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Men who take vitamin B supplements at greater risk of lung cancer

As per the new study, men who take high doses of vitamin B supplements like Vitamin B6 or B12 are at high risk of getting lung cancer as reported in daily Mail. The B complex vitamins help red blood cells to process proteins, fats and carbohydrate. Vitamin B complex is available in natural foods like […]

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Merck lung cancer drug Keytruda plus chemo gets FDA approval for NSCLC

Merck’s cancer immunotherapy Keytruda (pembrolizumab) in combination with chemotherapy has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a first-line option for advanced lung cancer treatment in patients who didn’t take any medicines before for the disease. The Keytruda chemotherapy combination has been approved to treat metastatic non-squamous non small cell lung […]

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Novartis lung cancer drug Zykadia gets US FDA priority review

Swiss pharma Novartis has announced that its lung cancer drug Zykadia (ceritinib) has been granted the FDA priority review for its expanded use as the first-line treatment for lung cancer patients with certain conditions. The expanded use is for metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients whose tumors were detected by an approved FDA test […]

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Lung cancer drug Oncoprex phase II trial : Genprex reports positive interim data results

Texas based bio-pharma Genprex has announced positive interim data from an ongoing phase II clinical trial of its lung cancer drug candidate Oncoprex. Titled as NCT01455389, the phase II trial of Oncoprex is evaluating the investigational immunogene therapy drug candidate in combination with erlotinib (Tarceva), a tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) in patients with late stage […]

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Smokers with Diabetes have high risk of early death!

As per the recent study by Kavita Garg, an Indian-origin researcher at the University of Colorado-Denver in US, diabetic persons with heavy smoking habit have double the risk of early death. Diabetes is a chronic health disease with high blood glucose levels. Diabetic people also face many other health complications. Kavita Garg, Professor at the […]

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