Thursday September 20-th, 2018

Many breast cancer patients could avoid chemo Many breast cancer patients could avoid chemo

During the study, the women were given a genetic test called Oncotype DX to determine their risk for cancer reoccurrence. It will spare 500 to 600 women in Ireland having chemotherapy annually. Patients scoring 26 or higher on the scale do bene...

Miss America Scrapping Swimsuit Competition Has Twitter Sounding Off Miss America Scrapping Swimsuit Competition Has Twitter Sounding Off

Carlson said organizers had "heard from a lot of young women who say , 'We'd love to be a part of your program but we don't want to be out there in high heels and a swimsuit'". Carlson said she is not anxious ratings for the nationally televised bro...

Breakthrough breast cancer study means fewer women needing chemotherapy Breakthrough breast cancer study means fewer women needing chemotherapy

John Rimmer, Breast Cancer Surgeon. Prior to the study, doctors knew women with a low score on the test, less than 11, were told they could skip chemo with no ill effects. The therapy that came from the US National Cancer Institute is still exper...

Breast cancer: Test means fewer women will need chemo

The results from the phase 3 TAILORx study were presented at the 2018 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO ) Annual Meeting in Chicago , and are published in The New England Journal of Medicine . Previous research has shown that women wi...

Wynne Playing 'Dangerous Game' By Conceding She Can't Win: Horwath Wynne Playing 'Dangerous Game' By Conceding She Can't Win: Horwath

The premier - tears streaming down her face and her voice breaking up at times - appealed to voters to set aside their feelings about her and support Liberal candidates so that they can keep the next government in check. With a week to go on the camp...

Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne admits she will lose provincial election Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne admits she will lose provincial election

Her party is polling at historic lows and risks losing official party status on June 7. "It's hard because I know there are Liberals who believe in us", she said tearfully. "Only Andrea Horwath and the NDP have a plan for universal pharmacare and d...

Relay for Life organizer all too familiar with cancer diagnosis Relay for Life organizer all too familiar with cancer diagnosis

As a member and community coordinator of Team IBB , a local financial business and personal development organization based in Willoughby, Palcisko shares her story, like others, to help raise money to fund, research and combat cancer. Becker said th...

Schools in Malappuram to reopen on June 12 Schools in Malappuram to reopen on June 12

Besides, officials have asked those people who made contact with the two, who died due to Nipah , to get in touch with the cell. His body fluids have been sent to the National Institute of Virology in Pune which is the only agency in the country t...

Death toll rises to 5 in USA tainted lettuce outbreak Death toll rises to 5 in USA tainted lettuce outbreak

Five deaths have been reported from Arkansas (1), California (1), Minnesota (2), and NY (1). Of 158 patients interviewed by state and local health officials, all but 18 reported eating romaine lettuce in the week before their illness started.

This Test Uses Blood To Find Cancer Before Any Symptoms This Test Uses Blood To Find Cancer Before Any Symptoms

The test, called a " liquid biopsy ", screens for 10 types of the disease by detecting trace amounts of DNA released into the bloodstream by cancer cells. The universal screening test is known as a liquid biopsy as it takes a blood sample from the ...

American Cancer Society: Colon screening should start at 45, not 50 American Cancer Society: Colon screening should start at 45, not 50

Exercising more and eating less processed foods can reduce a person's chances of getting this type of cancer . Colorectal cancer among people under 50 has shot up 51 percent since 1994. "If someone has early stage cancer, the chance of cure with s...

Virginia set to expand Medicaid in policy win for Democrats Virginia set to expand Medicaid in policy win for Democrats

Wednesday's vote, by a margin of 22 to 18 with three Republicans splitting with their party to join Democrats, was the product of several shifts in Virginia politics. The Virginia Senate finally has a budget to consider, but it doesn't include Medica...

Tobacco Still Number One Cause of Preventable Death in NL: ACT Tobacco Still Number One Cause of Preventable Death in NL: ACT

Dr. Douglas Bettcher, Director, Department for the Prevention of Non-Communicable Diseases at World Health Organization , told journalists in Geneva that tobacco use is falling globally, but it still kills more than seven million people a year.

Wearers, you may be more intelligent than the other! Wearers, you may be more intelligent than the other!

They also found that people who are more intelligent tend to be almost 30 percent more likely to have genes that require them to use reading glasses compared with individuals who were considered to be less smart. However, the researchers acknowle...

Four more people dead from E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce Four more people dead from E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce

In early May, the Minnesota Department of Health confirmed 10 cases of E. coli infection in Minnesota , with three requiring hospitalization. According to the latest statement from the CDC, numerous people affected took ill two to three weeks ago,...

Chelan Douglas Relay for Life starts Friday Chelan Douglas Relay for Life starts Friday

Catherine says because of what she witnessed she and her children live in constant fear of cancer, but with the help of Dee McCahill at Million Dollar Fitness she has been able to feel more positive. "It was inspirational to see people from all parts...

UAE bans fresh produce from Kerala following Nipah outbreak UAE bans fresh produce from Kerala following Nipah outbreak

The first Nipah virus outbreak was reported in a Malaysian village called Kampung Sungai Nipah in 1998. Stanford epidemiologist and Nipah expert Stephen Luby has co-authored recent work linking changes in temperature with the virus's spread fro...

Colon cancer screening should begin at 45-American Cancer Society Colon cancer screening should begin at 45-American Cancer Society

Georges considers new guidelines issued Wednesday by the American Cancer Society a victory. And, since most people do not start colorectal cancer screening until age 50, changes in screening rates would not account for the increase among younge...

Researchers create the first 3D printed human corneas Researchers create the first 3D printed human corneas

The cornea is a vital part of human vision; it acts as the transparent outer layer of the eyeball, refracting and bending light in order to focus eyesight. "However, what we have shown is that it is feasible to print corneas using coordinates taken...

Severe obesity rates doubling through primary school Severe obesity rates doubling through primary school

The Local Government Association (LGA ) stated that children are drastically gaining weight while they are in school and action is needed to change this. "We have warned that cuts to public health services meant to tackle obesity are hitting the m...

Vitamin supplements provide no health benefit, after all Vitamin supplements provide no health benefit, after all

They reviewed data on four different vitamins: multivitamins , Vitamin D , Calcium and Vitamin C. And for niacin and supplements marketed as "antioxidant mixtures", the researchers found they increased the risk of death. The study was published ...

Nipah kills two more in Kozhikode, toll 15

Mohandas said , as officials continue to try to track the root of the outbreak. He was admitted to the Command Hospital on 20 May and passed away on 25 May, the spokesman said. Kozhikode : Another person died of Nipah virus in Kerala's Kozhikod...

Trump weighs in on cancellation of ‘Roseanne’ Trump weighs in on cancellation of ‘Roseanne’

Jarrett, who is black, was born in Iran to American parents. Barr later apologised for what she called a "joke". It was 2 in the morning and I was ambien tweeting - it was memorial day too - I went 2 far & do not want it defended - it was egregio...

Artificial Intelligence better at spotting skin cancer than doctors

For level one, dermatologists accurately detected an average of 86.6 percent of melanomas and an average of 71.3 percent of benign lesions. Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer, and is expected to kill an estimated 9,320 people in the ...

AI better at detecting skin cancer than docs

Haenssle, a professor of dermatology, co-authored a new study that documents the development and performance of a new convolutional neural network ( CNN ) meant to parse between benign moles and malignant melanomas . The team said artificial in...

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