New cancer inhibitor effective where others fail

A novel agent called Selinexor has opened up new options for the treatment of patients with refractory myeloma. This was the conclusion of a major international clinical trial in which also the Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences in Krems, Austria (KL Krems) participated. The results have now been published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Thanks to a […]

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Here's Where You Can Get a Free Flu Shot Right Now—With or Without Insurance

Hey, quick question: Have you gotten your flu shot yet? If your answer was "yes," good for you; carry on. If your answer was "no," what are you waiting for?  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) say that every. single. person. (age six months and older) should get a flu shot before the end of October. That's because flu season typically […]

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The science of mindfulness—What do we really know and where do we go?

The historical practice of mindfulness is a burgeoning integrated medicine field associated with benefits for people with issues ranging from insomnia to chronic pain and fueled by more than $550 million in federal funding over the past 20 years. Yet the evidence for impact on health from mindfulness is sometimes outpaced by popular discourse on the promise. The science, hype […]

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Would You Enroll Your Kid In a Daycare Where YOU Can Work, Too?

Coworker spaces are on the rise, offering everything from a temporary office for travelers to women-only spaces that blur the line between office and social club. But with all the growing options, Kids & Company stands alone as the only coworking space in the U.S. that is attached to a daycare. This is slightly different from coworker spaces that offer […]

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Where will the world’s next Zika, West Nile or dengue come from?

Where will the world’s next Zika, West Nile or dengue come from? Scientists release a series of ‘hot-spot’ maps to warn of the regions most likely to harbour killer viruses Researchers analysed all known animal and bird species in the world They worked out which creatures are most likely to carry certain flaviviruses In Western Europe the most likely virus […]

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Bones, teeth, blood, the Super-Mineral calcium for your health

Calcium is the second most sold vital substance preparations in Germany, according to Magnesium. Without the Mineral, the human body does not work. Experts advise, however, of taking the supplements. They are not only unnecessary, but could also have dire consequences. Hardly a substance in the human body is as important as calcium. It is not only a fundamental component […]

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