc 2019-08-05 06:00:11Drug reps are swaying the prescribing habits of Canadian doctors — and their patients are often unaware.

Canadian doctors’ mental health is suffering — and 2019-08-04 08:00:24Physicians have the highest rate of suicide of any profession, and double the rate of the general population.

‘Not in My Backyard’: How NIMBYism impacts access 2019-08-04 07:00:17How do you balance harm reduction needs and people’s concerns about having those services close to home?

Why these scientists are catching rats in downtown 2019-08-04 06:00:22The Vancouver Rat Project has been studying rats in downtown Vancouver for years. Their findings suggest a whole ecosystem living under our streets.

What happens to your body during menopause 2019-08-03 09:00:32The average age of menopause in Canada is 51 years old.

New Brunswick confirms 9 cases of legionnaires’ disease 2019-08-02 13:44:35There is still no word on the source of the disease but all cases are believed to be linked by time and location. 

Congo Ebola outbreak, one year in: What you 2019-08-01 11:58:00The ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is now one year old and has killed more than 1,800 people.

Dentists remove ‘sac’ of more than 500 teeth 2019-08-01 10:53:32The boy complained of a sore jaw for years before finally agreeing to visit a dentist at the age of seven.

‘Solve the problem at home’: U.S. plan to 2019-07-31 16:56:53The Canadian Pharmacists Associations is among those raising concerns about the Trump administration's announcement.

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The question you should never ask a bride-to-be 2019-08-01 14:09:06It seems innocent, but unprompted inquiries about weight loss made me feel inadequate as a bride. Here’s why this question is out of line, and h

Can a DNA test improve your fitness and 2019-07-31 07:00:00Experts examine whether MyExome claims to show how your genes influence your nutritional and fitness requirements and sleeping patterns.

You don’t need vitamins, save your money, experts 2019-07-30 10:06:29“Every time scientists have compared taking a supplement of something versus getting it through food, getting it through food wins every time.&r

Jameela Jamil made her first real friend at 2019-07-30 01:30:00The actress on being a lonely kid and finding friendship in Hollywood

Why it’s important for dietitians to practice ‘inclusive 2019-07-29 21:44:22Sadly, it’s common practice for patients to receive one-size-fits-all nutrition information.

Is your wellness obsession stressing you out? 2019-07-29 08:00:00A strict devotion to healthy living trends, from green juice to meditation, could do you more harm than good.

Here’s how Baltimore doctors are using 3D-printed organs 2019-07-26 22:25:39Some popular applications of 3D printing in health care — like Invisalign, a braces alternative, and cochlear implants for restoring hearing &md

Oregon students to get ‘mental health days’ 2019-07-24 00:00:00Mental health experts say it is one of the first state laws to explicitly instruct schools to treat mental health and physical health equally.

Study: Millions should stop taking Aspirin for heart 2019-07-24 00:00:00A daily low-dose Aspirin is recommended for people who have already had a heart attack or stroke and for those diagnosed with heart disease. But for t

Flavonoids are the next big thing in marijuana 2019-07-23 06:00:00Cannflavin A and Cannflavin B have especially powerful anti-inflammatory properties

‘I want to date but I have herpes. 2019-07-22 08:00:00One way you can start shedding some of that shame: Talk to a pro about it, Briony Smith writes.

Say no to juice or soda, even one 2019-07-19 00:00:00Even about a third of a typical can of soda increased overall cancer risk by 18 per cent and breast cancer risk by 22 per cent.

Santé

Une clinique plus efficace depuis la réforme Barrette 2019-08-06 01:00:00Après avoir frôlé la fermeture en raison de la réforme dans le réseau de la santé, une clinique spécia

Chassé à vie de la profession 2019-08-05 21:40:07L’ex-médecin de Montmagny, Jean-François Rancourt, a été radié de façon permanente par le conseil de d

Son assureur refuse de l’indemniser 2019-08-05 01:00:00Une Montréalaise se bat pour faire reconnaître ses problèmes de dépression notamment auprès de SSQ.

Les trans manifestent pour un meilleur accès aux 2019-08-04 18:58:50Plusieurs centaines de personnes trans ont manifesté dans les rues de Montréal pour dénoncer le manque de services offerts dans l

Son enfant s’est injecté son EpiPen par accident 2019-08-03 18:13:36Un petit garçon polyallergique a donné une sale frousse à ses parents lorsqu’il s’est piqué dans le doigt par

L’hôpital refuse de soigner sa hanche brisée parce 2019-08-03 16:50:55Un couple de Québec critique une décision du Centre hospitalier de l'Université Laval.

Les hommes demandent plus d’aide 2019-08-02 01:00:00Jamais autant d’hommes en détresse n’ont demandé de l’aide, observe un organisme qui leur offre du soutien depuis 26 a

Réseau de la santé: des employés de cuisine 2019-08-02 00:00:00Du personnel de l’Institut universitaire en santé mentale travaille à plus de 35 °C ressentis.

De la massothérapie en CHSLD 2019-08-01 20:51:02Depuis quelques semaines, deux CHSLD de l’est de Montréal offrent des services de massothérapie à leurs résidents et

Des scientifiques ont réussi à imprimer des parties 2019-08-01 15:56:31Des scientifiques américains ont annoncé jeudi avoir réussi à fabriquer des parties fonctionnelles du cœur en collag

Ebola: portrait d’un virus-tueur qui a fait 15 2019-08-01 06:18:20Ebola est un virus redoutable pour l’homme, ses épidémies ayant fait au total environ 15 000 morts depuis 1976.

L’alimentation, une piste à explorer pour mieux traiter 2019-07-31 13:40:17Une nouvelle étude conforte des recherches récentes selon lesquelles elle pourrait aussi jouer un rôle dans le traitement du cance


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