News tagged with prevention methods

New method for early detection of colon cancer

A new, highly sensitive method to detect genetic variations that initiate colon cancer could be readily used for noninvasive colon cancer screening, according to a study published in Cancer Prevention Research, a journal of the ...

Sep 04, 2013
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CDC releases modified contraception recommendations

(HealthDay)—The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued modified recommendations for health care providers regarding the safe and effective use of contraceptive methods; the report, "U.S. ...

Jun 20, 2013
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Protecting adolescent girls from unwanted unprotected sex

Partner abuse leads to HIV infection, and black women are most at risk. A new study at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing has found that 46 percent of African-American adolescent girls report that their partner ...

Sep 06, 2011
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