Health in Clifton, NJ

Basel, 21 October 2018
Updated data showed that Roche's Tecentriq in combination with Avastin shrank tumours in people with unresectable or advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)
Data from a Phase Ib study will be presented at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) 2018 Congress on 21 October
Tecentriq in combination with Avastin was recently granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)…

If possible, keep a window cracked open while the fire burns
Make sure the damper or flue is open before starting a fire. Do not close the damper until the embers have completely stopped burning.
Use dry and well-aged wood. Wet or green wood triggers more smoke and soot buildup in the chimney.
Clean out ashes before every fire. Ash at the base of the fireplace should be kept to 1 inch or less. A thicker layer restricts the air supply to logs,…

Group sales increase 7% [1] at constant exchange rates and in Swiss francs
Pharmaceuticals Division sales up 7%, driven mainly by Ocrevus, Perjeta, Alecensa and Tecentriq
Diagnostics Division sales grow 6%, primarily due to demand for immunodiagnostic solutions
Recent approvals: Hemlibra for people with haemophilia A without factor VIII inhibitors, Actemra sub-cutaneous formulation for active systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis and prefilled syringes for Xolair in the…

Sat, Nov 3, 2018, 11:00 AM: The description of the event, Peer Case Review, is available only to members.

Last updated: Oct 01, 2018
According to the American Institute for Cancer Research, people who are physically active may have lower risk for certain cancers, including breast cancer, colon cancer, and endometrial cancer compared with sedentary people.1 In addition, data from a study of more than 1 million people showed that leisure-time physical activity is associated with less risk of certain gastric and organ cancers, including…

October is Mental Health Awareness Month. The goal is to get people talking about mental illness, end the stigma, and encourage people who need help to speak up.

Last updated: Oct 01, 2018
Bulgur wheat is a delicious whole grain that is quick and easy to prepare. Whole grains provide a wide range of health benefits including decreased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and some types of cancer. This recipe combination of whole grain bulgur wheat and winter vegetables complements chicken, fish or lean red meat for a complete and healthy…

Last updated: Oct 01, 2018
Foods containing carbohydrate, especially grain products like bread, cereal, pasta, crackers and tortillas have gotten a bad rap the past few years with many people promoting lower carbohydrate eating plans as a healthier alternative. However, a wide body of research shows that consuming whole grains is an important strategy to prevent type 2 diabetes.1 The 2018 Standards of Medical Care in…

NJ.com food guru Pete Genovese has named his picks for the Best New Pizzerias in Jersey by NJ.com (Read Full Article). The two named from the area are Napoli in Cliffside Park and Urban Tomato in Palisades Park. Napoli Wood-Fired Pizza is a wood-burning pizzeria serving thin crust Neapolitan-style pies. Genovese praised their creativity (white…

Last updated: Oct 04, 2018
By Sarah Bradley
If you've ever wondered how the eff pregnant ladies always seem to know when their baby's the size of an avocado (16 weeks!) or a head of cauliflower (27 weeks!), well, there's an app for that
These phone-centric baby trackers can be super-helpful in monitoring your baby's growth and your body's pregnancy changes . ​
“ Pregnancy is a time when your body is changing a lot, so an app can be a great way…

My 10-year-old daughter approached me on the playground last weekend, pointed to a younger boy and said, “He's talking about 'dumb girls.'” Like most parents do nowadays, I deliberated. S

We did it! Your generosity on October 2 brought us over the $1,000,000 mark for funds raised since 2009
THANK YOU to our guests, sponsors, hosts and volunteers who made our 9th Annual 'Behind the Seams' Fashion Show a tremendous success!
Your support for Eva's life-saving and life-changing programs helps us connect individuals in need to our community of care.
Again, thank you for attending our fall Fashion event and for listening to Rose share the story of her struggle with addiction and…

Bouncing back after breast cancer treatment is never easy. But Dr. Faith Foreman knows being in shape helped her rebound faster.

HPV Vaccine Expanded for People Ages 27 to 45
Last updated: Oct 08, 2018
By Denise Grady and Jan Hoffman
The HPV vaccine, which prevents cervical cancer and other malignancies, is now approved for men and women from 27 to 45-years-old, the Food and Drug Administration said on Friday
The vaccine is Gardasil 9, made by Merck, and had been previously approved for minors and people up to age 26.
It works against the human papillomavirus, HPV, which can also cause genital warts…

Last updated: Oct 04, 2018
By Sarah Bradley
If you're the proud owner of a uterus, you're likely well acquainted with cramps
But to understand why you get them in the first place, it's helpful to think of the uterus like a huge muscle (because, well, basically it
is)—and it gets a pretty big workout during your period .
“Uterine lining builds up over the course of your cycle, and the uterus responds with cramping as a method to control the bleeding…

Last updated: Oct 02, 2018
It is that time of the year again where both young and old put on their best costumes and head out to celebrate Halloween. To ensure that this Halloween is a day and evening full of fun-filled joy, the SMG Security Department would like to offer a few tips on how to keep this holiday safe
SAFE TRICK-OR-TREAT TIPS
An outside light on the front of the house is usually a sign that trick-or-treaters are welcome. Avoid going…

Keeping the fight on site: Ribbon Cutting at SMG MD Anderson Cancer Center
Last updated: Oct 04, 2018
By Tom Bergeron
with MD Anderson will provide better cancer care
Jeff LeBenger knows the new four-story, 130,000-square-foot Summit Medical Group MD Anderson Cancer Center is capable of attracting patients from throughout northern New Jersey and even the New York metropolitan area
The Summit Medical Group founder and…