You Can’t Prevent Post-Pregnancy Hair Loss, but Here’s What You Can Do

We all would love to maintain a thick, lustrous main through pregnancy and postpartum but unfortunately, as experts tell SheKnows, it’s impossible to prevent pregnancy hair loss — which happens to roughly 50 percent of women. The two-fold cause for hair loss is common knowledge in the medical field. First of all, women hair generally thickens during pregnancy due to […]

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Popular 'cocktails in a can' contain as much sugar as 6 Krispy Kremes

Revealed: Popular ‘cocktails in a can’ and alcopops can contain as much sugar as SIX Krispy Kreme doughnuts (and WKD Blue is the worst offender) 208 pre mixed alcoholic drinks analysed as part of review by Action on Sugar  WKD Blue, an ultra-sweet alcopop, served up 59g of sugar in one 700ml bottle That is the equivalent of six Original Glazed […]

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Body’s natural signal carriers can help melanoma spread

A new study from Finland sheds fresh light on how melanoma cells interact with other cells via extracellular vesicles they secrete. The researchers found that extracellular vesicles secreted by melanoma cells use the so-called hedgehog signaling pathway to intensify the malignant properties of the cells they are targeting. The discovery can help in the development of better treatment and diagnostics […]

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Reducing aluminium intake can minimize potential health risks

In addition, the contributions of the various sources of total aluminum intake by the population were compared with one another. A high intake of aluminum compounds can cause, among other things, neurotoxic developmental disorders as well as damage the kidneys, liver and bones. The BfR bases its assessment of the population’s aluminum intake from food on the latest consumption and […]

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Prostate cancer can now be diagnosed better using artificial intelligence

Researchers at Radboud university medical center have developed a ‘deep learning’ system that is better than most pathologists at determining the aggressiveness of prostate cancer. The AI system, which uses tissue samples to arrive at its diagnosis, taught itself to identify prostate cancer based on data from over 1200 patients. The Radboud team is now working with researchers from the […]

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‘Shopping addiction’ can cause harm, and it’s moved online

(HealthDay)—The holidays are peak buying time, and perhaps the worst time of the year for people who simply can’t control their urge to shop. Now, research shows that the ease of online purchasing could be making things worse for people with so-called “buying-shopping disorder” (BSD). BSD is still debated as a stand-alone diagnosis, and hasn’t yet been included in the […]

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EVE SIMMONS: Alone this Christmas? Here are 10 things you can do

EVE SIMMONS: Alone this Christmas? Here are 10 things you can do over the festive period if you don’t want to be There is no need to be alone over the festive period – if you don’t want to be. Says Age UK’s Jill Mortimer: ‘Local newspapers, notice boards in shops and libraries, and council websites are full of information […]

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New classification system for tumors can guide diagnosis and treatment options for cancer

Based on the largest study of cancer patients of its kind, scientists have created a new way of classifying tumours. Clinicians can use genome sequencing to assign their patients’ tumours to one of sixteen groups in the new classification system, ten of which provide important information for the diagnosis and treatment of the disease, like whether an individual will respond […]

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Blood test can quickly match advanced breast cancer patients to targeted treatments

A blood test can help identify rare mutations in advanced breast cancer, which may enable patients to access effective treatments more quickly in the future, Cancer Research UK scientists have found. As part of the plasmaMATCH clinical trial, funded by Stand Up To Cancer, a joint fundraising campaign from Cancer Research UK and Channel 4, the researchers were able to […]

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