Moffitt Cancer Center researchers develop new treatment strategies for melanoma patients when their bodies are resistant to drugs that target MEK

 

Even in the dead of winter when melanoma isn’t a hot topic, the statistics are daunting.

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Catching up with Jim Burkhart

Tampa General CEO named among nation’s nonprofit hospital CEOs to know

 

Being known as one of the nation’s “movers and shakers” in healthcare is an understatement when describing Tampa General CEO James Robert “Jim” Burkhart, DSc, MSHHA, FACHE.

By JULIE PARKER

Improving the Odds

Moffitt Cancer Center researchers develop new treatment strategies for melanoma patients when their bodies are resistant to drugs that target MEK

 

Even in the dead of winter when melanoma isn’t a hot topic, the statistics are daunting.

By JULIE PARKER

PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Allan Spiegel, MD

Founder, Neurological Solutions

 

PALM HARBOR - Allan Spiegel has treated more than 40,000 patients for neurological conditions that range from back pain to brain injury. But some of his patients who were healed with hyperbaric oxygen therapy are very special.

By JEFF WEBB

Loud music damaging young people's hearingABC OnlineMICHAEL BRISSENDEN: More than a billion young people are at risk of losing their hearing because of listening to too much music. That alarming news is contained in a new World Health Organization report. It found that among people aged 12 to 35, nearly ...and more »

Sunday, March 1, 2015 - 14:56

Harvard prevention trial studies tau, Alzheimer's other proteinWTAQCHICAGO (Reuters) - Alzheimer's researchers at Harvard for the first time are scanning the brains of healthy patients for the presence of a hallmark protein called tau, which forms toxic tangles of nerve fibers associated with the fatal disease. The new scans ...and more »

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 00:25

LivemintCentre's new fund distribution plan dents flagship health, AIDS programmesTimes of IndiaNEW DELHI: India's main public health programmes, aimed at millions of rural poor, have been in disarray for months because the government changed the way that over $1.3 billion of central funds were distributed, according to data and letters seen by ...India's health programs dentedStuff.co.nzall 20 news articles »

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 03:03

Treadmill performance predicts risk of death, researchers sayMyFox Washington DCCardiologists at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have devised a formula that estimates an individual's risk of dying based on their ability to exercise on a treadmill. In a new study published in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings, researchers ...and more »

Monday, March 2, 2015 - 12:04

NBCNews.comJunk De-Bunk: And the Average Guy's Size Is…NBCNews.comFor some men, love has long been a battle of inches. But a new report revealing the "definitive" length of typical manhood may let many guys breathe easier — even as they, undoubtedly, grab a ruler. And for dudes who come up short against the average ...Study on penises reveals the average size ... and it's smaller than you thinkTelegraph.co.ukSo what IS the average penis length? Study reveals the 'normal' manhood is 5.2 ...Daily MailPenis lengths charted to answer the 'am I normal?' questionCBC.caU-T San Diego -Sydney Morning Herald -Science Nowall 56 news articles »

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 04:22