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Can Older Women Stop Getting Mammograms?

Can Older Women Stop Getting Mammograms?

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News FRIDAY, Sept. 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Although regular screening mammograms can catch breast cancer early, new research suggests women over 75 who have chronic illnesses can probably skip this test. The study findings indicate that women with chronic conditions, such as heart disease or diabetes, would likely […]

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Liver Cancer

Liver Cancer

What are liver cancer treatment options? The medical treatment chosen depends upon how much the cancer has spread and the general health of the liver. For example, the extent of cirrhosis (scarring) of the liver can determine the treatment options for the cancer. Similarly, the spread and extent of spread of cancer beyond the liver […]

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A simple text could help keep diabetes under control

A simple text could help keep diabetes under control

Providing people with a safe way to manage their own care could be an effective solution to the healthcare burden of long term conditions. According to researchers in China, this could come in the form of text messages. Motivational text messages could help people living with diabetes better manage their condition. Researchers have found that […]

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The key to myasthenia gravis progression may be hidden in serum

The key to myasthenia gravis progression may be hidden in serum

Researchers have identified previously undetectable biomarkers that could help diagnose and direct the treatment of a rare autoimmune disease. New research finds clues to myasthenia gravis progression in blood serum. Autoimmune conditions are a class of disease in which a person’s immune system produces antibodies to attack tissues in the body. There are many types […]

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People with PTSD could benefit from fear reducing medication

People with PTSD could benefit from fear reducing medication

Post-traumatic stress disorder has proved difficult to treat in the long term. Mixing psychological therapy with a novel drug could help. New research suggests medication may help reduce fear in PTSD. In June, researchers carried out a review to determine whether medication or psychological therapy was the best treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Due […]

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Vegetarian heart health: Study identifies benefits and risks

Vegetarian heart health: Study identifies benefits and risks

The authors of a large, long term study conclude that pescatarianism and vegetarianism have an association with a reduced risk of ischemic heart disease, but they note that vegetarians have a slightly higher risk of stroke. A new, large scale study places the health effects of vegetarianism under the microscope once again. Over recent years, […]

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What to know about chronic hepatitis C

What to know about chronic hepatitis C

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What is the rarest blood type?

What is the rarest blood type?

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