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Experimental cancer drug shrinks tumors by half: study

new cancer drugResearchers were able to shrink tumors in mice 30 to 50% with an experimental anti-cancer drug.

And after just 10 days of treatment with a chemical compound known as BHPI, 48 out of 52 tumors stopped growing altogether.

The compound creates an environment that’s toxic to cancer cells, according to study leader David Shapiro of the University of Illinois

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Doctors With Cancer Push California To Allow Aid In Dying

Doctors with cancerDan Swangard knows what death looks like.

As a physician, he has seen patients die in hospitals, hooked to morphine drips and overcome with anxiety. He has watched death drag on for weeks or months as terrified relatives stand by helplessly.

Recently, however, his thoughts about how seriously ill people die have become personal. Swangard was diagnosed in 2013 with a rare form of metastatic cancer.

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1,000-year-old onion and garlic eye remedy kills MRSA

onion garlic cureA 1,000-year-old treatment for eye infections could hold the key to killing antibiotic-resistant superbugs, experts have said.

Scientists recreated a 9th Century Anglo-Saxon remedy using onion, garlic and part of a cow's stomach.  They were "astonished" to find it almost completely wiped out staphylococcus aureus, otherwise known as MRSA.

Their findings will be presented at a national microbiology conference.

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Gynecologist Calls Abortion Reversal Bill 'Downright Offensive'

Doug ducey, arizona governorThe Arizona State Legislature passed a bill on Wednesday that requires doctors to tell women seeking abortions about an experimental "abortion reversal" procedure that has not been tested or studied by the mainstream medical community.

New York City-based OB-GYN Kathleen Morrell, an abortion provider and reproductive justice advocate with Physicians for Reproductive Health, said the bill is "downright offensive" to doctors, because it implies that doctors are not already counseling patients about their decision to have an abortion and practicing evidence-based medicine. She said she always counsels women before they decide to have an abortion, and when a woman seems unsure, she advises her to wait a week before having the procedure.

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Georgia Governor to sign bill legalizing marijuana derivative

Georgia marijuana billGeorgia's Gov. Nathan Deal is expected to sign a bill legalizing a marijuana derivative after the state House resoundingly passed the measure.

Deal is expected to sign the legislation, dubbed Haleigh's Hope Act, on Friday. The bill passed the House 160-1, putting to rest a two-year struggle by medical marijuana supporters.

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The dangerous Medicare loophole of 'observation status'

Medicare loopholeOn the morning of Sept. 23, 2014, Caroline Giada woke up in her home in coastal New Jersey. She rose from bed, walked over to the bathroom and fainted, hitting her back on the sink cabinet on the way down. When she came to, she couldn’t move. So she called 911.

The 76-year-old was taken to the emergency room, where the attending nurses looked her over and booked her into a bed. Over the next six days, she was given every kind of test imaginable: X-rays, electrocardiogram, CT scan, ultrasound, MRI. Nurses came and went. So did doctors. Finally, a week later, the problem was uncovered: a fracture in the L5 segment of Giada’s lower spine. They called in a specialist, but he said he couldn’t operate until the following Thursday.

Then the hospital kicked her out.

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Antibiotic Use On Farms Skyrockets Worldwide

antibiotics used on farmsSorry bacon lovers, we've got some sad news about your favorite meat.  To get those sizzling strips of pork on your plate each morning takes more antibiotics than it does to make a steak burrito or a chicken sausage sandwich.

Pig farmers around the world, on average, use nearly four times as much antibiotics as cattle ranchers do, per pound of meat. Poultry farmers fall somewhere between the two.

That's one of the conclusions of a study published Thursday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. It's the first look at the amount of antibiotics used on farms around the world — and how fast consumption is growing.

The numbers reported are eye-opening.

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