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  • New drug holds promise for women with advanced breast cancer
    New drug holds promise for women with advanced breast cancer
    Researchers from UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have published the results of a clinical trial for a new drug to treat patients with advanced breast cancer. The study found that the experimental drug palbociclib, discovered and...
  • Lung cancer drug Cyramza offers new hope to patients
    Lung cancer drug Cyramza offers new hope to patients
    Researchers at UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center announced that on December 12, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new medication, Cyramza (ramucirumab), to treat non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). They note that...
  • "Beyond Razor Sharp"
    "Beyond Razor Sharp": The perfect guy gift
    Finding the perfect gift for your man is always a challenge, but your holiday shopping may be much easier now that Patrick Roehrman has released his “Beyond Razor Sharp: How to Sharpen Almost Anything” DVD. It’s a DIY dream for...
  • Review: Random Men's Soap Scents Zombie Survival Kit by saplingnaturals
    Review: Random Men's Soap Scents Zombie Survival Kit by saplingnaturals
    As the name indicates, the soaps in the Random Men's Soap Scents Zombie Survival Kit are to be used in the event of a zombie apocalypse, or, you know, they can just be used in the meantime because they smell absolutely fantastic. With the...
  • Jungle of Bones by Ben Mikaelsen
    'Jungle of Bones' by Ben Mikaelsen: Young adult survival story about change
    In "Jungle of Bones" by Ben Mikaelsen, the stubborn teenage boy who is the protagonist is on his way to a troubled future. His father was killed while reporting in Darfur, and his mother does not know how to cope with Dylan's anger...
  • MTTM Tactical Survival
    MTTM hosts Tactical Survival course Dec 13-14 in Ann Arbor
    Martial Tactical Training of Michigan is hosting a Tactical Survival course in Ann Arbor on December 13-14. From their website, the course description is as follows:This is the most practical tactical course you will ever take. Learn to truly...
  • No Dawn without Darkness by Dayna Lorentz
    'No Dawn Without Darkness' by Dayna Lorentz: Last in the YA trilogy
    What happens when a terrorist bomb filled with a deadly virus strikes an upscale mall filled with shoppers? Dayna Lorentz takes readers there in her series "No Safety in Numbers," which is also the title of the first book in the trilogy....
  • Breast cancer vaccine holds promise for metastatic disease
    Breast cancer vaccine holds promise for metastatic disease
    A new study has reported promising results of a vaccine for women with metastatic breast cancer. The vaccine might not only benefit women with breast cancer but also prevent the development of the malignancy. They published their findings on...
  • Mortality comparison of coronary artery bypass vs. angioplasty
    Mortality comparison of coronary artery bypass vs. angioplasty
    According to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, coronary heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the county. Basically, two methods are available to open blocked coronary arteries, a coronary artery...
  • This War of Mine Screen
    Indie Game Review: This War of Mine
    Ever since This War of Mine was announced by 11-Bit Studios, I have been anxiously awaiting a chance to play the game. I have been playing it off and on for the last month and now that the final game has been released, I have to say I am impressed...
  • UCLA dentists develop saliva test for lung cancer
    UCLA dentists develop saliva test for lung cancer
    According to the American Cancer Society, worldwide, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths, accounting for 27% of all cancer deaths among both men and women; in 2014, 225,000 new cases were diagnosed in the US. The malignancy...
  • The 'Blue Lagoon' films express the essence of pure love
    The 'Blue Lagoon' films express the essence of pure love
    When two young children are cast into the sea and separated from their guardian following a shipwreck, they find themselves on a deserted island with only a cantankerous ship’s cook to guide them. Frightened and alone, the children must...
  • Tai Chi reported to benefit breast cancer survivors
    Tai Chi reported to benefit breast cancer survivors
    Although UCLA scientists are engaged in cutting-edge research that embraces the latest technological breakthroughs, they also have a strong interest in Chinese medical practices practiced since antiquity. Their latest forage into this area is a...
  • Survival Straps promise to do a lot
    Survival Straps promise to do a lot
    We got a review survival strap sample but we don't know if we'll survive long enough to try it out. The survival bracelet is supposed to fit around your wrist so in extreme situations when you need a cord, you can unravel it. The...
  • 'The Art of Eating Through the Zombie Apocalypse' front cover
    ‘The Art of Eating Through the Zombie Apocalypse': how to not starve in the zpoc
    Use your imagination for a moment... The world is ending. The dead are walking the streets, trying to chomp on any still-living body they can get their rotting hands (and teeth!) on. What would you do? How would you survive? Well, as long as you...