Radiation Treatment Is Hard on the Heart

MONDAY, Feb. 17, 2020 — Radiation therapy that targets cancers in the chest area can tax the heart and trigger high levels of fatigue, breathing problems and a reduced ability to exercise, a new study suggests. However, doing more physical activity before undergoing radiation therapy may help reduce these problems, the researchers added. “This study […]

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1 in 4 Opioid ODs Involves Kids and Teens

MONDAY, Feb. 17, 2020 — More than a quarter of all opioid overdoses in the United States involve teenagers, and a full fifth of those cases were likely suicide attempts, new research shows. The findings follow an in-depth analysis of nearly 754,000 American opioid poisoning cases that occurred between 2005 and 2018. All had been […]

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SMi Presents the 3rd Annual Conference: Injectable Drug Delivery 2020

13 – 14 May 2020, London, UK.SMi Group is pleased to announce the third annual Injectable Drug Delivery conference, which will be held in London. Part of Europe’s leading Injectable conference series, Injectable Drug Delivery will assess innovations in drug product formulation and biologics, innovations in device design, quality management and connectivity for enhanced subcutaneous […]

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SMi Presentsthe 3rd Annual Conference: Injectable Drug Delivery 2020

13 – 14 May 2020, London, UK.SMi Group is pleased to announce the third annual Injectable Drug Delivery conference, which will be held in London. Part of Europe’s leading Injectable conference series, Injectable Drug Delivery will assess innovations in drug product formulation and biologics, innovations in device design, quality management and connectivity for enhanced subcutaneous […]

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Don’t Try to Kick the Smoking Habit Alone

SUNDAY, Feb. 16, 2020 — Going solo when trying to quit smoking isn’t enough, one lung health expert says. “Smokers develop a physiological dependence on nicotine, and they need more than willpower to quit,” said Dr. Danish Ahmad, a pulmonologist with Penn State Health’s Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. The American Cancer Society says that […]

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