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This week in the news we were reminded again of body wisdom — the body is resilient and is designed to move you toward health. Read on: Biologics for Psoriasis and Arthritis The new drugs for psoriasis and arthritis are highly effective but come with significant risks. Biologics to treat…

Quick Hits: Gut Biome vs Chemo; Wrong Prescriptions for Dementia Patients & More

People’s gut bacteria may cause them to experience life-threatening reactions after taking the chemo drug irinotecan, according to researchers from Albert Einstein College of Medicine. According to their study, 40% of patients who receive irinotecan, which is used to treat metastatic colorectal cancer, experience severe diarrhea that requires hospitalization and…