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Bone-Strengthening Drug Guards Against Spread of Breast Cancer

WEDNESDAY, March 31 — The bone-strengthening drug zoledronic acid (Zometa) reduces the spread of breast cancer by preventing chemotherapy-related bone loss, a new study suggests.Tumor cells released from the primary breast cancer site often travel…


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March 31st, 2010

New data persuades UK cost body to back Lilly drug

LONDON (Reuters) – Eli Lilly’s lung cancer drug Alimta has been recommended for use on Britain’s state health service as a maintenance treatment, after a change of heart by the national health cost board.

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March 31st, 2010

Help for Depressed Latinos Often Hampered by Stigma

WEDNESDAY, March 31 — Low-income Latinos who have depression but stigmatize mental illness are less likely to take medications, keep scheduled appointments and control their illness, a U.S. study has found.Researchers interviewed 200 poor,…


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March 31st, 2010

Advance Directives Help Assure End-of-Life Wishes Are Honored

WEDNESDAY, March 31 — When people prepare advance directives, such as a living will or a durable power of attorney for health care, most will receive the type of medical care that they’ve requested as they near the end of their lives, a new study…


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March 31st, 2010

New Insights Into Who’s At Risk With Angioplasty

WEDNESDAY, March 31 — Who’s most at risk when undergoing the common, artery-opening procedure known as angioplasty?A major U.S. study may have come up with some answers — risk factors that doctors can use to gauge the odds of death after…


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March 31st, 2010
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