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Zac Efron reportedly dating actress Halston Sage

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Zac Efron reportedly dating actress Halston Sage
Kate StantonLOS ANGELES, April 15 (UPI) -- Zac Efron and Halston Sage started dating on the set of their new film, "Neighbors."

Casual pot use causes brain abnormalities in the young: study

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Casual pot use causes brain abnormalities in the young: study
Young, casual marijuana smokers experience potentially harmful changes to their brains, with the drug altering regions of the mind related to motivation and emotion, researchers found. The study to be published on Wednesday in the Journal of Neuroscience differs from many other pot-related research projects that are focused on chronic, heavy users of cannabis. The collaborative effort between Northwestern University's medical school, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School showed a direct correlation between the number of times users smoked ... more

Stephen Colbert to visit Letterman's 'Late Show'

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Stephen Colbert to visit Letterman's 'Late Show'
Kate StantonNEW YORK, April 15 (UPI) -- David Letterman's successor will appear on the show as a guest next Tuesday.

Rosie O'Donnell calls Lindsay Lohan's reality show a 'tragedy on every level'

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Rosie O'Donnell calls Lindsay Lohan's reality show a 'tragedy on every level'
Kate StantonLOS ANGELES, April 15 (UPI) -- Rosie does not approve of Oprah Winfrey's onscreen rehabilitation program.

Bill signed allows snap inspections of Arizona abortion clinics

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Bill signed allows snap inspections of Arizona abortion clinics
Arizona Governor Jan Brewer on Tuesday signed into a law a bill allowing state health authorities to conduct surprise inspections of abortion clinics without first obtaining a warrant, handing another victory to abortion foes. The Republican-backed bill, which gained final legislative approval from the state Senate last week, removes a provision from state law requiring a judge to sign off on any spot inspections conducted at the nine clinics in Arizona licensed to perform abortions. No other medical facilities in ... more


Blood test spots recurrent breast cancers and monitors response to treatment

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(Johns Hopkins Medicine) Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center investigators report they have designed a blood test that accurately detects the presence of advanced breast cancer ... more

Can refined categorization improve prediction of patient survival in RECIST 1.1

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(European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer) In a recent analysis by the RECIST Working Group published in the European Journal of Cancer, EORTC ... more

Unexpected protein partnership has implications for cancer treatment

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(NIH/National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences) Scientists have identified two unlikely partners, in a type of immune cell called a macrophage, that work together, in ... more

Targeting cancer with a triple threat

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(Massachusetts Institute of Technology) MIT chemists design nanoparticles that can deliver three cancer drugs at a time.

Chemotherapy before or after surgery for high-risk bladder cancer improves survival, but is not routinely administered

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(Wiley) Contrary to treatment guidelines for high-risk bladder cancer, chemotherapy before or after surgery is not commonly used in routine clinical practice.
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"We no longer live in the old days": a qualitative study on the role of masculinity and religion for men's views on violence within marriage in rural Java, Indonesia

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Background: Previous studies on domestic violence in Indonesia have focused primarily on women's experiences and little research has been undertaken to understand men's views on ... more

A case of recurrent, bilateral ovarian mature teratoma in a young woman

published Sat, Apr 12 2014 19:00 GMT
Background: Ovarian mature cystic teratomas are common, benign, pelvic tumors that are easily detected by pelvic ultrasonography. However, patients with recurrent teratomas are rarely noted, ... more

Plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D and risk of premenstrual syndrome in a prospective cohort study

published Fri, Apr 11 2014 19:00 GMT
Background: Moderate to severe premenstrual syndrome (PMS) affects 8-20 percent of premenopausal women. Previous studies suggest that high dietary vitamin D intake may reduce risk. ... more

Finding a BETTER way: A qualitative study exploring the prevention practitioner intervention to improve chronic disease prevention and screening in family practice

published Thu, Apr 10 2014 19:00 GMT
Background: Our randomized controlled trial (The BETTER Trial) found that training a clinician to become a Prevention Practitioner (PP) in family practices improved chronic disease ... more

The effectiveness of a semi-tailored facilitator-based intervention to optimise chronic care management in general practice: a stepped-wedge randomised controlled trial

published Tue, Apr 08 2014 19:00 GMT
Background: The Danish health care sector is reorganising based on disease management programmes designed to secure integrated and high quality chronic care across hospitals, general ... more