Tag Archives: Cancer

Pharma shudders as study says placebo effect real and growing.

The News: Cancer survivors may be able to manage the extreme fatigue they experience after treatment by knowingly taking a placebo pill, according to researchers at University of Alabama at… Read more »

Exercise Linked to Lower Risk of Certain Types of Cancer

A new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine offers another strong incentive to go for a run, or at least a brisk walk. It finds that people who get more activity in their leisure… Read more »

U.S. Prescription Spending to Pass $610 Billion a Year by 2020 Says IMS Health

Spending on prescription drugs in the U.S. rose 12% to a record $425 billion before discounts last year, boosted in part by the introduction of breakthrough medicines for cancer and… Read more »