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Blood Pressure Meds May Lower Colon Cancer Risk

1 month ago   |   By Web MD

A new study suggests that two types of blood pressure drugs might do double-duty, helping blood pressure and keeping colon cancer away, too.
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Early breast cancer screening lowers mortality risk among childhood cancer survivors

Early breast cancer screening lowers mortality risk among childhood cancer survivors

1 month ago   |   By Healio

Female childhood cancer survivors aged 25 to 35 years who underwent annual breast cancer screening via MRI with or without mammography lowered their risk for breast cancer mortality, according to results from a comparative modeling study.
Jennifer M. Yeh, PhD, assistant professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and Associate Scientific Researcher in the division of general pediatrics at Boston Children's Hospital, and colleagues wrote in Annals of Internal Medicine that several medical societies - including the American Cancer Society - recommend female childhood cancer
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Adsorption-extraction Technique can Track the Spread of COVID-19

Adsorption-extraction Technique can Track the Spread of COVID-19

Adsorption-extraction technique can be possibly used to track the spread of the novel coronavirus in waste water. It can be used as a vital tool to control the spread of the virus. Read more ...

Breast Milk Based Fortifiers Improve Health Outcome of Micro Preemies

Breast Milk Based Fortifiers Improve Health Outcome of Micro Preemies

Compared to traditional cow-based milk fortifiers, the human-based milk fortifiers improve the health outcome in severely underweight premature babies. It will help meet the... Read more ...

Mass Vaccination For COVID-19 In Russia from Jan 1, 2021

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The Covid-19 vaccine that Russia registered on Tuesday is expected to enter into civilian circulation on January 1, 2021. Read more ...

New Covid Cases Push TN's Tally to 309k

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Vitamin E treatments can help prevent muscle damage after a heart attack...

Vitamin E treatments can help prevent muscle damage after a heart attack, say scientists

A pre-clinical study published in the journal Redox Biology found that vitamin E can help prevent and treat muscle damage after a heart attack. The researchers said that while... Read more ...

One in 10 people in Wales would refuse a Covid-19 vaccine if it was available

One in 10 people in Wales would refuse a Covid-19 vaccine if it was available

Public Health Wales says a vaccine would be 'the most effective way of ensuring that the whole population is protected from the virus' Read more ...

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Navajo Country: COVID-19 Cases Trend Down, but Need Still High

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Lupus Anticoagulant Tied to COVID Thrombosis

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Lung cancer deaths have been falling by nearly 5% a year over last decade...

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Rare Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Mutation Has New Tx

Rare Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Mutation Has New Tx

WASHINGTON - Viltolarsen injection has been approved to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy in patients with a confirmed mutation in the DMD gene amenable to exon 53 skipping... Read more ...