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Unexpected Findings Reveal Insight Into How Cancer Spreads In The Body

Cancer cells appear to depend on an unusual survival mechanism to spread around the body, according to an early study led by (QMUL). The discovery could help with future development of novel treatments to prevent metastasis and secondary tumors.

FDA: Cipro, Levaquin Antibiotics, Too Dangerous For Common Infections

The agency issued the new recommendations last May, after a safety review revealed that popular fluoroquinolone antibiotics such as Cipro can cause disabling and potentially permanent side effects that affect the tendons, muscles, joints, nerves, and central nervous system.

Stem Cell Experiment Stuns Stanford Doctors

In a recent medical study, Stanford researchers say a new stem cell experiment is transforming the lives of stroke patients. The use of stem cells is allowing patients with little hope for recovery to suddenly talk and walk again.

Bitter Pill: Young Doctors Five Times More Stressed Than The Rest Of Us

It's hard to look after a patient if you can't look after yourself. High rates of suicide, depression, anxiety, substance misuse and self-medication are an ongoing problem among doctors and other medical and health professionals.

A New Way To Cut Drug Prices? Make Big Pharma Show What It Spends To Bring Drugs To Market

At least 10 states are pondering a radical approach to putting a leash on soaring drug prices: force drug companies to explain how they arrived at the price of their costliest new drugs.

The Most Deadly Infectious Disease In America Today

Hepatitis C now kills more people in the United States than every other infectious disease combined, according to new government data.

Study: 9 Out Of 10 Strokes Could Be Prevented

Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability but the vast majority of strokes are preventable, according to a new study.

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