Herceptin Best for Certain Breast Cancer Patients, Study Says
TUESDAY, Sept. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Herceptin is the
best drug treatment for a type of breast cancer called
HER2-positive and should remain the standard of care for that type
of tumor, according to new findings from a long-term clinical
Health Tip: Get Physical Activity
(HealthDay News) -- Hitting the gym or going for a run are great
ways to exercise, but there are lots of other ways to burn
Doctors' Group Issues Painkiller Guidelines
MONDAY, Sept. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The risks of powerful narcotic painkillers outweigh their benefits for treating chronic headaches, low back pain and fibromyalgia, a new statement from the American Academy of Neurology says.
Medical Implant Devices Skate Through Review Process, Studies Claim
MONDAY, Sept. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Every day, people receive medical implants -- artificial valves, hip replacements, surgical mesh and the like -- that may not have been rigorously tested before or after their approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, two new studies contend.