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Bayer Launches New Treatment for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

Bayer Launches New Treatment for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

  MANILA, PHILIPPINES, October 2014 – Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals launched Regorafenib (Stivarga) tablets for the treatment of adult patients with metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) whose disease had progressed after failure ...

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Paracetamol no Better Than Placebo in Low-Back Pain: Study

Paracetamol no Better Than Placebo in Low-Back Pain: Study

  PARIS, July 23, 2014 (AFP) – Paracetamol, the first-choice lower-back pain killer, worked no better than dummy drugs administered in a trial of more than 1,600 people suffering from ...

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Niacin for High Cholesterol Carries Death Risk

Niacin for High Cholesterol Carries Death Risk

  WASHINGTON, July 16, 2014 (AFP) – A major international study out Wednesday found that niacin does not reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke in people with high ...

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Test Vaccine for Dengue Seen as Promising

Test Vaccine for Dengue Seen as Promising

    PARIS, July 10, 2014 (AFP) – A prototype vaccine for dengue that two years ago yielded lukewarm results has proved more effective after wider trials and is a ...

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Immunotherapy Shows Promise Against Melanoma

Immunotherapy Shows Promise Against Melanoma

  CHICAGO, June 2, 2014 (AFP) – By unleashing the immune system to attack skin cancer, researchers have made important strides against melanoma, according to the results of three clinical ...

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