Top News: #DrugSafety

Here are the top read news for #DrugSafety: By Sharing Painkillers, Friends and Family Members Can Fuel Opioid Epidemic: Study: It is not news that most people who use prescription painkillers for nonmedical reasons often get them through social channels rather than a physician. In 2013 — the most recent year for which this data…

Top News: #WomensHealth

Here are the top read news for #WomensHealth: Mastectomy followed by standard therapy improves survival in stage IV breast cancer patients: Surgery to remove the primary tumor in women diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer, followed by the standard combination of therapies, adds months to the patients’ lives, compared with standard therapy alone, an international…

Top News: #CancerDrugs

Here are the top read news for #CancerDrugs: Use of complementary, alternative medicine affects initiation of chemotherapy: The study included five types of complementary therapies: the dietary supplement use of vitamins/minerals, herbs/botanicals, and other natural products, as well as mind-body self-practice, and mind-body practitioner-based: Read more     How A Cancer Drug Has Saved People…

Top News: #CancerTreatment

Here are the top read news for #CancerTreatment: Doctors were startled to find the cause of this 24-year-old’s excruciating pain: The Mayo pathologists classified the tumor as an extremely fibrous growth called a desmoid, a slow-growing mass that typically affects women younger than 40. Because the tumor was attached to the mesentery, the fold of…

Top News: #Nursing

Here are the top read news for #Nursing: How To Survive (And Maybe Even Fall In Love With) MedSurg In Nursing School: It could be argued that the first year of nursing school is the hardest. Most classes are rigorous and demand complete focus from the first day to the last. Many find the transition…

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Here are the top read news in #DrugSafety:  How much does chemo impact fertility?: New study looks at how chemo affects childhood cancer survivors’ ability to have kids later in life. A new Fred Hutch study looked at chemotherapy’s impact on the fertility of young cancer patients later in life. Women fared better, for the…

Top News: #Cancer

Here are the top read news for #Cancer: Vitamin D levels connected to metastasis-associated protein, Stanford study finds: A preliminary study conducted primarily in laboratory mice indicates that breast cancer cells metastasize more readily when the animals have low levels of vitamin D: Read more Single dose of Trastuzumab initiated stronger immune response among certain breast…