FDA Approves Yervoy, a new Melanoma Drug

Monday, March 28th, 2011

Pharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers has announced that Yervoy (Ipilimumab) drug has been approved by FDA for the cure of late stage, metastatic melanoma, a life threatening skin cancer condition. Yervoy is the first medication ever shown to help late stage melanoma individuals prolong their lives. However, it does not cure the actual illness. Late stage melanoma […]

New Study: Gastric Bypass Surgery is Better Than Lap-Band

Monday, March 21st, 2011

Researchers at University of Wisconsin School of Medicine have put out a study comparing two of the most popular weight loss surgery procedures: gastric bypass and lap-band. According to University of Wisconsin School of Medicine researcher Dr. Guilherme Campos, patients who performed a gastric bypass surgery ended up losing 64% of weight after just one […]

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