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3 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Alnylam And Benitec

Alnylam is a $5.1B company and Benitec Biopharma is a $120M company. Both are biotech companies working in the field of RNAi .

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Related Topix: Benitec, Startups, Biotech, Medicine, Sirna Therapeutics, Healthcare Industry, Hepatitis, Health, Macular Degeneration, Genetics

7 hrs ago | The New York Observer

CareOne Fenway Fundraiser Fights Cancer With Michael Strahan

When HealthBridge executive Dan Grimes was diagnosed with Stage IV lung cancer, his friend Daniel Straus, CEO of CareOne and HealthBridge , decided to send out a rallying cry.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Health, Medicine, Pop/Rock, Natasha Bedingfield

Fri Jul 25, 2014

North Coast Journal Weekly Politics

Soft Drinks, Obesity and Scientific Neutrality

Percentages of obese adults in the U.S., 2011-2012, by age group. "Obese" is defined as having a Body Mass Index over 30, where BMI = 703 x weight in pounds/height in inches squared.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Smoking, Health

WFMZ-TV Allentown

Health Beat: Breath test spots diseases

You inhale, and you exhale. Every minute, the average person takes about 15 breaths, and researchers at the Cleveland Clinic say those breaths can reveal a lot about your health.

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Related Topix: Health

Newswise

ACR Statement on Cancer Study Regarding Patient Anxiety From CT Lung Cancer Screening

Anxiety regarding inconclusive cancer screening test results among some patients is real and is only natural.

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Related Topix: Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare

Medical Daily

Cause Of Brain Tumors Continues To Elude Scientists, Even After Decades Of Research

Even after years of research scientists are no closer to determining the risk factors for brain tumors.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Genetics, Medicine, Health

Jamaica Observer

Of excesses, moderation and drought

LAST week the court ordered cigarette giant RJ Reynolds of Tobaccoville, NC, to pay US$7.3m to Cynthia Robinson, widow of Mike Johnson; US$9.6m to his son; and US$26.3billion in punitive damages -- Ouch! From age 13, Mike smoked three packs a day and died of lung cancer at 36. Cynthia claimed: "In 1996 she never knew nicotine was addictive and bad ... (more)

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Tobaccoville, NC, Health, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine, Hypertension, Smoking

Bellingham Herald

LSU enrolling patients in new kind of drug test

Patients with advanced squamous cell lung cancer can enroll at LSU cancer centers in New Orleans, Houma, Covington and Baton Rouge.

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Related Topix: LSU Health Sciences Center, Health

Thu Jul 24, 2014

EurekAlert!

Informed consent: False positives not a worry in lung cancer study

'We found no increased anxiety or decreased quality of life at one or six months after screening for participants having a false positive.'

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Related Topix: Health, Providence, RI

Stanford

Melanoma rates exceed lung cancer in some areas

Californians, step away from the beach and grab a hat and sunscreen. Our team of researchers from the Cancer Prevention Institute of California / Stanford Cancer Institute released a new report this week documenting the rapidly growing burden of melanoma in Marin County, Cali.

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Related Topix: California, Health, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Medicine, Breast Cancer, Skin Cancer

WJRT

New screening recommendations for lung cancer

Each year, lung cancer kills half of those diagnosed and more people than breast, prostate and colon cancers combined.

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Related Topix: Health, National Cancer Institute, Charitable Organizations

The Washington Post

Bristol-Myers Profit Beats Analysts' Estimates on Drug Sales

Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. reported second-quarter profit that topped analyst estimates on sales of its cancer immunotherapy Yervoy and its blood-thinner Eliquis.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Bristol Myers Squibb, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Oncology, Health, Business News

Hispanic Business

Studies from Federal University Update Current Data on Lung Cancer...

Human lung adenocarcinoma epithelial cell lines exhibit a profound resistance to the effects of tretinoin."

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Related Topix: Health, Pancreatic Cancer

ABS-CBN News

DOH chief, Nancy clash over stem cell funding

Health Secretary Enrique Ona and Senator Nancy Binay clashed Thursday on the importance of funding a stem cell research project by the Lung Center of the Philippines.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Stem Cell Research, Health

WCAV

Martha Jefferson Healthwise: Lung Cancer Screening

Helen Reutlinger was a heavy smoker with a history of smoking-related deaths in her family.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Health, Smoking

Sunherald.com

Annual Ford dinner to celebrate 90th birthday

This year's event will celebrate Ford's 90th birthday. The former Kentucky governor and U.S. senator recently announced that he is undergoing treatment for lung cancer.

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Related Topix: Health, US Governors, Steve Beshear

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Medical News

Collaboration classification useful for Japanese lung cancer patients

Epidermal growth factor receptor status and prognosis in Japanese patients can be predicted by a recently developed lung adenocarcinoma classification system, say researchers.

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Related Topix: Health, Pancreatic Cancer

Medical News

Prognostic value of visceral plural invasion limited in part-solid lung cancer

Visceral plural invasion is a significant predictor of survival in patients with small solid lung tumours but not in patients with part-solid tumours, Japanese study findings indicate.

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Related Topix: Health

BioSpace

Puma Biotechnology Shares Soar On Breast Cancer Drug Results

July 23, 2014 By Renee Morad , BioSpace.com Breaking News Staff Shares of Puma Biotechnology Inc. more than tripled in after-hours trading Tuesday after the company reported positive clinical trial results of its experimental breast-cancer drug neratinib.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer, Startups, BioSpace.com, Media, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Herceptin, Trastuzumab (generic)

Fox News

Cancer-stricken father with 4 months to live heads to Disneyland with family for last time

Expected to live only four more months, a California father battling Stage 4 lung cancer will make what is expected to be his final trip to Disneyland with his two daughters thanks to the help of his hometown community.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health

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