Archive: 02/08/2012

Obese children more likely to suffer growth plate fractures

Obese children are 74 percent more likely to sustain a fracture of the growth plate, the softer end of the bone where growth occurs. A new study presented today at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic ...

Feb 08, 2012
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ASTRO develops brain metastases guideline

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has developed a guideline on the radiotherapeutic and surgical management for newly diagnosed brain metastases. It has been published in Practical Radiation Oncology (PRO), ...

Feb 08, 2012
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Heart disease may be a risk factor for prostate cancer

In a large analysis of men participating in a prostate drug trial, researchers at the Duke Cancer Institute found a significant correlation between coronary artery disease and prostate cancer, suggesting the two conditions ...

Feb 08, 2012
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