5 Ways Men Can Take Charge of Their Health

SUNDAY, June 23, 2019 — Many men need to do a better job of looking after their health, and it only takes a few simple steps, experts say. “It’s common for men to avoid going to the doctor until there’s a serious health concern,” said Dr. James Heckman, a primary care physician at Beth Israel […]

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Ocean Swimming Causes Skin Changes: Study

SATURDAY, June 22, 2019 — The population of bacteria on your skin changes when you swim in the ocean, potentially increasing your risk of infection, researchers report. They collected samples of skin bacteria from the legs of nine people before they took a 10-minute swim in the ocean, after they had air-dried completely following their […]

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Regorafenib to be tested in brain cancer patients in multi-arm cooperation trial

Bayer announced that the regorafenib arm of the platform trial “GBM AGILE” (Glioblastoma Adaptive Global Innovative Learning Environment) opened for enrollment in the US for patients with newly diagnosed and recurrent glioblastoma, the most aggressive and common form of primary brain cancer. This marks the start of an international, innovative study with a seamless Phase […]

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New Drug Combats Leading Cause of Dwarfism

FRIDAY, June 21, 2019 — An experimental drug increased growth rates in children with dwarfism, according to a new study. The four-year phase 2 trial was conducted at centers in the United States, France, United Kingdom and Australia, and included 35 children, ages 5-14, with the genetic bone disorder achondroplasia, the most common type of […]

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