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Avastin: Extending the Life for Advanced Cervical Cancer Patients

Avastin: Extending the Life for Advanced Cervical Cancer Patients

Most forms of cancer that reach an advanced stage – with or without spreading (metastasis) – are killers. Cervical cancer is no exception. Whereas the survival rate for women diagnosed with stage 1 cervical cancer is 80-90%, with stage IV the survival rate is less than 15%. In fact, currently, most women diagnosed with stage IV or recurring cervical cancer live less than 12 months...

New Study: Any Alcohol Consumption During Pregnancy Could Lower Your Child’s IQ

New Study: Any Alcohol Consumption During Pregnancy Could Lower Your Child’s IQ

Over the decades, study after study showed how much heavy alcohol drinking is bad for your health – liver disease, of course, heart and kidney disease, mental deterioration, and even cancer. Certainly, the warnings about alcohol intake and pregnancy, sometimes resulting in fetal alcohol syndrome, were obvious enough on general observation...

New Study: Middle Age Fitness Improves Quality of Life in Old Age

New Study: Middle Age Fitness Improves Quality of Life in Old Age

Other than kids being told by parents (and a lot of other people) to think about ‘what they want to be when they grow up,’ how much thought do most people give to the full span of their life? Although the average life span of people in the developed world is now approaching 80 years (78 years in the U.S.), how many people in their 30s and 40s give serious thought to the 15-35 years of their life after the nominal age of retirement at 65?

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