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Plastic surgery for pets

Americans spend millions of dollars on corrective surgery procedures for pets -- everything from eyelid lifts to testicular implants. Some of these operations are purely cosmetic, but for many animals, vets say they're a medical necessity.

Mayo Clinic study compares new breast cancer risk prediction model with current model

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A new breast cancer risk prediction model combining histologic features of biopsied breast tissue from women with benign breast disease and individual patient demographic information more accurately classified breast cancer risk than the current screening standard.

CHLA researchers develop new protein-based therapy against drug-resistant leukemia cells

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Resistance of leukemia cells to contemporary chemotherapy is one of the most formidable obstacles to treating acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), the most common form of childhood cancer. Now researchers at Children's Hospital Los Angeles have designed and developed a new protein-based therapy they believe will prove highly effective against drug-resistant leukemia cells.

Study shows differences in play behavior, brain activation patterns and stress levels in autistic children

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Brain scans confirm significant differences in play behavior, brain activation patterns and stress levels in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) as compared with typically developing children.

NovellusDx presents data from studies on Precision Cancer Analysis platform at PMWC 2015

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NovellusDx, the leading Precision Cancer Analysis company delivering actionable intelligence about the mutational hierarchies that drive each patient’s cancer progression, announced today that the company will highlight data from studies on its Precision Cancer Analysis platform, at the Personalized Medicine World Conference 2015 in Silicon Valley.


Smoking may increase risks for patients being treated for prostate cancer

published about 7 hours ago
(Wiley) Among patients with prostate cancer, those who smoke have increased risks of experiencing side effects from treatment and of developing future cancer recurrences, or ... more

Decisions on future childbearing in women diagnosed with a meningioma

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(Journal of Neurosurgery Publishing Group) Female meningioma survivors were surveyed to ascertain their personal attitudes toward childbearing and what influences may have played a role ... more

Analysis rejects linkage between testosterone therapy and cardiovascular risk

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(Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center) Fears of a link between testosterone replacement therapy and cardiovascular risk are misplaced, according to a review published in this ... more

Many women with breast cancer have poor knowledge about their condition

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(Wiley) A new analysis has found that many women with breast cancer lack knowledge about their illness, with minority patients less likely than white patients ... more

Helmholtz International Fellow Award for Prof. Amanda Fisher from London

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(Max Delbrueck Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC) Berlin-Buch) The British cell biologist Professor Amanda Gay Fisher of Imperial College London has been honored with the ... more
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Presentation and treatment of uterine leiomyoma in adolescence: a systematic review

published Thu, Jan 22 2015 06:00 GMT
Background: Uterine leiomyoma is the most common gynecological tumor in the reproductive years. However, it is extremely rare in adolescence (<1%), with few reports found ... more

Media coverage of violence against women in India: a systematic study of a high profile rape case

published Thu, Jan 22 2015 06:00 GMT
Background: On December 16, 2012 a 23?year old female was gang-raped on a bus in Delhi. We systematically reviewed professional online media sources used to ... more

Stigma against HIV/AIDS among female sex workers and general migrant women in eastern China

published Thu, Jan 22 2015 06:00 GMT
Background: HIV related stigma is a recognized barrier to early detection of HIV and causes great suffering for those affected. However, data regarding HIV related ... more

Uterine rupture disguised by urinary retention following a second trimester induced abortion: a case report

published Thu, Jan 22 2015 06:00 GMT
Background: Uterine rupture classically presents with severe abdominal pain, loss of fetal station, vaginal bleeding, and shock.Case presentationWe present a case of uterine rupture presenting ... more

Modifiable risk factors associated with prediabetes in men and women: a cross-sectional analysis of the cohort study in primary health care on the evolution of patients with prediabetes (PREDAPS-Study)

published Thu, Jan 22 2015 06:00 GMT
Background: Prediabetes is a high-risk state for diabetes development, but little is known about the factors associated with this state. The aim of the study ... more