New hope for people diagnosed with incurable skin cancer

A new study shows high school students in the U.S. are not getting enough sleep. Researchers from Columbia University found just 6 to 7 percent of females and 8 to 9 percent of males got nine or more hours of sleep. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that teens get nine or ten hours a night. SOURCE – CDC/MedDay/CBS

Skin cancer
New drugs are showing hope in people with incurable skin cancer. Researchers in England are testing the new family of cancer drugs which block several key cancer causing proteins. They found the drugs are effective on patients who have developed resistance to other treatments. SOURCE – Cancer cell/MedDay/CBS

Memory and stroke
Highly educated people who complain about memory lapses may have a higher risk of stroke. That’s the finding from researchers in the Netherlands who studied more than nine thousand patients ages 55 or older. Those with a higher education who complained of memory problems had a 39 percent higher chance of a stroke. SOURCE – Stroke/MedDay/CBS

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