Archive: 12/18/2013

Web-based tool cuts cancer symptom distress

(HealthDay)—A web-based, self-report assessment and educational intervention is beneficial for reducing symptom distress during cancer therapy, according to a study published online Dec. 16 in the Journal of ...

Dec 18, 2013
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Stress reaction gene linked to death, heart attacks

A genetic trait known to make some people especially sensitive to stress also appears to be responsible for a 38 percent increased risk of heart attack or death in patients with heart disease, scientists at Duke Medicine ...

Dec 18, 2013
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CDC highlights achievements of 2013, goals for 2014

(HealthDay)—The top five gains made in improving health security at home and around the world in 2013, and the top five areas for improvement in 2014 have been highlighted in an end-of-year report from ...

Dec 18, 2013
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Minimally invasive treatment temporarily improves acne

(HealthDay)—A single facial fractional radiofrequency microneedle (FRM) treatment temporarily reduces sebum secretion and reduces acne severity, according to a study published in the December issue of Lasers in ...

Dec 18, 2013
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