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How do tick bites cause allergy to red meat?

I’ve seen reports of this in the news a few times lately:  some people can become allergic to red meat after being bitten by a tick.   262 more words

Unexpected results in cancer drug trial / Cetuximab + chemotherapy = Live 30% Less

Research from the University of Southampton has shown a drug, used in combination with chemotherapy to treat advanced colorectal cancer, is not effective in some settings, and indeed may result in more rapid cancer progression. 334 more words

Lethal Or Unintended Side Effects

Ticked Off Meateaters

August 2, 2013

By Medical Discovery News

Using bug spray is more important than ever – especially for those who particularly enjoy eating hamburgers. It might sound like those two things aren’t related, but a person bitten by a certain tick can develop a severe allergy to meat. 416 more words

Pathology of Nephrotoxicity Associated With Monoclonal Antibody Therapy

In the June issue of the American Journal of Kidney Diseases, Sasaki et al report an interesting case of diffuse proliferative IgA-dominant immune complex glomerulonephritis in a patient who received cetuximab for recurrent oral squamous cell carcinoma. 242 more words

Commentary

Germans stop shipment of life-saving cancer drug to Greece as Euro crisis deepens

By Daily Mail Reporter

PUBLISHED:08:24 EST, 3  November 2012| UPDATED:08:26 EST, 3 November 2012

 Life-saver: Erbirux is given intravenously and has been  proven to be effective on various types of cancer… 274 more words

Societal

The Mall

I’m not a huge shopper, and definitely not a big mall-goer – which is why, after my last surgery, it amused me and my mom that my surgeon and his team measured my recovery in terms of whether I could go there. 1,080 more words

Lung Cancer Patients Developing Skin Rash May Hope for Better Treatment Outcomes

For patients with non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC), a study has indicated, development of a skin rash after treatment with cetuximab is associated with better outcomes. 199 more words

LUNG CANCER