Tag Archives: Time

FDA Approves New Pancreatic Treatment Found To Double Time Patients Live Without Disease Progression

Pancreatic cancer is notoriously aggressive and difficult to treat but a recent FDA ruling may help put odds more in patients’ favor. Last week the FDA approved Lynparza for use as a maintenance treatment for certain pancreatic cancer patients. The drug was found to significantly expand the amount of time patients lived without disease progression. … Read More »

‘I didn’t realise I was walking around with a time bomb inside me’ – June Rodgers reveals health scare

Comedian June Rodgers Photo: Gerry Mooney June Rodgers pictured in her Garden. Pic:Mark Condren 12.11.2015 June Rodgers photographed in her garden by Mark Condren. ‘I didn’t realise I was walking around with a time bomb inside me’ – June Rodgers reveals health scare Independent.ie Top Irish comic June Rodgers has revealed how she feared being… Read More »

Viewpoints: Lessons On Why It’s So Hard To Kick Sweets Like Candy Corn; Time To Double Efforts To Find A Cure For Alzheimer’s

Health care writers weigh in on these health issues and others. The Washington Post: Halloween Stirs Childhood Memories Of Sweet Treats. But Adulthood Means Putting That Sweet Tooth In Check. Ever since Halloween goodies began appearing on grocery store shelves, my sweet tooth has been acting up. It’s craving candy corn, those orange, yellow and… Read More »

Race against time for family of toddler with ultra-rare disease, whose only chance at life costs $3 million

When Michael Pirovolakis was born eight days before Christmas in 2017, his green eyes glowed bright like two snow globes. He had 10 fingers, 10 toes and a full head of hair matted to his head. Michael was a cooing, crying, healthy baby boy. “What else could we ask for,” said his father, Terry. Terry,… Read More »