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Breast Reconstruction: What Is DIEP Flap Breast Reconstruction & Is It Right for You?

15 hours ago   |   Tallahassee Plastic Surgery

In recent years, studies by organizations such as the American Society of Plastic Surgeons have shown that less than 23% of women who undergo mastectomies are aware of just how...
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Impressive Disease Control in Metastatic Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Impressive Disease Control in Metastatic Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

1 day ago   |   MedPageToday

An investigational antibody-drug conjugate achieved disease control in all but one patient with advanced or metastatic triple-negative breast cancer, results of a preliminary...
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New, Promising Treatment for Resistant Breast Cancer

New, Promising Treatment for Resistant Breast Cancer

1 day ago   |   Medindia Health

Lasofoxifene, the osteoporosis drug provides a more effective treatment for people with therapy-resistant ER-positive metastatic breast cancer than fulvestrant.
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BERENICE: Further Evidence of Heart Safety of Dual HER2 Blockade

1 day ago   |   Medscape

Final results were presented at ESMO Breast Cancer 2021 on dual HER2 blockade with pertuzumab and trastuzumab on top of anthracycline-based neoadjuvant chemotherapy for...
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Dairy foods, calcium, and risk of breast cancer overall and for subtypes defined by estrogen receptor status: a pooled analysis of 21 cohort studies

2 days ago   |   American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

ABSTRACTBackgroundEpidemiologic studies examining the relations between dairy product and calcium intakes and breast cancer have been inconclusive, especially for tumor...
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Painful Nipple Pimple in Breastfeeding Women

Painful Nipple Pimple in Breastfeeding Women

2 days ago   |   Pregnancy Week by Week Calendar

Breastfeeding moms may experience formation of tiny, painful pimples on their nipples. This condition is commonly seen in lactating women. These pimple like formations occur...
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MRNA COVID Vaccines Effective for Pregnant, Lactating Women

MRNA COVID Vaccines Effective for Pregnant, Lactating Women

2 days ago   |   Medindia Health

COVID-19 mRNA vaccines triggers immune responses in pregnant and lactating women. And, Maternal vaccine antibodies are transferred into infant cord blood and breast milk.
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Scientists are 'concerned' after high levels of 'forever chemicals' found in breast milk of mothers

Scientists are 'concerned' after high levels of 'forever chemicals' found in breast milk of mothers

2 days ago   |   Daily Mail   |   2 articles

A new study looked at breast milk samples from 50 U.S. mothers and found PFAS chemical, man-made chemicals linked to behavioral problems and cancer, in 100% of samples.
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Black women at higher risk for triple-negative breast cancer mortality

Black women at higher risk for triple-negative breast cancer mortality

2 days ago   |   Healio

Black women had a significantly higher risk for death due to nonmetastatic triple-negative breast cancer than white women, according to study results published in JAMA...
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Physical inactivity is ‘significant global health burden'

Physical inactivity is ‘significant global health burden'

2 days ago   |   Healio

Worldwide, 7.2% of deaths from all causes and 7.6% of deaths from CVD were attributable to physical inactivity, according to recent data. The report also showed that physical...
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India Records 3.11 Lakh New COVID-19 Cases

India Records 3.11 Lakh New COVID-19 Cases

India has recorded 3,11,170 new COVID-19 cases, and 4,077 fatalities in the last 24 hours, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said. Read more ...

Left atrial appendage occlusion during cardiac surgery reduces stroke risk

Left atrial appendage occlusion during cardiac surgery reduces stroke risk

In the LAAOS III trial, concomitant left atrial appendage occlusion during cardiac surgery for another indication reduced the risk for ischemic stroke and systemic embolism in... Read more ...

Sacubitril/valsartan not superior to ramipril for prevention of HF, death...

Sacubitril/valsartan not superior to ramipril for prevention of HF, death after MI

Sacubitril/valsartan did not significantly reduce the rate of CV death, HF hospitalization or outpatient HF requiring treatment following acute MI compared with ramipril... Read more ...

ACC past president: “The pandemic brought us closer together”

ACC past president: “The pandemic brought us closer together”

Citing “unprecedented challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic,” the immediate past president of the American College of Cardiology lauded members for their solidarity and... Read more ...

Apixaban post-TAVR not superior to standard care

Apixaban post-TAVR not superior to standard care

Apixaban was not superior to standard of care antithrombotic treatment for preventing thrombotic or bleeding events after successful transcatheter aortic valve replacement... Read more ...

Doctors are told to see patients face to face

Doctors are told to see patients face to face

From Monday, all patients In Britain will be able to request an in-person appointment with their doctor, unless they have Covid symptoms. Read more ...

Federal officials warn public about illegally imported catfish from Brazil

Federal officials warn public about illegally imported catfish from Brazil

Federal officials are warning the public to check their freezers for certain frozen catfish products after U.S. smuggling officials found they had been imported from... Read more ...

COVID-19 May Trigger Recurrence of Fatal Blood Clots in Arms

COVID-19 May Trigger Recurrence of Fatal Blood Clots in Arms

COVID-19 is found to trigger a rare recurrence of potentially serious blood clots in people's arms. Read more ...

Permanent Hearing Loss Caused by Cancer Drug can be Prevented

Permanent Hearing Loss Caused by Cancer Drug can be Prevented

Possible way to prevent permanent hearing loss caused by cancer drugs has been discovered. Read more ...

Arrhythmia can be Prevented by a Specific Compound

Arrhythmia can be Prevented by a Specific Compound

Compounds that may help prevent the risk of a form of arrhythmia that occurs from common medications. Read more ...