New class of drug gives hope to some ovarian cancer patients

A study published today in Nature Communications shows that the drug rucaparib has been effective in treating certain types of ovarian cancers if used early in treatment, after a diagnosis, and before the cancer cells build up a resistance to chemotherapy. Rucaparib is in a relatively new class of drugs—Poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase or PARP inhibitors—which have been approved for therapy in ovarian cancers. […]

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Nick Carter Gives Update After Baby's Birth Complications: 'Not Out of the Woods'

On the mend. Nick Carter shared his third child’s progress after the newborn’s “minor” birth complications. Fifty Shades’ Brant Daugherty and More Stars Welcoming Babies in 2021 “OK. So everything is looking better, but we’re not out of the woods yet,” the Backstreet Boys member, 41, tweeted on Friday, April 23. “We have to stay in the hospital one more […]

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Vaccinated Colorado mom gives birth to baby with COVID-19 antibodies

A baby born in the southwest Colorado city of Cortez has tested positive for COVID-19 antibodies after her mother received her second dose of the vaccine just weeks before delivering. Reese Saunders was born at Southwest Memorial Hospital on Feb. 24, her mom, Haley Saunders, said. She was upside down in the womb, requiring a scheduled C-section, but at 6 […]

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COVID-19 bill gives states pathway to reduce maternal deaths

Labor and delivery are thought of as the riskiest times for new mothers, but many women die in the weeks and months after giving birth. Now a provision in the COVID-19 relief bill could help change that. The legislation gives states the option of extending Medicaid coverage to women with low to modest incomes for a full year after childbirth. […]

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COVID-19 gives man a 3-hour-long erection

Coronavirus pandemic: When will normal life return? Fox News medical contributor Dr. Marc Siegel answers parents’ questions on whether it’s safe to return to in-person learning amid the coronavirus pandemic. A rare complication of the coronavirus appears to be painful, prolonged erections.  One US victim of COVID-19 experienced priapism (a long-lasting erection) when, doctors believe, the disease caused blood to clot in […]

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Carlin Bates Gives Update on Daughter's Health After 'Scary' Heart Issues

Nearly one year after finding out that daughter Layla has a hole in her heart, Carlin Bates opened up to Us Weekly about her toddler’s health issues. ‘Bringing Up Bates’: A Comprehensive Guide to the Bates Family “She is doing so much better,” the Bringing Up Bates star, 22, exclusively told Us on Thursday, February 26. “[My husband], Evan [Stewart], […]

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The Challenge’s Ashley Cain Gives Update on Newborn Daughter’s Leukemia Battle

The Challenge’s Ashley Cain gave fans an update on his newborn daughter’s battle with leukemia after revealing earlier this month that she had a rare and aggressive form of the cancer. “YOU MAKE ME RICH IN WAYS I COULD NEVER IMAGINE ❤️💰,” he captioned a video of his 2-month-old daughter, Azaylia, on Wednesday, October 21. Celebrity Health Scares The former […]

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