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Research shows hair dye and straighteners increase risk of breast cancer in Black women

Adobe Stock Images A study has sparked concerns about how permanent hair dye and chemical hair straighteners affects the safety of African American women. The study was recently published in the International Journal of Cancer. Past research has found a connection in the chemicals of hair dye and straighteners with cancer. However, when tested within… Read More »

Most providers not fully compliant with HIPAA access requirements, research shows

Dive Brief: More than half of providers sampled in a recent study failed to comply with the HIPAA right of access, according to research published Wednesday on medRxiv, a free online archive for unpublished health-related manuscripts. The study has not been peer-reviewed. The most common problem was providers not sending health records via email when… Read More »

Novel Therapy for Acute Migraine Shows Promise in Phase 3 Clinical Trial

(BRONX, NY)—A drug belonging to a new generation of acute migraine headache treatments was found to eliminate pain and reduce bothersome symptoms for people with migraine in a large-scale trial reported in the July 11 issue of The New England Journal of Medicine. The drug, rimegepant, is awaiting U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval and may… Read More »

Array’s colorectal cancer data shows why Pfizer splashed out $11B for the biotech

One key incentive for Pfizer paying $ 11 billion for Array BioPharma was the positive early readouts from its triplet therapy for colorectal cancer. Now, the biotech has shown exactly how attractive that data are. A combination of Array’s BRAF inhibitor Braftovi, its MEK inhibitor Mektovi and the anti-EGFR drug Erbitux significantly extended lives of previously-treated patients… Read More »

Daily on Healthcare: Poll shows the weak underbelly in ‘Medicare for all” support

Smart content. Deeper culture. Better access.  Become a subscriber to the Washington Examiner magazine. SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving Washington Examiner’s Daily on Healthcare newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-healthcare/ Poll shows the weak underbelly in ‘Medicare for all” support. Despite the wide-spread impression that momentum is building for “Medicare for all,” a new… Read More »