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Top News: #Leukemia

Here are the top read news for #Leukemia: Side effects of leukaemia drug can be safely reduced by halving dose: Under current guidelines, patients who achieve remission with TKI therapy are advised to continue taking the drugs indefinitely, yet it is unclear whether continued therapy is necessary for all patients. Common side effects include chronic…

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Top News: #BreastCancer

Here are the top read news for #BreastCancer: Drug combination therapy for estrogen-receptor–positive breast cancer passes critical step for worldwide approval: Building on earlier clinical trials, UCLA researchers have confirmed that the “breakthrough” drug palbociclib when used in combination with the traditional hormonal therapy letrozole delays progression of advanced breast cancer significantly and without the…

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Top News: #AlcoholAndHealth

Here are the top read news for #AlcoholAndHealth: Alcohol Intake Associated with Increased Risk of Melanoma: White wine was the most clearly associated Alcohol intake was associated with higher rates of invasive melanoma among white men and women, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association…

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Top News: #Sleep

Here are the top read news for #Sleep: Electro-acupuncture may be effective in treating sleep disturbances in women with breast cancer: Poor sleep is particularly bothersome for breast cancer survivors experiencing nighttime hot flashes because it has been shown to increase levels of pain, fatigue, depression and anxiety. Although electro-acupuncture produced significant sleep improvements, researchers noted that…

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Top News: ThanksgivingFoodAndHealth

Here are the top read news for #ThanksgivingFoodAndHealth: Serving Teens with Special Diets: A Tricky Thanksgiving Recipe: One in 6 parents say their teen has tried a diet that is vegetarian (9 percent), gluten-free (6 percent), vegan (4 percent) or paleo (2 percent) in the past two years, according to the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital…

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Top News: #Autism

Here are the top read news for #Autism: Toddlers with autism don’t avoid eye contact, but do miss its significance: A new study conducted by researchers at Marcus Autism Center, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, and Emory University School of Medicine helps put to rest a longstanding controversy and question about children with autism spectrum disorder.…