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Family Raises Awareness for Pediatric Cancer

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Family Raises Awareness for Pediatric Cancer
Natalie Gorsegner, a five-year-old with cancer, joins TODAY to talk about the more than 1,500 children who are diagnosed with cancer every year.

Watch: 'Bra cam' gives boob's-eye-view of oglers

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Watch: 'Bra cam' gives boob's-eye-view of oglers
Ben HooperPARIS, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Nestle's Fitness cereal teamed with a French ad agency to create a "bra cam" video documenting how many glances a woman's breasts received in a day.

New study reports how TMS treatment works in people with depression

published about 1 hour ago
On Star Trek, it is easy to take for granted the incredible ability of futuristic doctors to wave small devices over the heads of both humans and aliens, diagnose their problems through evaluating changes in brain activity or chemistry, and then treat behavior problems by selectively stimulating relevant brain circuits.

Thailand requests FMS sale of Lakota helicopters

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Thailand requests FMS sale of Lakota helicopters
Richard TomkinsWASHINGTON, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- A proposed Foreign Military Sales deal for nine UH-72A Lakota light utility helicopters to Thailand, worth $89 million, has been reported to Congress.

Virginia Tech scientists plan to use social media to develop new approach to addiction recovery

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Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists plan to use social media to develop a new approach to addiction recovery, one that takes advantage of people's instinct for social connectedness.


Endoscopists recommend frequent colonoscopies, leading to its overuse

published about 14 hours ago
(Brigham and Women's Hospital) A retrospective study led by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital, has found an overuse of colonoscopies for colorectal cancer screening ... more

New discovery approach accelerates identification of potential cancer treatments

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(University of Michigan) Researchers at the University of Michigan have described a new approach to discovering potential cancer treatments that requires a fraction of the ... more

New blood test determines whether you have or are likely to get cancer

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(Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology) A new research report published in the Oct. 2014 issue of The FASEB Journal may make early detection ... more

Genetic test for cancer patients could be cost-effective and prevent further cases

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(University of Exeter) Screening for a genetic condition in younger people who are diagnosed with bowel cancer would be cost-effective for the British National Health ... more

Cancer therapy: Driving cancer cells to suicide

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(Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München) Researchers of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet in Munich report that a new class of chemical compounds makes cancer cells more sensitive to chemotherapeutic drugs. They have ... more
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Integrating HIV testing into cervical cancer screening in Tanzania: an analysis of routine service delivery statistics

published about 18 hours ago
Background: While the lifetime risk of developing cervical cancer (CaCx) and acquiring HIV is high for women in Tanzania, most women have not tested for ... more

The increased trend in mothers' hospital admissions for psychiatric disorders in the first year after birth between 2001 and 2010 in New South Wales, Australia

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Background: The burden of mental and behavioural disorders in Australia has increased significantly over the last decade. The aim of the current study is to ... more

How women manage recurrent urinary tract infections: an analysis of postings on a popular web forum

published Thu, Sep 25 2014 19:00 GMT
Background: Recurrent urinary tract infections (RUTIs) are commonly presented by women in primary care. In order to explore the poorly described experience of women with ... more

Role of vascular endothelial growth factor polymorphisms (-2578C > A, -460 T > C, -1154G > A, +405G > C and +936C > T) in endometriosis: a case-control study with Brazilians

published Thu, Sep 25 2014 19:00 GMT
Background: Endometriosis is regarded as a complex and heterogeneous disease in which genetic and environmental factors contribute to the phenotype. The Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor ... more

Independent external validation of cardiovascular disease mortality in women utilising Framingham and SCORE risk models: a mortality follow-up study

published Thu, Sep 25 2014 19:00 GMT
Background: We conducted an independent external validation of three cardiovascular risk score models (Framingham risk score model and SCORE risk charts developed for low-risk regions ... more