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  • Sun, 31 Aug 2014 06:43:34 +0000: Young boy battling brain cancer with boost from AFA football team - Heart & Cancer
    AIR FORCE ACADEMY — The little giant stands among the giant giants. He's 12, wears dark-rimmed glasses. He's polite, loves to read. He's wearing an oversized Air Force football jersey that's really wearing him. He's a little boy who …
  • Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:14:16 +0000: Teen facing cancer fight with support of his mom - Heart & Cancer
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A tough fight is ahead for a local teen. Fifteen-year-old Kevon Jenkins thought he had just a headache, but soon learned it was much more. Kevon’s mother said they want the tough battle ahead to be a lesson to all. Raanaa Jenkins' …
  • Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:46:46 +0000: Cancer patient gets dying wish, weds gal he loves  - Heart & Cancer
    GREEN BAY, Wisconsin — When Harley Thomas learned in August that he would have just three months to live, he told his doctors he wanted nothing more than to marry the woman he loves. The Cancer Team at Bellin Health granted that wish Thursday, and hosted …
  • Sat, 30 Aug 2014 19:09:24 +0000: Federal judge bans BioAnue from selling supplements to treat HIV and cancer etc. - Heart & Cancer
    Judge Marc T. Treadwell, of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia has issued a permanent injunction against dietary supplement manufacturing company BioAnue Laboratories of Rochelle, GA and its owner/operators, Gloria and …
  • Sat, 30 Aug 2014 17:39:49 +0000: Daily aspirin use reduces risk of pancreatic cancer - Heart & Cancer
    A new study indicates that taking a daily aspirin may reduce your risk of developing pancreatic cancer. The results are especially encouraging because pancreatic cancer has a low survival rate (less than five percent after five years). Previous studies …
  • Sat, 30 Aug 2014 15:15:24 +0000: Novartis' investigational heart failure medicine LCZ696 cut cardiovascular deaths by 20% vs. ACE-inhibitor in PARADIGM-HF trial - Heart & Cancer
    -- LCZ696 mortality benefit exceeded what was achieved with enalapril, an ACE-inhibitor, when replacing enalapril combined with current treatment regimen for HF-REF1 -- Study showed significantly more HF-REF patients on LCZ696 regimen were alive and had …
  • Sat, 30 Aug 2014 14:02:08 +0000: Heart, maglalakad patungo sa altar na mag-isa kung wala ang ama sa kaniyang kasal - Heart & Cancer
    Emosyunal na inihayag ng Kapuso star na si Heart Evangelista maaaring siya lang ang makauunawa sakaling dumating ang araw ng kasal niya kay Senador Francis Escudero na wala ang kaniyang mga magulang. Sa panayam ni Butch Francisco ng Startalk kay Heart …
  • Sat, 30 Aug 2014 11:34:10 +0000: Novartis Heart Failure Drug More Effective Than Standard Therapy - Heart & Cancer
    Aug. 30 (Bloomberg) -- Novartis AG’s experimental heart failure drug kept more patients in a study from dying or being hospitalized than the standard therapy, a result that could transform treatment of the disease that afflicts 26 million people worldwide …
  • Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:03:25 +0000: Ice bucket challenge melts my heart - Heart & Cancer
    Any effort to raise money for charity is commendable but it seems sponsored walks and fun runs just don’t cut the mustard anymore. When it comes to fundraising things have taken a whacky turn and I for one I’m all for it. Throwing yourself out of a plane …
  • Sat, 30 Aug 2014 08:24:09 +0000: What Every Parent Needs to Know about Children’s Heart Health - Heart & Cancer
    (StatePoint) When thinking of heart disease, older adults typically come to mind, but children also can have heart disease, often with more devastating outcomes. Pediatric cardiomyopathy is a potentially life-threatening disease and the leading cause of …
  • Sat, 30 Aug 2014 08:09:05 +0000: Vitamin D supplements 'do not reduce risk of heart attack or stroke' - Heart & Cancer
    Past research has suggested that individuals with low levels of vitamin D are at higher risk of cardiovascular disease. Now, a new study led by researchers from the University of East Anglia in the UK claims that taking vitamin D supplements will not …
  • Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:08:27 +0000: Sugar addiction is key contributor to heart disease, cancer risk - Heart & Cancer
    By: Ishi Khosla Recently, the government has suggested that manufacturers of aerated drinks reduce the sugar content in the the products. This is certainly a welcome step that will help address the issues around sugar sweetened beverages — sodas, aerated …
  • Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:55:06 +0000: Emma cuts off long locks to help child cancer patients after being inspired by This Morning - Heart & Cancer
    IT was a case of hair today gone tomorrow for kind Emma Croft who lost her locks for a good cause. Emma, 34, said goodbye to her long ponytails which will go to make wigs for child cancer patients who have lost their hair. The teaching assistant was …
  • Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:22:33 +0000: British Heart Foundation shifts strategy to focus on research - Heart & Cancer
    The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is laying out a new strategy that will take it through to 2020 that puts more focus on research and communicating its role in beating heart disease. The “We fight for every heartbeat” strategy puts building on the BHF’s …
  • Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:50:53 +0000: Healthy habits that can help lower your cancer risk - Heart & Cancer
    Certain types of cancer are more likely to strike certain types of people than others. For example, while men can be diagnosed with breast cancer, women are far more likely to develop the disease. But just because a person’s risk of developing cancer is …
  • Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:38:55 +0000: Pay it Forward: All Shades of Pink backs breast cancer patients - Heart & Cancer
    GLENN DALE, Md. (NewsChannel 8) - Pink and white petunias line the edge of Carolyn Barnes’ front yard. She wears three beaded bracelets on on her left arm, made out of silver and pink beads. The tips of her manicured nails, they’re pink too, complimented …
  • Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:27:22 +0000: Prevent premature deaths from heart failure, urges the Heart Failure Association - Heart & Cancer
    PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 29-Aug-2014 [ | E-mail ] Share Contact: ESC Press Office press@escardio.org 34-670-521-210 European Society of Cardiology Barcelona, Saturday 30 August 2014. The Heart Failure Association (HFA) of the European Society of Cardiology ( …
  • Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:09:04 +0000: Cancer Research Funding Organization Now Accepts Bitcoin Donations - Heart & Cancer
    The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation announced today that it now, in addition to traditional ways to donate, also accepts Bitcoin donations. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Starting on Monday, the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation ( …
  • Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:26:57 +0000: Goodness in post-religious world explored in 'The Heart Broke In' - Heart & Cancer
    Reading in the storied lazy, hazy days of summer is always a pleasure, but in his third novel, “The Heart Broke In,” British author James Meek has kicked it up a notch. In this gem he explores what it means to be good in a post-religious world where there …
  • Fri, 29 Aug 2014 05:07:13 +0000: Richard Madeley reveals secret cancer scare which led to exhausting six-month battle with pneumonia - Heart & Cancer
    Garrulous, chipper and relentlessly enthusiastic, Richard Madeley has been the Duracell bunny of TV presenters for the past 25 years. But at the age of 58 his batteries eventually ran out. And today he reveals he has endured an exhausting six-month battle …