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Scientist identifies gene responsible for spread of prostate cancer

A Rutgers study has found that a specific gene in cancerous prostate tumors indicates when patients are at high-risk for the cancer to spread, suggesting that targeting this gene can help patients live longer. The study, which was published in the journal Nature Communications, identified the NSD2 gene through a computer algorithm developed to determine which cancer genes that spread […]

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Mother and Baby died in the delivery room, but the father can not finish with the tragedy

In Kulmbach, Klinikum occurred shortly before Christmas in 2018, a Drama in the delivery room. The mother of Regina and her Baby Ferdinand died shortly after birth. Meanwhile, a report by the legal medicine. It tries to explain, what is not to comprehend. The father can not accept it: is Still the question of what this 8 torments the father. […]

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Study: Excessive salt-values in the case of skin allergies and atopic dermatitis demonstrated

Increased salt concentration in lesional skin demonstrated Allergies and skin diseases such as neurodermatitis are widely used in industrial countries such as Germany. About every third Person developed in the course of his life, an Allergy, on average, every tenth child suffers from eczema. The causes that lead to Allergy are still unknown. A German research team proved in a […]

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Your furniture may contain harmful chemicals

An increasing number of studies are shedding light on the surprisingly pervasive sources of chemicals that may harm human health. For instance, studies have suggested that housecleaning products, laundry detergents, and fabric softeners can lead to neurodevelopmental defects. These types of toxic substances can even be found in shampoo, conditioner, and eye drops. The bleach we use to clean our […]

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'I'd probably be dead if I waited' – mother receives hospital letter 10 months after finding lump on breast

A woman who this week received a letter for a hospital appointment – ten months after she found a lump on her breast – has said she’d “probably be dead” if she hadn’t sought private treatment. Mother-of-three Angela Dobbs Gordon, from Enniscorthy, Co Wexford, discovered a lump on April 27, 2018 after returning from a trip with friends. This week, […]

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'I'd probably be dead' – cancer victim forced to go private after HSE delay

A mother of three who has just completed chemotherapy and radiation only received a HSE hospital appointment letter this week – 10 months after she decided to pay for private treatment. Angela Dobbs Gordon (38) said she’d “probably be dead” if she hadn’t paid after she found a lump on her breast. Ms Gordon, from Enniscorthy, Co Wexford discovered it […]

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2005 to 2015 Saw Drop in Primary Care Physician Supply

THURSDAY, Feb. 21, 2019 — From 2005 to 2015, there was a decrease in primary care physician supply per capita in the United States, with increased supply associated with lower mortality, according to a study published online Feb. 18 in JAMA Internal Medicine. Sanjay Basu, M.D., Ph.D., from Stanford University in California, and colleagues conducted an epidemiological study to identify […]

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Giada De Laurentiis, 48, Is Latest Star Over 40 to Slay on the Beach

Celebrities don’t mess when it comes to beach bodies! And age has very little impact on the amazing abs and toned physiques of these stars over 40. A-lister actresses and singers like Gabrielle Union Opens a New Window. , Gwen Stefani Opens a New Window.  and Jennifer Lopez Opens a New Window. set the bar high. And others including reality star […]

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An intricate interaction: Dietary fatty acid intake influences hypertension risk

Hypertension is an important public health problem that can lead to life-threatening cardiovascular events, including heart attack and stroke. Many studies have attempted to understand the complex relationship between dietary factors and hypertension; none have provided a clear explanation of the interaction between hypertension and dietary intake of n-6 fatty acids (a building block of fat), until now. In a […]

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