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Know Your Girls: Breast cancer survivor diagnosed at 16 shares her story to help Black women save their own lives

Know Your Girls is committed to educating Black women about breast cancer. As part of their campaign to educate and inform Black women about their cancer risks, they connected TheGrio with Nikia Hammonds-Blakely, a survivor who was diagnosed at 16 years old. “I was in the shower one morning getting ready for school and I felt the… Read More »

Could Antidepressants Help Treat Multiple Infectious Illnesses?

A new study published in the journal Life Science Alliance reveals that a certain class of antidepressants may one day be used to treat a large variety of diseases caused by bacteria living within cells, reports Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) News. Researchers from VCU and four other universities teamed up to investigate how antidepressant drugs… Read More »

Novartis hopes Kisqali data will help narrow gap to blockbuster rival

ZURICH (Reuters) – Novartis has released data showing sharply improved overall survival rates for its breast cancer drug Kisqali, which the Swiss drugmaker hopes will help it chip away at the dominance of Pfizer’s blockbuster Ibrance. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Swiss drugmaker Novartis is seen at its headquarters in Basel, Jan. 25, 2017. REUTERS/Arnd… Read More »