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Rectal Cancer Symptoms vs Hemorrhoids

Jan 17, 2018 , eMedicine Health
Rectal Cancer Symptoms vs....
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Hype Of Precision Medicine Getting Too Far Ahead Of The Facts, Experts Worry

Jan 17, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
"We're getting better, but like many things in life, there's hope and hype. And that's also the reality with precision medicine right now," says Ben Park, an oncology professor at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Hopkins. In other public health news: breast cancer, skin lightening, in-womb surgery, musical therapy, salty diets, and...
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Adult Primary Liver Cancer

Jan 17, 2018 , eMedicine Health
Adult Primary Liver...
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Merck shares jump after combination trial shows Keytruda extends lung cancer survival

Jan 17, 2018 , CNBC Health
Merck's blockbuster drug Keytruda in combination with two chemotherapy drugs was successful as a first line treatment for lung...
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Breast-Feed Now, Stave Off Diabetes Later

Jan 17, 2018 , WebMD
In babies, breast-feeding has been linked to a reduced risk for infections, type 1 and type 2 diabetes, some cancers and childhood overweight and...
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German watchdog calls for direct comparison of cancer immunotherapies

Jan 16, 2018 , Reuters
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's drug assessment body has criticized a lack of data directly comparing drugs in a promising new class of cancer immunotherapy, saying physicians could be overwhelmed or misled by the available information....
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Colon Cancer Symptoms vs Ulcerative Colitis

Jan 13, 2018 , eMedicine Health
Colon Cancer Symptoms vs. Ulcerative Colitis Differences and...
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FDA Approves Lynparza for Breast Cancer with Genetic Mutation

Jan 13, 2018 , RxList
FDA approves first treatment for breast cancer with a certain inherited genetic...
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BRCA Breast Cancer Gene Doesn't Affect Survival

Jan 13, 2018 , WebMD
BRCA mutations are inherited and increase the risk of breast and ovarian cancers. Between 45 percent and 90 percent of women with a BRCA mutation develop breast cancer, compared with about 12.5 percent of women in the general...
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First Descents program prescribes outdoor adventures for cancer patients

Jan 13, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
First Descents' mission is to provide outdoor experiences free for 18- to 39-year olds diagnosed with cancer. The weeklong and multiday adventure experiences include activities like whitewater kayaking, rock climbing and...
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Simple Intervention Decreases Oral Mucositis from Head and Neck Cancer Treatment

Jan 13, 2018 , American Journal of Nursing
A painful effect of cancer treatment. Nurse Cindy Dawson provides patient education on oral care kit used in a nurse-led intervention to reduce oral mucositis severity in adults treated for head and neck cancer. Photo courtesy of Kay Klein. Years ago, when I worked with patients being treated for head and neck cancer [...] The post Simple Intervention Decreases Oral Mucositis from Head and Neck Cancer Treatment appeared first on Off the...
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Dissatisfaction With Breasts May Mean Fewer Self-Checks for Cancer

Jan 12, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Dissatisfaction With Breasts May Mean Fewer Self-Checks for CancerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/10/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/11/2018 12:00:00...
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Some Lung Cancer Patients Don't Get Best Treatment

Jan 11, 2018 , WebMD
This less-than-optimal care is reducing survival rates, according to researchers from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer...
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Many Lung Cancer Patients Aren't Getting Best Treatment: Study

Jan 11, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Many Lung Cancer Patients Aren't Getting Best Treatment: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/10/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/10/2018 12:00:00...
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Women Living In Rural Areas Tend To Have Sex Earlier, Birth More Kids Than Those Living In City

Jan 11, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Researchers also look at differences in marriage rates and contraception methods between the two populations. In other public health news today: clinical trials, the global drug industry, CRISPR, a "mini-pillbox," infant mortality, medical pot for cancer patients, anti-aging facial exercises and an astronaut's tall...
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Mitt Romney Treated for Prostate Cancer Last Year

Jan 11, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Mitt Romney Treated for Prostate Cancer Last YearCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/9/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/10/2018 12:00:00...
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Screening, Treatment Cuts Breast Cancer Deaths in Half

Jan 11, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Screening, Treatment Cuts Breast Cancer Deaths in HalfCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/9/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/10/2018 12:00:00...
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Many women uninformed about breast cancer surgery options

Jan 11, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - - Women with breast cancer often feel rushed to make a decision about surgery, and some of them might benefit from more time and better educational materials to inform their treatment choices, two recent studies suggest....
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CES 2018: Running list of digital health products

Jan 11, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
CES has begun and innovators from all over the globe have flocked to Las Vegas to show off their latest products. While news of smart cities and self driving cars seems to be taking over the Internet coverage of the event, digital health innovators have a few tricks up their own sleeves hoping to disrupt the industry. From a mouthguard that can detect concussions to a cuddly AI duck that comforts kids with cancer, digital health innovators have a myriad of products to...
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Grape Seed Extract

Jan 10, 2018 , RxList
Grape seed extract suggested uses include for atherosclerosis, attention deficit disorder, cancer (prevention), chronic venous insufficiency, collagen breakdown (prevention), dental caries (cavities) prevention, macular degeneration, peripheral vascular disease, poor night vision, retinopathy, varicose veins, and endometriosis. Grape seed extract is effective in relieving symptoms of circulatory...
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