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Hispanic women in Puerto Rico who have triple-negative breast cancer share similar disease characteristics with Hispanic women in California, suggesting that race plays a significant role in the presentation of triple-negative ...
Cancer Apr 03, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
You've been experiencing severe back pain and weakness in your right leg. Your doctor orders a spinal MRI to help determine the cause. The radiology report diagnoses cancer.
Other Apr 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
South African researchers said Friday they were conducting medical trials to shorten the duration of tuberculosis treatment to make it easier for patients to complete the full regimen.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Testing a breast cancer tumour for its genomic signature can help identify which patients will need adjuvant systemic therapy (additional chemotherapy) after surgery, and spare its use in those for whom it is not necessary, ...
Cancer Mar 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- A new type of medication for type 2 diabetes helps to lower blood sugar levels when used in concert with insulin and other diabetes drugs, new research suggests.
Diabetes Mar 20, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Pediatricians who show an unconscious preference for European Americans tend to prescribe better pain-management for white patients than they do for African-American patients, new University of Washington research shows.
Health Mar 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A new topical gel now available by prescription significantly decreases the amount of time needed to treat actinic keratosis, a skin condition that is a common precursor to skin cancer, according to a multi-center trial led ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
One in four HIV patients was found to have been sexually abused as a child, according to a two-year Duke University study of more than 600 HIV patients. Traumatic childhood experiences were also linked to worse health outcomes ...
HIV & AIDS Mar 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Medically prescribed heroin is more cost-effective than methadone for treating long-term street heroin users, according to a new study by researchers at Providence Health Care and the University of British Columbia.
Addiction Mar 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
England must learn from other countries if it is to avoid the same mistakes with personal healthcare budgets, say experts in the British Medical Journal today.
Health Mar 06, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Uncontrollable temporal lobe epilepsy affected almost every major aspect of John Keener's life.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
New University of Otago research suggests that a stronger focus is needed on preventing accidental nerve injury during medical treatments in New Zealand.
Surgery Feb 28, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
Patti Tyree was afraid that cancer would steal her future. Instead, the cost of treating it has.
Cancer Feb 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 2
UT Southwestern Medical Center has installed a new system to deliver extremely precise and individualized radiation treatment, assuring that cancer patients in the region have access to the latest advances ...
Cancer Feb 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers led by a senior investigator at Hofstra-North Shore LIJ School of Medicine and The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have released initial findings from a first-of-a-kind clinical trial in adaptive radiotherapy ...
Cancer Feb 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0