Pediatrics

When is the right time to start infants on solid foods?

The first study of a nationally-representative group of U.S. infants reports that more than half of babies are currently introduced to complementary foods, that is, foods or drinks other than breast milk or formula, sooner ...

Oncology & Cancer

For women with genetic risk, bi-annual MRI beats mammograms

Intensive surveillance including a dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (DCE-MRI) exam every six months was far more effective in detecting breast cancer in younger women with a high-risk genetic profile than ...

Oncology & Cancer

Later age recommended for first screening mammogram

Among the changes in the American Cancer Society's updated breast cancer screening guideline is that women with an average risk of breast cancer should undergo regular, annual screening mammography beginning at age 45 years, ...

Oncology & Cancer

Breast cancer diagnoses, survival varies by race, ethnicity

Among nearly 375,000 U.S. women diagnosed with invasive breast cancer, the likelihood of diagnosis at an early stage, and survival after stage I diagnosis, varied by race and ethnicity, with much of the difference accounted ...

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