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2014-03-21 23:00:59

For the first time, scientists have succeeded in coaxing laboratory cultures of human stem cells to develop into the specialized, unique cells needed to repair a patient’s defective or diseased bladder. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 For the first time, scientists have succeeded in coaxing laboratory cultures of human stem cells to develop into the specialized, unique cells needed to repair a patient’s defective or diseased bladder. The breakthrough, developed at the UC Davis...

2014-03-16 23:01:40

Researchers say resveratrol slows cancer growth without the toxicity and irritation of chemotherapy. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 16, 2014 A new report published on PLoS One and detailed by Cancer Monthly suggests that a natural phenol credited with giving red wine its anti-aging properties may also help fight bladder cancer. Bladder cancer accounts for about 2.6% of cancer deaths in the US and is more prevalent in diabetics than in the general public. Certain drugs, including the drug...

2014-03-14 23:21:04

Indian researchers say a simple urine test could offer a less invasive diagnostic solution for early stage bladder cancer. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 A study published in the Asian Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology and detailed by Cancer Monthly suggests that a compound found in urine could be used to detect early bladder cancer as well or better than current tests. Bladder cancer occurs in about 30 in 100,000 people in the US, but is slightly higher in diabetics, especially...

2014-03-10 23:00:32

A new study published in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, recommends prescribers limit pioglitazone (Actos) use to shorter durations due to significantly increased risk of bladder cancer. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, informs that they are now providing advice, including how to get in contact with legal counsel, to people potentially affected by Actos side effects. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized...

2014-03-08 23:01:58

Another meta-analysis has confirmed an increased risk of bladder cancer among diabetes patients who have taken the drug Actos (pioglitazone). Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 08, 2014 Cancer Monthly is reporting on a published study that appears to be more bad news for the manufacturers of the once-popular diabetes drug, Actos. The drug, also known as pioglitazone, was designed to help with glycemic control, but multiple studies have shown a connection between Actos and bladder cancer. In a...

2014-03-05 23:28:42

National network of attorneys continues to provide no-cost consultations over allegations that the use of the diabetes medication Actos can cause bladder cancer. San Diego, Ca (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/Actos-Bladder-Cancer-Lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople today announced today there are new legal developments of interest to consumers following litigation* involving allegations that the use of Actos to treat diabetes can cause bladder cancer....

2014-03-05 23:25:20

Diabetic patients who develop bladder cancer after taking the drug Actos (pioglitazone) tend to have about the same number of Stage I, II, and III cancers as surgical patients who never used Actos. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 A new published study of patients who had their bladders removed because of cancer suggests that the drug Actos may not have much effect on the growth and extent of cancer. As Cancer Monthly reports, the study, published in BMC Urology, examined the cases of...

2014-02-26 23:24:59

Research on more than 11,000 Korean users of the diabetes drug pioglitazone finds that smaller doses are no protection against bladder cancer. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 A new article published in the Journal of Korean Medical Science and reported by Cancer Monthly finds that diabetics who have been treated with pioglitazone (Actos) for more than 6 months may still face a higher risk of bladder cancer, even if they were on a low dose. The retrospective study focused on more...

2014-02-23 23:01:48

A new study says patients with diabetes are more likely to be readmitted to the hospital after bladder cancer surgery. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) February 23, 2014 According to new research published in the Journal of Urology and reported by Cancer Monthly, diabetic patients do not typically recover as well after urological operations like bladder cancer surgery, and develop more complications, than do non-diabetic patients. The study evaluated the 30-day unplanned readmission rates of 7,795...

2014-02-19 23:24:56

Taiwanese author says his research should relieve concern among diabetics that insulin might raise their cancer risk. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Cancer Monthly is reporting on a recently-published meta-analysis of diabetes patients that appears to show no increased risk of bladder cancer as a result of using human insulin. The large-scale study analyzed the health insurance reimbursement databases of 785,234 type 2 diabetes patients from 1996 to 2009. In 2009, the entire...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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