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Merck Approves New Cancer Drug.

The Federal Drug Agency has given Merck the thumbs up for ‘Keytruda’ (pembrolizumab), an immuno-oncology drug, to be used for patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer whose tumors have high PD-L1 expression, with no EGFR or ALK genomic tumor aberrations. This makes Keytruda the only anti-PD-1 therapy to be approved in the first line […]

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Regular chocolate eating could be good for you!

Prof. Saverio Stranges, a visiting academic of the University of Warwick Medical School, United Kingdom as well as the scientific director of the department of population Health at Luxembourg Institute of Health, alongside his colleagues, have released what will from now on be known as the most important medical study EVER to be completed. Well, […]

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Merck Approves New Cancer Drug.

The Federal Drug Agency has given Merck the thumbs up for ‘Keytruda’ (pembrolizumab), an immuno-oncology drug, to be used for patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer whose tumors have high PD-L1 expression, with no EGFR or ALK genomic tumor aberrations. This makes Keytruda the only anti-PD-1 therapy to be approved in the first line […]

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Medical discoveries of 2016

The year 2016 has been an interesting and it a lot of ways unexpected one. It was designated as the International Year of Global Understanding by the International council for Science, the International Social Science Council and the International Council for Philosophy and Human Sciences. It was a year where the unexpected occurred in the […]

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Who or What is the FDA?

The FDA or Food and Drug Administration is a federal agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Sciences, and is one of the federal executive departments of the United States. The function of the FDA in short is to protect the consumer and promote public health by controlling and supervising all food […]

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HeartWare Ventricular Assist Device Recalled

HeartWare Ventricular Assist Device (HVAD) Pumps by HeartWare Inc.: Class I Recall The Medtronic HeartWare Ventricular Assist Device (HVAD) helps deliver blood from the heart to the rest of the body. It is used in patients who are at risk of death from end-stage left ventricular heart failure and who are awaiting heart transplants. The […]

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Taxotere – the cancer treatment that causes permanent hair loss

Every cancer patient these days expects some sort of side effect from the particularly harsh chemotherapy drugs on the market. It has become almost common place to expect that you might feel nauseous, or you will lose your hair, but what about having your hair never grow back again? Claims have surfaced against Taxotere (docetaxel), […]

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Xarelto – the blood thinner that makes you keep on bleeding.

Over 4.2 Million Americans use blood thinning medication, amounting to several billion dollars every year, with those numbers growing annually. The need for blood thinning medication ranges from short term post-operative medication to ongoing chronic medication. As with most billion dollar medications, some of the largest global pharmaceutical companies compete for a share of the […]

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Hernia Mesh victims, it’s time to speak out.

The C-Qur hernia mesh lawsuit is against Atrium Medical Corporation for failure to warn about their defective hernia mesh. The individual hernia mesh lawsuits are not Atriums only problem, the FDA conducted several investigations into the company and eventually sued Atrium in 2015. However the FDA has not issued a class 1 recall on Atriums […]

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Are sugar substitutes really the better option?

Aspartame, the active ingredient in almost all sugar substitutes, as well as the replacement ingredient for sugar in a lot of soda brands, has been described as “By far the most dangerous substance added to most foods today”, according to mercola.com.   Aspartame was discovered by accident in 1965 by a chemist of G.D. Searle […]

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Mental Health Side effects have been updated for Chantix and Zyban

  Chantix and Zyban are known far and wide as effective drugs in the war against stopping smoking. As particularly effective drugs, when the headline of this update first headlined, there was a lot of fear and nervousness to read the full article. The headline on the FDA’s website actually lead to some good news […]

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Is too much television bad for your eyes?

Is this fact or fiction? Most of us grew up with our parents telling us we can’t watch too much television because it’s bad for our eyes. Is this true? Or was this just another one of the convenient things that parents told us in order to designate our time? This might come as a […]

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How do antibiotics work?

In 1928, the first antibiotic was discovered by Alexander Fleming. Called penicillin, a name that has been heard and used around the world, it revolutionized medicine and became the first effective treatment for bacterial infections. Since the late 1920’s penicillin has saved millions of lives not only itself but also by opening up science to […]