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Mandatory calorie counts coming to menus nationwide

A provision of the Affordable Care Act will soon require calorie counts on menus at restaurants with 20 or more locations. Dr. Jon LaPook reports on the new law and how it can affect America’s health.

Police: Arizona man sent texts after killing his wife

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Police: Arizona man sent texts after killing his wife
UPI STAFFGLENDALE, Ariz., Nov. 25 (UPI) -- An Arizona man accused of killing his estranged wife allegedly planned the killing out for weeks and sent text messages to her relatives saying she was dead.

DeMarcus Cousins, Sacramento Kings down New Orleans Pelicans

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DeMarcus Cousins, Sacramento Kings down New Orleans Pelicans
DeMarcus Cousins had 22 points, 12 rebounds, five assists and three steals as the Sacramento Kings defeated the New Orleans Pelicans 99-89 on Tuesday night.

Stephen Curry scores 40, Warriors beat Heat

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Stephen Curry scores 40, Warriors beat Heat
Golden State star Stephen Curry scored just 23 points over his last two games.

Automated biospecimen thawing: an interview with Dr Rolf Ehrhardt, CEO of BioCision

published about 2 hours ago
Surprisingly, even with decades of cryopreservation research, little progress has been made in the way frozen biospecimens are thawed. It’s still very common for researchers and clinicians to thaw cells and other frozen biological samples in a variety of manual ways ...


New device may ease mammography discomfort

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(Radiological Society of North America) Researchers have developed a new device that may result in more comfortable mammography for women. According to a new study, ... more

Why cancer cells grow despite a lack of oxygen

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(Goethe University Frankfurt) Healthy cells reduce their growth when there is a lack of oxygen (hypoxia). This makes it even more surprising that hypoxia is ... more

Krishnaraj Rajalingam selected to be a fellow of the Gutenberg Research College

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(Johannes Gutenberg Universitaet Mainz) The Gutenberg Research College (GRC) of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz has awarded the coveted GRC fellowship to Professor Krishnaraj Rajalingam. In ... more

One-two punch of drugs better than either alone against colorectal cancer

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(University of Colorado Denver) Experimental anti-cancer agents PF-04691502 and PD-0325901 excel in lab tests against colorectal cancer models and enter phase 1 trial.

Pathology specialist contributes to debate on breast cancer gene screening

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(Women & Infants Hospital) What are the risks and benefits of screening for BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations in the general adult population? Dr. Glenn Palomaki ... more
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Determinants of women¿s likelihood of vaginal self-sampling for human papillomavirus to screen for cervical cancer in Taiwan: a cross-sectional study

published about 17 hours ago
Background: Many Taiwanese women (43.8%) did not participate in regular cervical screening in 2011. An alternative to cervical screening, self-sampling for human papillomavirus (HPV), has ... more

Post-coital posterior fornix perforation with vaginal evisceration

published about 17 hours ago
Background: Cases of post-coital posterior fornix perforation with vaginal eviscerations are infrequently reported in literature and uncommon cause for laparotomy.Case presentationWe report the case of ... more

Normal reference values of strength in pelvic floor muscle of women: a descriptive and inferential study

published about 17 hours ago
Background: To describe the clinical, functional and quality of life characteristics in women with Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI). In addition, to analyse the relationship between ... more

Subgrouping of Japanese middle-aged women attending a menopause clinic using physical and psychological symptom profiles: a cross-sectional study

published about 17 hours ago
Background: Women in the menopausal transition and the postmenopausal period are affected with vasomotor symptoms, urogenital atrophy, sexual dysfunction, somatic symptoms, cognitive difficulty, sleep disturbance, ... more

Men¿s knowledge and attitudes about cervical cancer screening in Kenya

published Sat, Nov 22 2014 06:00 GMT
Background: A number of studies have identified male involvement as an important factor effecting reproductive health outcomes, particularly in the areas of family planning, antenatal ... more