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  1. Severe stroke patients recover better with prompt stent actionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    Prompt use of a small stent to retrieve a stroke-causing blood clot is safe and helps most patients who suffer a severe stroke recover faster and better. The researchers found that severe stroke patients who underwent a stent procedure to remove the blood clot in the brain recovered better and faster.


  2. Sorrento and Conkwest Announce Exclusive Global CollaborationRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Freshnews

    SAN DIEGO and CARDIFF-BY-THE-SEA, Calif., Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. , an oncology company developing new treatments for cancer and associated pain, and Conkwest, Inc., a privately-held immuno-oncology company developing proprietary Neukoplast ), a Natural Killer cell-line based therapy, announced today that the companies have entered into a definitive agreement to jointly develop next generation CAR-TNK immunotherapies for the treatment of cancer. The CAR-TNK technology platform combines Conkwest's proprietary Neukoplast cell line with Sorrento's proprietary G-MAB fully human antibody technology and CAR designs to further enhance the potency and targeting of Neukoplast.


  3. Colorado funds medical marijuana research, a firstRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | NBC12

    Colorado will spend more than $8 million researching marijuana's medical potential - a new frontier because government-funded marijuana research traditionally focuses on the drug's negative health effects. The grants awarded by the Colorado Board of Health will go to studies on whether marijuana helps treat epilepsy, brain tumors, Parkinson's disease and post-traumatic stress disorder.


  4. Former Peekskill Resident Honored By Bill Belichick FoundationRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Peekskill Daily Voice

    A former Peekskill resident's mission to keep kids in California active has received a thumbs up from Bill Belichick the three-time Super Bowl winning coach of the New England Patriots. PUCKidz Inc, a nonprofit run by Keith Quigley was one of seven organizations awarded a $5,000 grant from the Bill Belichick Foundation.


  5. Snow Ball raises 17,000 for Worcester's breast unitRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Evesham Journal

    BELIEVE: Friends Susie Coleman and Kate Butler of Breast Unit Events hit the right note at the ball as they sing their song, 'Don't Stop Believing'. PASSIONATE: Breast cancer survivors Susie Coleman and and Kate Butler have never given up the fight for the breast unit.


  6. The Cole Family. Dawn and Michael with seven-year-old Grace and four-year-old Joseph.Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Wirral Globe

    THE family of a Wirral boy fighting cancer organised a Christmas fair that raised more than A 3,000 for Alder Hey Children's Hospital. Joseph Cole, from Bebington, was diagnosed with leukemia earlier this year and has undergone treatment at Alder Hey, leading to days at a time away from home.


  7. Kendal woman, 92, died after fall down stairs from flatRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

    A 92-YEAR-old woman died several weeks after falling down the stairs from her Kendal flat, an inquest heard. Maisie Townley's neighbour described hearing an 'almighty bang' from her own ground floor flat at the Caroline Street property on July 24. Barbara Bateson told the inquest: "I got up to have a look and I saw Mrs Townley's daughter hanging out of the back bedroom window, just screaming and pointing at me to go to the door.


  8. Viktoria Modesta, the REAL bionic womanRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Wearing fetish costumes, showing off long, toned limbs and showcasing a strut to rival Beyonce's, Viktoria Modesta made her powerful pop debut on Sunday night - as the ultimate bionic woman. But this singer - whose video Prototype aired on Channel 4 during the X Factor final - is no ordinary popstar, she's an amputee who fought to remove her painful, useless left leg so she could fulfil her dreams of music success.


  9. The 10 Most Expensive Cigarette BrandsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Insider Monkey

    Have you ever wondered what the most expensive cigarette brands in the world are? Cigarettes are among the most consumed products in the world, and approximately 50 million people in the US are considered active smokers. Cigarette companies have grown into billion dollar businesses, developing all sorts of products and special cigarettes.


  10. Flu Reports Prompt DeKalb Health Visitor RestrictionsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WMSH-AM Sturgis

    Auburn, IN By: Jim Measel - Because of the increasing number of flu cases being reported in DeKalb County, DeKalb Health has implemented temporary visitation restrictions. The restrictions are also in response to DeKalb County's first influenza-related death this season.


  11. Flu worries prompt more Indiana hospitals limitsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WSJV-TV South Bend

    More Indiana hospitals are being advised to put temporary visitor restrictions in place to try to protect patients and staff from the flu virus. The Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health is recommending anyone going to a health care facility seeking treatment and who has cold or flu-like symptoms should wear a mask while in public areas.


  12. Property ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    Hillcrest with 50 mile views of the Hudson Valley is a hilltop estate of over 25,000 square feet. Redesigned by award winning architect Jeff Mose and meticulously built by Mark Mosolino, this grand estate is the epitome of the ultimate Fairfield County home.


  13. Parents reminded to book flu vaccinationRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Redditch Advertiser

    ... developing bronchitis, pneumonia or a painful inner ear infection. In rare cases a child can die from the flu. Public health consultant with NHS England for Worcestershire Dr Ash Banerjee said vaccinating children would not only protect them from ...


  14. Re: Weed-Infused Sex Lube Hits Market: Meet, ForiaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | East Bay Express

    The first-ever marijuana-infused sexual enhancement product designed specifically for women has come to market. Meet: Foria .


  15. Roche Scraps Alzheimer's Drug Trial on Disappointing ResultsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Roche Holding AG said a trial of an experimental medicine for Alzheimer's disease yielded disappointing results, adding to a long list of failures in the effort to find a treatment for the leading cause of dementia. The study of gantenerumab in people with the early stages of Alzheimer's was halted after an interim analysis designed to assess whether the drug was working, Basel, Switzerland-based Roche said in a statement today.


  16. Roche Drug Combination Shows No Added Benefit in CancerRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... state medical-cost watchdog said in August that the treatment's cost was too high to add the drug to the National Health Service's budget for routine funding, even though it helped patients. Kadcyla cost 90,831 pounds ($142,200) for a 14 1/2-month ...


  17. Home cooking link to heart disease risk : December 19, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Times

    Study finds that the more time people spend preparing meals, the greater their risk of health problems linked with heart disease, such as high blood pressure and high cholesterol etc. By contrast, those who cut back on the time spent on cooking reduce their risk of developing various conditions by more than a third, according to a study of more than 2,700 women.


  18. A global conspiracy of healthRead the original story

    2 hrs ago |

    In the category of stunning, heartening, woefully underreported good news: In 2000, an estimated 9.9 million children around the world died before age 5. In 2013, the figure was 6.3 million. That is 3.6 million fewer deaths, even as the world's population increased by about 1 billion.


  19. Cyber Relaxing Massage chair AS-770 can send you into a tranquil stateRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | New Launches

    Massage after an exhausting day of work might be a dream come to true for most of us. But, we neither have the time, nor the energy to go to the spa after work.


  20. CDC researchers publish estimate of effectiveness of condom use in anal sexRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Aidsmap

    Our award-winning series of patient information booklets. Each title provides a comprehensive overview of one aspect of living with HIV.