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Method to Overcome False Positives in CT Imaging for Lung Cancer Discovered

One year ago   |   By Medindia Health

False-positive lung cancer screening results increase health care costs and may lead to unintentional physician-caused injury and mortality.
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Novel Method Generates 3D Images of Cancer Cells in the Body

Novel Method Generates 3D Images of Cancer Cells in the Body

One year ago   |   By Medindia Health

New method that can generate detailed three-dimensional images of the body's interior developed. This can be used to more closely investigate the development of cancer cells in the body.
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Poor Semen Quality in Young Men in Switzerland

Poor Semen Quality in Young Men in Switzerland

Semen quality is very poor in young men in Switzerland. A nationwide study found that only 38 percent of young Swiss men had semen quality parameters above the threshold set by... Read more ...

UPDATE: Hepatitis cases linked to turmeric supplements rumble on as...

UPDATE: Hepatitis cases linked to turmeric supplements rumble on as incidences rise to ten

Italyâs National Institute of Health reports a further six new hepatitis incidences linked to the consumption of turmeric-based food supplements bringing the total to ten cases. Read more ...

Early Life Nicotine Exposure Alters Neurons, Influences Brain to Addiction Later

Early Life Nicotine Exposure Alters Neurons, Influences Brain to Addiction Later

Neonatal exposure to nicotine modifies the reward circuity in the brains of newborn and raise their preference for the drug in later adulthood, finds a new study. Read more ...

Cannabidiol Benefits People With Heroin Use Disorder

Cannabidiol Benefits People With Heroin Use Disorder

In people with heroin abuse, CBD tended to reduce physiological measures of stress reactivity, such as increased heart rate and cortisol levels, that are induced by drug cues. Read more ...

Blood Proteins Can Predict Heart Failure Risk

Blood Proteins Can Predict Heart Failure Risk

Blood proteins may be useful in identifying people who are at high risk for developing heart failure, reveals a new study. Read more ...

Poor Sleep is Bad for Your Heart: Here's Why

Poor Sleep is Bad for Your Heart: Here's Why

Lack of sleep can affect your heart health. Therefore, people who don't get enough sleep are at a higher risk of developing stroke and heart attack, reveals a new study. Read more ...

The dark side of blue light: Constantly looking at a screen is bad for your...

The dark side of blue light: Constantly looking at a screen is bad for your eyes, skin, sleep and health

How much time do you spend looking at a screen every day? We're not just referring to the hours you spend parked in front of your computer at work; what about the TV you watch... Read more ...

Study reveals link between what you eat and brain function: Following a...

Study reveals link between what you eat and brain function: Following a healthy diet can lower your risk of Alzheimer's

The findings of a new study suggest that a person should pay extra attention to what he or she eats, but for a different reason. Iowa-based researchers discovered a connection... Read more ...

Restless nights and pain: Not getting enough sleep "intensifies" your...

Restless nights and pain: Not getting enough sleep "intensifies" your sensitivity to pain, reveals study

People experiencing extreme pain find it difficult to sleep. Most of the time, it requires the use of painkillers, which is why opioid abuse is associated with both sleep loss... Read more ...

Opioid users in Illinois may turn to medical marijuana instead, thanks to...

Opioid users in Illinois may turn to medical marijuana instead, thanks to efforts aimed at reducing the overdose epidemic

Like many other American states, Illinois is battling a crippling opioid epidemic. Official statistics from the state's Department of Public Health indicate that opioid... Read more ...