From Sky News
Tests of a potentially revolutionary cancer therapy have had “extraordinary” results on terminally ill patients, scientists have revealed.
In one study, more than nine out of ten participants with a severe form of leukaemia saw their symptoms completely vanish.
Four out of five patients with some other blood cancers responded positively to the treatment and more than half ended up symptom free.
Lead scientist Professor Stanley Riddell, from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, US, said the results were among patients who were projected to have two to five months to live.
He said: “This is extraordinary. This …
Much has been touted in the media and social media about the recent proton pump inhibitor (PPI) study in JAMA relating long term use of these drugs to chronic kidney disease. There is so much hype that I thought it important to take a closer look.
The study in JAMA is only available to the public as an abstract, which means the authors condensed an 8 page document into 7 paragraphs (basically a half-page). This is standard…you have to PAY to be able to read the whole article, and the abstract doesn’t tell the whole story. Your old pal, an …
Weird Medicine is on Sirius 206, XM103 at 10pm Eastern! Replays Sunday 12amET, Monday 1amET, Wednesday 11amET.
Podcasts go live here or on RiotCast at 10:30pm Tuesdays.
CALL 347 766 4323 (347 POO HEAD) if you want your question answered on the air!
Check out our LIVE podcasts (schedule irregular, follow @weirdmedicine on twitter for up-to-date information)!
CLICK HERE to use our AMAZON link. Bookmark it and use it (please)!
Get a Bristol Stool Scale Mug and check out our merchandise.. Some of it is actually amusing.
Don’t forget amazon.doctorsteve.com. Please bookmark and use this link whenever you shop at Amazon; it helps keep Weird Medicine free and on the air.