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ASTRO provides new guidance on the use of external beam radiation therapy for primary liver cancers

5 days ago   |   By News Medical

A new clinical guideline from the American Society for Radiation Oncology provides guidance on the use of radiation therapy to treat adult patients with primary liver cancers using external beam radiation therapy .
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Novel insights about dopamine can help find better drugs for Parkinson's patients

5 days ago   |   By News Medical

New findings provide a better understanding of how the synthesis of dopamine is regulated in the brain. It may shed new light on the mechanism behind diseases such as Parkinson's.
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New study reveals why obesity increases the risk of developing cancer

5 days ago   |   By News Medical

Obesity increases the risk of developing more than a dozen types of cancer. A new study from the University of Bergen in Norway can now answer why this is.
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New type of blood test can be used to detect cancers as well as metastatic disease

5 days ago   |   By News Medical

A publication by University of Oxford researchers describes a new minimally invasive and inexpensive blood test that can identify cancer in patients with non-specific symptoms.
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Emblematic birds carry the joke too far

Take your laughing birds right out of here. Read more ...

New tournament favourite Medvedev cruises into second round

The default top seed didn't blink after dropping his opening service game, taking the match 6-1, 6-4, 7-6(3). Read more ...

Machine learning model for prediction of COVID-19 patient mortality risk

A new preprint reports a novel machine learning model that purportedly predicts the mortality risk of COVID-19 in patients accurately and at an early stage of infection. Read more ...

Successful Kidney Transplants on The Rise

Successful Kidney Transplants on The Rise

Hundreds of less-than-perfect kidneys can still be transplanted safely and effectively each year. Read more ...

Tapping - A Proven Self-Applied Stress Intervention

Tapping - A Proven Self-Applied Stress Intervention

Self-applied stress-relief technique called Emotional Freedom Techniques or tapping may help ease the stress by stimulating specific acupressure points. Read more ...

‘It's amazing to be back': Australian Open better for Murray's second coming

The last rites were read over Andy Murray's career at Melbourne Park three years ago. On Tuesday, this Lazarus rose again. Read more ...

Sydney smashes January humidity records as La Nina nears its peak

Sydneysiders have been experiencing humidity levels up to 85 per cent in the mornings and dew points equivalent to those in Darwin. Read more ...

Thompson loses marathon, wildcard O'Connell celebrates win

Jordan Thompson fell in a brutal Australian Open five-setter against American Steve Johnson to continue a tale of hope and heartache for Australian men in the first round. Read more ...

Paying extra to NHS bosses does not boost quality of hospitals, study suggests 

Paying extra to NHS bosses does not boost quality of hospitals, study suggests 

Employing more health managers or paying them higher salaries does not improve the quality of NHS hospitals, a study suggests. Read more ...

All Starved: NRL clubs concerned about releasing players for All Stars

Club boss have expressed concerns about releasing players for the All Stars game and will seek detail from the NRL about their COVID protocols on Friday. Read more ...