With a focus on drugs supposedly useful to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (AKA enlarged prostate).
"Mother who suffered with severe migraines for 25 YEARS finally gets her life back - after cutting just TWO ingredients from her diet".
Immunotherapy sounds very encouraging.
Her doctors told her that the median survival for people in her situation was 12 years. That means, roughly, that half of people diagnosed will die before 12 years, and half will die after. “It changes your thoughts on life,” she says. “You think, all right, do one thing that frightens you every day. So I look in the mirror each morning.” She laughs.
Now, Davis has been cancer-free for four years, after being treated with an experimental drug called obinutuzumab in a trial at Southampton University’s immunotherapy department.
Amazing story and one to bear in mind as we get older.
Why doesn't a major American politician campaign on cutting back the FDA? Wouldn't this be supported by a 2-to-1 majority or greater?
There are ways that federal agencies can promote dietary advice that could benefit most of the population (such as recommendations to eat more fruit and vegetables). But, in general, nutrition is far too complex and personal an issue for a one-size-fits all, top-down approach. It’s time for the government to relinquish its influence over the scientific and medical communities and let individuals (and their doctors) determine their own optimal diets.
This doesn't seem to help:
Kristoffer Toldnes Cumming from the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, and Jan Helgerud from NTNU say that researchers don’t really know what happens with your muscles when you get sore.
If you can stand it to hope against long odds, miracles do happen.
I could fill a large room with patients I thought had less than 6 months to live and yet had incredible responses to chemotherapy that normally would have limited upside potential and they lived many years sometimes without relapse.
"Karma can be so cruel. Just think how many times anti-GMO activists have protested against the imaginary risks of food that has been genetically modified. Now a favorite snack of those same protesters, the sacred granola bar, has been found to pose an actual health risk."
"Half of heart attack victims wait an hour before seeking help: Doctors warn that not enough people know the signs despite delays reducing the chance of survival".
"Could this widely used calculator be needlessly driving people to take statins?"