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MISHAWAKA--- Doctors say a cancer-fighting pill shows promising signs in the fight against melanoma -- the most deadly form of skin cancer. A local oncologist says drug is not a cure, but it shrank tumors and patients who used the drug lived longer....
For the first time, patients with the deadliest form of skin cancer have two new treatment options that prolong survival, according to new research presented at a cancer conference in Chicago on Sunday. One drug specifically targets a mutated gene that...
Tech for the Rest of Us - Orlando SentinelIt was an impressive list of names who attended a dinner Thursday night with President Obama. The Wall Street Journal had a picture of everyone, including Apple’s Steve Jobs who is on medical leave, raising their glasses. “The president...
McClatchy TribuneA widely prescribed cancer drug noted for its ability to choke off blood vessels that help tumors grow can cause significant kidney damage in some patients, a team of Long Island scientists has found. Kidney problems are the second serious condition...
Los Angeles TimesA Food and Drug Administration advisory committee Tuesday recommended that the agency withdraw its marketing approval of the blockbuster cancer drug Avastin for treating breast cancer, concluding that new trials showed no apparent benefit from the drug....
Tribune NewspapersThe prescription diet drug sibutramine, sold under the brand name Meridia, should be taken off the market because it raises the risk of heart attacks and strokes in some patients, the editor of the New England Journal of Medicine said Wednesday. Those...
AP BUSINESS WRITERGAITHERSBURG (AP) — A panel of cancer experts said Tuesday that the government should remove its endorsement of Roche's drug Avastin for breast cancer, after follow-up studies failed to show benefits for patients. A Food and Drug Administration...
Associated PressRoutine screening for osteoporosis should include all younger postmenopausal women who have at least the same chance of a bone break as an older woman, a government task force said. Also, for the first time, the group weighed whether men should be...
FOX 5 San Diego StaffThe University of California will have two new chancellors this fall, and both of them are women with strong credentials in science and engineering. The UC Board of Regents on Thursday approved the appointments of Susan Desmond-Hellmann as chancellor...
Chicago TribuneMonday: Earnings: Citigroup Inc.; Eaton Corp.; Genentech Inc.; Mattel Inc.; Nuveen Investments Inc.; Sonic Corp.; W.W. Grainger Inc. Tuesday: September industrial production Earnings: CSX Corp.; Equity Lifestyles Properties Inc.; Forest Laboratories Inc....
Tribune Media Services columnistQ: I'm not sure what to make of Alcoa Inc. Should I keep its shares in my portfolio? --K.G., via the Internet A: The world's largest aluminum producer is expected to turn in record revenues for the next couple of years. Global demand for aluminum is...
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