New Treatments May Extend Pancreatic Cancer Survival

MONDAY, June 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Innovative ways of using chemotherapy can significantly extend the lives of patients with pancreatic cancer, one of the most deadly cancers known, two new clinical trials report. A four-drug chemo “cocktail” extended surgical patients’ lives by nearly two years over the current standard single-drug chemo regimen for pancreatic…

High-Calorie Foods Fit for a Diet

MONDAY, June 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Not every food you eat has to be low-calorie when you want to lose weight. There are many nutritious and tasty foods that can help you feel satisfied, rather than deprived, and that’s important when you’re facing calorie restrictions day in and day out. The key to including…

Kids With Asthma Need a Flu Shot: Study

MONDAY, June 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) — An annual flu shot is key for children with asthma, a new study shows. “We now know that if these kids get the flu, the risks are very high that emergency treatment for an asthma attack will fail,” said study co-author and pediatrician Dr. Francine Ducharme. “Instead of…