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The use of ultrasound-guided surgery to remove tumours from women who have palpable breast cancer is much more successful than standard surgery in excising all the cancerous tissue while sparing as much healthy tissue as ...
Cancer Mar 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay) -- A mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) program provides significant and lasting improvements in mood, breast- and endocrine-related quality of life, and well-being, according to research ...
Cancer Mar 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Chemists at the University of California, San Diego have produced the first high resolution structure of a molecule that when attached to the genetic material of the hepatitis C virus prevents it from reproducing.
Medical research Mar 19, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., have found that when they deplete a smoker's self control, smoking a cigarette may restore self-control.
Addiction Mar 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(AP) -- Tobacco taxes and smoking bans haven't budged the U.S. smoking rate in years. Now the government is trying to shock smokers into quitting with a graphic nationwide advertising campaign.
Health Mar 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- An Internet-based educational program helps disease-free cancer survivors better manage their cancer-related fatigue (CRF), according to research published online March 12 in the Journal of ...
Cancer Mar 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Patients with epilepsy who underwent brain surgery soon after failing to respond to drug treatment, but who also continued to receive drug therapy, had a lower risk of seizures during the 2nd year of follow-up compared to ...
Neuroscience Mar 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Steve Panetta smoked for 34 years, the last 10 at a three-pack-a-day clip. He watched his father die from lung cancer and his stepfather struggle with emphysema. He tried quitting six times before ...
Health Feb 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has expanded approval for a breath test that screens for a common ulcer-causing germ, to include children aged 3 years to 17.
Medications Feb 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A simple blood test is being developed by researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and Soroka University Medical Center in Beer-Sheva, Israel that may provide early detection of many types of cancer.
Cancer Feb 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- Deaths from liver-destroying hepatitis C are on the rise, and new data shows baby boomers especially should take heed - they are most at risk.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 3
Cognitive behavioral therapy is safe, effective for women having hot flushes, night sweats following breast cancer treat
Hot flushes and night sweats (HFNS) affect 65-85% of women after breast cancer treatment; they are distressing, causing sleep problems and decreased quality of life. Hormone replacement therapy is often either undesirable ...
Cancer Feb 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- More and more U.S. adults are being told by their doctor to get out and exercise, according to government survey released Thursday.
Health Feb 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The body's control mechanisms for delivering zinc to cells could be key to improving treatment for some types of aggressive breast cancer.
Cancer Feb 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
US health authorities on Friday urged all boys age 11-12 to get a routine vaccination against the most common sexually transmitted disease, human papillomavirus, or HPV.
Health Feb 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0