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According to a study that appeared in The Journal of Nuclear Medicine, scientists at Bristol-Meyers Squibb (BMS) are developing a new way for physicians to determine how cancer patients might respond to PD-1 (programmed cell death protein 1) and PD-L1...
Although it sometimes feels like we are fighting a losing battle against cancer, researchers are constantly developing innovative ways to treat the disease. Emerging treatments in the field of immunotherapy have shown great promise in fighting cancers that were...
There's been a lot of hype lately about CBD, or cannabidiol, oil. You might see it advertised in your local health food stores, spas, and coffee shops, as those places offer to mix it in with your lotions, coffee,...
Amanda Leverett Davis never thought she'd go to Mexico for medical treatment, but now she can't imagine where she'd be if she hadn't gone. The mother, horse rider, and coach from Georgia was diagnosed with an aggressive bone cancer called...
As cancer research continues to explode, scientists are coming up with new and innovative ways to treat the debilitating disease. Unfortunately, many of those treatments are not yet approved by the FDA for use in the United States. The...
An immunotherapy treatment often used to treat urinary and lung cancers has now been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat an aggressive form of breast cancer known as triple-negative. Nearly 15% of all breast...
Amy Johnson of Highland, Illinois thought she was the picture of health. Her friends and family even called her the "healthiest person they knew." That's why it took everyone by surprise when she was diagnosed with an aggressive form...
Immunotherapy has proven to be an effective treatment against several cancers, especially melanoma. Drugs targeting PD-1/PD-L1 and CTLA-4 are the first to ever be FDA-approved to treat cancer, and those who have used the drug have seen promising results....
Getting more – and better quality – sleep makes you feel good and gives you more energy throughout the day. But it does more than that. It also keeps you from catching viruses, developing infections, and even feeding nefarious...
Bacteria. Most people associate the word with negative outcomes like viruses and infections. But many don't realize that we actually need certain kinds of healthy bacteria in order to help our immune systems thrive. We all have billions of...
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