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Lung cancer risk model refines decisions to screen

A new method for determining lung cancer risk could more efficiently identify individuals for annual screening and catch more cancers early, according to a study published in this week's PLOS Medicine. The study, conducted ...

Dec 02, 2014
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New therapy for trauma survivors

A newly developed transdiagnostic psychotherapy, called the Common Elements Treatment Approach (CETA), is effective for reducing mental health symptoms among Burmese trauma survivors living in Thailand, according to a study ...

Nov 11, 2014
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Preventing postpartum hemorrhage

Sublingual misoprostol is inferior to intramuscular oxytocin for the prevention of postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) in women undergoing uncomplicated birth at a regional hospital in Uganda, according to trial results published ...

Nov 04, 2014
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Oral chelation for environmental lead toxicity

Treatment with dimercaptosuccinic acid (DMSA), an oral chelation agent, was linked to reductions in the amount of lead in blood in young children in Zamfara State, Nigeria following environmental lead contamination, according ...

Oct 07, 2014
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PLoS Medicine

PLoS Medicine is a scientific journal covering the full spectrum of the medical sciences. It began operation on October 19, 2004. It was the second journal of the Public Library of Science (PLoS) a non-profit organization which releases scientific content under open access terms. All content in PLoS Medicine is published under the Creative Commons "by-attribution" license [1]. To fund the journal, the publication's business model requires that, in most cases, authors will pay publication costs.

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