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Liberia pleads for help as Ebola spreads

Official tells CBS News the outbreak of the deadly virus is now "above the control of the national government"

Going on a trip? Keep a travel diary with Bonjournal

published less than 1 hour ago
Going on a trip? Keep a travel diary with Bonjournal
This journaling app compiles your individual entries into a beautiful narrative... if you remember to use it.
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First look: Shazam for Mac

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First look: Shazam for Mac
As you may have heard, Shazam’s music recognition technology will be incorporated into Siri in iOS 8. Having the ability to identify a song playing in the background (and then purchase it via the iTunes Store) is powerful for mobile devices. But what about those of us sitting in front of our Macs? The answer comes today in the form of the free Shazam for Mac app. Available from the Mac App Store, you simply download, double-click to install, and ... more
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12 powerful websites that can replace your desktop software

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12 powerful websites that can replace your desktop software
These days, even brawny tasks like video editing can take place solely in your browser. Check out these great sites for productivity, creativity, security and more.
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Blood-forming stem cell transplantation benefits infants with severe combined immunodeficiency

published about 1 hour ago
Babies who are born with severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) can be successfully treated with a transplant of blood-forming stem cells, according to experts led by Memorial Sloan Kettering's Richard J. O'Reilly, MD, a world-renowned pioneer in the development of transplant protocols.


Transplantation shown to be highly effective in treating immune deficiency in children

published about 7 hours ago
(Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center) Babies who are born with severe combined immunodeficiency can be successfully treated with a transplant of blood-forming stem cells, according to ... more

Acupuncture improves quality of life for breast cancer patients using aromatase inhibitors

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(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) Use of electroacupuncture (EA) produces significant improvements in fatigue, anxiety and depression in as little as eight weeks for ... more

Scientists pinpoint bladder cancer patients who could benefit from 'tumor-softening' treatment

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(Cancer Research UK) Scientists in Manchester have identified a protein that could help doctors decide which bladder cancer patients would benefit from a treatment that ... more

Target growth-driving cells within tumors, not fastest-proliferating cells

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(Dana-Farber Cancer Institute) A Dana-Farber study shows growth-driving cancer cells may be better targets for therapies than cells that proliferate the fastest within the tumor.

UK psychologist creates patient tool to assist with lung cancer screening decision

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(University of Kentucky) A University of Kentucky behavioral researcher was recently awarded a National Cancer Institute grant to develop programs that will help patients and ... more
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HPV vaccination in women aged 27 to 45 years: What do general practitioners think?

published 1 day ago
Background: Although the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is registered in Australia for females aged 9 to 45 years, females aged 27 to 45 years have ... more

The association of metabolic syndrome and its factors with gallstone disease

published 2 days ago
Background: To investigate the association between metabolic syndrome, including its factors, and gallstone disease (GSD) in a Taiwanese population. Methods: We conducted a cross-sectional study ... more

Giant uterine artery pseudoaneurysm after a missed miscarriage termination in a cesarean scar pregnancy

published 2 days ago
Background: Uterine artery pseudoaneurysms are dangerous and can lead to severe hemorrhage. We report an uncommon cause of a giant pseudoaneurysm in a missed miscarriage ... more

Severe morbidities associated with induced abortions among misoprostol users and non-users in a tertiary public hospital in Ghana

published 2 days ago
Background: Misoprostol has become a popular over the counter self-administered abortifacient in Ghana. This study aimed to compare the socio-demographic characteristics and clinical complications associated ... more

Influences on visit retention in clinical trials: Insights from qualitative research during the VOICE trial in Johannesburg, South Africa

published Sun, Jul 27 2014 19:00 GMT
Background: Although significant progress has been made in clinical trials of women-controlled methods of HIV prevention such as microbicides and Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), low adherence ... more