What to Know About the CIMAvax Lung Cancer Vaccine

Someday, we may have a vaccine that prevents all types of cancer, especially the more deadly types, like lung cancer. It’s an area of intense medical research. For now, there are only three cancer vaccines approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. However, you may have read news articles…

How To Beat The Office Cold… Because You Know It’s Coming

It’s that time again. The season of sharing and giving… colds, that is. Yes, just when you thought it was safe at work, Jill from accounting decides she’s not wasting one of her precious sick days and proceeds to sneeze on your croissant. Inconsiderate? Just a bit. And while everyone…

Cosmetic surgery for a healthier life

Surgery that is categorised by the medical profession as cosmetic, or undertaken in part to improve aesthetic appearance can be considered frivolous by some. However, if you’re considering undergoing a procedure or have done so already, you will most likely understand there is much more to it than looks. Only…

This Common Drugstore Supplement May Protect Against Esophageal Cancer

Although esophageal cancer accounts for only 1 percent of all cancers diagnosed in this country, it’s the seventh most common cause of cancer deaths among men—good reason to make sure you know the symptoms of esophageal cancer. According to the American Society for Clinical Oncology, in 2016 the cancer was…

Us Obesity Problem Is Not Budging, New Data Shows

America’s weight problem isn’t getting any better, according to new government research. Overall, obesity figures stayed about the same: About 40 percent of adults are obese and 18.5 percent of children. Those numbers are a slight increase from the last report but the difference is so small that it could…

A Zika Vaccine Shows Signs Of Success In An Early Human Trial

A DNA-based Zika vaccine from Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc ino and South Korea’s GeneOne Life Science Inc induced anti-Zika immune responses in an early stage human trial, U.S. researchers reported on Wednesday. Unlike conventional vaccines, which often use inactivated or killed versions of a virus, the Inovio-GeneOne shot is a synthetic…

First Global Pledge To End Cholera By 2030

Health officials from around the world are meeting in France to commit to preventing 90% of cholera deaths by 2030. The disease, which is spread through contaminated water, kills about 100,000 people every year. It is the first time governments, the World Health Organization, aid agencies and donors have made…

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