Ex-Cintrifuse CEO Jeff Weedman raises $4M for cancer research startup in Cincinnati
A former CEO of startup catalyst Cintrifuse has launched a cancer pre-clinical research startup in Cincinnati that has raised $3.7 million in seed capital. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 10, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Steve Watkins Source Type: news

Why a New Study Dubbed India the ‘Cancer Capital of the World’
A new study has unveiled an alarming picture of declining overall health in India. The report, released by the Indian multinational healthcare group, Apollo Hospitals, found that skyrocketing cases of cancer and other non-communicable diseases across the country have now made it “the cancer capital of the world.” [time-brightcove not-tgx=”true”] Despite reporting more than a million new cases every year, India’s cancer rate has not yet surpassed countries like Denmark, Ireland, and Belgium, which record some of the highest cancer rates in the world. It is also currently lower than the U.S....
Source: TIME: Health - April 10, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Astha Rajvanshi Tags: Uncategorized India Source Type: news

Cancer Warnings on Booze; Rats, Roaches in Hospitals; Barefoot Pharma Workers
(MedPage Today) -- Note that some links may require registration or subscription. Ireland will require cancer warning labels on alcoholic beverages in 2026; other countries may follow suit. (New York Times) More than 18,000 incidents involving... (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - April 10, 2024 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Are YOU living in a secret forever chemical hotspot? Interactive map shows parts of US where cancer-causing PFAS toxins are most common in drinking water - after Biden's new ban
More than 70million Americans live in homes with PFAS-contaminated water and researchers from the US Geological Survey found PFAS in 45 percent of the country's water sources. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 10, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HYPORT Noninferior for GU, GI Toxicity in Prostate Cancer
WEDNESDAY, April 10, 2024 -- For patients with prostate cancer, hypofractionated postprostatectomy radiotherapy (HYPORT) is noninferior to conventionally fractionated postprostatectomy radiotherapy (COPORT) in terms of gastrointestinal (GI) or... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 10, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Taylor Swift Is Embracing the 5 Stages of Grief. Should You?
Call it the Five Stages of Grief (Taylor’s Version). Last week, ahead of the release of her album The Tortured Poets Department, Taylor Swift shared five new playlists that sort her old songs into stages: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. “These songs represent making room for more good in your life,” she says in a brief audio message accompanying the final playlist, acceptance. “Making that choice. Because a lot of time when we lose things, we gain things too.” [time-brightcove not-tgx=”true”] In the two months since Swift announced her new album, which co...
Source: TIME: Health - April 10, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Angela Haupt Tags: Uncategorized Evergreen healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

France is proposing to allow terminally ill patients to take lethal medication
France’s government has presented a bill to allow adults with terminal cancer or other end-of-life illness to take lethal medication (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 10, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Liquid Biopsy Shows Promise in Detecting Pancreatic Cancer Liquid Biopsy Shows Promise in Detecting Pancreatic Cancer
A new screening test raises the possibility of catching pancreatic cancer earlier, when tumors can be removed, and patients cured.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - April 10, 2024 Category: Pathology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Source Type: news

How Olema Oncology moved from layoffs to pivotal cancer drug studies
"We've gone from 'Why do this?' to 'That's a great value inflection for shareholders,'" CEO said. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 10, 2024 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Elicio Therapeutics (NASDAQ: ELTX) Makes Strides In Growing Cancer Vaccination Industry
Founded in 2011, Elicio Therapeutics Inc. ELTX has made several significant strides in the last 13 years. The immunotherapy company has completed multiple successful preclinical trials and has been featured in publications like Nature Medicine and Cancer Immunology Research, a journal of the…#eliciotherapeutics #amp #eli002 #kras #cpg #grandviewresearch #trialinprogress #amplify7p #eli0027p #pdac (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 10, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

EPA Imposes Limits on ‘Forever Chemicals’ in Drinking Water
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) set its first-ever national, legally enforceable limits on PFAS, also known as “forever chemicals,” in drinking water on Wednesday. PFAS, short for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, are chemicals widely used in consumer and industrial products to repel oil and resist heat since the 1940s. They break down very slowly and can build up in people, animals, food, and water and may lead to adverse health effects including decreased fertility, development delays, increased risk of cancer, and more, according to the EPA. [time-brightcove not-tgx=”true”]...
Source: TIME: Science - April 10, 2024 Category: Science Authors: Mallory Moench Tags: Uncategorized News News Desk News desk edits Source Type: news

Combo Therapy Prolongs Survival in Gastric Cancer Patients Combo Therapy Prolongs Survival in Gastric Cancer Patients
The overall survival advantage held regardless of PD-L1 status in patients receiving the first-line combination of cadonilimab and standard chemotherapy.MDedge News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - April 10, 2024 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Source Type: news

Ozempic, Wegovy Won't Boost Thyroid Cancer Risk: Study
WEDNESDAY, April 10, 2024 -- Wegovy, Ozempic and other drugs known as GLP-1 analogues have become wildly popular for controlling diabetes and helping folks lose weight. There were concerns that longer term use of the drugs might raise users ' odds... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 10, 2024 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

AI May Bring a Better Blood Test for Ovarian Cancer
WEDNESDAY, April 10, 2024 -- Using AI to track fragments of tumor-associated DNA in the blood, scientists say they may be close to an accurate test for a silent killer: Ovarian cancer. It ' s the fifth leading cause of cancer death in the United... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 10, 2024 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

AI can be used to'rule-out' breast cancer on mammography
A deep-learning algorithm can rule out the presence of breast cancer on screening mammograms, improving specificity and yielding significant workflow and downstream savings, according to research published April 10 in Radiology. A team of investigators led by first author Stefano Pedemonte, PhD, of AI software developer Whiterabbit.ai, and senior author Richard Wahl, MD, of the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, trained and tested a deep-learning algorithm using over 160,000 2D full-field digital mammography exams. They found their model could sharply reduce the number of screening mammograms requiring radiologist revie...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 10, 2024 Category: Radiology Authors: Erik L. Ridley Tags: Breast Breast Imaging Source Type: news