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Longevity and Dietary Wellness

Are Saturated Fats Healthy?

Michael Roizen, MD, Chief Wellness Officer, Cleveland Clinic, and Chief Medical Correspondent for The Dr. Oz Show, discusses the truth behind the dangers of saturated fats and sugars. Dr. Roizen describes the misconceptions and dangers behind consuming large quantities of foods high in saturated fat such as...
As calls for a solution to the threatening Ebola virus grow increasingly urgent, the U.S. government is seeking to fast-track a vaccine by as early as 2015, a New York Times article reports. A vaccine that has proven efficacious in monkeys is set to be tested in humans next month, but many obstacles,...

Advances in Hematology

New Myeloma Drug Proves Effective

For patients with myeloma, hope may be found in a new Amgen drug, a Reuters article reports. Kyprolis, an injectable drug granted accelerated approval by the FDA in 2012, increases life without disease progression by over 30 percent, according to recent Amgen trial results. In a study of nearly 800 patients...