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Study Probes Side Effects of Long-Used Methotrexate

Feb 19, 2020 , WebMD
People who took methotrexate had small-to-moderate increases in risks for skin cancer, infections, and gastrointestinal, lung and blood problems, according to the study published Feb. 17 in the Annals of Internal...
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Investigation Into Vaping-Related Deaths Continues: With No Known Cause, Relatives Struggle To Find Out What Killed Family Members

Feb 11, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Although vaping-related lung illnesses are declining, more than 2,700 have been reported across the U.S. and its territories since last March, according to the CDC. A total of 60 have died. Public health news is on a rare neuromuscular disease, cervical cancer, obesity, preparing for civilization's end, longevity, vocal disorders, postpartum depression, organ transplants, a sweet substitute for kids' cough medicines, Alzheimer's disease, mental health, and medical errors, as...
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Rush Limbaugh Has Advanced Lung Cancer

Feb 05, 2020 , MedicineNet
Title: Rush Limbaugh Has Advanced Lung CancerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/4/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/4/2020 12:00:00...
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'No need to panic,' Chinese state media tells investors after markets plunge on coronavirus fears

Feb 04, 2020 , CNBC Health
The Shanghai composite closed 7.72% lower on Monday after Chinese mainland markets returned from an extended Lunar New Year...
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Chinese markets plunge as rising virus death toll fuels fears for global growth

Feb 03, 2020 , Reuters
Chinese stock and commodity markets fell heavily on Monday as the death toll from a coronavirus epidemic in China rose to 361 and investors retreated into safe-haven assets in the first trading session after an extended Lunar New Year break....
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Coronavirus updates: Mainland China deaths surpass SARS, stocks plunge after return from holiday

Feb 03, 2020 , CNBC Health
China's National Health Commission said the country's total is 361 deaths and 17,205 confirmed coronavirus cases, as of the end of...
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Study Confirms CT Screenings Can Cut Lung Cancer Deaths

Jan 31, 2020 , MedicineNet
Title: Study Confirms CT Screenings Can Cut Lung Cancer DeathsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/29/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/30/2020 12:00:00...
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Despite new regulations, FDA still fails to protect youth from e-cigarette epidemic, American Lung Association says

Jan 30, 2020 , CNN Health
The US Food and Drug Administration received its fourth consecutive failing grade on regulation of tobacco products in the American Lung Association's annual State of Tobacco Control report....
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CT screening cuts lung cancer deaths in European men and women

Jan 30, 2020 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - A large study of smokers and ex-smokers in the Netherlands and Belgium is confirming that widespread screening using low-dose CT scans can dramatically lower the lung cancer death rate....
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Imaging Technique Tracks Down Stray Lung Cancer Cells for Surgeons

Jan 29, 2020 , MedicineNet
Title: Imaging Technique Tracks Down Stray Lung Cancer Cells for SurgeonsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/27/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/28/2020 12:00:00...
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Why Vaping Emergencies May Be Missed

Jan 29, 2020 , WebMD
The vaping illness known as EVALI (electronic cigarette- or vaping-associated lung injury) has so far killed nearly 60 people in the United States. More than 2,600 have been...
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Faulty Immune System May Lead to Lung Cancer

Jan 25, 2020 , MedicineNet
Title: Faulty Immune System May Lead to Lung CancerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/24/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/24/2020 12:00:00...
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Faulty Immune System May Lead to Lung Cancer

Jan 25, 2020 , WebMD
An immune system that's not functioning normally may lead to lung cancer in patients who don't smoke, a new study...
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23andMe Lays Off 14% Of Workforce Amid Declining DNA Test Sales

Jan 24, 2020 , Forbes
In an interview with CNBC, CEO Anne Wojcicki said she is “surprised” to see plunging...
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Novel Drug Candidate Aims To Tackle Superbug Infections In Cystic Fibrosis Patients

Jan 18, 2020 , Forbes
What makes the Antabio’s molecule candidate so unique is that it’s not an antibiotic. Antibiotics typically work by killing bacteria, whereas this molecule aims to disable the bacteria, making it less able to attack and inflame the...
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More Studies Link Vaping to Asthma, COPD

Jan 15, 2020 , WebMD
Lung illnesses and deaths from vaping have been grabbing headlines for months, and now two new studies offer fresh evidence pointing to long-term respiratory...
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U.S. Cancer Mortality Rate Declines, But Disparities In Treatment Point To Access Problems

Jan 10, 2020 , Forbes
Disparities in lung cancer treatment may point to an access problem. Less than 62% of lung cancer patients in the U.S. receive treatments recommended by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)...
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Texas 15-year-old's death is youngest vaping lung injury fatality in the United States

Jan 10, 2020 , CNN Health
Vaping-related lung injuries have caused 57 confirmed deaths in 27 states and the District of Columbia, including the youngest victim yet at 15 years old, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday....
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Biggest Ever One-Year Drop In Cancer Death Rates Attributed To Strides Made In Lung Tumor Treatments

Jan 10, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Even patients with late-stage cancers are surviving for several years — rather than months — after treatment starts. The overall cancer death rate fell by nearly 30% from 1991 through 2017. The study wasn't all positive: declines in the death rates from prostate, breast and colon cancer are slowing, despite those cancers being easy to scan for....
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Children’s Hospital Spinout, Airway Therapeutics, Closes $15.5M Series C

Jan 09, 2020 , Forbes
An Ohio-based biopharmaceutical startup that’s developing new interventions for acute and chronic lung diseases – including for very preterm infants – has closed a $15.5 million oversubscribed Series C financing round....
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