Rheumatoid Arthritis Linked to Risk of COPD

TUESDAY, Oct. 31, 2017 — People with rheumatoid arthritis appear to have a higher risk of the lung condition chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), researchers report.
The study found that people with rheumatoid arthritis were 47 percent…
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Calquence Approved for Mantle Cell Lymphoma

TUESDAY, Oct. 31, 2017 — Calquence (acalabrutinib) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat adults with mantle cell lymphoma.
Mantle cell is an aggressive, fast-growing non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a cancer of the lymph system….
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Breast-Feeding Bond Lingers for Mom

TUESDAY, Oct. 31, 2017 — The longer a new mom breast-feeds, the stronger her maternal bond may be with her child years later, a new study suggests.
The 10-year study of nearly 1,300 families in the United States found that women who breast-fed…
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Health Highlights: Oct. 31, 2017

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
‘Potentially Irreversible’ Effects of Climate Change Could Threaten Human Health Worldwide: Report
Heat waves, disease-spreading mosquitoes and…
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