Teddi Mellencamp's Husband Is Pushing 'Forward' After Daughter's Diagnosis

Standing strong. Teddi Mellencamp’s husband, Edwin Arroyave, opened up about their 4-month-old daughter Dove’s upcoming neurosurgery. Teddi Mellencamp’s Family Album: Pics “Life is always going to punch you in the face,” the Skyline Security Management founder, 43, captioned a Tuesday, July 7, Instagram post. “@teddimellencamp and I got some difficult news about our sweet baby girl. Dove was diagnosed with […]

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Lung cancer symptoms: Have you developed an ache or pain in these two areas? Major sign

Lung cancer is a condition whereby cells in the lungs begin to divide uncontrollably to form a tumour – a mass of diseased or abnormal cells. Lung cancer doesn’t usually produce any symptoms in the early stages, but as the cancer begins too spread into neighbouring areas, warning signs tend to appear. One common warning sign is having an ache […]

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Imaging markers developed to facilitate diagnosis and treatment of schizophrenia

Around four in a thousand people worldwide suffer from schizophrenia, according to scientific estimates. The disease affects people from all walks of life, including Vincent van Gogh, the painter Agnes Martin, mathematician John Nash and Eduard Einstein, a son of the great physicist. The disease affects men and women equally. Despite its prevalence, however, schizophrenia has remained a mystery. Diagnosis […]

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Women’s health: Thousands of menopause cases are wrongly diagnosed as depression

Women’s health activists have warned that hundreds of thousands of patients were wrongly prescribed antidepressants. They have called for doctors to be better educated. But the Royal College of GPs insisted menopause was already included in their curriculum, insisting: “Mandatory training courses for some conditions and not others would be unworkable.” Diane Danzebrink, founder of Menopause Support UK, said any […]

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'Terminal cancer diagnosis made me feel nothing but gratitude for life I've had'

Doreen was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer four years ago – there is no cure. The cancer had already spread to Doreen’s brain by the time it was detected, but the 70-year-old has taken the diagnosis in her stride, literally. A passionate long-distance walker, Doreen feels grateful that she is still able to keep active and says that walking […]

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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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The unknown cholesterol risk

Without cholesterol our body could not exist. The substance is used as a building material for our cells, forming the basic structure of many hormones and promotes, as a precursor of bile acid, the digestion of fats. Too much cholesterol, however, which is undisputed, is deposited on the wall of the blood vessels and increases the risk for heart attack […]

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3-D model of human liver for better diagnosis

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is becoming the most common chronic liver disorder in developed countries. Histological analysis of liver tissue is the only widely accepted test for diagnosing and distinguishing different stages of the disease. However, this technique provides only two-dimensional images of the liver tissue in low resolution and overlooks potentially important 3-D structural changes. Researchers at the Max […]

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