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AI Mines Lung Ca Screening CT Scan to Assess CAC

1 hour ago   |   MedPage Today

]]> - CHICAGO - An artificial intelligence algorithm offered an automated tool to measure coronary artery calcium in patients undergoing low-dose CT lung cancer screening...
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Is Long-Term Marijuana Use Tied to Testicular Cancer?

2 hours ago   |   MedPageToday

Study Authors: Mehrnaz Ghasemiesfe, Brooke Barrow, et al. Target Audience and Goal Statement: Oncologists, urologists, pulmonologists, addiction specialists, internists The...
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D-CARE: Denosumab Flops in Early Breast Cancer

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]]> - Denosumab with the intensive regimen used in the D-CARE trial has no role in the management of early breast cancer, researchers said. The randomized phase III trial...
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'Move Away From Texas': What We Heard This Week

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]]> - "It doesn't say everyone should move away from Texas." - Stephen Williams, MD, of the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, on associations between living near...
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Gene Therapy Hits Its Goal in BCG-Unresponsive NMIBC

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]]> - WASHINGTON - An investigational interferon-based gene therapy led to complete responses in more than half of patients with non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer unresponsive...
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One in Four Cancer Patients Experience Avoidable Delay to Diagnosis

One in Four Cancer Patients Experience Avoidable Delay to Diagnosis

5 hours ago   |   Medindia Health

One in four patients with cancer experienced a delay to their diagnosis that could have been avoided, revealed new research.
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New Method Shows How Cancer Cells React to Drugs

New Method Shows How Cancer Cells React to Drugs

5 hours ago   |   Medindia Health

Sci-Plex technology combines improvements in labeling cell nuclei with advances in profiling and shows how individual cancer cells react to drugs.
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Junk DNA Linked to Inherited Cancer Risk

Junk DNA Linked to Inherited Cancer Risk

5 hours ago   |   Medindia Health

Inherited cancer risk is not only affected by mutations in key cancer genes, but that variations in the DNA that controls the expression of these genes can also drive the disease.
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Targeted Drug Venetoclax Shows Promise in Myeloid Cancers

Targeted Drug Venetoclax Shows Promise in Myeloid Cancers

5 hours ago   |   Medindia Health

Study supports the use of venetoclax prior to transplant as a way to increase the chances of transplant success in patients with high-risk myeloid cancers.
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Microblading: Therapist tattoos eyebrows for cancer patients

8 hours ago   |   BBC

Beautician Laura Woodward is giving women their confidence back through beauty treatments.
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Drug-resistant Strains of TB Could be Controlled

Drug-resistant Strains of TB Could be Controlled

New drugs to treat strains of TB which have become resistant to treatment are now a possibility following a ground breaking discovery from the University of Surrey. Read more ...

Ryan Reynolds' Company, Aviation Gin, Saves Peloton Girl In Genius New...

Ryan Reynolds' Company, Aviation Gin, Saves Peloton Girl In Genius New Commercial

Aviation Gin nailed this one, saving Peloton Girl from herself By now, you've likely heard the backlash Peloton has gotten over their holiday ad featuring a ridiculously fit... Read more ...

Weekly Link Love - Edition 58

Weekly Link Love - Edition 58

Research of the Week Time-restricted eating improves body composition, weight loss, blood lipids, blood pressure, and sleep quality in patients on statins. Social media... Read more ...

Ischemic Stroke Risk High In Taiwan Due To Air Pollution

Ischemic Stroke Risk High In Taiwan Due To Air Pollution

Long-term exposure to hydrocarbons in the air may be a risk factor for ischemic stroke development. Read more ...

The simple blood test that can spot sepsis in TEN minutes and may help...

The simple blood test that can spot sepsis in TEN minutes and may help prevent 52,000 deaths a year

Every hour treatment of sepsis is delayed increases the risk of death by seven per cent, so early diagnosis is key. But current tests take up to three days to provide results. Read more ...

Study shows 3 months of high-intensity exercise can help restore heart...

Study shows 3 months of high-intensity exercise can help restore heart function in patients with Type 2 diabetes

Diabetes increases the risk of developing other chronic illnesses, including cardiovascular disease. But in a recent study, scientists from the University of Otago in New... Read more ...

'Dank Vapes' used by over 50% of sick vapers may be driving the US lung...

'Dank Vapes' used by over 50% of sick vapers may be driving the US lung illness epidemic

Of those hospitalized with e-cigarette-linked lung illnesses, 56 of patients in the US used products packaged as 'Dank Vapes,' a counterfeit 'brand' of THC e-cig, the CDC... Read more ...

Israeli scientists find a promising potential treatment for pancreatic cancer

Israeli scientists find a promising potential treatment for pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer is one of the most daunting varieties of the disease, with very few people surviving beyond five years after their diagnosis. With few symptoms, most patients... Read more ...

Using Lungs from Increased-risk Donors Expands Donor Pool, Maintains Current...

Using Lungs from Increased-risk Donors Expands Donor Pool, Maintains Current Survival Rates: Study

Using lungs from donors who are considered high risk for certain infectious diseases compared to standard risk donors results in similar one-year survival for recipients. Read more ...

Cutting air pollution brings health benefits 'within WEEKS'

Cutting air pollution brings health benefits 'within WEEKS'

Research by the American Thoracic Society found when factories or roads were closed in populated areas such as the Atlanta, Georgia, and Beijing, there were less... Read more ...