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Want to Sleep Better? Pay Attention to Body Position

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Everyone has their favorite sleeping position, but does the way you sleep actually matter? The answer is yes. Your sleep position can impact everything from how rested you feel in the morning to back and neck pain, sleep apnea, heartburn, … Continue reading

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Barrett’s with indefinite for dysplasia carries risk for progression

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Patients with Barrett’s Esophagus with indefinite for dysplasia are at similar risk for malignant progression and should be screened like patients with low-grade dysplasia, according to results of a meta-analysis published in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. https://www.healio.com/gastroenterology/esophagus/news/online/%7B7e224651-d292-4e60-910b-440157561f17%7D/barretts-with-indefinite-for-dysplasia-carries-risk-for-progression

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Merck’s Cancer Immunotherapy Keytruda Continues to Aid Growth

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The demand for checkpoint inhibitors, especially those targeting PD-1 and PD-L1, has risen significantly in the past couple of years. Cancer therapies that target either PD-1 or PD-L1 can stop them from attaching and prevent cancer cells from hiding. https://finance.yahoo.com/news/mercks-cancer-immunotherapy-keytruda-continues-114811173.html

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Nutrition During Chemo – What You Need to Know

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Nutrition during chemotherapy is a much debated topic — in chat rooms, in groups like WhatNext.com, on the internet — plus friends and coworkers giving us advice. Go vegan, sugar feeds cancer, don’t eat meat or drink veggie smoothies. It’s … Continue reading

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Lymph Nodes Forecasts Survival In Patients Suffering From Esophageal Cancer

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Optimal techniques for forecasting treatment effectiveness in people with esophageal cancer are lacking seriously. But now, scientists from Japan have discovered a helpful option to current techniques for forecasting patient outcomes.

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Flavonoids and Cancer

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Flavonoids are a class of compounds found in fruits, vegetables, seeds, and cereals, and some beverages that have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory,

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The Role of Immunotherapy in Gastric Cancer

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Video https://www.onclive.com/peer-exchange/advanced-gastric-gastro-esophageal-cancers/the-role-of-immunotherapy-in-gastric-cancer

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Mint Can Help with Digesting a Heavy Meal, Study Suggests

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A recent study suggests that a spoonful of mint can be a solution for indigestion or chest pains caused by a heavy meal. http://www.dailywarnewsblog.com/64/mint-can-help-with-digesting-a-heavy-meal-study-suggests

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FDA Extends Approval of Immunotherapy Agent Keytruda® to Include Esophageal Cancer

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the immunotherapy agent Keytruda® (pembrolizumab) as monotherapy for the treatment of recurrent locally advanced or metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus (ESCC) in patients whose tumors express PD-L1 and have experienced … Continue reading

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The best heartburn medicine

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Heartburn or acid reflux is a temporary inflammation that can cause discomfort and indigestion. https://www.courant.com/consumer-reviews/sns-bestreviews-health-the-best-heartburn-medicine-20190801-story.html

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