FDA approves Roche’s Cotellic for combination skin cancer therapy

ZURICHThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved Swiss drugmaker Roche's Cotellic to be used in combination with the company's Zelboraf drug to treat BRAF V600 mutation-positive advanced melanoma.Roche is counting on the addition of C...

Valeant projects 30 percent growth in 2016 profit, shares jump

Drugmaker Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc on Wednesday said that fourth-quarter profit was hit when it cut ties with Philidor Rx Services, but that it could contain the damage next year and grow profit.The company said it would rebuild los...
New breast cancer guidelines screenings, 4,000 more women could die

New breast cancer guidelines screenings, 4,000 more women could die

Canadian women should be outraged. The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health (CTF) released its latest guidelines for screening for breast...
Chinese Food Warning: Call for salt action on takeaway dishes

Chinese Food Warning: Call for salt action on takeaway dishes

Chinese food is too salty and should have label warnings. Salt warnings should be compulsory for Chinese takeaways and ready meals, health...
Lonely people twice as likely to die from heart problems, says new research

Lonely people twice as likely to die from heart problems, says new research

Lonely people are twice as likely to die from heart problems. Loneliness is bad for the heart and a strong predictor of...
Lump was a worm? Lump on Woman's Face Turns Out to Have Living Thing Inside

Lump was a worm? Lump on Woman’s Face Turns Out to Have Living Thing...

Lump was a worm? If you saw a mysterious lump on your face move, how long would it take you to...
Birth control exemptions: Health advocates warn if new rule

Birth control exemptions: Health advocates warn if new rule

Birth control exemptions: Health advocates warn if new rule. Women’s health advocates warn that the Trump administration is set to try tightening...
Child to be diagnosed with Internet addiction, Report

Child to be diagnosed with Internet addiction, Report

First child to be diagnosed with Internet addiction by the NHS. A teenage boy has been treated for an internet addiction. It...
Mumps outbreak continues in Northwest Arkansas: Recorded More Than 400 Possible Cases

Mumps outbreak continues in Northwest Arkansas: Recorded More Than 400 Possible Cases

The mumps outbreak in Northwest Arkansas has spread to 492 people, and officials are still seeing many new cases, according to...
Eating pulses can help you shed a bit of weight, new study says

Eating pulses can help you shed a bit of weight, new study says

Fasting was recommended by a Toronto nephrologist to lose weight. Another Canadian study says daily serving of pulses aid in weight...

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