Heart Disease

Celyad initiates second dose escalation in THINK trial in first US patient - P&T Community

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Celyad initiates second dose escalation in THINK trial in first US patient
P&T Community
The Company utilizes its expertise in cell engineering to target severe diseases with significant unmet need, including cancer. Celyad's Natural Killer Receptor based T-Cell (NKR-T) platform has the potential to treat a broad range of solid and liquid ...

They truly seem to have found the fountain of youth - QS WOW News (press release) (registration)

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QS WOW News (press release) (registration)

They truly seem to have found the fountain of youth
QS WOW News (press release) (registration)
Now, working together with colleagues from the Medical University of Graz and an international team, the scientists have discovered a further beneficial effect of this natural substance, spermidine, on the heart. The researchers have published their ...

5 Ancient Remedies That Strengthen Your Whole Body - The Alternative Daily (blog)

Thu, 2017-04-27 23:31

The Alternative Daily (blog)

5 Ancient Remedies That Strengthen Your Whole Body
The Alternative Daily (blog)
In fact, according to Sophia Norbert in “Garlic Herbal Remedies – The Best Garlic Natural Cures for Health and Beauty” there are several records noting the medicinal use of garlic in ancient Chinese literature to strengthen their labor force ...

Medicare basics, yoga are among upcoming classes with SeniorsPlus - Lewiston Sun Journal

Thu, 2017-04-27 23:11

Medicare basics, yoga are among upcoming classes with SeniorsPlus
Lewiston Sun Journal
Effective in treating both chronic and acute physical and mental conditions, homeopathic remedies offer gentle, side effect-free healing of both symptoms and root causes of illness, and return patients to states of greater overall wellness and function ...

Press Announcements > FDA approves first treatment for a form of ... - FDA.gov

Thu, 2017-04-27 11:06

Rare Disease Report

Press Announcements > FDA approves first treatment for a form of ...
FDA.gov
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Brineura (cerliponase alfa) as a treatment for a specific form of Batten disease. Brineura is the first ...
BREAKING NEWS: FDA Approves BioMarin's Batten Disease DrugRare Disease Report
FDA Clears Cerliponase Alfa (Brineura) for Form of Batten DiseaseMedscape

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BridgeBio Pharma Launches Eidos Therapeutics to Develop Targeted Therapy for Fatal Heart Disease - PR Newswire (press release)

Thu, 2017-04-27 06:06

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BridgeBio Pharma Launches Eidos Therapeutics to Develop Targeted Therapy for Fatal Heart Disease
PR Newswire (press release)
"TTR amyloidosis is a progressive, fatal disease without an FDA-approved therapy. Patients and their families currently rely on supportive treatments that neither address the root cause of the condition nor alter its natural course," said Jonathan Fox ...
Eidos Therapeutics Launched by BridgeBio Pharma for Development of TTR Amyloidosis TreatmentRare Disease Report

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Science or snake oil: Turmeric - Australian Journal of Pharmacy (registration) (blog)

Thu, 2017-04-27 02:00

Australian Journal of Pharmacy (registration) (blog)

Science or snake oil: Turmeric
Australian Journal of Pharmacy (registration) (blog)
Systematic reviews and meta-analyses, which combine data from several randomised controlled trials (where an intervention is tested against a placebo, while the subjects and those conducting the study don't know who has received which treatment ...

5 Of The Best Foods For Healing The Body, Naturally - Elle Magazine Australia

Thu, 2017-04-27 01:32

Elle Magazine Australia

5 Of The Best Foods For Healing The Body, Naturally
Elle Magazine Australia
We've been wired to manage feelings of pain and discomfort with medication since birth, but with the wellbeing wave further cementing its place in society, there's an abundance of healing foods on the market that claim to help treat the aforementioned ...

Climate change is turning dehydration into a deadly disease - Ars Technica

Wed, 2017-04-26 13:06

Ars Technica

Climate change is turning dehydration into a deadly disease
Ars Technica
Volcanoes aren't the only natural hazard. The country sits right where the western part of the ... He had expected to be treating heart disease, neurological patients, eye problems—the full gamut of medical conditions. Instead all he encountered were ...

FDA Warns Marketers of Supplements and Other Products—Stop Making Cancer Claims - Natural Products INSIDER (blog)

Wed, 2017-04-26 12:53

Natural Products INSIDER (blog)

FDA Warns Marketers of Supplements and Other Products—Stop Making Cancer Claims
Natural Products INSIDER (blog)
In a letter to DoctorVicks.com, FDA referenced website claims indicating garlic vitamins “prevent certain cancers," “lower cholesterol, help improve diabetes, or lower the chance of a second heart attack or stroke," and “protect against heart disease ...

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Famous cardiologist to show how to reverse heart diseases naturally - Mississauga

Tue, 2017-04-25 22:31

Mississauga

Famous cardiologist to show how to reverse heart diseases naturally
Mississauga
... easy, healthy choices to maximize health,” said Sinclair. “If you've ever wondered if it was possible to reverse heart disease, diabetes and other related illnesses naturally then understanding the concept of 'the cause is the cure' will be a real ...

'Check your partner, check yourself' - Mountain Mail Newspaper

Tue, 2017-04-25 19:01

'Check your partner, check yourself'
Mountain Mail Newspaper
All of which set the stage for arterial-plaque buildup and cardiovascular disease. Laura Schmidt of the University of California-San Francisco School of Medicine says, “The average American consumes 22 teaspoons a day (of sugar). That's about three ...

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Pass the butter: Cutting saturated fat does not reduce heart disease risk, cardiologists say - CBC.ca

Tue, 2017-04-25 17:59

CBC.ca

Pass the butter: Cutting saturated fat does not reduce heart disease risk, cardiologists say
CBC.ca
"One thing that's very clear when you look at the totality of the evidence: saturated fat does not clog the heart arteries. And sadly, for many years — for decades, in fact — this has been the primary focus of treatment of heart disease and public ...
Saturated fat does not clog the arteries: coronary heart disease is a chronic inflammatory condition, the risk of ...British Journal of Sports Medicine - The BMJ

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Doctor's Tip: Get vitamins from your food, not pills - Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Mon, 2017-04-24 23:59

Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Doctor's Tip: Get vitamins from your food, not pills
Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Dr. Feinsinger, who retired from Glenwood Medical Associates after 42 years as a family physician, now has a nonprofit Center For Prevention and Treatment of Disease Through Nutrition. He is available for free consultations about heart attack ...

Cardiovascular and respiratory conditions linked to drought - Yale Daily News (blog)

Mon, 2017-04-24 23:19

Cardiovascular and respiratory conditions linked to drought
Yale Daily News (blog)
Researchers at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies have found that drought-prone conditions such as low rainfall may increase the risk of mortality from cardiovascular and respiratory illnesses during the onset of high-severity drought ...

Dioxins Point to Targets for Treating Breast Cancer - BU Today

Mon, 2017-04-24 22:10

BU Today

Dioxins Point to Targets for Treating Breast Cancer
BU Today
Acute, high-level exposure can lead to birth defects, skin lesions, heart disease, and cancer. Scientists have known since the 1970s that dioxins are harmful, and most ... The Sherr Laboratory began studying the connection between immune cells and the ...

PETA Writes To PM Modi Urging A Ban On Meat Products From Menus At Govt Events - ScoopWhoop

Mon, 2017-04-24 21:48

ScoopWhoop

PETA Writes To PM Modi Urging A Ban On Meat Products From Menus At Govt Events
ScoopWhoop
Animal welfare group PETA India on Monday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to "ban" all meat products from menus at all government meetings and events. Taking a cue from reports that Germany's environment minister had recently banned meat from ...

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Dr. Gifford-Jones: Can 6 million readers answer this question? - MPNnow.com

Mon, 2017-04-24 21:44

MPNnow.com

Dr. Gifford-Jones: Can 6 million readers answer this question?
MPNnow.com
So, I wonder if this safe, inexpensive, natural remedy, found in health food stores, could have stopped these tragedies by preventing atherosclerosis in the brain. ... Namely, that high doses of vitamin C fight not only heart attack, but also Alzheimer ...

My Father's Alzheimer's Diagnosis Bonded My Siblings and I in a Way We Never Imagined - Babble (blog)

Mon, 2017-04-24 13:01

Babble (blog)

My Father's Alzheimer's Diagnosis Bonded My Siblings and I in a Way We Never Imagined
Babble (blog)
Alzheimer's disease. This big, loud, heavy word came in like a whisper but fell with a thud, like a rock splashed in the water making a thousand tiny ripples. The diagnosis itself wasn't a surprise. My dad had been diagnosed with a mild form of ...

Hope amid pain - Inquirer.net

Mon, 2017-04-24 10:23

Inquirer.net

Hope amid pain
Inquirer.net
Without enough money to see a doctor, his parents tried alternative modes of body therapy and treatment, but nothing helped ease the boy's pain. ... At present, cancer is the third leading cause of death in the country after heart disease and stroke ...